Ken Sweet

US stocks surge to biggest gain of the year

NEW YORK — Wall Street had its best day of the year.

The U.S. stock market surged Wednesday,... Read more

US stocks end tough January with another decline

NEW YORK — Stock investors were hit from all sides in January.

Concerns about the global economy and U.S. company earnings, along with... Read more

Stocks surge on Fed decision to cut stimulus


NEW YORK — The stock market had a swift and clear reaction to the Federal Reserve’s decision to trim its stimulus efforts: That wasn’... Read more

Tensions with Syria sink US stocks, pushes oil prices


NEW YORK — Fears of an escalating conflict in Syria rippled across financial markets on Tuesday, sinking stocks, lifting gold and... Read more