Mar 9, 2015

Nikkei retreats on Dow's tumble, weak GDP update

Stocks fell back sharply on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Monday, pressured by profit-taking following Wall Street’s tumble late last week and weak readings in revised Japanese gross domestic data. The 225-issue Nikkei average lost 180.45 points, or 0.95 percent, to end at 18,790.55. ...

Apple joins blue-chip Dow index; AT&T gets booted

Mar 7, 2015

Apple joins blue-chip Dow index; AT&T gets booted

Apple is in. AT&T is out. In another milestone for the popular and profitable iPhone giant, Apple will replace AT&T in the venerable Dow Jones industrial average on March 19, the manager of the index announced Friday. The move isn’t likely to affect the ...