Markets

Follow stories on Wall Street and the stock and bond markets, primarily the New York Stock Exchange, the Dow Jones Industrials, S&P 500, NASDAQ and foreign exchanges such as FTSE. Topics include 401(k) accounts and mutual funds; investment firms such as Fidelity or Russell Investments; commodities and precious metals such as gold; and oversight by the Security and Exchange Commission.

Banks, technology companies power a rebound for US stocks

Trader Andrew Silverman, left, and specialist Didlip Patel work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Stocks finished broadly higher on Wall Street Tuesday, erasing the market's modest losses from a day earlier. Financial, technology and health care stocks accounted for much of the rally. Banks got a boost from rising bond yields, which let them charge higher rates on loans. Energy companies led the S&P 500 higher as the price...

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 New York Stock Exchange building. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, file)

Correction: Financial Markets story

In a story March 22 about the financial markets, The Associated Press misspelled the name of asset management company Schroders. A corrected version of the...