Tech stocks reported poor earnings Friday, causing shares to fall. Tech stocks are seen as an early indicator for corporate earnings in other sectors.
Bill Gates calls it historic first that poor nations will get same child vaccines as rich nations. Bill Gates's foundation pledges more than $1 billion toward effort.
The Dow fell more than 170 points, continuing a losing streak that is the worst since 2002.
The American consumer is coming back, and big, boring companies are on the rise
Dow is virtually unchanged, while S&P and Nasdaq fall. Silver falls more than 7 percent.
The Dow fell about 3 points, ending a four-day winning streak
Stocks rise to highest levels since 2008. Dow gains 490 points for the month of April. S&P is up nearly 38 points.
Technology stocks rallied, and the blue-chip index reached a high of nearly three years
The Dow gained about 187 points, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq rising sharply, too
Dow rises 23 points to close at highest level in 34 months. But stocks on Nasdaq edge down.