Why is the stock market down today? Dow Slides, AMC Dives.

Text size Shares fell on Friday and extended their decline on Monday. Angela Weiss/AFP via Getty Images Stocks fall again as markets anticipate Friday’s Federal Reserve conference in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, where Jerome Powell could take a more aggressive stance on fighting inflation. In the midday trade, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell by 459 … Read more

Dow opens higher as Walmart and Home Depot beat forecasts

Text size US housing starts in July fell more than expected and to the lowest level since the start of 2021. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images) Shares were mixed at the open on Tuesday after earnings from walmart and Home deposit beat Wall Street forecasts, but a decline in housing starts provided further evidence of a slowing … Read more