* Index posts sixth day of gains for first time this year
Shares of PT Bakrieland Development, Bakrie’s real-estate arm, plummeted as much as 9.2 percent on Thursday after the company reported a loss for the nine-month period.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – If upcoming earnings from U.S. retailers are as unimpressive as the rest of the profit season has been, Wall Street could face a tough time justifying a stock market at nine-month highs.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – The S&P 500 hit a nine-month high on Thursday, fueled by strong U.S. economic data and increased hopes for a deal on a Greek bailout next week.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – New claims for unemployment benefits dropped to a nine-month low last week, a government report showed on Thursday, suggesting the labor market recovery was gaining momentum.