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Stocks Split Over Jobs Report News

Reuters | Posted 12.05.2012 | Business

NEW YORK, Oct 5 (Reuters) - The S&P 500 broke a four-day string of gains, ending marginally lower on Friday as an unexpected drop in the U.S. unemp...

Wall Street Slips After Bernanke Defends Fed Policies

Reuters | Posted 12.01.2012 | Business

* Bernanke defends Fed and ultra-loose policy * U.S. manufacturing sector unexpectedly expands * Goldman Sachs shares up...

Dow Jones Climbs 206 Points On Fed Stimulus News

AP | BERNARD CONDON | Posted 11.13.2012 | Business

NEW YORK — The stock market staged a huge rally Thursday after investors got the aggressive economic help they wanted from the Federal Reserve. ...

Stocks Jump On Stimulus Announcement

Reuters | Posted 11.13.2012 | Business

NEW YORK, Sept 13 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose further on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve launched another aggressive stimulus program, sayi...

Dow Ends Up Falling Despite Stimulus Hopes

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 10.22.2012 | Business

Slightly better economic growth and stronger housing sales nudged the stock market higher Wednesday. The Dow Jones industrial average managed a four-p...

Stocks Fall For Third Straight Day

AP | BERNARD CONDON | Posted 09.23.2012 | Business

NEW YORK — A parade of grim news, from weak corporate earnings to a pullback at U.S. factories to spreading fault lines in Europe's debt crisis,...

Dow Jones Falls 101 Points Amid Fears Of Spanish Bailout

AP | BERNARD CONDON | Posted 09.22.2012 | Business

NEW YORK — Fear that Spain may need a bailout sent its borrowing costs soaring, the euro to a two-year low against the dollar and stocks around ...

Crisis Fears Send Stocks Plunging

AP | PAN PYLAS | Posted 09.22.2012 | Business

LONDON -- Stocks took a battering while the euro slid to a two-year low against the dollar on Monday as fears over Europe's debt crisis returned to ha...

Today's Stocks: S&P, Nasdaq Dip On Growth Worry; P&G Supports Dow

Reuters | Posted 09.11.2012 | Business

* Tech shares weak after Infosys cuts sales forecast * P&G and Merck support Dow industrials * Support tested on Dow, S&...

Stocks Plunge On Spain Bailout Request

AP | MATTHEW CRAFT | Posted 08.25.2012 | Business

NEW YORK — Europe's latest efforts to quell its financial crisis left investors exasperated Monday, causing steep losses in stock markets on bot...

Bank Stocks See Huge Gains

AP | MATTHEW CRAFT | Posted 08.22.2012 | Business

NEW YORK — The stock market bounced back Friday, a day after suffering its second-worst loss this year. Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase and othe...

U.S. Stocks Take Huge Hit

AP | MATTHEW CRAFT | Posted 08.21.2012 | Business

NEW YORK — Relentlessly gloomy reports about the health of the world economy rocked Wall Street on Thursday, stirring more worry about the stall...

Wall Street's Mouth Watering Over Fed Stimulus Hopes

AP | MARTIN CRUTSINGER | Posted 08.19.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — The economy we've got today is more or less the economy we've got for the rest of the year. That's the message from...

Market Comeback Could Undo 'All The May Losses'

Reuters | Posted 08.12.2012 | Business

* Volatile trading before weekend Greek elections * Spanish bond yields come off euro-era high * Short interest on NYSE highest since Octobe...

Best Stock Market Week Of The Year

AP | JOSHUA FREED | Posted 06.08.2012 | Business

-- Stocks rose for the fourth day in a row on Friday, capping their best week so far this year. It was a relief for investors after the big drops of...

Stock Market Rally Loses Steam After Bernanke's Comments

AP | PALLAVI GOGOI | Posted 08.07.2012 | Business

NEW YORK — Investors didn't hear what they wanted from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke. An early rally in stocks faded in the afternoon T...

Stocks Free Fall After Dismal Jobs Report

AP | DANIEL WAGNER | Posted 08.01.2012 | Business

Alarmed by an ominously weak U.S. jobs report, investors ran for safety Friday from new worries about a global slowdown, sending the Dow Jones industr...

Dow On Pace For Lowest Close Of 2012, Thanks To Greece

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 05.23.2012 | Business

U.S. stocks are headed for their worst day in six weeks, while the euro is at its lowest level in nearly two years, as markets freak out about the pro...

Stock Market Snaps Back From Six-Day Losing Streak

Reuters | Posted 07.21.2012 | Business

NEW YORK, May 21 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose on Monday to snap a six-day losing streak on the S&P 500, rebounding from equities' biggest weekly...

Goldman Director Starts Insider Trading Trial Today

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 07.20.2012 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — The July 29, 2008, phone call between two titans of Wall Street began with the old friends exchanging mild pleasantries, but then qu...

Dow Has Longest Slump Since August

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.09.2012 | Business

-- OLD EUROPE: Political uncertainty in Europe intensified Wednesday, sending global markets broadly lower. Borrowing rates climbed for Spain and Ita...

Dow Jones Industrial Average Sees Fifth Straight Day Of Declines

AP | DANIEL WAGNER | Posted 07.08.2012 | Business

Political uncertainty in debt-hobbled Europe spread to financial markets Tuesday and pushed stocks lower in Europe and the United States. The Dow Jon...

Dow Surges To Highest Close In More Than Four Years

AP | MATTHEW CRAFT | Posted 07.01.2012 | Business

NEW YORK — The fastest growth in U.S. manufacturing in 10 months gave stocks a lift Tuesday and pushed the Dow Jones industrial average to its h...

Dow Surges To Highest Level In More Than Four Years

Reuters | Posted 07.01.2012 | Business

* Herbalife shares tank on Einhorn remarks * ISM manufacturing growth tops expectations * Chesapeake to replace McClendo...

Stocks Add To Gains In Late Rally

Reuters | Posted 06.26.2012 | Business

NEW YORK, April 26 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks added to gains in a late rally on Thursday, with the Dow rising 1 percent and the S&P 500 and the Nas...