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Stocks Extend Tuesday's Drop

AP | MADLEN READ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Wall Street pulled back for the third straight day Wednesday as investors still uneasy about the economy sold off after a Federal Res...

Stocks Rise on Rate Cut Hopes

AP | MADLEN READ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — A jittery Wall Street advanced Monday, reversing some of Friday's sharp losses as investors took a dismal new home sales report as a ...

Stocks Recover From Sharp Losses

AP | MADLEN READ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — It started with another stomach-turning drop at the open, and a loss of more than 300 points by midday. Then stocks changed course, r...

Bernanke Testimony Drives Stocks Down

AP | Leslie Wines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Stocks gave up mild gains and turned lower Thursday after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said the risks of an economic downturn are more pronou...

Stocks Dive, Then Rebound After Fed Cut

AP | MADLEN READ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — The opening bell hadn't even sounded on Wall Street when the Federal Reserve announced an emergency interest-rate cut. The Dow Jones ...

Stocks Extend Plunge; Dow Falls 306

AP | TIM PARADIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Wall Street extended its 2008 plunge Thursday, sending the Dow Jones industrials down 306 points and to their lowest level since last...

Stocks Slide On Negative Citi News

AP | LESLIE WINES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Stocks skidded Tuesday after weak economic news and a disappointing quarterly report from Citigroup Inc. signaled Wall Street's worries about the econ...

Stock Prices Drop For Second Straight Day

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Dow Jones industrial average has dropped 52.10 to 12,546.08 in the opening minutes of trading today, after falling 277.04 yesterday. The losses fo...

Stocks Rally On Robust IBM Reports

AP | Leslie Wines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Wall Street advanced sharply Monday, with solid preliminary results from IBM encouraging investors to buy back into the stock market after last week's...

Dow Drops 280 Points On Recession Worries

AP | Leslie Wines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A growing conviction that the U.S. is headed toward recession sent Wall Street plunging Tuesday, with weak retail sales figures and a disappointing qu...

Stocks Slammed By Bad Credit Fears

AP | Tim Paradis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Wall Street plunged again Friday amid renewed fears that the financial sector's troubles with bad credit won't soon end and that some consumers are bu...

Stocks Rise On Potential Countrywide Buy

AP | Madlen Read | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A volatile Wall Street advanced Thursday for the second day in a row, as investors found renewed confidence in a report that Bank of America Corp. is ...

Wall Street Declines After Weak Jobs Report

AP | Tim Paradis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Wall Street plunged again Friday after the government's much-anticipated employment report showed weaker-than-expected job growth and a rise in the u...

Housing Woes, AT&T News Sink Stocks

AP | Madlen Read | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Wall Street skidded lower in another erratic session Tuesday as investors worried that the tumbling economy may not only cripple mortgage lenders like...

Stocks Rise After New Jobs Report

AP | Tim Paradis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Stocks rose moderately Thursday after a report of an increase in new jobs during December eased some concerns about the economy a day before the Labor...

Stocks Start 2008 With Flat Open

AP | Tim Paradis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Stocks were little changed in early trading Wednesday as investors awaited several economic readings and minutes from the Federal Reserve's last meeti...

Stocks Fall In Early Trading

AP | Madlen Read | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Stocks declined Monday, the last day of a volatile and difficult year on Wall Street, as investors awaited a report on home sales. The National Assoc...

Wall Street Wraps Up 2007 In Somber Mood

AP | Madlen Read | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Wall Street ended a painful year with another steep loss Monday as investors glumly anticipated that 2008 would bring more of the uncertainty and turb...

Stocks Skid After Bhutto's Death, Durable Goods News

AP | Tim Paradis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Wall Street skidded Thursday after the assassination of Pakistani opposition leader Benazir Bhutto and after the Commerce Department's durable goods o...

Dow Drops 101 Points On Final 07 Trading Day

AP | Madlen Read | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Wall Street ended a painful year with another steep loss Monday as investors glumly anticipated that 2008 would see a continuation of the uncertainty ...

Stocks Finish Mixed After Topsy-Turvy Day

AP | Madlen Read | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Wall Street ended a volatile session mixed Wednesday as investors wrestled with a troubling outlook for bond insurers, a $9.4 billion writedown at Mor...

Stocks Surge On Merrill, RIM Reports

AP | Tim Paradis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Stocks jumped Friday following a better-than-expected rise in profits at Research in Motion Ltd. and on word that Merrill Lynch may have lined up a bi...

Bad Market? Do As Buffett Does

Motley Fool | Richard Gibbons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

This is one ugly market. That ugliness shows up in the averages, with the Dow down 4% since mid-October, but it's much worse in individual stocks. St...

With Sale Scheduled For Thursday, Murdoch "Already Calling The Shots" At WSJ

New York Times | Richard Perez-Pena | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In the last few months, Rupert Murdoch has moved into an office at Dow Jones & Company, publisher of The Wall Street Journal. He has pushed the paper'...

Wall Street Erases 272-Point Gain After Erratic Trading Day

AP | Joe Bel Bruno | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Wall Street finished only slightly higher in an erratic session on Wednesday as investors remained unconvinced by a Federal Reserve plan to work with ...