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S&P 500 Hits Record High

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 03.28.2013 | Business

More than four years after the financial crisis began, the broadest U.S. stock-market index is back at a record high. Unfortunately, the rest of t...

Apple Stock Suffers Worst Day In More Than Four Years

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2013 | Business

* Jobless claims drop to five-year low * Apple shares drop a day after results * Netflix jumps over 40 percent after reporting profit * Dow u...

Stocks Plunge On Europe Worries

Reuters | Posted 07.30.2012 | Business

NEW YORK, May 30 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks sank on Wednesday as surging bond yields in Spain and Italy ratcheted up tensions in financial markets abou...

Wall Street Cries: Shut Up, Bulls, You're Jinxing The Market

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 02.13.2012 | Business

You can't swing a dead cat these days without hitting somebody or something touting how the stock market is going to the moon. That makes Wall Street ...

In Wake Of Blocked Deal, NYSE CEO Says 'Mega-Mergers' Unlikely In Near Future

Reuters | Posted 04.05.2012 | Business

* Says exchanges likely to return more capital to holders * Does not think CME Group would try to acquire NYSE * NYSE Eu...

Buyer For NYSE Gets Justice Dept. Approval For Deal Worth Billions

Posted 12.22.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Deutsche Boerse won U.S. antitrust approval to buy NYSE Euronext on Thursday in a $9 billion deal that has hit serious antitr...

BofA Shares Dip Below $5 For The First Time Since March 2009

Posted 12.19.2011 | Business

Shares of Bank of America Corp traded below $5 on Monday for the first time since the depths of the current bear market in March 2009. The stock h...

Time Running Out For S&P 500 To End Positively, As Euro Crisis Looms

Posted 12.18.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Reuters) - With two weeks left in the trading year, the euro zone debt crisis will remain the primary impediment to pushing the S&P 500 inde...

Wall Street Finishes Week Higher After EU Deal

Posted 12.09.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stocks rallied on Friday, finishing the week higher after European Union leaders agreed on a plan to toughen the region's budget ...

Battle For 'Mom And Pop' Investors Getting Heated

Posted 11.28.2011 | Business

The fight for mom and pop's stock orders is getting testy on Wall Street. The New York Stock Exchange wants to give retail investors fractions of a...

Dow Closes Above 12,000 Points For The First Time Since August

Posted 12.27.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Ryan Vlastelica) - Stocks surged 3 percent on Thursday as an agreement by European leaders to help contain the region's two-year debt crisis...