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Fed Minutes Scare Stock Market

AP | MATTHEW CRAFT | Posted 04.22.2013 | Business

NEW YORK — The stock market posted its biggest loss this year on news that Federal Reserve officials suggested the central bank scale back its e...

Dow Gets A Lift

AP | Posted 03.31.2013 | Business

NEW YORK — Drugmaker Pfizer gave the Dow a lift after posting a strong earnings report. That helped push the index closer to 14,000. The Dow Jo...

Dow Responds To Fiscal Cliff Deal

AP | Posted 03.04.2013 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Dow Jones industrial average closes 308 points higher after Congress passes budget bill....

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...

Traders Took Their Heads Out Of Their Hands Today

AP | CHRISTINA REXRODE | Posted 06.11.2012 | Business

NEW YORK — Investors on Wednesday all but forgot the previous day's burdens and sent stocks soaring. It was a stark turnaround from the day befo...

Dow Surges To Highest Level Since Before Crisis

AP | MATTHEW CRAFT | Posted 05.13.2012 | Business

NEW YORK — Bank stocks turbocharged a rally across the financial markets Tuesday, and all three major stock indexes posted their biggest gains o...

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 cr...

Dow Hits 10,000 - However Briefly

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Scroll down for chart For the first time in over a year, the Dow Jones Industrial Index briefly hit 10,000. While much of the economy is still lang...

Recession Fears: Worry Like It's 1989

New York | Michael Idov | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The news keeps coming, each item worse than the one before. New-home sales fall 26 percent nationwide; the U.S. economy loses 17,000 jobs in January; ...

Olympic Sponsors See Their Stock Prices Soar

AP | Daniel Sorid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Companies that have paid to associate with the 2008 Beijing Olympics are trouncing their competition in the stock market this year. Shares of the gam...