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Stocks Close Down Sharply On Shutdown, Debt Ceiling Concerns

AP | Posted 10.08.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market is closing sharply lower as budget gridlock in Washington brings the U.S. closer to a default on its de...

Exxon Is The World's Most Valuable Company, For Now

Posted 04.18.2013 | Business

It seems that old-fashioned natural resources are more valuable than shiny distracting gadgets, at least for now. Apple (again) lost its title as ...

Stock Market Suffers Its Worst Drop Of The Year

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 04.16.2013 | Business

-- The stock market had its worst drop this year as prices for oil and other commodities fell sharply on concerns about slowing growth in China. Oil...

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...

Dow Extends Super-Long Winning Streak

AP | Posted 03.14.2013 | Business

NEW YORK — The Dow Jones industrial average has reached another milestone, recording its longest winning streak since 1996. The index rose for th...

Stocks Surge To Highest Level Since Before Crisis

AP | Posted 03.12.2013 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are closing higher on Wall Street, sending the Standard & Poor's 500 index to another five-year high. The S&P ...

Dow Has Best Day Since Election

AP | Posted 11.19.2012 | Business

NEW YORK -- U.S. stocks had their best day since the election. Market-watchers are citing optimism about a deal to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff of...

Stocks See Big Gains On Strong Earnings

Reuters | Posted 12.16.2012 | Business

* Goldman posts stronger-than-expected profit, stock slips * Johnson & Johnson increases profit view * Citigroup CEO Pan...

U.S. Stocks Surge To Second-Biggest Gain This Year

AP | DANIEL WAGNER | Posted 08.29.2012 | Business

Financial markets around the world stormed higher Friday after European leaders came up with a breakthrough plan to rescue banks, relieve debt-burdene...

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...

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...