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Stock prices ambled higher on Friday, not very persuasively and certainly not enough to rescue what was the worst week for small-cap stocks in over two years. Bigger capitalization stocks generally held up better to this past week’s selling pressures. … Continue reading
For the first time in four sessions, U.S. stock prices fell Monday, although the Dow Jones Industrials managed to hold above 17000. The Dow declined 0.3%, closing at 17024, down from 17068 last Thursday. The S&P 500 retreated 0.4% and, … Continue reading
March 14 is celebrated by Math types in the United States as Pi Day because the first three digits of the transcendental number Pi (3.14159265359…) evoke the 3/14 designation for March 14. March 14, 2014 is also PPI day in … Continue reading
Stocks suffered their biggest losses in a month and a half, as investors were distressed by evidence of slowing economic growth in China and signs of Russian troop activity in Ukraine.
Stocks were mixed Wednesday, with the Dow down nominally and the S&P 500 up nominally; NASDAQ posted a 0.4% rise, powered by biotech and telecom stocks.
The Dow Jones Industrials and S&P 500 drifted lower Friday and for the week, on questions of monetary policy and a spate of weaker economic news – possibly on account of the weather.
Stocks rose moderately on Friday, with the Dow adding 127 points (0.8%) and the S&P 500 (+0.5%) closing within 0.5% of its all-time high.
Fittingly, U.S. stocks ended 2013 on an up note, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average registering its best yearly gain since 1995 and the S&P 500 its best year since 1997.
Stock prices were lower across the globe on Tuesday, ending a two-day rally.
U.S. stocks were higher again on Friday as the White House and lawmakers in Congress continued to work on a debt limit extension.