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Category Archives: Consumer Confidence
U.S. stocks rebounded strongly Friday from Thursday’s big losses to end the week in positive territory.
Down for most of the trading day, stocks pulled out a win for Friday on late-day trading by institutions and indexed portfolios to reflect the annual rebalancing of the Russell Index constituents. The Dow Jones Industrials, thanks to an 80-point … Continue reading
Despite some positive reports on housing and consumer confidence, U.S. stocks were broadly lower on Tuesday amid growing worries about the escalating violence in Iraq.
Picking up where they left off last week, U.S. stocks rose higher on Tuesday following the Monday holiday, buoyed by some positive economic reports.
U.S. share prices experienced a late-day bounce Friday, almost enough to put the major stock market averages in the plus column for the week. The Dow added 45 points (+0.3%) today, and ended the week off 90 points (-0.5%). The … Continue reading
Stocks were broadly higher across much of the globe on Tuesday, ahead of Wednesday’s Federal Reserve announcement.
Continuing their recent stop-and-go pattern of trading, U.S. stock prices fell sharply Friday, taking the major market indexes into negative territory for the week and, for many of them, for the year to date as well. The Dow declined 140 … Continue reading
Stocks sold off for a third time this week on Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrials closing at 16027, down 0.9% Friday and 2.4% for the week. At Friday’s close, the Dow is now down 3.3% from its high. The … Continue reading
As it has for most of this week, stocks started strong today only to give up gains in afternoon trading, except that on Friday prices firmed near the close and ended in positive territory for the day (although not for … Continue reading
The major U.S stock market indexes recorded their first gains in the past three sessions on Tuesday, buoyed by a much better than expected rise in consumer confidence.