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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.
The major U.S. stock averages closed mildly in the red on Tuesday following a day of mostly directionless trading amid growing evidence of a limp economy.
After Monday’s afternoon rally fell short of moving the major U.S. averages into the green, stocks were higher on Tuesday.
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.
The global stock rally continued into Christmas week on Monday, boosted by positive U.S. economic reports, upbeat comments by the head of the International Monetary Fund about American economic growth, and a big gain in the price of Apple Inc. … Continue reading
Stock prices rose on Wednesday, led once again by tech stocks.
NASDAQ closed above 4000 for the first time in 13 years on Tuesday, but outside of tech stocks prices were little changed.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 111 points or 0.7% to reach an all-time high of 15680 Tuesday, surpassing by an iota September’s previous peak (15676).