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Category Archives: Global
U.S. stocks were down again for the second straight day this week, although the declines on Tuesday were more pronounced than on Monday.
The momentum that propelled stock prices to 2014 highs on Thursday started to waver during the final two hours of trading on Friday when reports of Russian troops on the ground in the Crimea region of Ukraine took some steam … Continue reading
U.S. stocks finished mostly higher on Tuesday, although the major averages ended mixed.
Propelled by a bevy of positive economic reports and company news, global stocks surged higher on Wednesday.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down 130 points or 0.8% today, a somewhat perverse reaction to the tentative budget deal reached Tuesday night by the Paul Ryan and Patty Murray Committee, which holds out the promise of averting another … Continue reading
Stocks in the U.S. and Europe were flat to lower Tuesday, as profit taking seemed to stall the Dow’s rally to 16000.
Amid more dire warnings of what a U.S. government default would entail, U.S. stocks fell sharply on Tuesday.
Stock prices took a lazy stroll higher on this hot summer day, as investors were said to be impressed that China came through with 7.5% GDP growth for the second quarter but disappointed that U.S. retail sales grew by only … Continue reading
The Dow Jones Industrial Average added another 75 points or 0.5% Tuesday, clambering back to within 1% of its all-time high.
Stocks continued on their erratic path Friday, undoing roughly half of Thursday’s big gains and putting stocks in negative territory a third week in four.