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Following two days of rising prices, stocks resumed their steep fall on Thursday, as investors continued to dump technology, biotech and internet stocks.
Stock prices fell broadly and somewhat perversely Friday, undoing the nice gains of Monday-Wednesday and sending NASDAQ to a 2.6% decline for the day, matching its worst single-day drop in 22 months. The Dow Jones Industrials and S&P 500, despite … Continue reading
U.S. stocks had their first down day in April and for the week on Thursday, likely due to profit-taking prompted by some weakish economic reports released today.
Stocks finished the first quarter of 2014 with a flourish on Monday, propelling the S&P 500 to within 0.5% of its all-time highs and boosting the NASDAQ Composite into positive territory for the quarter. The S&P 500 and the Dow … Continue reading
U.S. stocks closed lower Thursday for the second straight day and the fourth time in the past five sessions, although the losses were more modest than those on Wednesday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended with a fractional loss after … Continue reading
A slate of mostly upbeat U.S. economic reports helped lift stocks on Thursday and put Wednesday’s Federal Reserve comments about higher interest rates in the rearview mirror.
A better than expected jobs report for February helped U.S. stocks get off to a positive start on Friday before concerns about the worsening Ukraine crisis created a mild selloff.
U.S. stocks were mostly higher but the major indexes mixed Thursday following a lower than expected unemployment claims figure ahead of Friday’s Labor Department jobs report.
The fourth time proved to be the charm for the S&P 500 on Thursday as the index closed at a new record high after three failed attempts earlier this week.
U.S. stocks got off to a weak start on Thursday following another negative report on the Chinese economy and a disappointing earnings report from Walmart but moved higher the rest of the day to close solidly in the green.