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US stocks mostly recoup their losses after early slide

Wall Street took investors on a turbulent ride Friday as stock indexes veered into a steep slide that knocked 350 points off the Dow Jones industrial average before the market eventually clawed back most of its losses. The market stumbled after...

 

Steep tech drop pulls US stock indexes mostly lower; Dow up

A steep slide in big technology companies pulled the major U.S. stock indexes mostly lower Wednesday, offsetting strength in banks and health care and erasing some of the gains the market made a day earlier. The tech-heavy Nasdaq composite, which is...

 

Banks power solid gains for US stocks, more record highs

Banks led a broad rally in U.S. stocks Tuesday, lifting the market to a milestone-shattering finish. Gains by industrial stocks, retailers and health care companies also helped drive the major stock indexes to record highs. Investors were encouraged...

 

Energy firms lead US stocks mostly lower as oil prices slip

A sluggish day of trading on Wall Street finished Monday with stocks edging mostly lower as investors came back from the Thanksgiving holiday. Energy stocks declined the most following a slide in crude oil prices. Materials companies also declined,...

 

Strong earnings from Wal-Mart, Cisco drive US stocks higher

U.S. stocks closed sharply higher Thursday, snapping a two-day losing streak. Investors cheered strong quarterly earnings from Wal-Mart Stores, Cisco Systems and other companies. Technology stocks accounted for much of the market’s gains, which...

 

US stocks decline for a second straight day; oil falls

Technology companies led U.S. stocks lower Wednesday, giving the market its biggest loss since early September. Grocery stores and packaged foods and beverage companies also accounted for much of the decline. Energy stocks fell as the price of crude...

 

Dow Jones industrial average breaks through 20,000 milestone

The Dow Jones industrial average crossed the 20,000 mark for the first time Wednesday, the latest milestone in a record-setting drive for the stock market. Strong earnings from Boeing and other big companies helped push the Dow past the threshold...

 

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