The Dow Jones and S&P 500 hit new records Tuesday, boosted by healthcare stocks. The Dow added 40 points after a fresh round of mergers and acquisitions fueled domestic optimism. Investors also grow more hopeful Japan's stimulus efforts will drive the world's third-largest economy out of recession.
The DJIA today retreated from Thursday's record high, despite strong economic data from the European bloc and the strongest consumer sentiment report in more than seven years. Health stocks dragged down the index in renewed concerns about earnings outlooks.
The DJIA hit yet a new record closing high Thursday - its 25th this year - to finish a day of up-and-down trading. The S&P 500 rose one point, just short of another record close.
Dow Jones Today, Nov. 12, 2014: U.S. stock markets were flat Wednesday as both the Dow Jones and S&P 500 ended their five-day winning streaks. The Nasdaq bucked the trend to close higher.
Today (Wednesday), stock market futures are going down. This is after five straight record closes.
Between a sales tax hike discussion in Japan, and a social media stock analyst meeting, there are plenty of stories that the markets will be moving on.
The Dow Jones today reversed earlier losses to end the trading session ahead marginally on a quiet Veterans Day. The S&P 500 Index also struck a new record close - again.
The Dow Jones struck yet another record closing high Monday - its fourth in a row. The S&P 500 likewise hit a new record.
Between the Dow vs. S&P 500, only one index reigns supreme as the top bellwether of U.S. markets. In fact, it's not even close.
The Dow Jones and S&P 500 both closed at new record highs Thursday on news that the European Central Bank could soon take action on monetary policy if continued weakness undermines growth in the bloc economy.
U.S. stock markets jumped Wednesday on a Republican surge in Tuesday's midterm elections and stronger than expected private-sector job growth. The Dow Jones and S&P 500 hit all-time record highs today.
U.S. stock markets were mixed Monday as investors await the results of today's midterm elections. The Nasdaq and S&P 500 ended the day in the red. The Dow Jones today tacked on 17 points. With oil prices slumping more than 3% to multi-year lows Tuesday, energy stocks plunged again.
What the Dow Jones did today: The market soared Thursday following a strong quarterly report from two credit card giants and a better-than-expected U.S. Q3 GDP report.
The DJIA today was in the red, mostly due to what the Fed said in its post-meeting statement.
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U.S. stock markets slumped Wednesday afternoon after a sell-off of two important bellwether companies and a shooting at the Canadian Parliament in Ottawa spooked investors. The Dow Jones today dropped 153 points, while the Nasdaq fell 36 points.
The Dow Jones jumped more than 1% Tuesday, adding 215 points on the day. The Nasdaq soared more than 2% on the day, buoyed by Apple's strong earnings. The S&P 500 Volatility Index (VIX) dipped another 11% on the day.