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DJIA Today Moving on These Top Stories

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Futures for the DJIA today forecasted a 114-point gain from Friday's close.

On Friday, the DJIA fell 101 points as investors weighed ongoing debt drama in Greece. The markets were also victim to quadruple witching, a period when volatility often spikes in the final trading hour thanks to the expiration of options and futures contracts.

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Dow Jones Today Moving on These Top Stories

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Futures for the Dow Jones today (Monday) forecasted a 93-point decline from Friday's close on news that debt talks between Greece and its international creditors collapsed on Sunday afternoon.

This morning, the Dow received some positive news when CVS Health Corp. (NYSE: CVS) gained 1.2% after the company announced a deal to operate pharmacies inside of Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) locations. In addition, Alibaba Holding Group Ltd. (NYSE: BABA) announced plans to launch its own streaming service in China.

Here is the rest of the news moving the Dow Jones today...

Today's Pre-Market Movers Include DAL, GES, ETFC

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Dow futures today (Wednesday) are forecasting a 90-point increase, led by a number of pre-market movers.

Those pre-market movers include Delta Air Lines Inc. (NYSE: DAL), Guess? Inc. (NYSE:GES) and E-Trade Financial Corp. (Nasdaq: ETFC).

Here's our look at what will be moving the stock market today...

What Happened to the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) Today – Closing Numbers

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Find out what the Dow Jones and other major indexes did today.

Get final numbers, stocks to watch, biggest news, and today's best profit plays.

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Dow Jones Industrial Average Today Hits New Record Close

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average today eked out a 13-point gain to hit another closing high. The S&P 500 remained in the red, however, as energy stocks slid and retailers reported weak earnings for the March-ending quarter.

This morning, U.S. housing starts jumped to their highest levels in roughly seven and a half years, while new permits rose.

Here are the day's top stories, stocks to watch, and need-to-know financial news...

DJIA Index Hits New Record as Rate Concerns Subside

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The DJIA Index and the S&P 500 both hit new record highs today as concerns about interest rate hikes faded and traders overlooked weakness in the housing markets.

Investors also largely ignored concerns raised over the weekend regarding Greece's ongoing debt woes and worries that the nation is on the verge of bankruptcy.

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DJIA Index Erases Early Gains, Ends Session with 7-Point Loss

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The DJIA Index erased early gains to end today's session down 7 points on news that retail sales slumped in April, fueling new concerns that second-quarter growth may not rebound as projected by economists.

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan said markets are facing another "taper tantrum" when the central bank increases interest rates in the near future.

Here are more top stories from today, plus stocks to watch...

Why the Dow Jones Industrial Average Today Fell 36 Points


The DJIA Index pared early triple-digit losses as U.S. Treasury prices reversed course, but the index still lost 36 points on the day.

Dow Chemical Co. (NYSE: DOW) was the biggest drag on the Dow today, slipping 1.73%. Other big movers today include AOL Inc. (NYSE: AOL), Pall Corp. (NYSE: PLL), and Rackspace Hosting Inc. (NYSE: RAX).

Find out what's behind their big moves, plus get more top stories from today's trading session...

Dow Jones Industrial Average Today: 85-Point Decline

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average today slipped 85 points on renewed concerns over Greece's debt problems and a downturn in the Chinese economy.

In addition, falling oil prices weighed down the energy sector this afternoon. Shares of Exxon Mobil (NYSE: XOM), Chevron (NYSE: CVX), and ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) all fell more than 1% today.

Here are the day's biggest stories plus top stocks to watch...

Why the Market Is Up Today

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The DJIA Index surged 267 points Friday as a strong jobs report suggests the U.S. economy is gaining steam. The U.S. Labor Department said the economy added 228,000 jobs and the unemployment rate hit 5.4% in April.

The news could press the U.S. Federal Reserve to provide a clearer timeline for when it will raise interest rates.

Here are the biggest stories from the stock market today, plus top stocks to watch…

Why the DJIA Index Rose Today – 82-Point Gain

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The DJIA Index jumped 82 points, fueled by a rally in tech stocks and a downturn in global interest rates.

This morning, weekly jobless claims slipped to their lowest level in 15 years, creating even more anticipation for tomorrow's monthly employment report.

Here are the top stories from today, plus stocks to watch...

DJIA Index Plunges 142 Points on Weak Trade Data

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The DJIA Index slumped 142 points on weak economic trade data that suggests the U.S. economy contracted in the first quarter.

Although GDP registered at 0.2% growth during the first reading last week, a surge in imports to levels not seen since October 2008 hints that future revisions might trend downward.

Here are the day's top market stories, plus stocks on the move today...

DJIA Index Gains 46 Points as Healthcare Stocks Jump

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The DJIA Index jumped more than 46 points on Monday as healthcare stocks surged higher and shares of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK.A) pushed the financial sector into the green.

Merger talks reemerged in the cable industry as Charter Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: CHTR) executives have reached out to Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE: TWC) management to discuss a possible deal.

Here are the day's top stories, plus top stocks to watch...

DJIA Index Craters 195 Points Today on Economic Woes

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The DJIA Index lost 195 points Thursday, fueled by disappointing economic data and earnings reports. Biotech stocks were a major drag on the Nasdaq, with the Nasdaq Biotech Index falling 3%.

The price of oil per barrel rallied higher toward $60 today. The month-long surge in oil prices inspire confidence that Brent and WTI will continue to rise to new yearly highs.

Here are the day’s top stories, plus top stocks to watch...

DJIA Index Slips 42 Points Ahead of Fed Meeting


The DJIA Index fell 42 points today, while the biotech sector dragged down the Nasdaq. The Nasdaq Biotech Index cratered 4.1% in the sector's largest daily decline in nearly a month.

On Tuesday, U.S. investors will be back on "Fed Watch," as the Fed Open Market Committee kicks off a two-day meeting to discuss monetary policy.

Here are more top stories from today, plus stocks to watch...

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