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Dow Jones Today: Markets Snap Out of Winning Streak
U.S. stocks slid on the Dow Jones today (Wednesday). The index lost 0.08% to close at 16,501.65. The Standard and Poor's 500 Index and the Nasdaq Composite were both unable to deliver a seventh consecutive winning session. The S&P dropped 0.22% to close at 1,875.39, while the Nasdaq fell 0.83% to finish at 4,126.97.
Despite the downturn, it was an extremely busy day on Wall Street and in the financial world, especially for tech giant Amazon and coffee king Starbucks.Here's a recap of major events affecting U.S. markets today...
Five Stories to Watch Before the Stock Market Opens Today
U.S. stocks jumped yesterday on strong earnings reports and a deal frenzy across the healthcare sector. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq were in the black for the sixth consecutive trading session.
They'll go for seven on yet another big day of earnings reports.Here are the five stories you need to know to make your Wednesday profitable.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average Is a Big Lie
Tag page copy: The Dow Jones Industrial Average is the most inaccurate and distorted of all stock indices - and yet it remains the most followed stock market index.
Many of the Dow's flaws are well-known, but that hasn't stopped people who should know better from following its every move.There are plenty of reasons why the retail investor needs to take the Dow Jones Industrial Average with a grain of salt - and at least one of them will surprise you.
Dow Jones Industrial Average Jumps Today with These Stocks in Focus
U.S. stocks jumped Tuesday as traders celebrated big news and deals across the pharmaceutical sector and better than expected economic data.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended today up 0.4% to 1,879.55. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index gained for a sixth straight session - its longest streak since September - rising 0.41% to 1,871.89. And the Nasdaq Composite gained 1% to 4,161.56.Here's your recap of today's major market events.
Stock Market Today: NFLX, GM, XOM Making Headlines
Investors seem confident that the economy is picking up as warmer weather takes hold...
But problems continue within the housing sector, where sales and construction forecasts were recently slashed by Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae. Existing home sales are expected to remain flat when they are reported this morning.Here are the five stories you need to know to make your Tuesday profitable.
What Happened to the Dow Jones Today
Markets rose modestly on Monday after investors weighed data from earnings season.
The Dow Jones today gained 40 points to close at 16,449.25. The S&P 500 is on its longest winning streak since October, rising 7 points to close at 1,871.89. The Nasdaq gained 26 points to close at 4,121.55, up for a fifth straight session.Here's your recap of five of today's major market events...
Delays for Keystone XL Pipeline Lead Today's Stock Market News
Last week, the S&P 500 had its best week since July 2013.
Markets rebounded from a sharp tech sell-off with support from strong earnings in banking, retail, and Internet stocks. For now, positive data from China and the U.S. has overshadowed concerns about the possibility of increased conflict in Eastern Europe.
It sets up an interesting week on the horizon.Here are the five stories you need to know to make your Monday profitable...
Dow Jones Industrial Average Today: Your 5 Must-Read Stories
For the fourth straight trading session, U.S. stocks climbed on news that General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) and Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) and other companies beat quarterly expectations.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average today fell 16 points to 16,408.5; the S&P 500 gained 2.5 points to 1,864.8; the Nasdaq rose 9.2 points to 4,095.5.Here a recap of today's major market events.
Why the Stock Market Is Closed on Good Friday
Wall Street is full of adages, superstitions, and myths - and that includes the explanation of why the stock market is closed on Good Friday.
Good Friday is the only non-federal holiday when the NYSE closes. Rumor has it that it's closed due to serious crashes that occurred in the years it did open that day.But that's not the real story...
Stock Market News: One of the Biggest Earnings Weeks of the Year
Stock market today, April 17, 2014: Good morning. Further developments out of Ukraine could weigh heavily on the markets today.
That said, it's a busy day for earnings.Here are the five stories you need to know to make your day profitable - and the top stocks that are shaking up the market from earnings releases today...
Dow Jones Today Surges on Yellen's Confidence
The Dow Jones today ended up 1.00% to 16,424.65 on U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's comments that the U.S. economy was on the rise.
Yellen said the Fed expects the economy to reach maximum employment and meet inflation targets by the end of 2016.
The Standard & Poor's 500 Index rose 1.05% to 1,862.31, and the Nasdaq rose 1.29% to 4,086.23.Here's a recap of today's major market events.
Alibaba's Soaring Profits Top Today's Stock Market News
U.S. stock futures were back in the green this morning, on news that China's economy growth will hit 7.4% this year. Despite the fact that its first quarter growth slipped to a 24-year low, the figure still beat analyst expectations.Here are the five stories you need to know to make your day profitable, including updates on the Alibaba IPO and a new project from Google.
Dow Jones Today Gains 89 Points With These Market-Moving Stories
The Dow Jones today gained 89 points to close at 16,262.50. The S&P rose 12 points to close at 1,842.98, and the Nasdaq added 11 points to close at 4,034.16.With the markets on edge over potential conflict in Ukraine, here's a recap of today's major stories.
Stock Market Today: GE, FB, GOOG Lead Today's News
U.S. stock futures were weak this morning as Wall Street looks to looming tensions in Ukraine and worse-than-expected Chinese data.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 146 points on Monday to finish at 16,173.24. The Nasdaq increased by 22 points to finish at 4,022.69, while the S&P 500 added 14 points to end the day at 1,830.61.Here are the five stories moving markets today:
Dow Jones Industrial Average Gains 146 Points; Here's Your Top News
The U.S. markets jumped on Monday, with all three major benchmarks posting gains after stronger than expected retail data overshadowed concerns about geopolitical problems in Ukraine.
U.S. retail sales ticked up 1.1% in March to a seasonally adjusted $433.9 billion, according to the Commerce Department. This was the largest monthly gain in retail sales since September 2012.Get all the major stories that moved today's markets here, in addition to the day's three biggest profit opportunities.