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Dow Jones Industrial Average Rises Today on These Top Stories

Dow Jones Industrial Average

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up on Monday despite the fact that a megadeal between the world's leading drug companies has fallen through. Tech and small-cap stocks saw the strongest performances on the day.

Here are today's closing numbers from the Dow Jones, S&P 500, and Nasdaq today:

Dow Jones Industrial Average: 16,511.86, +0.12%
S&P 500: 1,885.08, +0.38%
Nasdaq: 4,125.81, +0.86%

Now here are the top stories from the stock market today:

Stock Market Today Slammed; Dow Jones Industrial Average Falls 167 Points

Dow Jones Industrial Average

Stock Market Today, May 15, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average slumped as many as 200 points on Thursday on lukewarm housing numbers, poor retail earnings, and a sell-off in small-cap stocks.

Here are the closing numbers:

DOW: 16,447, -1.00%
S&P 500: 1,871, -0.93%
NASDAQ: 4,069, -0.77%

Now here are the top stories from the stock market today...

Here's When the Dow Jones Industrial Average Will Hit 17,000

Dow Jones Industrial Average

Money Morning's Defense and Tech Specialist Michael Robinson knows we've had a quiet recovery in the Dow Jones Industrial Average since February and that has him pointing to his calendar. Because he's confident the Dow is going to hit 17,000 by this date in 2014.

Robinson joined FOX Business' "Varney & Co." today (Wednesday) and told viewers why the markets are going up and when he expects the Dow to surpass 17,000. He also discussed why the recent news of an AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) deal with DirecTV (Nasdaq: DTV) is so important to AT&T.

See for yourself, here...

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Wall Street News: Merger Mania Will Move Today's Markets

Wall Street News

Wall Street news today, May 12, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average was flat on Friday as the market looks ahead to a critical succession vote by Pro-Russian loyalists in the Ukraine. Unimpressive jobs data also played a factor in the markets' performance.

This morning, U.S. Futures and global markets were on the rise after China's State Council committed to greater market liberalization over the weekend.

Here's what you need to know to make your Monday profitable:

The Dow Jones Industrial Average Flat Today on Ukraine Concerns

Dow Jones Industrial Average

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was flat on Friday as the market looks ahead to a critical succession vote by Pro-Russian loyalists in the Ukraine. Unimpressive jobs data also played a factor in the markets' performance.

Here are the closing numbers:

DOW: 16,583.34, +0.2%
S&P 500: 1,878.47, +0.15%
NASDAQ: 4,071.87, +0.5%

Now here are the top stories from today’s trading session.

Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) Acquisition Rumors Highlight Today's Wall Street News

Wall Street news today, May 9, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped Thursday as U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen offered a positive outlook for the U.S. economy during her congressional testimony. The Nasdaq, however, was down after technology stocks took yet another hit.

This morning, U.S. Futures are in the red as new concerns over Ukraine have emerged.

Here's what you need to know to make your Friday profitable:

Financial News Today: Alibaba’s Under-The-Radar Investor

Financial News Today

Financial news today, May 8, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped Wednesday after Fed Chair Janet Yellen told the Joint Economic Committee of Congress that the U.S. economy needed additional support to buffer the "considerable slack" in the labor market. Yellen also stressed risks in the housing market and rising geopolitical tensions.

This morning (Thursday), U.S. futures are flat on positive Chinese trade data and the anticipation of jobless claims.

Here’s what you need to know to make your Thursday profitable:

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