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S&P 500 and Nasdaq Suffer Worst Week Since May 2012

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U.S. stock markets continued their downward spiral today (Friday). The sell-off accelerated in the final hour of trading, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average slipping another 115 points. This was the worst week for both the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq since May 2012.

The S&P Volatility Index (VIX) jumped another 13%, finishing one of the most volatile trading weeks of 2014.

Here are the top stories from the stock market today...

Why Apple Stock (Nasdaq: AAPL) Is the Market Bellwether to Watch Now

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Investors have a handful of market and economic numbers to watch as a sign of where stocks are headed - but the Apple stock (Nasdaq: AAPL) price will be one of the biggest indicators. And this week, AAPL stock is on the move...

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Dow Jones Today: Markets Moving on GM, RSH, TWC News

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Dow Jones today, June 10, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average hit another record on Monday, while the S&P 500 rose even closer to the 2,000 level. Markets are still reacting positively to last week's jobs report and expected stimulus measures by the European Central Bank. Despite the strong uptick, U.S. futures are indicating a retreat this morning from record levels.

Here’s the top news moving the Dow Jones today:

Top News Affecting the Dow Jones Today

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Stock market today, June 9, 2014: The Dow Jones is set to kick off the week after reaching a record high on Friday along with the S&P 500. A positive jobs report and increased support from the European Central Bank factored into the climb.

Here’s what you should know to make your Monday profitable:

May Jobs Report Leads the Dow Jones Today

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Stock market news today, June 6, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average reached a record high again on Thursday after the European Central Bank announced plans to cut interest rates and possibly consider stimulus efforts. The ECB slashed its main refinancing rate to a historic low from 0.25% to 0.15%. It also cut its deposit rate to -0.1%.

Here are the top stories to watch to make your Friday profitable:

Dow Jones Futures Climb Today Ahead of Big Financial News

Stock market news today, June 5, 2014: Dow Jones futures pointed toward a 0.02% gain on Thursday ahead of the highly anticipated policy statement from the European Central Bank (ECB). The rise comes fresh off of yesterday's (Wednesday's) notable surge, when the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit a new intraday high and the Standard & Poor's 500 Index hit its 16th record high of the year.

Here’s what you should know to make your Thursday profitable...

Top Stories Affecting the Dow Jones Industrial Average Today and More

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Dow Jones Industrial Average today, June 4, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average Today (Wednesday) will follow yesterday's 21.29 point (-0.13%) slip.

Here’s what you should know to make your Wednesday profitable:

Here's What's Going On with the Dow Jones Today

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Dow Jones today, June 3, 2014: The Dow Jones today (Tuesday) is indicating it will move higher at opening bell, while the Nasdaq appears weak. On Monday, the Dow and Standard & Poor's 500 Index finished at record-high levels.

Here’s what you should know to make your Tuesday profitable:

Dow Jones Futures Higher Today Following Friday's Record-Breaking Session

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Dow Jones futures today, June 2, 2014: Dow Jones futures were up this morning (Monday) after the Dow Jones Industrial Average squeezed out a record-breaking close on Friday. The Standard and Poor's 500 followed suit, setting up for a positive start today following its own record-high on Friday. Nasdaq futures were also higher before market open.

Here’s what you should know to make your Monday profitable:

These 10 Nasdaq Stocks Are the Index's Best Year-to-Date Performers

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Anyone who did not "sell in May and go away" has likely enjoyed stock gains - especially in Nasdaq stocks.

But, it's the Nasdaq Composite sporting the most intense rebound after two months in the red. The Nasdaq fell 4.2% from January to mid-April, but is up nearly 6% since then.

Following are 10 stocks that helped propel the Nasdaq higher recently.

Dow Jones Kicks Off Short Week Sailing on U.S. Home Sales' High and These Stories

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped Friday after new home sales in the United States surged to a three-and-a-half-year high. The S&P 500 closed above 1,900 for the first time ever.

Here’s what you should know in Dow Jones and other market news make your Tuesday profitable...

What the Dow Jones Industrial Average Did Today

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped after new home sales surged in the U.S. to a 3.5-year high.

Check out the scorecard from today, as well as the top market stories.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average Is Up on Home Sales and These Top Stories

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained Thursday on positive news in the housing market. Data from the National Association of Realtors indicated a 1.3% increase in home sales in April. This is the first increase of the year.

Also contributing to the Dow's rise were abating concerns about the Chinese manufacturing sector.

Here are closing numbers for U.S. markets, and the top stories from today…

The Dow Jones Industrial Average Jumps Triple Digits on These Top Stories

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped triple digits after no surprises emerged from the Federal Reserve's April meeting minutes. Here are today's closing numbers:

DOW: 16,533.06, +158.75 points
S&P 500: 1,888.03, +15.2 points
NASDAQ: 4,131.54, 34.65 points

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

Dow Jones Industrial Average Slumps Today on Poor Retail Earnings

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeted more than 100 points on Tuesday after a sharp selloff in retail stocks rattled the markets.

Here are today's closing numbers:

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

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