As we close out the first half of 2014, its time to take a look back at the year-to-date U.S. stock market gainers and losers.
- U.S. Stock Market's Five Best and Worst Performers in 2014's First Half
- Dow Jones Industrial Average Slumps Today on Poor Retail Earnings
- Wall Street News: HD, TWTR, and LOCK Are Moving Markets Today
- Buy, Sell or Hold: Out of Staples (Nasdaq: SPLS)
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:
Wall Street news today, May 20, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up on Monday despite the fact that a megadeal between the world's leading drug companies fell through. Tech and small-cap stocks saw the strongest performances on the day.
Staples (Nasdaq: SPLS) has increased a whopping 40% this year, but Money Morning analyst David Mamos warns these gains are in danger.