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Wall Street tumbles as ECB discord stirs broad fears

Stocks tumbled more than 2 percent on Friday after the top German official at the European Central Bank resigned in protest of the bank's bond-buying program, which has been a major tool in fighting the region's debt crisis.

Sep 10, 2011, 08:43 AM IST

US stocks drop over 2% amid Europe sell-off

US stocks dropped sharply in midday trading on Friday, amid worries over Europe's debt crisis and skepticism over whether President Barack Obama's job-creation plan can pass Congress.

Sep 10, 2011, 00:17 AM IST

Wall Street rebounds as concerns ease over Europe

Stocks rose on Wednesday, reversing three days of losses on hopes the European debt crisis might ease after Germany's top court smoothed the way for Berlin's participation in bailout packages.

Sep 07, 2011, 22:45 PM IST

Wall Street sinks as US economy adds zero Jobs in Aug; first time since WWII

Stocks tumbled 2 percent on Friday after data showing zero jobs growth in August brought investors face-to-face with the prospect of another recession.

Sep 03, 2011, 08:41 AM IST

Wall Street falls on payroll fears; Netflix off late

Wall Street's four-day rally ground to a halt on Thursday, with major indexes falling 1 percent on caution ahead of a key labor market report expected to underscore fears the economy is headed for another recession.

Sep 02, 2011, 08:48 AM IST

Wall Street ends worst month in year on upbeat note

Stocks closed out the worst month in more than a year on an up note on Wednesday, with sharp gains in the last several days still not enough to repair the damage from a US redit downgrade and fears of a slide back into recession.

Sep 01, 2011, 08:51 AM IST

Wall Street gains as Fed minutes boost stimulus bets

Stocks rose for a third straight day on Tuesday in a volatile session, after minutes from the latest Federal Reserve meeting boosted expectations the US central bank will act again to stimulate the economy.

Aug 31, 2011, 08:42 AM IST

NSE records first-day turnover of Rs 122 cr for US indices

The country's top bourse NSE on Monday began trading of two leading US stock indices, with a first-day turnover of Rs 122 crore and also announced cash incentives for enhancing the trading volumes of these indices.

Aug 29, 2011, 19:10 PM IST

US stock futures drift a day after Dow jumps 322 points

Stock futures are headed slightly lower Wednesday, the morning after the Dow Jones industrial average jumped 322 points.

Aug 24, 2011, 19:38 PM IST

Wall Street sinks for fourth straight week

Wall Street ended a fourth week of losses on a down note on Friday as most buyers left the market before the weekend on growing fears of another US recession and destabilization in Europe's financial system.

Aug 20, 2011, 08:51 AM IST

Beaten-down Wall Street slammed by recession fears

Rising fears of another recession hammered US stocks on Thursday, sending major averages sharply lower in a return to the extreme fluctuations investors endured a week ago.

Aug 19, 2011, 08:47 AM IST

Wall Street snaps three-day rally

Wall Street ended a choppy session in the red after three straight gains as comments from German and French leaders failed to ease market concerns over European debt woes, Xinhua reported.

Aug 17, 2011, 09:39 AM IST

Wild week on Wall Street ends with subdued gains

After one of the most volatile weeks in memory, US stocks ended higher on Friday in a tentative sign that the worst of the selling may be over.

Aug 13, 2011, 09:23 AM IST

Dow plummets 600 points over US credit rating downgrade

Wall Street reflected widespread anxiety over the US economy's health, with the Dow Jones industrial average plummeting over 600 points on the week's first trading day after Standard and Poor's unprecedented downgrade of the US credit rating.

Aug 09, 2011, 10:06 AM IST

Wall Street suffers worst selloff in two years

Investors fled Wall Street in the worst stock-market selloff since the middle of the financial crisis in early 2009 in what has turned into a full-fledged correction.

Aug 05, 2011, 09:10 AM IST

Wall Street extends recent slide, down 2%

Investors fled stocks on Thursday, putting the S&P 500 into correction territory, on escalating worries about the US economy and Europe.

Aug 04, 2011, 23:56 PM IST

S&P 500 and Dow Jones both fall 3%

The S&P 500 and Dow both fell more than 3 percent on Thursday, with investors worried about the outlook for the US economy and the debt crisis in Europe.

Aug 04, 2011, 22:15 PM IST

Wall Street ends worst week in year on debt stalemate

Stocks ended the worst week in a year as time runs out on Washington to reach agreement before the government loses its ability to borrow money.

Jul 30, 2011, 09:27 AM IST

Deadlock, durables, dismal earnings hit Wall Street

Wall Street suffered its worst day in eight weeks on Wednesday, hit by weak earnings, lackluster economic data and no movement in Washington talks as the deadline for a US default looms.

Jul 28, 2011, 09:14 AM IST

Dow Jones CEO, Murdoch lieutenant Hinton quits

Les Hinton, the top executive of Rupert Murdoch's Dow Jones & Co, resigned on Friday after becoming a target of criticism for the phone-hacking scandal that occurred when he oversaw News Corp's British newspapers.

Jul 16, 2011, 09:15 AM IST