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US stocks suffer worst loss in a month; Dow off 125

European debt flared again as a worry for Wall Street and drove stocks Wednesday to their worst loss in a month. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 125 points, and the price of gold plunged to its lowest level since January.

Apr 05, 2012, 09:08 AM IST

US stocks notch best first quarter in 14 years

For the first three months of the year, the Dow was up 8 percent and the S&P 12 percent, in each case the best start since the great bull market of the 1990s.

Mar 31, 2012, 09:54 AM IST

US stocks end day mixed after falling early

US stocks rallied to finish mixed Thursday after spending most of the day in the red. Investors were reminded that Europe has not solved its debt crisis and the US economy is far from healed.

Mar 30, 2012, 09:05 AM IST

US stocks fall on durable order report

US stocks ended lower Wednesday as investors found little reason to push stocks a step higher amid a disappointing durable order report.

Mar 29, 2012, 09:50 AM IST

US stocks fall as consumer confidence weakens

US stocks closed slightly lower, ending a day in which major indexes wavered between small gains and losses.

Mar 28, 2012, 09:13 AM IST

Big gain for US stocks after Bernanke remarks

US stocks leapt to multi-year highs and recorded one of their biggest gains of the year Monday after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke suggested that the economy still needs help to produce faster job growth.

Mar 27, 2012, 09:20 AM IST

Stocks rise after worst week so far in 2012

Benchmark S&P's 500 index, and the Nasdaq composite index all were trading higher.

Mar 27, 2012, 00:28 AM IST

US stocks edge up but global economic worries linger

US stocks eked out a small gain at the end of a rough week in which the market was weighed down by prospects of a global economic slowdown.

Mar 24, 2012, 09:25 AM IST

US stocks end lower on worries over China slowdown

The Dow Jones industrial average closed down 78.48 points, or 0.6 percent, at 13,046.14.

Mar 23, 2012, 10:23 AM IST

Worry about Chinese demand drives US stocks lower

US stocks closed lower Tuesday for only the second time in two weeks after two reports suggested an economic slowdown in China, where blistering growth over the past three years has helped sustain the global economic recovery.

Mar 21, 2012, 09:23 AM IST

US stocks end higher on positive jobs report

US stocks ended higher, Friday as investors embraced a positive non-farm payroll report.

Mar 10, 2012, 10:18 AM IST

Wall Street's not-so-super Tuesday: Dow posts worst drop this year

US Stocks suffered their biggest losses in three months Tuesday, the first hiccup in a strong and steady rally to start the year. Wall Street worried about the global economy and waited while Greece pressured the last investors to sign on for its bailout.

Mar 07, 2012, 09:22 AM IST

US stocks lower on China, Greece worries

US stocks fell Monday on worries over China's economic growth and whether Greece can entice enough private creditors to participate in its bond swap.

Mar 06, 2012, 09:02 AM IST

US stocks slip; Yelp jumps 64% after IPO

The stock market reached a couple of milestones this week — Dow 13,000 and Nasdaq 3,000 — but not much else.

Mar 03, 2012, 09:17 AM IST

Banks lead US stocks rally; Nasdaq nears 3,000

Banks dodged a big hit from the Greek debt crisis and rallied Thursday to lead the stock market higher. Strong retail sales and more encouraging news about the US job market also helped stocks rise.

Mar 02, 2012, 09:43 AM IST

US stocks up; Nasdaq hits 3,000 for first time since 2000

The Standard & Poor's 500 index is up 4.9 percent this month. It hasn't gained that much in a February since 1998.

Feb 29, 2012, 22:47 PM IST

US stocks flat as Europe debt fears linger

US stocks ended flat, Monday as positive US housing sales data offset the lingering European debt concerns, Xinhua reported.

Feb 28, 2012, 09:16 AM IST

Wall Street rises, nearing 4-year highs

Wall Street stocks rose on Thursday after data showed the US labor market remained on the mend, but the market stalled as it approached highs not seen since before the 2008 collapse of Lehman Brothers.

Feb 24, 2012, 09:27 AM IST

Wall Street opens slightly lower

Stocks were little changed on Wednesday as an encouraging US housing report offset soft euro zone data, while the S&P 500 struggled to break through a high not seen since last May.

Feb 22, 2012, 22:10 PM IST

Wall Street loses steam after Dow crosses 13,000

US stocks ended little changed on Tuesday, paring gains after the Dow topped 13,000 for the first time since May 2008, and as higher oil prices damped prospects for the economy.

Feb 22, 2012, 09:19 AM IST