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2 years 1 month ago

Dow surges over 200 points

NEW YORK (AP) -- An early 200-point charge turned the Dow Jones industrial average positive for the year following a dismal stretch in May. The Dow surged 211 points to 12,340 shortly after noon Eastern. That's an increase of 1.7 percent. All 30 Dow stocks were higher, led...

2 years 1 month ago

Stocks open the week higher

U.S. stocks are opening higher as calm returns to global markets after a spasm of fearful selling last week. The Dow Jones industrial average rose modestly in early trading Monday, starting from its lowest opening value since December. Bond investors appeared less concerned about the finances of some...

2 years 10 months ago

US stocks slide as Greek debt worries grow

NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks are tumbling as investors worry that Greece won't qualify for a new installment of emergency funds in time to avoid defaulting on its debt. Investors also appear pessimistic about a Federal Reserve policy decision expected Wednesday. The Fed has hinted it might take new...

2 years 11 months ago

July jobs data could heighten Wall Street jitters

WASHINGTON (AP) - Investors seeking reason for optimism after the worst stock-market sell-off since the 2008 financial crisis probably won't find it in Friday's July jobs report. Economists forecast that employers added only 90,000 jobs last month and that the unemployment rate was unchanged at 9.2 percent, according to...

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