NEW YORK — Stocks sank Monday as Wall Street worried that a budget fight in Washington could lead to something much worse for the economy_ a failure to raise the nation’s borrowing limit. It has become all but certain that the federal government will partially shut down for the first […]Read more ›
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The Dow fell sharply as big names like Home Depot and Johnson & Johnson sold off. The broader markets posted slimmer losses. Today’s Markets As of 2:20 p.m. ET, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 110 points, or 0.71%, to 15341, the S&P 500 dipped 7.5 points, or 0.44%, to […]Read more ›
NEW YORK – The Dow and S&P 500 hit record closing highs on Thursday, with the S&P 500 topping 1,700 after strong data on factory growth and as major central banks said they would keep monetary stimulus in place. Stocks were broadly higher, with all 10 S&P 500 sectors in […]Read more ›
Wall Street took heavy losses in choppy action as traders fretted about mounting financial instability in China and volatility in Treasury markets. Today’s Markets The Dow Jones Industrial Average slid 140 points, or 0.94%, to 14660, the S&P 500 dropped 19.3 points, or 1.2%, to 1573 and the Nasdaq Composite […]Read more ›
NEW YORK – Wall Street plummeted on Thursday in its second-straight selloff as concerns about the strength of the global economy, and a potential end to Fed bond purchases sent traders darting out of a broad swath of asset classes. Today’s Markets The Dow Jones Industrial Average skidded 354 points, […]Read more ›
Stocks are opening lower on Wall Street as a deal to rescue the Greek economy now looks much less certain than it had just one day ago. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 50 points to 12,765 shortly after the opening bell. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index was off […]Read more ›
Stocks moved sharply higher at the start of trading on Friday, as traders reacted positively to upbeat retail sales data. The major averages all showed strong moves to the upside after ending the previous session on opposite sides of the unchanged line. In the past few minutes, the major averages […]Read more ›