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Economy Oct 06Stocks drop after President Trump calls off stimulus talks
Stocks dropped on Wall Street Tuesday after President Donald Trump ordered a stop to negotiations with Democrats over another round of aid for the economy until after the election.
Economy Sep 11Tech falters again as Wall Street ends worst week in months
The S&P 500 rose 0.1%, but only after a roller-coaster day where a gain of 0.9% gave way to a loss of 0.9%.
Economy Aug 18S&P 500 closes at a record, erasing last of pandemic losses
Wall Street clawed back the last of the historic, frenzied losses unleashed by the coronavirus, as the S&P 500 closed at an all-time high Tuesday.
Economy Jun 11Dow sinks 1,800 as virus cases rise, deflating optimism
The Dow Jones industrials lost more than 1,800 points, nearly 7%, as increases in coronavirus cases deflated optimism that the economy could recover quickly from its worst crisis in decades.
Economy Apr 24Stocks push higher on Wall Street following tumultuous week
Stocks are pushing higher in afternoon trading Friday as Wall Street nears the end of its tumultuous week.
Economy Apr 21Oil prices keep crumbling, stocks around the world tumble
Stocks are falling in afternoon trading on Wall Street and the collapse in oil prices is deepening as the economic carnage caused by the coronavirus pandemic turns markets upside down.
Economy Apr 20Oil price goes negative as demand collapses
A barrel of benchmark U.S. oil for May delivery fell to negative $3.70 per barrel.
Economy Apr 17Hope finds a foothold on Wall Street, stocks rally worldwide
U.S. stocks joined a worldwide rally and closed out their first back-to-back weekly gain since the market began selling off two months ago.
Economy Apr 09Federal action leads Wall Street to cap best week since 1974
Wall Street closed out its best week in 45 years on Thursday after the Federal Reserve launched its latest titanic effort to support the economy through the coronavirus outbreak. The central bank announced programs to provide up to $2.3 trillion…
Economy Apr 07Wall Street’s rally fizzles as oil prices suddenly plunge
A big rally on Wall Street is losing steam in afternoon trading Tuesday, undercut in part by another plunge in the price of oil.