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Economy Jan 08Wall Street drifts near records following weak jobs report
The Dow Jones Industrial Average was swinging between gains and losses and was down 20 points, or 0.1%, at 31,020, as of 12:15 p.m. Eastern time, and the Nasdaq composite was 0.8% higher. All the major U.S. stock indexes set…
Economy Oct 28S&P 500 sinks 3.5 percent as surging virus cases threaten shutdowns
The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 943 points Wednesday as surging coronavirus cases in the U.S. and Europe threaten more business shutdowns and pain for the economy.
Economy Oct 26U.S. stocks tumble toward worst day in a month amid virus woes
Stocks of companies that need the virus to abate and the economy to return to normal had some of the sharpest losses on Wall Street. Stocks also weakened across much of Europe and Asia.
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.