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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 17Stocks rise worldwide, lifted by hopes for virus progress
Stocks are rising Friday as investors latch onto strands of hope about progress in the fight against the coronavirus.
Economy Apr 02Wall Street rises as higher oil prices revive energy stocks
Stocks rose on Wall Street Thursday, largely due to gains for energy companies, after the price of oil bounced further off its lowest level in 18 years.
Economy Apr 01Stocks slide worldwide as coronavirus infections keep soaring
Treasury yields sank as investors moved into safer investments. Stocks worldwide fell following a weak reading on Japanese business sentiment and after big British banks cut their dividends to preserve cash. …