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Economy Feb 16The ‘GameStop effect’ on Wall Street isn’t over
The tools smaller-pocketed investors employed can be used again and again, if those smaller investors stay connected on social media forums and if regulators don't change the rules to hinder them.
Economy Feb 02It’s not just GameStop worrying Wall Street about a market bubble
Wall Street was always quick to justify recent record heights, even as the pandemic took its toll on people's health and the economy. But some of the market's recent, huge moves have become more difficult to explain.
Economy Jan 29GameStop soars, and Wall Street bends under the pressure
GameStop’s stock is back to the races Friday, and the overall U.S. market is down again, as the saga that’s captivated and confused Wall Street ramps up the drama.
Economy Jan 20Wall Street hits records amid profit reports, inauguration
U.S. stocks are rallying to records Wednesday on encouraging earnings reports and continued optimism that new leadership in Washington will mean more support for the struggling economy.
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.