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August 14, 2019 - 3:23 pm
Stocks fell sharply today after the bond market raised another warning flag on the economy. The Dow Jones Industrial Average sank 800 points after the bond market flashed a warning sign about a possible recession for the first time since 2007. The yield on the 10-year Treasury briefly dropped below...
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August 07, 2019 - 4:17 pm
Jim Chesko reporting... A volatile day on Wall Street, with the major indexes falling sharply early in the session, but recovering pretty much all of those losses by the closing bell. The Dow Industrials, down about 590 points early on, finished just 22 points lower. Meanwhile, the Nasdaq Composite...
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July 25, 2019 - 3:47 pm
A day after a couple of indexes hit new highs, stocks retreated today. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 129 points, the Nasdaq Composite lost 83, and the S&P 500 fell 16. After the close, Amazon posted mixed quarterly results. Revenue of $63.4 billion slightly beat forecasts but per-...
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June 21, 2019 - 4:14 pm
Friday’s stock market action was relatively lackluster, with the Dow Industrials slipping 34 points and the other major indexes also in the red. But, with four days of gains before today, all of the indexes were up at least 2% for the week. After rallying yesterday, oil prices rose again today...
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June 11, 2019 - 4:13 pm
Stocks started in positive territory before the momentum fizzled out in the afternoon. The early strength was partly due to recent momentum on Wall Street, which saw the Dow close in the green for six straight sessions. That streak was snapped, though, with the Dow off around 14 points, the S&P...
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May 07, 2019 - 3:48 pm
An escalating showdown between the U.S. and China over trade sent shudders through the stock market, handing the S&P 500 is biggest loss since late March. Technology and industrial stocks, which do a lot of business with China and would stand to suffer greatly in a protracted trade war, led the...
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April 23, 2019 - 3:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — S&P 500 and Nasdaq indexes close at record highs, recovering all the ground they lost in a nosedive late last year. The market has risen sharply since bottoming out on Christmas Eve, driven by greater confidence in the economy and reassurances that the Federal Reserve is...
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April 17, 2019 - 4:37 pm
Stocks held to a narrow range and finished with very slight losses. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 3 points, the Nasdaq Composite eased 4, and the S&P 500 dipped 6. Shares of Textron rallied 4%. The plane and helicopter maker this morning reported better than expected first-quarter...
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April 11, 2019 - 4:20 pm
Jim Chesko reporting... Stocks held to a narrow range today and finished flat to slightly lower. The Dow Industrials dipped 14 points and the Nasdaq fell 16, while the S&P 500 was essentially unchanged. U.S. oil prices tumbled after the International Energy Agency said global oil supplies...
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April 05, 2019 - 4:19 pm
Jim Chesko reporting... Stocks closed out the week on a positive note, albeit with very narrow gains. The Dow Industrials added 40 points, the Nasdaq Composite rose 47 and the S&P 500 tacked on 13. For the week, the major indexes all rose 1.9% or better. U-S oil prices rebounded today, with the...
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