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Dow Drops 195, Nasdaq Rises 14, S&P Dips 4

Wall Street ended mixed Thursday in an uneven start for December. The S&P 500 closed 0.1% lower after drifting modestly higher and lower for much of the day. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.6% and the Nasdaq composite edged up 0.1%.

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Dow Surges 737, Nasdaq Climbs 484, S&P Rises 122

Stocks rallied Wednesday after the Fed chair signaled a slowdown in rate hikes. Stocks roared higher following Powell’s midafternoon remarks. The S&P 500 rose 3.1%, snapping a three-day losing streak. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 2.2% and the Nasdaq composite climbed 4.4%.

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Dow Adds 3, Nasdaq Drops 66, S&P Slips 6

Wall Street ended an uneven day of trading on Tuesday with mixed results. The S&P 500 slipped 0.2%, its third straight drop. The tech-heavy Nasdaq composite fell 0.6%, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average ended just barely in the green and small-company stocks rose.

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Dow Drops 498, Nasdaq Loses 177, S&P Falls 62

U.S. stock indexes fell Monday as lockdown protests spread in China. The S&P 500 fell 1.5%, clawing back all of the benchmark index’s gains from last week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average finished 1.4% lower, while the Nasdaq composite slid 1.6%.

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Dow Gains 96, Nasdaq Adds 111, S&P Rises 24

Stocks gained ground on Wall Street Wednesday ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday. The S&P 500 rose 0.6%, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.3%. The Nasdaq composite closed 1% higher.

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Dow Gains 398, Nasdaq Climbs 150, S&P Rises 54

US stocks rose Tuesday as strong earnings sent retailers higher. The S&P 500 rose 1.4%, more than making up for its losses last week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1.2% and the Nasdaq composite gained 1.4%.

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Dow Slips 45, Nasdaq Slides 122,S&P Falls 15

Stocks ended lower on Wall Street Monday as tech issues weighed down Nasdaq. The S&P 500 fell 0.4% and the tech-heavy Nasdaq composite dropped 1.1%. The Dow Jones Industrial Average held up better, ending down just 0.1%

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Dow Drops 8, Nasdaq Loses 39, S&P Falls 12

Stocks fell Thursday as the Fed signaled that rates need to go still higher. The S&P 500 fell 0.3%, with retailers and banks among the biggest weights on the benchmark index. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped less than 0.1%, while the Nasdaq composite closed 0.3% lower.

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Dow Slides 39, Nasdaq Drops 175, S&P Falls 33

Wall Street slipped Wednesday as Target stumbled and weighed on retailers. The S&P 500 fell 0.8%, wiping out most of its gains from a day earlier. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.1% and the Nasdaq lost 1.5%.

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Dow Up 56, Nasdaq Climbs 162, S&P Adds 34

Stocks rose on cooling inflation data Tuesday after an up-and-down day. The Dow Jones Industrial Average veered from a gain of 450 points to a loss of 216 before closing at 33,592.92, up 56.22 points, or 0.2%. The Nasdaq composite led the market with a gain of 1.4%, or 162.19 points, to close at 11,358.41.

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Dow Drops 211, Nasdaq Falls 127, S&P Slips 36

Wall Street slipped Monday and gave back some of last week’s big gains. The losses followed Wall Street’s best week since June, when the S&P 500 surged 5.9% after encouraging data on inflation sparked speculation the Federal Reserve may ease up on its fusillade of interest-rate hikes meant to get prices under control. Such rate hikes have raised worries about a possible recession, while also dragging down prices for stocks, bonds and cryptocurrencies.

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Dow Rockets 1,201, Nasdaq Soars 761, S&P Climbs 208

Wall Street surged Thursday on news of cooling inflation. The S&P 500 surged 5.5%, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average leaped 1,200 points and the Nasdaq composite packed what could be a year’s worth of gains into one day by roaring 7.4% higher.

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Dow Falls 647, Nasdaq Tumbles 263, S&P Drops 80

Wall Street was a washout Wednesday as stocks tumbled and crypto dove further. Several sources of disappointment were behind the drops. Worries rose about possible spillovers into other markets from the crypto industry’s latest crisis of confidence, where prices are plunging again, while a batch of sour profit reports from big-name companies like The Walt Disney Co. also hurt stocks. There’s also still uncertainty about whether Tuesday’s elections will result in a Congress that would prevent the kinds of sweeping economic changes that make Wall Street nervous

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Dow Climbs 334, Nasdaq Gains 52, S&P Rises 21

Wall Street Rose Tuesday for the third consecutive day ahead of election results and inflation data.

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Dow Rises 424, Nasdaq Climbs 89, S&P Adds 36

Wall Street climbed Monday, ahead of Election Day. The S&P 500 rose 1%, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 1.3% and the Nasdaq composite added 0.9%.

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Dow Rises 402, Nasdaq Climbs 132 S&P Adds 51

The S&P 500 climbed 1.4% after seeing an even bigger rally from the morning disappear completely, only to recover at the end of the day. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1.3% after veering from a gain of 610 points to a loss of 62, while the Nasdaq composite added 1.3%.

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Dow Loses 147, Nasdaq Slides 182, S&P Falls 40

Stocks ended lower Thursday as the fed continues to fight inflation. The S&P 500 fell 1.1%, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 0.5%. The tech-heavy Nasdaq composite closed 1.7% lower. The declines extended the major indexes’ losing streak to a fourth day. They’re each on pace for a weekly loss.

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Dow Loses 505, Nasdaq Slides 366, S&P Falls 96

Stocks fell Wednesday after the Fed says it’s too soon to pause rate hikes. The S&P 500 fell 2.5%, its third straight drop. It had been up by 1% earlier. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 1.5% and the Nasdaq composite slid 3.4%.

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Dow Drops 80, Nasdaq Slides 97, S&P Falls 16

Stocks ended lower Tuesday as hot jobs data signaled an aggressive Fed. The S&P 500 fell 0.4% after having been up as much as 1% shortly after trading opened. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.2% and the Nasdaq composite dropped 0.9%.

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Dow Drops 129, Nasdaq Falls 114, S&P Slips 29

Stocks slipped Monday, but still ended up with big gains for October. The S&P 500, the benchmark for many index funds, notched an 8% gain for the month, it’s first monthly gain since July. The Nasdaq composite rose 3.9% in October, also marking its first monthly gain in three months. The Dow rose 14% in the month. The Dow tracks just 30 blue chip companies, far fewer than other indexes, and can have bigger swings than broader indicators like the S&P 500.

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Dow Soars 829, Nasdaq Rises 310, S&P Adds 94

A Wall Street rally on Friday marked the first weekly win streak since summer. The S&P 500 rose 2.5% and posted its first back-to-back weekly gains since August. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 2.6% and the tech-heavy Nasdaq composite climbed 2.9%. Smaller company stocks also gained ground, lifting the Russell 2000 index by 2.3%.

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Dow Rises 194, Nasdaq Falls 178, S&P Drops 23

U.S. stock indexes ended mixed Thursday as the Facebook parent company’s third quarter results slumped. The S&P 500 fell 0.6%, with about 44% of stocks within the benchmark index losing ground. The tech-heavy Nasdaq fell 1.6%, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.6%.

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Dow Rises 3, Nasdaq Falls 228, S&P Drops 29

Stocks ended mixed on Wall Streeton Wednesday amid weak tech earnings reports. The S&P 500 fell 0.7% after shedding an early gain, while the tech-heavy Nasdaq composite dropped 2%. The lower finish ended a three-day winning streak for both indexes.

Dow Adds 337, Nasdaq Gains 247, S&P Rises 62

Stocks ended higher on Wall Street Tuesday as earnings began rolling in. The S&P 500 rose 1.6%, with roughly 90% of stocks in the index notching gains. The benchmark index hadn’t been able to string together more than two gains in a row since mid-September.

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Dow Gains 417, Nasdaq Rises 93, S&P Climbs 45

U.S. stocks marched higher Monday ahead of a tech-heavy earnings week.

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Dow Climbs 749, Nasdaq Adds 245, S&P Rises 87

Stocks ended higher on Wall Street, notching weekly gains. The S&P 500 rose 2.4% and notched its biggest weekly gain since June. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 2.5% and the Nasdaq composite ended 2.3% higher.

Dow Loses 90, Nasdaq Drops 66, S&P Falls 29

Stocks gave up an early gain and closed lower on Wall Street Thursday. The S&P 500 fell 0.8%. Nearly three-fourths of the stocks in the benchmark index closed in the red, with retailers, banks and industrial companies among the biggest weights. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 0.3% and the Nasdaq composite fell 0.6%. Small company stocks fell more than the broader market, pulling the Russell 2000 index 1.2% lower.

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Dow Loses 100, Nasdaq Drops 92, S&P Falls 25

Stocks lost ground Wednesday as more earnings rolled in; yields rose. Major indexes rose in the early going, but their gains faded fast. The S&P 500 fell 0.7%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 0.3% and the Nasdaq composite ended 0.9% lower. Small companies fell more than the rest of the market, sending the Russell 2000 index 1.7% lower.

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Dow Adds 338, Nasdaq Gains 97, S&P Rises 42

Stocks climbed on Wall Street Tuesday as investors focused on earnings. The S&P 500 rose 1.1%, with roughly 90% of the stocks in the benchmark index notching gains. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1.1% and the Nasdaq composite ended 0.9% higher.

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Dow Gains 550, Nasdaq Adds 354, S&P Rises 95

Stocks rallied on Wall Street Monday in the market’s latest volatile move. The S&P 500 climbed 2.6%, more than recovering the ground it lost in a sell-off Friday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1.9% and the Nasdaq composite added 3.4%.

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Dow Soars 828, Nasdaq Climbs 232, S&P Rises 93

Stocks mounted their biggest comeback in years on Thursday. The S&P 500 jumped to a gain of 2.6%, a stunning reversal after earlier being down as much as 2.4% and touching its lowest level in nearly two years. The Dow Jones Industrial Average swung more than 1,500 points from its low to its high. The turnarounds were the biggest for each index since March 2020.

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Dow Drops 28, Nasdaq Slips 9, S&P Falls 12

A late slide sentWall Street lower in more uncertain trading Wednesday. The S&P 500 ended 0.3% lower, its sixth consecutive loss. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Nasdaq composite each slipped 0.1%.

Dow Adds 36, Nasdaq Drops 116, S&P Falls 24

Wall Street ended mostly lower Tuesday after another volatile day.

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Dow Drops 630, Nasdaq Loses 420, S&P Falls 105

Stocks lost more ground on fears a recession may be looming. The S&P 500 ended 2.8% lower after briefly dropping 3.3% as traders weighed a government report showing employers hired more workers last month than economists expected. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 2.1% and the Nasdaq composite lost 3.8%.

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Dow Drops 347, Nasdaq Slides 75, S&P Falls 39

Stocks closed lower again on Wall Street Thursday, but still are up for the week. The S&P 500 fell 1% after having been up 0.4% in the early going. The selling was widespread, with roughly 80% of the stocks in the S&P 500 ending in the red. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 1.1%, while the Nasdaq composite lost 0.7%. The Russell 2000 index of smaller company stocks closed 0.6% lower.

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Dow Slips 42, Nasdaq Slides 28, S&P Drops 8

Wall Street’s rally ran out of gas Wednesday, leaving indexes lower. The S&P 500 ended 0.2% lower after having veered between a low of 1.8% and a high of 0.4%. The benchmark index was coming off its best two-day rally since the spring of 2020. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 0.1% and the Nasdaq composite fell 0.2%. The Russell 2000 index of small company stock closed 0.7% lower.

 

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Dow Soars 825, Nasdaq Rises 361, S&P Rises 113

Stocks rose in an extended rally Tuesday, clawing back more ground. The S&P 500 rose 3.1%, its best day since May 2020, as all but five of the stocks in the index notched gains. The benchmark index has been rallying since hitting its lowest point of the year on Friday to close out a September slump.

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Dow Gains 765, Nasdaq Rises 240, S&P Climbs 93

Wall Street soared to best day since summer on Monday. The S&P 500’s leap of 2.6% was its biggest since July, the latest swing for a scattershot market that’s been mostly falling this year on worries about a possible global recession. Wall Street’s main measure of health was coming off its worst month since the coronavirus crashed markets in early 2020 and is still down nearly 23% for the year.

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Dow Drops 500, Nasdaq Slides 162, S&P Falls 55

Stocks ended September down 9.3%, the worst month since March 2020. The main reason financial markets continue to struggle is fear about a possible recession, as interest rates soar in hopes of beating down the high inflation that’s swept the world.

Dow Loses 458, Nasdaq Slides 314, S&P Falls 79

Wall Street dropped back to it lowest point since 2020 as fear returned Thursday. The S&P 500 fell 2.1%, reaching its lowest level since late 2020. The washout erased the index’s gains in a big rally the day before. That’s when forceful moves by the Bank of England to get suddenly spiking U.K. yields under control led to a global burst of relief among investors.