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FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2011 file photo, American flags fly in front of the New York Stock Exchange, in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

S&P 500 ekes out record high as earnings roll in

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market eked out a record high Wednesday, as investors weighed positive earnings from the technology industry against disappointing news from Boeing and other companies. Biotechnology stocks were among the […]

07/23/2014

A Wall Street street sign near the New York Stock Exchange, in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

Jet downing, weak earnings rattle stock market

Stocks are closing sharply lower as traders worried about an escalation of tensions between Russia and the West following the downing of a passenger plane in eastern Ukraine. Traders were also unsettled by poor corporate […]

07/17/2014

FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2011 file photo, American flags fly in front of the New York Stock Exchange, in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

US stocks mostly down as investors digest earnings

The Federal Reserve’s latest take on the U.S. economy put many investors into sell mode Tuesday, sending stocks mostly lower after a brief upward turn early in the day. Fed Chair Janet Yellen, speaking before […]

07/15/2014

FILE - This April 22, 2010, file photo, shows a Wall Street sign in front of the New York Stock Exchange. Global stock markets mostly inched higher Monday, June 30, 2014, as investors prepared for a busy week of economic news that will give new clues about the strength of the global recovery. Wall Street was set for a tepid session. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

US stocks end lower after bank scare in Europe

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are ending lower as fears about the health of a European bank weigh on the market. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 70 points, or 0.4 percent, to finish […]

07/10/2014

A street sign for Wall Street outside the New York Stock Exchange in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

Stocks slip, pulling Dow back near 17,000

NEW YORK (AP) — After pushing stocks to records last week, investors turned cautious on Monday ahead of a batch of corporate earnings reports. The Dow Jones industrial average ended almost 50 points lower after […]

07/07/2014

The New York Stock Exchange in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

Stocks edge higher; CBS gains on US court ruling

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are edging higher after investors set aside a pair of weak reports on the economy. The government reported that the U.S. economy shrank at annual rate of 2.9 percent […]

06/25/2014

An entrance to a Wall Street subway station in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

Late recovery gives S&P 500 another record close

Investors remained in a record-setting mood Thursday. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index closed at an all-time high for the second time in two days and notched its fifth gain in five days. The Dow […]

06/19/2014

A sign for Wall Street is shown near the New York Stock Exchange. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

US stocks drift higher in afternoon trading

Major stock indexes were hovering between small gains and losses in afternoon trading Monday. Investors monitored the crisis in Iraq, but took note of a couple of headline-grabbing corporate deals, as well as a positive […]

06/16/2014

A specialist works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Dow and S&P 500 index close at record levels

The Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor’s 500 index are closing at record highs Monday as investors regain their appetite for riskier stocks. Twitter was one of the big gainers, rising $1.89, or […]

05/12/2014

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The diving Dow

Why January 2014 was such a bad month for your portfolio and what is expected into February. Money 101 host Bob McCormick talks with Ken Winans of Winans Investments and Gabe Wisdom of American Money […]

02/03/2014

Trader Richard Newman works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

S&P 500 finishes above all-time closing high

NEW YORK (AP) — It was a stock market squeaker. After piercing its all-time high in early trading, then yo-yoing below and above that level several times during the day, the Standard and Poor’s 500 […]

01/15/2014

Stocks down

Three reasons not to panic about the market — yet

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks dropping across the globe. Six weeks of gains wiped out in the U.S. The biggest drop in the Dow Jones industrial average in 1 ½ years. It’s easy to give […]

06/20/2013