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

No October jinx this time for the stock market

NEW YORK (AP) — October, with its history of big crashes on Wall Street, didn’t scare off investors this time. To the contrary, the stock market seemed unstoppable. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index closed […]

10/31/2013

A board on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shows the record closing number for the Dow Jones industrial average. Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013.  (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Dow closes at a record high as Fed meeting begins

NEW YORK (AP) — Investors drove the Dow Jones industrial average to an all-time high Tuesday on expectations that the Federal Reserve will keep its economic stimulus program in place. The Dow rose 111.42 points, […]

10/29/2013

A Wall Street sign is seen at an entrance to the New York Stock Exchange. (AP Photo/Richard Drew,)

S&P 500 makes small gain to log another record

NEW YORK (AP) — The Standard & Poor’s 500 index notched another record close on Monday by a tiny margin as good news from J.C. Penney helped offset disappointing earnings from several U.S. companies. J.C. […]

10/28/2013

Trader Randy Biller works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

S&P 500 ekes out a small gain to set a new record

NEW YORK (AP) — The Standard & Poor’s 500 index eked out the smallest of gains to set a record high Monday as investors assessed third-quarter earnings news. Earnings will hold investors’ attention this week […]

10/21/2013

Specialist Fabian Caceres works  on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Monday, Oct. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Stocks fall as government shutdown drags on

NEW YORK (AP) — Investors sent the Standard & Poor’s 500 index to its lowest close in a month Monday as few signs emerged of a deal to end the U.S. government shutdown and raise […]

10/07/2013

Chobani Greek Yogurt (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)

Chobani says mold in yogurt does not carry disease

WASHINGTON (AP) — Yogurt maker Chobani said Friday that the mold that triggered a recall of some of its Greek yogurt cups this week is not associated with foodborne illnesses like salmonella or E. coli. […]

09/06/2013

Facebook founder, Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, center, rings the Nasdaq opening bell from Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. on May 18, 2012. (AP Photo/Nasdaq via Facebook, Zef Nikolla, File)

Facebook passes $38 initial public offering price

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook has found redemption in the form of a soaring stock price. On Wednesday, the share price of the world’s most populous social network —and human data repository— briefly crept past […]

07/31/2013

A Wendy's single with cheese large combo meal at a Wendy's restaurant in Mt. Lebanon, Pa. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Stocks trade flat after mixed earnings results

NEW YORK (AP) — A mix of good and bad quarterly earnings news from big U.S. companies kept the stock market flipping between small gains and losses in midday trading Tuesday. Wendy’s and United Technologies […]

07/23/2013

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Stock market rises back into record territory

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market marched back into record territory as investors seized on the latest encouraging news about the economy. On Tuesday, it was a report on the health of small businesses. […]

05/14/2013

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As the Dow breaks 15,000, is it too late to buy?

NEW YORK (AP) — Are stocks worth buying now? With the Dow Jones industrial average breaking through 15,000, it’s natural to worry that stocks have gone up too far. But higher priced stocks aren’t necessarily […]

05/05/2013

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