Topic: NASDAQ Composite Index

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  • Apple, Greece pull Dow to worst 2012 showing

    The Dow slid 97 points to close at 12780 as Greece slogged though bailout negotiations and Apple stock zigzagged wildly.

  • Stocks rally as Greek debt talks show signs of life

    After losing for most of the day, the Dow rallied to close up four points at 12878 on late reports that suggested the unraveling Greek debt talks might be saved after all.

  • Stocks endure worst drop of 2012

    Stocks fall on worries over roadblock to an agreement on Greece's sovereign debt, marking the first losing week for stocks in 2012. Dow falls 89 points, S&P falls 9 points.

  • Stocks rally as Greek debt deal draws near

    After falling as much as 60 points earlier in the day, the Dow closed up 5 points, at 12883 Wednesday as Greece appeared to close in on the cost-cutting deal it needs to keep from defaulting on its national debt.

  • Stocks fall as Greek debt talks drag

    The Dow fell 17 points to close at 12845 as talks dragged on between Greek political leaders over a fresh cost-cutting package required for the country to get more bailout loans.

  • Stock market: Futures slide on Greek indecision

    Stock market looks to open lower as emergency talks fail to produce Greek rescue package. A disorderly Greek default could send shock waves through the stock market. 

  • Jobs report boosts Dow to four-year high

    A drop in the unemployment rate to its lowest in three years propelled the Dow Jones industrial average Friday to its highest close since before the 2008 financial crisis.  The Dow jumped 156 points to close at 12862.

  • Dow, S&P have best start in 15 years

    The Dow Jones industrial average rose 3.4 percent in January and the Standard & Poor 500 gained 4.4 percent, the best performances for both indexes to open a year since 1997.

  • World markets rattled, but Dow only down six

    The wait for an expected deal between Greece and its creditors hurt financial markets around the world, but US stocks only dropped slightly. The Dow lost 6 points to close at 12653 after being down as much as 131 points earlier Monday.

  • Stocks lowered by mixed economic data

     A brief morning rally pushed the Dow Jones industrial average above its highest closing price since the financial crisis, the Dow closed down 22 points at 12734. 

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