Tech stocks fall after software giant Oracle says it's struggling to close deals. IBM and other tech stocks fall, too, while broader market is flat.
The Dow jumped 337 points to close at 12103 as good news from Europe combined with a surprisingly strong report on US housing sent stocks soaring through their best day of the month
The Dow lost 200 points to close at 11766. Bank of America plunged 4 percent; other big banks also faltered.
Stock market futures in US edge up as tensions ease over Kim Jong Il's passing. Asia markets close lower, but stock market in Germany, Britain, and France recover.
After an early rally, the Dow fell 2.42 points Friday to close at 11866 as worries resurfaced about a breakup of the Euro
Equity mutual funds lost a net $16.1 billion in November. Foreign equity mutual funds lost $2.6 billion.
Stocks slid in late afternoon trading. The Dow lost 66 points Tuesday to close at 11954, after gaining as much as 126 points earlier. Stocks on the Nasdaq and S&P 500 also suffered losses.
Stocks calmed down after Monday's big declines. Stocks on the Dow gained 69 points by noon Tuesday.
Stock market falls sharply, with the Dow losing 162 points, after two big ratings agencies said the fiscal pact between European leaders would make little difference in solving the region's debt problems. Intel's lower fourth-quarter guidance dragged the stock market down further.
The Dow gained 186 points to close at 12184 Friday after a deal to forge stronger ties between most of Europe's economies sent stocks sharply higher