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  • Stocks soar, led by gains in technology

    Stocks rose sharply on Wall Street Wednesday, pushing the Standard & Poor's 500 index and Dow Jones industrial average to record highs. Technology stocks surged after network communication company Adtran reported earnings that were double what Wall Street analysts expected.

  • Stocks drift lower to start week

    Stocks dropped on Wall Street Monday, and trading volume was light. With major stock indexes near record highs, many think that the stock market's six-week rally is ready for a pause.

  • Stocks drop on weak Apple sales

    Stocks fell on Wall Street Thursday after the tech giant Apple warned of weaker sales. Airline stocks were mostly higher, despite rising fuel costs.

  • Stocks rise on fiscal cliff hopes

    Stocks closed mostly higher on Wall Street Wednesday as traders grew more hopeful that a budget deal will be reached in Washington. Rising stocks narrowly outnumbered falling ones on the New York Stock Exchange.

  • Stocks climb after jobless claims report

    A better-than-expected jobless claims report pushed stocks higher Thursday. The major stock market indexes have climbed steadily higher to start October.

  • Stocks fall amid discouraging economic reports

    The Dow fell 156 points to close at 12442 – the index's 11th loss in 12 days – after a pair of discouraging economic reports unnerved investors already worried about a possible exit from the euro by Greece.

  • Apple surge lifts Nasdaq 2 percent

    The Nasdaq composite index shot 2 percent higher Wednesday, powered by a surge in Apple. The Dow gained 89 points to close at 13090 on an all-around good day for US stocks.

  • Sagging consumer confidence lowers stocks

    The Dow fell 43 points to close at 13197 Tuesday as weak readings on consumer confidence gave investors little reason to extend the recent rally.

  • Stocks down amid falling Chinese demand

    The Dow dropped 68 points to close at 13170 Tuesday after two reports suggested an economic slowdown in China.

  • Dow jumps 218 on market's biggest 2012 day

    Bank stocks led the market to its biggest single day gain of 2012. The Dow rose 218 points to close at 13177, its highest close since 2007.

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