Topic: Dow Jones Industrial Average
Stocks get a boost from an increase in pending home sales. With only two full trading sessions left in 2011, stocks are struggling to finish in positive territory.
12/29/2011 12:59 pm
With the housing market and auto sales showing some signs of life, pundits predict a better economy for 2012. But the ripple from a European downturn could erode the economic pace in the US.
12/25/2011 10:00 am
Stocks rise modestly in the slowest trading day of the year. Stocks on the S&P 500 gain 11 points, pushing the index 8 points above its open at the beginning of the year.
12/23/2011 05:14 pm
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.
12/22/2011 12:02 am
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
12/20/2011 05:24 pm
The Dow lost 200 points to close at 11766. Bank of America plunged 4 percent; other big banks also faltered.
12/19/2011 06:15 pm
After an early rally, the Dow fell 2.42 points Friday to close at 11866 as worries resurfaced about a breakup of the Euro
12/16/2011 05:24 pm
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.
12/13/2011 05:05 pm
Stocks calmed down after Monday's big declines. Stocks on the Dow gained 69 points by noon Tuesday.
12/13/2011 01:15 pm
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.
12/12/2011 04:59 pm