Topic: Dow Jones Industrial Average
Obama, Bernanke, and Geithner meet as investors worry that political leaders – in the United States and Europe – and central banks can't do much more to support a weak economy.
08/10/2011 09:13 pm
Continuing with a week of extreme highs and lows, stocks tumbled again on Wednesday, with the Dow losing 520 points, the Nasdaq falling 101, and the S&P 500 closing 52 points down
08/10/2011 05:23 pm
A nosedive in stock prices doesn't mean a double-dip recession is inevitable. But investor sell-off could hurt an already weak economy by dampening consumer and business spirits.
08/10/2011 04:54 pm
The Dow recovered almost 430 points Tuesday, after the Fed said it would keep short-term interest rates low until mid-2013. But the Fed's surprise move also points to expectations for slow recovery.
08/09/2011 06:46 pm
After huge losses on Monday, the stock market sprang back up Tuesday, after the Fed announced it would hold interest rates low for the next two years
08/09/2011 05:58 pm
The Dow has lost 9.13 percent of its value over three days of trading. It's bad, but investors have seen much worse in previous sell-offs. Still, 'crash' versus 'correction' is a matter of debate.
08/08/2011 08:24 pm
The Dow plunged 634 points Monday, even as Obama sought to assure the markets that the still-gaping deficit represents a failure of politics, not of the nation's credit-worthiness.
08/08/2011 06:59 pm
Stocks plummeted Monday, in response to the S&P's decision Friday evening to downgrade the US debt rating from AAA to AA+.
08/08/2011 01:38 pm
Futures market for US stock fell on Monday after the US credit rating was reduced from AAA to AA+ on Friday. For the Dow, the futures market fell 200 points, S&P 500 futures fell 24 points, and Nasdaq futures fell 44 points.
08/08/2011 10:10 am
Crude oil prices drop sharply amid rising worries about global economy. West Texas Intermediate crude oil falls to $84.93.
08/07/2011 03:13 pm