Topic: Dow Jones Industrial Average
US economy added just 18,000 jobs in June, a sign the recovery is dragging. The unemployment rate rose from 9.1 to 9.2 percent. Still, most economists see a pickup in second half of 2011.
07/08/2011 12:47 pm
Futures for the US stock index sunk after the government announced an unemployment rate of 9.2 percent in its June jobs report. Dow futures fell 104 points, S&P 500 futures lost 16.2 points, and Nasdaq futures sank 21.5 points.
07/08/2011 10:10 am
The Dow rose 56 points, the S&P 500 gained 1 point, and the Nasdaq closed 8 points higher. Financial companies suffered from Moody's downgrade of Portugal's credit rating on Tuesday.
07/06/2011 05:27 pm
The Dow fell about 13 points, the S&P 500 lost 2 points, and the Nasdaq gained 10 points
07/05/2011 05:46 pm
Energy stocks got a boost from a deal that Southern Union Co. struck with Energy Transfer Equity LP. But even as energy stocks rose, others wavered Tuesday.
07/05/2011 02:31 pm
The Dow rose 168 points Friday and 650 points for the week. It was the best week in more than two years.
07/01/2011 05:49 pm
Greece's cost-cutting bill, along with an uptick in manufacturing, pushed the Dow up 153 points, the Nasdaq up 33 points, and the S&P 500 up 13 points
06/30/2011 06:27 pm
On the streets of Astoria, Queens, where signs are in Greek and English, there are no whiffs of tear-gas, but passions run high. Despite words of blunt criticism, many wonder how they can help.
06/29/2011 09:21 pm
Bank stocks and austerity measures passed in Greece helped push the Dow up 73 points and both the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq up 11 points. Bank stocks rose following a settlement that Bank of America made with investors.
06/29/2011 05:36 pm
The Dow rose 145 points, S&P 500 rose 17, and Nasdaq closed 41 points higher, as home prices edged up and Greece came closer to avoiding a default
06/28/2011 06:06 pm