Topic: Michael Sheldon
Dow briefly plunges 143 points after fake AP tweet about explosions at the White House. But the market recovers and the Dow closes 152 points higher. Strong quarterly earnings boost stocks.
Stocks closed up on Wall Street Thursday on the latest evidence that hiring is picking up. Optimism that the housing market is recovering is also pushing stocks higher.
The Dow dropped 134 points to close at 11770 amid renewed worries about Europe's debt crisis
11/17/2011 06:10 pm
The Dow fell about 25 points, after rising and falling throughout the session. A positive call on commodities by Goldman Sachs drove up the price of oil and metals.
05/24/2011 05:34 pm
Following a strong show on Friday, the Dow rose 45 points, led by oil and precious metals
05/09/2011 06:12 pm
Technology stocks rallied, and the blue-chip index reached a high of nearly three years
04/21/2011 05:36 pm
The Dow average rose 59 points on Friday, but was down 1 percent for the week.
03/11/2011 06:01 pm