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  • Sysco merger pushes S&P 500 to record high

    Sysco merger boosts the stock market to another record close Monday. Hope for a longer-term budget deal in Washington also helped.

  • Stocks: Dow hits record while Nasdaq slips

    Stocks were mixed Wednesday as investors pushed the Dow Jones industrial average to another record but the Nasdaq composite edged lower. Tesla Motors' stock sank $25.65, or 14.5 percent, to $151.16 after it reported a loss.

  • Stocks rise as Federal Reserve meets

    Stocks were up Tuesday on Wall Street as the Dow Jones industrial average hit an all-time high. Expectations that the Federal Reserve will keep its economic stimulus program helped drive stocks up.

  • Stock market drops as investors fret over budget fight

    Stock market took a hit from Washington's budget battle Friday. A showdown over federal spending sent the stock market plunging in an afternoon sell-off that wiped out all the gains from a rally earlier this week.

  • Stocks rise as Federal Reserve convenes

    Stocks rose on Wall Street Tuesday as investors shrugged off worries over the Federal Reserve's $85 billion monthly bond-buying program. Technology stocks led gains in the Standard & Poor's 500 index.

  • Stocks rise. Dow Jones has best week since January.

    Stocks closed up to end the week Friday with the Dow Jones industrial average notching its best week since January. Two economic reports boosted stocks to close the week.

  • Stocks rise. Apple (AAPL) hurt by iPhone disappointment.

    Stocks closed higher Wednesday after investors shrugged of the risk of conflict with Syria. Disappointment over Apple's (AAPL) new iPhone lineup dragged down tech stocks. 

  • Stocks up after good jobs report

    Stocks rose on Wall Street Thursday after reports suggested the US is maintaining a slow but steady economic recovery. Some retail stocks were among the biggest gainers.

  • Stocks up on strong US auto sales

    Stocks closed higher on Wall Street Wednesday after General Motors and other carmakers posted strong sales in August. Other positive news helped move stocks higher.

  • Stocks close higher. Microsoft surges.

    Stocks rose on Wall Street Friday with a big jump in Microsoft lifting the Dow Jones Industrial average. Stocks stumbled at mid-morning after the government reported a plunge in new home sales, then drifted steadily higher in the afternoon.

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Danny Bent poses at the starting line of the Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, Mass.

After the Boston Marathon bombings, Danny Bent took on a cross-country challenge

The athlete-adventurer co-founded a relay run called One Run for Boston that started in Los Angeles and ended at the marathon finish line to raise funds for victims.

 
 
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