Topic: NASDAQ Composite Index

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  • Nasdaq shutdown: Trading resumes after 3-hour outage

    Nasdaq shutdown came after a technical problem with its quote dissemination system has caused it to halt trading. Stock trading resumed three hours after the Nasdaq shutdown. 

  • Stocks inch higher to break four-day decline

    Stocks closed mostly higher on Wall Street Tuesday, breaking four straight days of losses. Bond yields pulled back, relieving investors and pushing stocks upward.

  • Stocks tread water. Apple rises on iPhone news.

    Stocks ended relatively flat on Wall Street Monday but corporate deal stories and technology stocks were bright spots. Apple rose after the blog AllThingsD said the company would release the latest version of its iPhone on Sept. 10. 

  • Stocks slip on a ho-hum day

    Stocks closed down Friday – a slow end to a slow week on Wall Street. Unimpressive earnings kept investors feeling wary of stocks, and news about the US economy left them uninspired.

  • Stocks end slump on surge in mining

    Stocks rose Thursday, ending a three-day slump, after news that China's trade rebounded last month signaled the end of a six-month slowdown for the world's biggest buyer of raw materials. The report helped lift Newmont Mining, Freeport-McMoRan and other stocks in the materials industry.

  • Stocks slide on weak retail sales

    Stocks slipped on Wall Street Tuesday on weak retail sales. A rise in US exports wasn't enough to save stocks from falling.

  • Stocks hold steady on Federal Reserve announcement

    Stocks held near record levels Wednesday after wavering in response to the latest economic assessments by the Federal Reserve. July was still the best month for stocks since January.

  • Stocks mixed as investors wait for Bernanke

    Stocks wandered between the tiniest of gains and losses before closing mixed Tuesday. The calendar said late July, but on Wall Street it seemed more like August, when many traders take off for vacation and fewer stocks trade hands. 

  • Stocks fall ahead of busy week for markets

    Stocks edged lower Monday in anticipation of a series of big economic reports due out this week. A string of big-name merger deals wasn't enough to push stocks higher.

  • Stocks fall on grim Caterpillar outlook

    Stocks were tugged lower Wednesday by a grim earnings report from the world's largest construction equipment company. That makes two consecutive days of losses for stocks, the first time that's happened all month.