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  • Home Depot soars, stocks fall in uneven trading

    Home Depot earnings beat expectations, sending its stock up 3.6 percent. Despite signal of housing recovery from Home Depot results, 'fiscal cliff' in US and postponement of aid package for Greece drag down broader market.

  • Stocks barely move as fiscal threat looms

    Trading was light Monday as stocks closed without much change. Investors' anxiety about the approaching fiscal cliff held stocks in place.

  • Fearing 'cliff,' investors finish brutal week

    Wall Street finished one of the worst weeks of the year Friday, pushing Washington to work out a deal to avoid the tax increases and government spending cuts.

  • Stocks slide on Wall Street, extending sell-off

    The potential for gridlock in Washington sent stocks spiraling downward for a second day straight Thursday. The Dow closed down 121 points, or nearly 1 percent.

  • Dow loses 313 in post-election sell-off

    Stocks plummeted during Wall Street's first day of trading after President Obama's reelection. Stocks also spiraled downward in the days after Obama's first victory.

  • Stocks rise as investors wait for a winner

    Stocks climbed Tuesday as investors remained 'on pins and needles' for the results of the US presidential election. A jump in crude prices helped lift stocks in petroleum refiners.

  • Stocks edge up ahead of election

    Stocks managed slight gains in thin trading as President Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney made final efforts to woo voters. Just 2.9 billion shares were traded on the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, well below the recent average. 

  • Stocks waterlogged by Sandy's mounting costs

    A solid October jobs report could not keep US stocks from falling Friday. Consumer discretionary stocks had the narrowest loss.

  • Stocks rise on strong economic data

    US stocks had their best day since mid-September after reports of strong economic data and good corporate news gave stocks a boost.

  • Weak earnings reports weigh on stocks

    Stocks were mostly lower Friday in response to weak corporate earnings reports. Tepid economic growth in the US also pushed stocks down.

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