After an early rally, the Dow fell 2.42 points Friday to close at 11866 as worries resurfaced about a breakup of the Euro
Stocks slid in late afternoon trading. The Dow lost 66 points Tuesday to close at 11954, after gaining as much as 126 points earlier. Stocks on the Nasdaq and S&P 500 also suffered losses.
Stocks calmed down after Monday's big declines. Stocks on the Dow gained 69 points by noon Tuesday.
Stock market falls sharply, with the Dow losing 162 points, after two big ratings agencies said the fiscal pact between European leaders would make little difference in solving the region's debt problems. Intel's lower fourth-quarter guidance dragged the stock market down further.
The Dow gained 186 points to close at 12184 Friday after a deal to forge stronger ties between most of Europe's economies sent stocks sharply higher
Euro deal would centralize oversight over European Union nations' budgets. The euro deal boosted the Dow 173 points in midday trading, but Britain is a holdout and euro agreements in the past have ultimately disappointed investors.
Forex trading sees euro selling off after European Central Bank says it has no plan to buy European government bonds. Euro falls to $1.33 in forex market.
The Dow rose 46 points to close at 12196.37 as optimism about a European debt crisis summit rose and fell
The Dow rose 52 points to close at 12150 following a report that European leaders are considering more aggressive programs to bail out weaker countries in the region.
The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 0.61 of a point to close at 12,019.42 but ended the week up 7 percent, the largest weekly gain since July 2009.