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  • Will investors ride bull market?

    Though stocks soared in 2012, investors stayed on sidelines. Will the bull market of early 2013 lure them back into stocks?

  • Stocks rise with S&P 500 in longest winning streak since 2004

    Stocks rose on Wall Street Friday as the Standard & Poor's 500 index closed above 1,500 for the first time since the start of the Great Recession in 2007. Apple stock continued to decline, allowing Exxon Mobil to once again surpass the electronics giant as the world's most valuable publicly traded company

  • Stocks drop on weak Apple sales

    Stocks fell on Wall Street Thursday after the tech giant Apple warned of weaker sales. Airline stocks were mostly higher, despite rising fuel costs.

  • Stocks rise; S&P 500 just below 5-year high

    Stocks rose on Wall Street Friday, but the Standard & Poor's 500 index fell just shy its five-year high. Boeing stock fell after the FAA announced a comprehensive review of Boeing's 787 after a fire and a fuel leak earlier this week.

  • Stocks up; S&P 500 hits five-year high

    Stocks closed higher on Wall Street Thursday, sending the S&P 500 index to another five-year high. A good start to earning reports season helped push stocks up.

  • Stocks rise on good company earnings

    Stocks closed higher Wednesday, led by Boeing. Stocks are facing their first big challenge of the year as companies start to report earnings for the fourth quarter of 2012.

  • Stocks slip ahead of earnings season

    Stocks fell on Wall Street Tuesday in anticipation of the beginning of corporate earnings season. The European debt crisis continued to cast a pall over the stock market.

  • Stocks drag S&P 500 down from 5-year high

    Stocks fell Monday with the S&P 500 dropping 4.58 points to close at 1,461.89. Bank stocks ended the day little changed.

  • Jobs report finds little overall progress. Why is recovery so slow?

    Jobs report says the unemployment rate was 7.8 percent in December – the same as for November. Employment growth is notably slower than in past recoveries from recession.

  • Stocks fall with Fed undecided on stimulus

    Stocks faded Thursday after rallying for two days when investors caught drift of bank officials at the Federal Reserve disagreeing over continued economic stimulus. Mixed holiday sales didn't help stocks either.