Topic: S&P 500
Stock prices rose 20 points on the Dow and 3 points on the S&P. Stock prices moved up as the Federal Reserve released minutes showing it has discussed various options to boost the economy.
08/30/2011 05:54 pm
Stocks move in tandem for short-term reasons and long-term reasons. It's hard to pin the cause of high correlation on a single factor.
08/29/2011 09:00 pm
Standard & Poor's index recovers all its losses since stocks hit their 2011 low. Dow stocks within reach of break-even for the year.
08/29/2011 07:30 pm
The Dow ended 144 points higher, with gold taking a dive and government bond yields rising. The S&P 500 gained about 15 points, and the Nasdaq closed about 21 points up.
08/24/2011 06:37 pm
For the 10th time this month, the Dow moved more than 100 points, to close the day 172 points lower. The Nasdaq lost 38 points, and the S&P 500 lost 17.
08/19/2011 05:42 pm
Dow loses 419 points as volatility returns to Wall Street. Besides stocks, oil prices and mortgage rates also fall.
08/18/2011 06:25 pm
The Dow closed up 4 points, and the S&P 500 gained 1 on Monday. The Nasdaq was down 11 points at the close.
08/17/2011 05:57 pm
At the close, the Dow was down about 76 points, the Nasdaq was down about 31 points, and the S&P 500 was down about 11 points
08/16/2011 05:52 pm
Gold prices jumped on Wednesday as fears about Europe's debt crisis intensified. Gold prices were at about half of the current level prior to the financial crisis, during the summer of 2008.
08/11/2011 11:07 am
Wall Street, after the worst week in years, heard one good piece of news. Friday's jobs report proved better than expected.
08/06/2011 12:16 am