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  • Stocks: Dow hits record while Nasdaq slips

    Stocks were mixed Wednesday as investors pushed the Dow Jones industrial average to another record but the Nasdaq composite edged lower. Tesla Motors' stock sank $25.65, or 14.5 percent, to $151.16 after it reported a loss.

  • Stocks rise as Federal Reserve meets

    Stocks were up Tuesday on Wall Street as the Dow Jones industrial average hit an all-time high. Expectations that the Federal Reserve will keep its economic stimulus program helped drive stocks up.

  • Stock market drops as investors fret over budget fight

    Stock market took a hit from Washington's budget battle Friday. A showdown over federal spending sent the stock market plunging in an afternoon sell-off that wiped out all the gains from a rally earlier this week.

  • Stocks close higher. Microsoft surges.

    Stocks rose on Wall Street Friday with a big jump in Microsoft lifting the Dow Jones Industrial average. Stocks stumbled at mid-morning after the government reported a plunge in new home sales, then drifted steadily higher in the afternoon.

  • 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. 

  • S&P stock index tops 1700 for first time

    Stock market soars to new highs in the wake of strong economic news from the US and China. Nasdaq hits highest level since September 2000. 

  • Bernanke comments spur markets to record highs

    A day after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke announced his commitment to maintaining a relaxed monetary policy, markets responded positively. 

  • In Gear Tesla Motors joins the NASDAQ-100

    Tesla will be included in the NASDAQ-100 next week, becoming the only automaker listed in the index. It means Tesla is being recognized by the financial world as a legitimate force rather than a potentially unstable newcomer. 

  • Stocks up as corporate earnings kick off

    Stocks rose on Wall Street Monday as investors showed some optimism about the start of second-quarter corporate earnings. 

  • Stocks stall on tepid GDP growth

    Stocks stalled Friday after GDP didn't grow as much as hoped and earnings from a handful of big companies failed to rev up investors. Weaker hiring reports have also held stocks back.

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