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  • Stocks rise for second day straight

    Stocks closed up on Wall Street Wednesday, despite a slowdown in the US economy. Stocks have been unpredictable for weeks, ever since Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke started hinting that a pullback in Fed stimulus programs would start soon.

  • Stocks soar to new heights on good jobs report

    Stocks jumped from the opening on Wall Street Friday, and traders put on party hats and a wave of buying helped the Standard and Poor's 500 index close above 1,600 for the first time. A surprisingly good jobs report sent stocks higher.

  • Stocks rise on hopes for budget deal

    Stocks had their biggest gain in two months Monday, breaking the post-election slump. Hope that Washington will reach a deal on the federal budget drove stocks upward.

  • Stock market erases losses on Fed signals

    After spending most of the day in negative territory, the S&P 500 rebounds to eke out a gain after the release of the minutes of the latest Federal Reserve meeting. 

  • S&P rises above 1400 for first time since May

    Stocks post another gain as S&P and Nasdaq reach milestones. Dow is now less than 1,000 points from all-time high.

  • Too good to last: Relief over Spain bank rescue fades quickly

    The news of a bailout of Spanish banks caused a brief burst of optimism to penetrate the gloom of Wall Street Monday. But within hours stocks had fallen again, with the Dow closing down 142 points at 12,411, another large decline.

  • HP jump boosts Dow; stocks mixed

    Hewlett-Packard helped pull the Dow Jones industrial average to a slight gain Thursday, giving the index only its fourth gain this month. The Dow closed up 33 points at 12529.

  • Euro stocks rise, thanks in part to American shoppers

    Euro stocks rise, thanks in part to American shoppers

    Euro stocks climbed higher Tuesday after strong signs from US consumers and the Italian debt sales. But warnings over Italy could send euro, stocks tumbling soon.