Stock prices mostly rise on world markets. Germany, France, and several Asian markets see stock prices go up. But markets in US, Britain closed due to holidays.
Dow falls 139 points and S&P drops 0.9 percent. Investors wait for direction from Friday's employment numbers.
Dow is virtually unchanged, while S&P and Nasdaq fall. Silver falls more than 7 percent.
The Dow fell about 3 points, ending a four-day winning streak
Stocks rise to highest levels since 2008. Dow gains 490 points for the month of April. S&P is up nearly 38 points.
The Fed will hold its first-ever quarterly briefing, and new data will likely reveal sluggish economic growth for the first quarter
Technology stocks rallied, and the blue-chip index reached a high of nearly three years
US airline earnings are down as they cope with rising fuel costs and a drop in the number of passengers traveling to Japan
The Dow gained about 187 points, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq rising sharply, too
After Standard & Poor's downgraded its outlook on US debt Monday and sent stocks downward, stocks rose on Tuesday, with the Dow gaining about 65 points