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U.S. stocks dive after brutal holiday-shortened session

Dec 25, 2018 - 8:31 AM

The Dow falls 2.9% to 21,792.20 after its worst week since the 2008 financial crisis

Wall Street stocks plunge in chaotic session

Feb 06, 2018 - 6:22 AM

(UPDATED) US stocks have been under pressure for the last week as investors weigh the risks of more Federal Reserve interest rate hikes following strong economic data

BLEEDING. The closing numbers are displayed after the closing bell of the Dow Industrial Average at the New York Stock Exchange on February 5, 2018 in New York. Bryan R. Smith/AFP

World stocks rise as Dow passes 20,000 points

Jan 26, 2017 - 8:25 AM

The surge is the latest sign that investors are brushing aside worries about Trump s bent towards trade protectionism and divisive social policies

A video board shows the Dow Jones closing above 20,000 for the first time at the New York Stock Exchange January 25, 2017 in New York. Bryan R. Smith/AFP

Dow breaks record as global equities rise

Nov 23, 2016 - 7:38 AM

The blue chip Dow Jones Industrial Average finishes above 19 000 for the first time while stock indices across the globe also rise

LOOKING UP. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on November 22, 2016 in New York City. Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP

US stocks surge after latest Greek proposal

Jul 10, 2015 - 9:58 PM

Debt riddled Greece submits a cash for reforms plan to creditors that raised hopes that a deal could be struck to avert the country s financial collapse and a potential exit from the eurozone

IN OR OUT OF EURO? 1 euro coin made in Greece and a pile of eurocents displayed on the European flag. Photo by AFP

Greek PM urges 'No' vote to strengthen his hand

Jul 02, 2015 - 8:18 AM

UPDATED Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis says the government may very well resign if the people vote Yes

REFERENDUM. A handout picture released by the Greek Prime Minister's press office on July 1, 2015 of Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras addressing the nation about the referendum on July 5, 2015, during a speech broadcasted from his office in Athens, Greece. File photo by Andrea Bonetti/Prime Minister Of Greece Press Office/Handout/EPA

Hubble at 25, Google's Project Fi, Chile volcanic eruption | SciTech4u

Apr 27, 2015 - 3:30 PM

That and the girl who proved Einstein right in this week s episode of SciTech4u

Tokyo stocks down 0.31% by break

Dec 25, 2014 - 2:37 PM

Japan s strong currency drags down its stocks by 0 31 after five days of gains

STOCK CHECK. Visitors talk in front of a display showing afternoon trade figures at the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo, Japan, 04 February 2014. Kimimasa Mayama/EPA

US job creation surges amid global economic slowdown

Dec 06, 2014 - 11:21 AM

The US pumps 321 000 jobs in November exceeding forecast Unemployment however remains flat

UNEMPLOYMENT DOWN. The US unemployment rate drops to 7.2% in September. Photo by AFP

World stocks plunge on global economic jitters

Oct 15, 2014 - 11:15 PM

European equities tumble while Asian stock markets rise

US stocks drop sharply on Malaysia Airlines crash

Jul 18, 2014 - 12:24 AM

US stocks move decisively lower as reports of the crash spread and were followed by statements by Malaysia Airlines that it lost contact with the plane

MALAYSIA AIRLINES. A file picture dated 24 July 2008 shows the company logo of Malaysia Airlines, Frankfurt, Germany. Mauritz Antin/EPA

US dollar at 5-year low vs pound; rises vs yen, euro

Jul 02, 2014 - 8:47 AM

Fresh records in the US equity market lifted the dollar against the euro and the yen but it fell to a new 5 year low versus the British pound

S&P 500 rises to another record; Dow just misses

Apr 03, 2014 - 9:18 AM

Positive sentiment following a run of economic data lifts US stocks

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. On April 3, the S&P 500 soars to a new high on positive sentiment. Andrew Burton/Getty Images/AFP

US stocks rise despite Apple hit

Jan 29, 2014 - 12:01 AM

Despite a disappointing outlook from Apple US stocks moved higher in early trade

US STOCKS RISE. A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on the evening of January 7, 2014 in New York City. Andrew Burton/Getty Images/AFP

US stocks score first gain of year

Jan 08, 2014 - 8:07 AM

A solid November trade report buoys the US market

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on the evening of January 7, 2014 in New York City. After a 3-day decline stocks rose today with the Dow finishing up 106 points following Janet Yellin being confirmed as the Federal Reserve chief by US lawmakers. Andrew Burton/Getty Images/AFP

US stocks lower amid mixed economic data

Jan 07, 2014 - 7:00 AM

US stocks finish lower to kick off the first full week of trade of 2014

LACKLUSTER. US stocks traded weak at the start first week of the new year. AFP PHOTO

US stocks seen gaining in 2014 despite weak start

Jan 05, 2014 - 3:25 PM

US equity markets ends the old year with a bang and opens the new year with a whimper as investors clean the slate following a rousing 2013

LACKLUSTER. US stocks traded weak at the start of the new year as most fund managers were still on holiday. AFP PHOTO

Dow, S&P 500 close at new record highs

Dec 24, 2013 - 10:36 AM

The new peaks come after fresh Commerce Department data pointed to a 0 5 increase in consumer spending in November the second month in a row to see a rise

HAPPY HOLIDAYS. Lights for the holidays illuminate the New York Stock Exchange on December 18, 2013 in New York City. John Moore/Getty Images/AFP

Facebook stock added to Dow Jones S&P 500 index

Dec 12, 2013 - 8:41 AM

The world s leading online social network will replace chip testing equipment company Teradyne

Dow closes above 16,000 for the first time

Nov 22, 2013 - 7:19 AM

The rise comes on the heels of buoyant economic data including a drop in weekly US jobless claims

RALLY. The Dow Jones settles above the 16,000 level on the heels of key economic data, including a drop in US jobless claims. AFP PHOTO

Dow ends at new record after topping 16,000 mark

Nov 19, 2013 - 11:53 AM

The Dow edges higher to a fresh record after topping 16 000 for the first time while the S P 500 breaches 1 800 but pulled back in late trade

STOCKS UP. The Dow Jones hits a fresh record after topping the 16,000 mark. AFP PHOTO

US stocks fall as government shutdown looms

Sep 30, 2013 - 10:45 PM

US stocks tumbled in early trade as a shutdown of the government loomed after Washington lawmakers failed to bridge their differences over the federal budget

HEADING FOR A SHUTDOWN. A view of a hall on Capitol Hill September 29, 2013 in Washington, DC. AFP/Brendan Smialowski

US stocks close at all-time highs on Fed news

Sep 19, 2013 - 8:18 AM

The Dow S P and Nasdaq stocks rise to all time closing highs after the Federal Reserve left its huge monetary stimulus in place

US stocks fall as Fed's tapering timeline stays unclear

Aug 22, 2013 - 8:22 AM

US stocks finished a choppy day lower Wednesday after minutes from the Federal Reserve s last policy meeting gave no more clarity on the central bank s plans for its stimulus program

US stocks rise on stronger economic data

Aug 09, 2013 - 10:05 AM

US stocks Thursday snapped a three day losing streak catalyzed by stronger Chinese trade data and better sentiment on the European economy

US stocks fall as more data points to stimulus end

Aug 07, 2013 - 8:12 AM

More data and comments from the Fed point to the likely pullback in stimulus in the coming months

STOCKS DOWN. Wall Street loses overnight on hints the Fed may reel in its stimulus program. AFP Photo

US stocks flat but Nasdaq outperforms as Fed meets

Jul 31, 2013 - 10:55 AM

Investors await the results of the US Fed s policy meeting

FLAT. US stocks close mostly unchanged on July 31 as the Fed holds a monetary policy meeting. AFP Photo

US stocks fall ahead of big economic data

Jul 30, 2013 - 11:00 AM

US stocks fall Monday Tuesday July 30 in Manila ahead of a busy week of economic news that includes a Federal Reserve monetary policy meeting and the monthly jobs report

AFP Photo

US stocks almost flat after torrent of earnings

Jul 27, 2013 - 12:17 PM

Analysts describe the market as entering a consolidation phase where trade is choppy and investors still need to digest recent record peaks scored by the Dow and the S P 500

IN GREEN. The Dow Jones industrial average posts modest gains after the Fed announces its bond-buying program will continue. Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP

US stocks score gains after Bernanke testimony

Jul 18, 2013 - 9:51 AM

US stocks get a boost from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke s testimony that the Fed s policy on tapering its bond buying program was not on a preset course

IN GREEN. The Dow Jones industrial average posts modest gains after the Fed announces its bond-buying program will continue. Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP

Fed report finds US economy growing modestly

Jul 18, 2013 - 9:45 AM

The US economy grew at a modest to moderate pace in recent weeks with the housing market and construction improving nationwide the Federal Reserve said in a report

A view of the White House in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI

Dow, S&P 500 at new highs on Fed's easy-money vow

Jul 12, 2013 - 9:53 AM

The Dow surges to 15 460 92 the S P 500 reached 1 675 02 and the Nasdaq Composite zooms to 3 578 30 — all well above previous record highs

Human factor averts stocks disaster

Apr 24, 2013 - 12:21 PM

When fake tweets threaten business it s the human nature of fact checking that trumps the technology of computerized stock trading

FAKE TWEETS, BAD BUSINESS. Fact-checking traders helped stop an automated trading disaster

Stocks surge higher in historic week

Mar 09, 2013 - 8:14 AM

Wall Street spent the week hoping for record results then cheering record results and finally asking itself how long the good times can last

AFP Photo

Dow closes above 14,000 for first time since 2007

Feb 02, 2013 - 8:52 AM

The all time Dow closing high was 14 164 53 on October 9 2007

Apple's 'iPad Mini' to be unveiled Oct 23: report

Oct 13, 2012 - 8:12 AM

Apple s widely anticipated unveiling of its iPad Mini is expected to come on October 23 the Dow Jones technology website AllThingsD says

Weak jobs report batters US stocks

Apr 10, 2012 - 6:57 AM

US stocks stumbled after a disappointing jobs report showed a slowdown in hiring

Dow Jones index adds San Miguel

Feb 15, 2012 - 5:16 PM

Local diversifying conglomerate San Miguel Corp would be added to Dow Jones Emerging Markets Consumer Goods Titans 30 Index