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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

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

$200,000 a share: Buffett's Berkshire hits record high

Aug 15, 2014 - 1:26 PM

The priciest on US markets Berkshire shares got even more expensive for investors in a 7 5 climb – less than 8 years after breaking the 100 000 barrier

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 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

Google shares soar past $1,000 on strong earnings

Oct 18, 2013 - 10:39 PM

Google shares rise more than 13 to pass the 1 000 mark on October 18

RISING STOCK. Google's quarterly profit jumped to US$2.97 billion on rising revenue, causing its stock to climb in after-market trades.

US stocks rally on upbeat data; S&P hits record high

Aug 02, 2013 - 11:21 AM

US stocks rally August 2 on strong economic data from China Europe and the United States pushing the S P 500 to an all time closing high

ALL-TIME HIGH. S&P 500 hits record-high close on strong economic data from China, Europe and US. AFP Photo