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Why rate hikes are good news for stocks

NEW YORK | It's no surprise the prospect of a Federal Reserve rate hike worries stock investors.

September 26, 2014 5:15 pm

As stocks rise, so does anxiety: Time to get out?

NEW YORK | Is it time to cash out of stocks?

August 30, 2014 12:15 am

S&P 500 has its worst week in 2 years

NEW YORK | U.S. stocks fell for a second day Friday, adding to the massive sell-off the day before and giving the market its worst week in two years.

August 01, 2014 5:07 pm

U.S. stocks recover; Tiffany shines on earnings gain

Major U.S. stock indexes mounted a solid comeback Wednesday, recovering their losses from the prior day and finishing on track for a weekly gain.

May 21, 2014 5:25 pm

Stocks end slightly lower on China growth worries

Stocks drifted to a slightly lower finish Monday as investors sifted through a blend of discouraging economic data from China and Japan as well as ongoing uncertainty over Russia's incursion into Ukraine.

March 10, 2014 5:19 pm

Dow Jones average reaches another record high

NEW YORK | The Dow Jones industrial average rose to another all-time high on Wall Street Monday.

November 11, 2013 4:21 pm

Stock market rebounds from worst day of the year

NEW YORK | Strong housing and earnings reports helped stocks rebound from their worst day of the year.

April 16, 2013 3:14 pm

Falling commodities give Dow worst day of the year

NEW YORK | Worries about an economic slowdown in China fueled a steep drop in commodity prices Monday, spooking investors and giving the Dow Jones industrial average its worst day of the year.

April 15, 2013 5:53 pm

US stocks edge up following Dow's record day

NEW YORK | After barreling through a record the day before, the Dow Jones industrial average meandered higher on Wednesday.

March 06, 2013 3:14 pm

Ordinary folks losing faith in stocks

NEW YORK | Andrew Neitlich is the last person you'd expect to be rattled by the stock market.

December 28, 2012 12:00 am

U.S. stocks waterlogged by Sandy's mounting costs

Waterlogged from Superstorm Sandy and unmoved by a solid October jobs report, U.S. stocks fell sharply Friday. The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 139 points as details about the storm's costs began to trickle out.

November 02, 2012 5:05 pm

Obama had his chance, now it's Romney's turn

John Feaster's recent comments appear reasonable, but they do contain serious flaws. He said the Dow Jones Industrial Index more than doubled since President Barack Obama took office, which is incorrect.

October 06, 2012 12:00 am

Stocks soar after ECB unveils bond-buying effort

NEW YORK | The last time the stock market was this high, the Great Recession was just getting started and stocks were pointed toward a head-first descent.

September 06, 2012 6:00 pm

A word from Bernanke turns stocks around

NEW YORK | The stock market keeps getting tossed around by the Fed.

August 24, 2012 4:41 pm

S&P 500 touches highest level since May 2008

NEW YORK | The Standard & Poor's 500 index touched its highest point in more than four years Tuesday. But a morning rally faded, and stock indexes were down slightly by the afternoon.

August 21, 2012 1:33 pm

Weak retail sales figures leave stocks mixed

NEW YORK | Stocks finished the day mostly lower on Wall Street after signs emerged that Americans are spending at a slower pace and China's economy may be in worse shape than previously thought.

July 06, 2012 12:00 am

Stocks soar on European pledge to help banks

NEW YORK | What bear market?

October 10, 2011 4:30 pm

Keep long-term goals, local finance experts advice

Despite last week's market gains, investors looking for safe havens with large returns may come up short given current market conditions, according to financial professionals.

October 09, 2011 12:00 am

Keep long-term goals, local finance experts advice

Despite last week's market gains, investors looking for safe havens with large returns may come up short given current market conditions, according to financial professionals.

October 09, 2011 12:00 am

A summer many investors would rather forget

NEW YORK | It was a stomach-churning summer most investors would like to forget.

October 01, 2011 12:00 am
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