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Dow Jones industrials cross 27,000 points for first time
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July 11, 2019 - 6:55 pm
By Alex Veiga (AP) — A turbulent day on Wall Street ended in the record books Thursday as the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed above 27,000 for the first time and the S&P 500 index hit another all-time high. The milestones came on a day when the S&P 500 briefly moved above 3,000 for the...
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Trader Steven Kaplan works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.
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April 22, 2019 - 11:33 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The price of crude oil surged Monday after the U.S. government moved to further block Iranian oil exports. That helped to lift energy stocks, but losses elsewhere in the market pulled U.S. indexes modestly lower in another relatively quiet day of trading. The Trump administration...
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Stocks try to round out 2018 with a big gain
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December 31, 2018 - 4:35 pm
By Chris Isidore, CNN Business (CNN) — 2018 was a record-setting year for stocks, but it's one investors would rather forget. The Dow fell 5.6 percent. The S&P 500 was down 6.2 percent and the Nasdaq fell 4 percent. It was the worst year for stocks since 2008 and only the second year the Dow...
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Stock market attempts a bounceback
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December 26, 2018 - 10:20 am
By Sherisse Pham, CNN Business (CNN) -- The stock market is trying to rebound from a disastrous Christmas Eve. The Dow opened 150 points higher Wednesday. The S&P 500 rose 0.9% and Nasdaq was up about 1.3%. But all three quickly lost steam. Thin trading and a lack of news often send stocks...
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Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.
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Steve Tawa
December 24, 2018 - 6:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Santa was nowhere to be found on Wall Street this Christmas Eve. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dived more than 650 points; the S&P 500 entered bear market territory, described by analysts as down 20 percent from its recent highs. Santa Claus rallies have been a...
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Wall Street in New York
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September 20, 2018 - 12:06 pm
By Matt Egan (CNN Money) -- What trade war? The Dow just soared to its first record high since late January. The milestone shows that Wall Street is mostly unfazed by the escalating trade clash between the United States and China. The S&P 500 also notched an all-time high on Thursday. The Dow...
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Amazon
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September 04, 2018 - 11:06 am
By Lydia DePillis (CNN Money) -- Amazon has become America's second $1 trillion company. Amazon's total value passed $1 trillion on Tuesday, following Apple's ascent into 13-digit territory at the beginning of August. Amazon and Apple now make up more than 8% of the entire value of the S&P 500...
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In this Jan. 29, 2009, file photo, Chairman and CEO, PepsiCo Indra Nooyi speaks during a session at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
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August 06, 2018 - 11:53 am
PURCHASE, N.Y. (AP) — With Indra Nooyi exiting PepsiCo as its longtime chief executive, the circle of CEOs in the Fortune 500 is losing one of its highest profile women. Nooyi, who was born in India, is a rarity on Wall Street as a woman and a minority leading a Fortune 500 company. She oversaw...
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Financial district in Manhattan
May 31, 2018 - 9:35 am
By Matt Egan and Danielle Wiener-Bronner (CNN Money) -- 1. Minting money: American companies are pulling in monster profits right now. A combination of faster economic growth, lower taxes and soaring oil prices are padding the bottom lines of large businesses. Call it the Great American Profit...
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