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Traders and financial professionals work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) at the opening bell on August 15, 2019 in New York City.
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August 15, 2019 - 10:49 am
By Stan Choe NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks around the world remained stuck in the spin cycle Thursday, as worries about a possible recession collided with hopes that the strongest part of the U.S. economy — shoppers spending at stores and online — can keep going. The S&P 500 flipped between modest...
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Dow Jones industrials cross 27,000 points for first time
Mark Lennihan/AP Photo, File
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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FILE - This Oct. 23, 2018, file photo shows an Amazon logo atop the Amazon Treasure Truck The Park DTLA office complex in downtown Los Angeles.
AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File
January 07, 2019 - 8:47 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Amazon has eclipsed Microsoft as the most valuable publicly traded company in the U.S. as a see-sawing stock market continues to reshuffle corporate America's pecking order. The shift occurred Monday after Amazon's shares rose 3 percent to close at $1,629.51 and lifted the e-...
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Stocks try to round out 2018 with a big gain
Mark Lennihan/AP
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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A man walks past an electronic stock board.
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December 28, 2018 - 7:09 am
BEIJING (AP) — Most global stock markets advanced Friday while Japan edged down following Wall Street's rally after a turbulent week. Keeping score: In early trading, Germany's DAX rose 0.7 percent to 10,454.51 points and France's CAC 40 advanced 0.7 percent to 4,627.44. London's FTSE 100 added 0.1...
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JCPenney store front
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December 27, 2018 - 2:22 pm
By David Goldman, CNN Business (CNN) -- As the Dow posted its biggest daily point gain ever, JCPenney's stock fell below $1 for the first time since it started trading in 1929. That's pretty much everything you need to know about the state of JCPenney (JCP). The 110-year old company hasn't been...
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A headline appears on a television screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018.
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December 27, 2018 - 8:07 am
By David McHugh and Annabelle Liang, Associated Press FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — More wild market swings appeared imminent Thursday, with U.S. stocks heading sharply lower after the largest single-day point gain in history for the Dow. Slowing economic growth globally and a partial U.S. government...
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Trader Steven Kaplan works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018.
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December 26, 2018 - 4:43 pm
(AP) — U.S. stocks surged Wednesday, recovering all their losses from a Christmas Eve plunge and placing the market on track for its best day in nine months. Gains in technology companies, retailers, health care and internet stocks drove the broad rally, which gave the benchmark S&P 500 index...
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 A man walks past the day's losses, of Nikkei stock index, left, and of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, right, on an electronic stock board at a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018.
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December 25, 2018 - 6:39 am
By Joe McDonald, AP Business Writer BEIJING (AP) — Japanese stocks plunged Tuesday and other Asian markets declined following heavy Wall Street losses triggered by President Donald Trump's criticism of the U.S. central bank. The Nikkei 225 fell by an unusually wide margin of 5 percent to 19,155.14...
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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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