Posts Tagged ‘dow jones industrial’

U.S. stocks open weak Tuesday as G-7 discuss eurozone crisis

Diane Alter – Fourth Estate Cooperative Reporter New York, N.Y., United States (4E) – U.S. stocks slipped on the open Tuesday as anxious investors await word from the G-7 on how they plan to deal with the eurozone debt crisis. Just after 9:30 a.m. on Wall Street, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 25 points, […]

U.S. stocks little changed Monday after Friday’s steep drop

U.S. markets opened little changed Monday following a nearly 275-point drop Friday that wiped out all of the Dow’s gains for the year. Just after the opening bell on Wall Street, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 21 points, the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index added 3 points and the NASDAQ tacked on 20. Article […]

U.S. stocks weak Wednesday on European woes

Diane Alter – Fourth Estate Cooperative Reporter New York, N.Y., United States (4E) – U.S. markets opened weak Wednesday as worries over Europe’s debt saga, namely the Spanish banking system, again rattled investor confidence. Right after the opening bell on Wall Street, the Dow Jones Industrial Average sank 133 points, the Standard & Poor’s 500 […]

Stocks rise Thursday after days of losses

Diane Alter – AHN News Reporter New York, NY, United States (AHN) – U.S. markets rose right out of the gate Thursday after several days of heavy losses. Just after the opening bell on Wall Street, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 40 points, the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index gained 8 points and […]

Payroll-processing company ADP says private sector job creation slowing

Linda Young – AHN News Writer Washington, D.C., United States (AHN) – The latest report on private company hiring shows a disappointing 119,000 jobs created in April, according to payroll processor ADP. ADP’s report comes ahead of the official government numbers for April due out on Friday Stock prices fell in midday trading on Wednesday […]

Stocks start Monday strong on higher retail sales

Diane Alter – AHN News Reporter New York, NY, United States (AHN) – Dow stocks stocks staged a rally Monday morning boosted by strong retail sales data. Shorty after 10 a.m. on Wall Street, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 64 points, the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index was off 2 points and the […]

Stocks fall Thursday on European concerns

Diane Alter – AHN News Reporter New York, NY, United States (AHN) – U.S. stocks were weak on the open Thursday on European debt worries. Just before 10 a.m. on Wall Street, the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 25 points, the Standard and Poor’s 500 Index was lower by 2 points and the NASDAQ was […]

Markets weak Wednesday on Fed anxiety

Diane Alter – AHN News Reporter New York, NY, United States (AHN) – Stocks suffered a sharp sell-off Wednesday morning as investors grew increasingly anxious about what the markets might do without additional stimulus from the Federal Reserve. Just after 10 a.m., the Dow Jones Industrial Average sank 147 points, the Standard & Poors 500 […]

Stock futures higher as markets poised to finish week on positive note

Diane Alter – AHN News Reporter New York, NY, United States (AHN) – Stock index futures point to extended gains for Wall Street Friday as traders remain upbeat on the U.S. economy. Shortly before the opening bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 38 points to 13,209, the Standard & Poor’s 500 futures eked up […]

U.S. markets quiet as investors worry about Greece

Diane Alter – AHN News Reporter New York, NY, United States (AHN) – U.S. stocks were little changed on the open Wednesday after piercing the psychologically important 13,000 mark on Tuesday. Shortly after the opening bell on Wall Street, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was off 14 points, the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index was […]