Posts Tagged ‘dow jones’

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 […]

Dow declines and NASDAQ takes a nose-dive

Diane Alter – AHN News Reporter New York City, NY, United States (AHN) – U.S. stocks sold-off on Wednesday dragged down by disappointing earnings from Apple and weak economic data that revealed the U.S. economy continues to grow at a weakened pace. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down 72.43 to finish the day at […]

U.S. equities give up early gains Friday following three days of gains

Diane Alter – AHN News Reporter New York, NY, United States (AHN) – The Dow Jones Industrial Average was off slightly in mid-afternoon trading on Friday following three days of triple-digit gains. Stocks initially rose in early trading following a better than expected jobs report. But downgrades by Fitch Ratings of Spain and Italy sent […]

Dow dives as Saudi Arabia demo dispersal rattles Wall Street

The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost hold of the 12,000 level on Thursday as a violent dispersal of a rally in Saudi Arabia unnerved Wall Street investors already worried of unrest in Libya. View full post on Business Stories

Stocks Tank On Bank Of America Mortgage Woes

Windsor Genova – AHN News News Writer New York, NY, United States (AHN) – U.S. stocks plunged on Tuesday after reports that Bank of America is being forced to buy back bad mortgages. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 165 points or 1.48 percent to close at 10,979, its biggest drop since Aug. 11. Bank […]

Stocks Up As Citigroup Q3 Earnings, Homebuilders’ Confidence Rise

Windsor Genova – AHN News News Writer New York, NY, United States (AHN) – Improved homebuilders’ confidence in October and Citigroup’s $2.2 billion third quarter profit drove stocks up on Monday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 81 points or 0.7 percent to close at 11,144. Bank of America was the top gainer. The Standard […]

Stocks Resume Advance As Investors Remain Optimistic

Windsor Genova – AHN News News Writer New York, NY, United States (AHN) – U.S. stocks resumed their advance on Wednesday as investors’ optimism continued amid mixed economic data and the Japanese government’s intervention to stop the yen from rising against the dollar. Insurer Travelers Companies Inc. led blue chip gainers that pushed the Dow […]