Posts Tagged ‘gold futures’

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

U.S. stocks edge up ahead of earning season

Diane Alter – AHN News Reporter New York, NY, United States (AHN) – U.S. stocks moved up slightly Monday morning as earning season gets underway. Right out of the gate, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 10 points, the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index was up less than a point and the NASDAQ was better […]

U.S. stocks quiet Friday after stronger than expected jobs reports

Diane Alter – AHN News Reporter New York, NY, United States (AHN) – The U.S. economy gained 200,000 jobs in December, the Labor Department said Friday. But the stronger than expected report did little to goose stocks. Just after the opening bell on Wall Street, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was off 51 points, the […]

Stocks flat on the open Thursday after jobless claims drops

Diane Alter – AHN News Reporter NYC, NY, United States (AHN) – U.S. stocks were little changed after the open Thursday despite a report from the Labor Department that showed jobless claims fell to a 7 month low. Just after 9:30 a.m., the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 21 points, the Standard and Poor’s […]

Cisco Fall Pulls Wall Street Down

Windsor Genova – AHN News News Writer New York, NY, United States (AHN) – U.S. stocks plunged on Thursday as shares of networking giant Cisco Systems tumbled following its announcement the previous day of lower than expected growth for the year. A 16 percent drop in Cisco shares saw the Dow Jones Industrial Average losing […]

Stocks Climb As Dollar Weakens

Windsor Genova – AHN News News Writer New York, NY, United States (AHN) – U.S. stocks sharply fell early in the session on Wednesday before closing higher amid the weakening of the dollar. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 10 points or 0.1 percent to 11,357. The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index added 3 points […]

Fed’s $600 Billion Economic Stimulus Plan Drives Stocks Up

Windsor Genova – AHN News News Writer New York, NY, United States (AHN) – The Federal Reserve’s announcement to buy $600 billion in bonds to stimulate the economy sent global markets rallying and U.S. stocks surging on Thursday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was back in the same height before the crash of Lehman Brothers […]