Posts Tagged ‘Industrial’

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 […]

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 […]

Wall Street opens higher Friday fueled by a strong jobs report

Diane Alter – AHN News Reporter New York, NY, United States (AHN) – Stocks opened sharply higher Friday after the Labor Department reported the U.S. economy created jobs at the fastest pace in nine months. Shortly after the opening bell on Wall Street, the Dow Jones Industrial Average soared 113 points, the Standard & Poor’s […]

Stocks little changed at the open Tuesday

Diane Alter – AHN News Reporter New York, NY, United States (AHN) – U.S. stocks were little changed at the open Tuesday after markets were closed Monday for the Christmas holiday. Just before 10 a.m., the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 12 points, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index and the NASDAQ were […]

Chinese Industrial Profits Rise 25.3% as Europe Dims Outlook

Chinese industrial companies’ profits rose 25.3 percent from a year earlier in the first 10 months of 2011 even as Europe’s sovereign-debt crisis dims the outlook for demand and growth. View full post on Finance Stories

U.S. stocks rise on jobless claims drop

Diane Alter – AHN News Reporter New York, NY, United States (AHN) – U.S. stocks gained some ground Thursday on a drop in initial jobless claims. In mid-afternoon trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was better by 118 points, the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index was up 10 points, and the tech-heavy NASDAQ, helped by […]

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 […]