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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Questions loom as Europe inks new Greek bailout

Diane Alter – AHN News Reporter New York, NY, United States (AHN) – Eurozone finance ministers agreed to a €130 billion rescue for Greece on Tuesday, averting a messy default, by forcing Athens to commit to unpopular cuts and private bondholders to take big losses. The complex deal was inked in lengthy overnight agreements. It […]

Markets rise on Apple’s earnings and Fed statement

Diane Alter – AHN News Reporter NYC, NY, United States (AHN) – After a choppy morning, stocks gained some ground Wednesday afternoon following comments from the Federal Reserve that it would leave rates unchanged and does not plan any changes until late 2014. Since August, the Fed has maintained in policy statements that it planned […]

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 […]

Stagnant consumer price data sends U.S. stocks higher

Diane Alter – AHN News Reporter New York, NY, United States (AHN) – U.S. stocks soared higher Friday after new data showed that inflation does not appear to be a problem. Just after the opening bell on Wall Street, the Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 82 points, the Standard and Poor’s 500 Index was up […]

U.S. stocks down as Germany rejects merge of rescue funds

Diane Alter – AHN News Reporter New York, NY, United States (AHN) – U.S. stocks fell Wednesday after Germany rejected combining current and permanent euro-area rescue funds, and expressed pessimism over the outcome of a European Union Summit in Brussels that starts Thursday. Shorty after the market open, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 80 […]

U.S. stocks up on shortened Friday trading session

Diane Alter – AHN News Reporter New York, NY, United States (AHN) – U.S. stock markets will close at 1 p.m. on Friday having many investors joking they have only a half a day to lose half as much money. Just after the opening bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 58 points, the Standard […]

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 […]