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  • Dow tanks more than 300 points amid Fed, foreign concerns

    Stocks dropped steeply Thursday, exacerbating a two-day slump that analysts attributed to concerns about instability abroad, worries about Friday’s employment data and fears that the Federal Reserve may raise rock-bottom interest rates sooner than expected.
  • UTC Profits Up 8%; Company Raises Earnings-Per-Share Guidance

    Net profits for United Technologies Corp. rose 8 percent in the second quarter, to $1.7 billion, the company reported Tuesday. Sales increased 7 percent, to $17.2 billion, with less than half of the gain from organic growth. The bulk of the increase...

    Are markets a little too quiet?

    Within days of starting the third quarter of the year, U.S. stock market indexes were breaking records again and this time, they were also marking new milestones. The Dow Jones Industrial crossed over the 17,000 mark, nearly eight months after breaching...

    Stock market up marginally after last week's rally

    Stock market up marginally after last week's rally
    The stock market nudged higher Monday after a handful of U.S. companies announced deals. Family Dollar's stock jumped following news that investor Carl Icahn has taken a stake in the company. The Standard & Poor's 500 index was up five points, or 0.3...

    Stocks falter as some earnings disappoint

    The stock market finished mostly lower on Thursday as investors assessed the latest batch of company earnings and sold utility and energy stocks. Tesla, a maker of electric cars, fell after reporting a first-quarter loss and saying it would need to...