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  • Apple stock hits 7-month low; time to sell -- or buy?

     
    Apple Inc. shares fell for a fourth straight session Monday to nearly a seven-month low, sparking more debate about what ails the longtime market darling. The stock slid $4.94, or 1.5%, to $315.32, its lowest closing price since Nov. 30.......
  • Stocks end week on edge over Europe's debt woes; Treasury yields fall, oil inches up

     
    A week that began with promise on Wall Street ended with investors back in fear mode. Stocks had a miserable day Friday as prices fell at the outset and mostly drifted lower the rest of the session. Some investors continued......
  • End-of-quarter shifts on Wall Street push stocks higher; Treasury bonds get dumped

     
    Risk takers were back in control on Wall Street on Tuesday: Stocks and commodities rallied while money poured out of Treasury bonds for a second day, amid hopes for a resolution of the Greek debt crisis and faint signs of......
  • Stocks post strong gains as quarter ends; Dow up 7.2% this year

     
    Wall Street finished the second quarter with a flourish, with stocks rallying strongly for a fourth straight day on renewed hopes the economy will get its mojo back. The Dow Jones industrial average jumped 152.92 points, or 1.3%, to close......
  • Will January jobs report signal turning point?

     
    The table is set for Friday’s government report on January employment: Stocks rallied Thursday and Treasury bond yields jumped as investors appeared to be preparing for a significant gain in payrolls. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 20.29 points,...
  • Weak demand at Treasury note sale fuels another jump in interest rates

     
    Investor demand for the government’s sale of $32 billion in three-year notes Tuesday was weak, and that sparked another sharp rise in Treasury bond yields across the board. The 10-year T-note yield (charted below), a benchmark for mortgage rates,...
  • Dow stock index slips after eight-day winning streak

     
    The Dow Jones industrial average ended its winning streak on Thursday, closing fractionally lower after rising for eight straight sessions. But the broader market was mixed, as many investors still seem reluctant to take profits in this year’s strong...
  • Stocks end sharply lower as oil hits two-year high

     
    U.S. stocks tumbled Tuesday, with major market indexes suffering their biggest losses in months, as fears of spreading unrest in the Middle East drove crude oil prices higher for a second day. The Dow Jones industrial average slumped 178.46 points,......
  • Oil resurges on Middle East woes; stocks slide, gold hits new high [Updated]

     
    Escalating unrest in the Middle East drove oil prices up and stocks down Tuesday, and sent some investors fleeing for classic havens, including precious metals and Treasury bonds. Gold hit a record high, topping its previous peak reached at the......
  • Oil tops $102 a barrel; stocks seesaw, gold at new high [Updated]

     
    U.S. oil prices rose to new 2 1/2-year highs Wednesday amid continued heavy fighting between Libyan rebels and forces loyal to strongman Moammar Kadafi. But Wall Street seemed relatively unruffled by the latest climb, after a sharp sell-off on Tuesday.......
  • Treasury bond yields jump as U.S. economy improves and Europeans signal rate hike

     
    The stock market’s joy Thursday is the government-bond market’s horror. U.S. Treasury bond yields took their biggest jump in three weeks amid robust economic reports and after the European Central Bank signaled that it was poised to begin...