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  • Wall Street orders up GrubHub in market debut

    CHICAGO — Investors filled up on shares of GrubHub in the company's first day of trading. GrubHub shares rose as high as $40.80 on Friday and ended up 31%, at $34. The Chicago company's gains came even as the overall stock market fell, with the Dow...
  • Stocks slump, extending decline from last week

    Stocks slump, extending decline from last week
    For investors, a volatile stock market passed a worrisome milestone on Monday. The market logged its longest losing streak in two months, and extended a sell-off that began last week. After biotechnology and internet stocks pulled the market lower...
  • Nasdaq sees triple-digit decline as technology shares plunge

    Nasdaq sees triple-digit decline as technology shares plunge
    Another plunge in once-soaring technology stocks sent the Nasdaq composite index into a triple-digit decline and pushed the rest of the stock market down with it. Erstwhile darlings such as Netflix Inc. and Facebook Inc., as well as biotechnology...
  • S&P 500 hits new high; Dow not far behind

    This is no April Fool's joke: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index is at a record high and the Dow industrials aren’t far behind. Encouraging manufacturing data pushed up the major indexes Tuesday morning, stoking optimism that the economy is...
  • Sinclair Broadcast Group plans $150M share buyback

    Sinclair Broadcast Group plans $150M share buyback
    Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. offered to restructure its nearly $1 billion planned acquisition of seven ABC affiliates and a Washington-based cable news network, changes it says will satisfy cross-ownership concerns recently raised by the Federal...
  • Stocks dive on fresh growth worries

    Stocks dive on fresh growth worries
    NEW YORK — A stream of negative economic reports has revived fear about the health of the U.S. economy, causing stocks to suffer their worst day in seven months and adding to a 7% decline since mid-January. Stocks were pounded by discouraging data...
  • Stocks fall to close out bad month

    Stocks fall to close out bad month
    The stock market closed out its worst month in more than a year and a half as turmoil in the developing world sparked a broad decline in U.S. share prices. The Dow Jones industrial average slumped nearly 150 points to end January with a 5.3% drop, its...
  • Chinese Internet giant Alibaba files to sell stock in the U.S.

    Chinese Internet behemoth Alibaba has filed to sell shares in the U.S., the first step in what is expected to be one of the biggest initial public offerings ever. The company, bigger than Amazon.com Inc. and EBay Inc. combined, said it was raising $1...
  • 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...
  • Global markets buckle on fears of new financial meltdown

    Global markets buckle on fears of new financial meltdown
    The strain of deteriorating economic conditions and the failure of governments to contain the damage are raising fears that a new financial market meltdown may be unavoidable. The grim mood was evident worldwide as a cascade of selling in stocks and...
  • Take your eyes off the gyrating stock markets and plan for the expected

    Take  your eyes off the gyrating stock markets and plan for the expected
    Investors should plan for the expected -- that will take away some stress from watching stocks in their 401k retirement plans gyrate with a roller coaster of a market, South Florida financial planners say. Markets opened Tuesday sharply down after the...