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  • Dow and Nasdaq positive for 2011 as stocks rally again

     
    Major U.S. stock indexes on Friday broke out of the trading range where they’ve been stuck for two months, as a surprisingly strong retail sales report and gangbuster earnings from Google Inc. helped fuel a broad rally. The Dow Jones......
  • Everybody feels bad -- so why are stocks and consumer spending up?

     
    Are many investors and consumers just plain tired of feeling lousy? That could help explain the stock market's October surge -- and the resilience of Americans' spending in the face of sinking consumer confidence. Despite the market's gut-wrenching swings...
  • Dow falls nearly 300 points on fear of Europe debt deal blow-up

     
    U.S. stocks were pounded for a second day as Europe's government-debt crisis took yet another turn for the worse. The Greek prime minister’s surprise call for a national referendum on the country’s European bailout plan triggered selling in...
  • Stock plunge continues as European fears grow [Updated]

     
    The Dow Jones industrial average closed sharply lower Wednesday, after plunging more than 400 points as fears grew that Europe's debt crisis was wreaking havoc on the continent....
  • Worries about Italy's debt crisis grip stock markets

     
    Stocks plunged around the world, with the Dow Jones industrial average falling over 275 points, as investors focused their attention on Italy's debt problems....
  • Stocks, gold hit by broad sell-off on global jitters

     
    Raise cash, head for the sidelines. That was the guiding sentiment in stock and commodity markets Thursday, as some investors and traders sold what they could and looked for a hiding place amid fresh doubts about the global economy. Commodities......
  • Alone in the Dow, McDonald's shares hit record high

     
    McDonald’s Corp. has been able to pull off a feat that is eluding the 29 other stocks in the Dow Jones industrial average: The fast-food titan’s shares are trading at an all-time high. The stock rose $1.18, or 1.6%, to......
  • Cisco CEO hangs up role as economy's cheerleader

     
    For the last few quarters, John Chambers has been a font of optimism about the economy’s prospects. But on Wednesday the chief executive of Silicon Valley computer networking giant Cisco Systems sharply dialed down his tone. Although Cisco reported a......
  • Just what the stock market didn't need: A Hindenburg sighting

     
    As if investors weren't feeling edgy enough about the stock market as economic fears mount again, now there's the "Hindenburg Omen" to worry about. Or not. The zerohedge blog brought this generally little-discussed market indicator to light late last...
  • Looking for home sales to increase? Don't hold your breath

     
    Last week's news that July home sales were in the tank sent the Dow Jones industrial average below the 10,000 benchmark over worries the economy is heading toward the second plunge of a double-dip recession. Don't expect the sales numbers......
  • Gold hits new high as European debt woes rise

     
    Gold closed at a record high Tuesday, surpassing its previous peak reached in June, as fears of new financial-system trouble in Europe triggered another flight to what investors perceive to be safe. October gold futures in New York rose $8.10......