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  • More of the same for the market: Oil up, stocks down

     
    Another day of rising oil prices Monday meant another day of falling stock prices. Amid reports of intensified fighting in Libya, concern is growing that the disruption in the country’s crude-oil production could last far longer than initially...
  • Stocks' bull market, two years later: Hefty gains and still resilient

     
    Two years ago Wednesday, the vicious stock bear market of 2008-2009 finally hit rock bottom. Since then, the new bull market has shown amazing resilience, as noted in this Times story. If you haven’t been along for the ride --......
  • Dow tumbles below 12,000 on Saudi unrest and global economic fears

     
    Stocks plunged Thursday, hit first by new worries about global growth and then by reports that Saudi Arabian police had fired on protesters. After three weeks of largely shaking off the unrest in the Middle East and North Africa, more......
  • Tsunami likely to affect economic recovery in short term

     
    The earthquake and tsunami that ravaged Japan Friday will likely have a short-term effect on the global economy, shutting down Japanese factories, ports and oil refineries, but it won't derail the economic recovery, observers say. The 8.9-magnitude...
  • U.S. stock market shrugs off earthquake in Japan

     
    The devastating earthquake off the coast of Japan had minimal impact on the U.S. stock market Friday, as the major indexes notched modest gains. The Dow Jones industrial average climbed back above 12,000, rising 59.79 points, or 0.5%, to 12,044.40.......
  • Japan's Nikkei stock index plunges 13% on nuclear fears [Updated]

     
    Panic selling looked like it was spreading across Asian financial markets on Tuesday after Japan warned of rising meltdown risk at the crippled Fukushima nuclear reactor complex. The Japanese stock market’s Nikkei-225 share index was down a stunning...
  • U.S. stocks slide but close well above day's lows; Dow falls 137

     
    U.S. stocks climbed back from steep early losses Tuesday to finish with moderate declines, helped by an upbeat economic assessment from the Federal Reserve. Analysts said Wall Street also benefited from the sense that U.S. markets were relatively safe...
  • Japanese crisis drives down global stock prices

     
    Mounting fears about the earthquake-induced crisis in Japan pushed down stock prices around the world. The Dow Jones industrial average was down 200.79 points, or 1.7%, to 11,792.52 points at midday Tuesday. This represents the sharpest drop since a...
  • Japanese stocks recoup some losses [Updated]

     
    Japanese stocks rebounded early Wednesday after Tuesday’s dive, although analysts said the bounce, in part, reflected “short covering” by traders who had bet on a market slide and were taking profits. The Nikkei 225 share index was up...
  • If this is a stock market 'correction,' it's still early

     
    Bad as the stock market pullback may feel, Wall Street isn’t even in garden-variety “correction” territory. Not yet, anyway. The Dow Jones industrial average slumped 242 points, or 2%, to 11,613 on Wednesday as world markets were...
  • Stocks dive on Japan fears; S&P 500 and Nasdaq now in the red for 2011

     
    U.S. stocks suffered another bruising sell-off in heavy trading Wednesday as fears mounted of a larger disaster at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear reactor complex. Broad market indexes now are negative year-to-date after surrendering the last of their...