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  • 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...
  • Stocks and commodities rally as selling pressure eases

     
    Risk takers returned to financial markets Thursday, boosting most stocks and commodities after three days of losses. The situation at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power complex remained grave, but markets’ sell-off earlier this week had left them...
  • Nasdaq 100 rebalancing will decrease Apple's weight, boost Microsoft's

     
    Apple's influence on the Nasdaq-100 will soon see a decline as Nasdaq OMX announced it was going to re-balance the weight of the companies listed on the index. The Cupertino iPad-maker currently accounts for more than 20% of the Nasdaq-100, a listing of...
  • Google's profit shortfall may cast more doubt on tech sector

     
    Google Inc.’s miss on first-quarter earnings was exactly what the struggling tech-stock sector didn’t need. Shares of the Internet search titan plunged to a six-month low of $547 in after-hours trading Thursday, down 5.4% from $578.51 at the...
  • Google shares plunge after earnings miss target

     
    Wall Street showed no mercy to Google Inc. after the Internet search titan came up short on first-quarter earnings. The stock slumped $47.81, or 8.3%, to $530.70 by the closing bell on Friday, ending near its low for the session.......