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  • 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...
  • Oil hits new 2 1/2-year high; stocks fall for the day but gain for the week

     
    Financial markets' manic mood swings continued Friday, as another jump in oil prices helped fuel a modest pullback in stocks in favor of classic hiding places -- Treasury bonds and precious metals. April crude futures in New York closed up......
  • 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...