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  • US stocks move lower amid bond market volatility

    U.S. stocks are edging lower in midday trading after recouping much of an early slump. A global slide in bond prices is getting investors worried that borrowing costs could rise. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 23 points, or 0.1 percent, to 18,082...
  • US stocks open lower following weakness in Europe; AOL soars

    U.S. stocks are opening lower following declines in European markets. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 121 points, or 0.7 percent, to 17,986 as of 9:35 a.m. Eastern time Tuesday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index gave up 13 points, or 0.6 percent, to...
  • Asian stocks retreat as Greek cash crunch intensifies

    Asian stock markets were mostly weaker Tuesday after the latest talks between Greece and its European creditors failed to reach agreement on bailout terms as the Greek government runs low on cash. Chinese stocks were a bright spot, boosted by an...
  • US stock indexes edge lower; crude oil price slips

    U.S. stock indexes are closing moderately lower as the market comes off its best day in two months. Energy stocks fell the most Monday as oil prices moved lower. Exxon Mobil lost 1.7 percent, the most in the Dow Jones industrial average. Dean Foods...
  • How the Dow Jones industrial average fared Monday

    U.S. stock indexes closed moderately lower on Monday, weighed down by energy stocks as the slide in oil prices continued. The market was coming off its best day in two months. On Monday: The Dow Jones industrial average fell 85.94 points, or 0.5...
  • US stock indexes are mostly flat in midday trade; oil slips

    U.S. stocks indexes are inching mostly lower in midday trading as the market comes off its best day in two months. Energy stocks fell the most Monday as oil prices moved lower. Dean Foods jumped 5 percent after the company reported earnings that beat...
  • Stocks barely budge in early trade following big gain Friday

    Stocks are barely budging in early trading as the market comes off its biggest gain in two months. Dean Foods jumped 10 percent early Monday after the company reported earnings that beat analysts' forecasts. Actavis also rose after its results beat...
  • US stocks jump the most since March following hiring gains

    The U.S. stock market had its best day in two months Friday following good news about the job market. The surge was enough to push two of the three major U.S indexes to gains for the week. Investors were encouraged that U.S. employers added 223,000 jobs...
  • Stock jump the most since March following hiring gains in US

    The stock market had its biggest gain in two months after the U.S. government reported an encouraging pickup in hiring. The gain of 223,000 jobs in April suggested that the economy may be regaining its footing after a slow start to the year. The Dow...
  • How the Dow Jones industrial average fared Friday

    The U.S. stock market had its best day in two months Friday following encouraging news about the job market. The surge was enough to push two of the three major indexes to gains for the week. On Friday: The Dow Jones industrial average added 267.05...
  • Strong April hiring moves Fed closer to higher interest rates

    WASHINGTON A stronger-than-expected employment report Friday eased concern that the U.S. economy might slip toward recession, yet clouded the waters about when borrowing costs might rise across the U.S. economy. Employers added a solid 223,000 jobs in...