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The Dow closed at an all-time high Tuesday, beating the previous record it set in October 2007, before the financial crisis and the Great Recession.
Trading resumed on the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday after being closed for two days because of Hurricane Sandy. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg ran the opening bell.
More fears of an imminent global recession sent investors into a selloff frenzy Thursday.
The Dow Jones industrial average at one point was down more than 500 points. It’s now down 436 at 10,973.
Investors hoping for relief from last week’s volatility in the stock market found it Monday.
Even a survey showing Americans are dismayed about the economy didn’t stop the gains on Wall Street today.
It’s understandable if people are getting dizzy watching the Dow, considering Wednesday’s shocking 519 point plunge. That was just the latest go round on the Dow’s recent wild ride as the index closed up 423 points on Thursday.
It was yet another rough day on Wall Street Wednesday, a day after the Dow Jones Industrial Average posted its biggest gain since early 2009.
The Dow picked up steam late in the trading day Tuesday and closed up nearly 430 points.
The U.S. stock market joined a sell-off around the world Monday in the first trading since Standard & Poor’s downgraded American debt.
Wall Street was not for the faint of heart Friday. The breathtaking peaks and valleys of the day came to an end with the Dow closing up 61 points.
Mark Haines, co-anchor of CNBC’s morning “Squawk on the Street” show, died unexpectedly on Tuesday evening, the network said. He was 65.
A warning from Standard & Poor’s that the agency might lower its rating on U.S. government debt sent stocks on their worst slide in a month Monday.
Stock indexes lost 2 percent and gave up nearly all of their gains for the year Wednesday. All 10 company groups that make up the Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell.
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