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A trader looks up at a monitor while working on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Friday, Aug. 5, 2011 in New York. (AP Photo/Jin Lee)

Roller Coaster Ride On The Dow Ends As Index Closes Up 61 Points

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.

08/05/2011

CNBC Anchor Mark Haines (credit: AP Photo/CNBC)

Longtime CNBC Anchor Mark Haines Dies Unexpectedly

Mark Haines, co-anchor of CNBC’s morning “Squawk on the Street” show, died unexpectedly on Tuesday evening, the network said. He was 65.

05/25/2011

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. (AP Photo)

Stocks Sink After S&P Issues Warning On U.S. Debt

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.

04/18/2011

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. (AP Photo)

Japanese Nuclear Crisis Rattles Financial Markets; Dow Has Biggest Drop Since August

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.

03/16/2011

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