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In this Aug. 4, 2011 photo, a trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.  (credit: Jin Lee/AP)

Dow Closes Down 634 Points After Downgrade Of U.S. Credit Rating

The U.S. stock market joined a sell-off around the world Monday in the first trading since Standard & Poor’s downgraded American debt.


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.


A trader reacts to Thursday's huge market drop. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Dow Jones Average Plunges 513 Points In Worst Drop Since October Of 2008

Fears about the global economy led to the biggest panic in financial markets since the 2008 financial crisis.


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Dow Jones Industrial Average Makes Largest One-Day Jump This Year

Strong profits and a bipartisan plan to lift the U.S. debt limit drove a stock market rebound Tuesday.


Specialist Glenn Carell, center, works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Tuesday, March 15, 2011. (AP Photo)

Dow Closes Down 138 Points Amid Escalating Japan Nuke Fears

The Federal Reserve expressed more confidence in the U.S. economy even as Japan’s nuclear crisis raised worries around the globe. The Fed said Tuesday that the economic recovery is on “firmer footing” and the jobs market is “improving gradually.”


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Dow Jones Rockets To Highest Mark In 2 Years

Global stock markets staged an explosive rally Thursday, embracing a move by the Federal Reserve to try to rejuvenate the U.S. economy by buying $600 billion in Treasury bonds.


(AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Stocks Waver Ahead Of Federal Reserve Decisions

Traders’ uncertainty has put a big September rally on hold, at least momentarily, before the central bank’s meeting Tuesday.


(AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Stocks Fall After Cisco Earnings, Jobless Data

Stocks are down for a third day on more disappointing earnings and economic news.


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Stocks Close Sharply Down As Investor Gloom Grows

Stocks and interest rates are down sharply as investors take a bleaker view of the U.S. economy. The Dow Jones closed down 265 points.