Dow Sees Worst Drop Of The Year, Driven By Declines In Energy CompaniesThe Dow Jones industrial average closed 334 points lower on Thursday than the day before, in what amounted to the worst drop of the year.
Dow Jones Hits 17,000 For First Time After Strong Jobs ReportThere was a major milestone on Wall Street Thursday as stocks set new records.
Record High Closing For S&P 500The Standard & Poor’s 500 index closed at a record high on Thursday, and has turned positive for the year 2014 so far.
S&P 500 Puts Finishing Touch On Best Year Since 1997The Standard & Poor's 500 index closed out its best year since 1997 on Tuesday as traders wrapped up a record-setting year.
Dow Hits 16,000 For First Time, S&P 500 Hits 1,800Stocks have been rising sharply this year as the U.S. economy improves, companies report bigger profits and the Federal Reserve keeps up its easy-money policies.
Stocks Break 15,000 For First Time After Hiring ClimbsThe Dow Jones industrial average crossed 15,000 for the first time, and the Standard and Poor's 500 index, a broader market measure, rose above 1,600.
Mayor Bloomberg Rings Opening Bell At NYSETrading 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.
Late Rally Pushes Indexes Higher; Stocks See 2nd Gain In SeptemberA late afternoon rally pushed the stock market higher for only the second day this month.