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Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on July 31, 2014 in New York City. The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 317 points on news of the Argentina default and weak corporate earnings.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Dow Jones Sent Plummeting Amid Multiple Investor Worries

The red flags were everywhere, among them weak corporate results, the looming end of stimulus from the Federal Reserve and tensions between the West and Russia.

07/31/2014

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Record High Closing For S&P 500

The Standard & Poor’s 500 index closed at a record high on Thursday, and has turned positive for the year 2014 so far.

02/27/2014

Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange . (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

After Tough January, Stocks Extend Slide; Dow Closes Down 326 Points

For stock investors, February is starting out just as rough as January.

02/03/2014

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Dow Hits 16,000 For First Time, S&P 500 Hits 1,800

Stocks 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.

11/18/2013

Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange . (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Stocks Close At Record High After Bernanke Allays Stimulus Fear

The stock market closed at a record high after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said the central bank would continue to support the U.S. economy.

07/11/2013

Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange . (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Wall Street Woes: Dow Jones Industrial Average Closes Down 353 Points

There was no let-up in the flight from stocks and bonds Thursday as the Dow Jones industrial average plunged 353 points Thursday and wiped out almost two months of gains.

06/20/2013

A screengrab of the hacked Associated Press tweet on April 23, 2013. (credit: CBSNewYork)

Associated Press Twitter Account Hack Sends Dow Plunging Briefly

The hackers sent out a bogus tweet about a non-existent attack on the White House.

04/23/2013

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Nov. 7, 2012. (credit: Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Stocks Plunge More Than 300 Points After Election

Some jubilation supporters of President Barack Obama may have felt after his re-election Tuesday was doubtless tempered by an apparent free fall on Wall Street.

11/07/2012

New York Stock Exchange - New York, NY - Sep 23, 2011 (credit: AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Mayor Bloomberg Weighs In On Wall Street, Says Markets ‘Spooked’

U.S. stocks are mixed Friday after a week of brutal selling pushed them to new yearly lows.

09/23/2011

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange during morning trading on September 22, 2011 (credit:  Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Fears Of Global Recession Send Stocks Into Freefall; Dow Closes Down 390 Points

More fears of an imminent global recession sent investors into a selloff frenzy Thursday.

09/22/2011

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on August 15, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Dow Tanks, Closes Down 253 Points On Dismal Jobs Report

Stocks plunged Friday and ended an otherwise positive trading week on a sour note after a dismal jobs report renewed fears of another recession.

09/02/2011

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on August 15, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Stocks Plunge On Worries About Weak Global Economy, U.S. Job Market And Inflation

The Dow Jones industrial average at one point was down more than 500 points. It’s now down 436 at 10,973.

08/18/2011

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

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.

08/04/2011

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

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