In early trading, the Dow Jones industrial average rose 107 points, or 0.9 percent, to 11,683. The Standard and Poor’s 500-stock index gained 12, or 1 percent, to 1,270. The Nasdaq composite rose 33, or 1.2 percent, to 2,686.
NEW YORK (AP) – Stocks fell for a fourth day Tuesday as concerns over a slowdown in China and talks about a bailout for Irish banks combined to push the Dow Jones industrial average to […]
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.
Traders’ uncertainty has put a big September rally on hold, at least momentarily, before the central bank’s meeting Tuesday.
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.
The stock market began August with a huge rally after economic and earnings reports from around the world revived investors’ faith in the global recovery.