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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.”

03/15/2011

Wall Street Bull (credit: Getty Images)

Stocks Start 2011 With A Lift

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.

01/03/2011

(AP Photo/Lawrence Jackson)

Stocks Fall, Dow Sees Largest One-Day Loss Since August

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 […]

CBS New York–11/16/2010

New York Stock Exchange

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.

11/04/2010

(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.

09/21/2010

File Photo

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.

08/11/2010

Trader At New York Stock Exchange

Stocks Open August Sharply Higher

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.

CBS New York–08/02/2010

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