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.


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.


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.”


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.


(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.


(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.


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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.


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