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Stocks Plunge on Concerns Over Greece and then recover

a shared story    315 weeks 6 days 1 hour 17 minutes ago
In a matter of minutes, the Dow Jones industrial average tumbled about 565 points, losing almost 1,000 points on the day. The Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index and the Nasdaq followed suit. Computer programs intensified the selloff as market fell through some limits. And then, almost as...(more) 

Markets Fall Sharply on Weak Earnings Reports

a shared story    395 weeks 6 days 23 hours 27 minutes ago
Despite cheaper oil and looser credit, stock investors on Wednesday could not shake their fears about the consequences of an economy that many believe is already in a recession. Worries about the corporate sector sent the Dow Jones industrials down more than 500 points for the...(more) 

U.S. Stocks Dive After Rout Overseas

a shared story    395 weeks 5 days 6 hours 12 minutes ago
When is a 300-point plunge a relief? Wall Street was pondering that question on Friday as stocks in the United States picked up a sharp sell-off that began in Asia and Europe. But before the opening bell, things appeared much worse. Stock futures, essentially what investors are betting...(more) 

Dow loses 777 points, Worst Single-Day Drop in Two Decades

a shared story    399 weeks 1 day 23 hours 48 minutes ago
Stocks fell by nearly 9 percent on Monday — the worst single-day drop in two decades — after the government’s bailout plan, touted by its supporters as a balm for the current market stress, failed to pass the House of Representatives, setting off a fresh wave...(more) 

This Time, Stocks Surge in Last Hour

a shared story    396 weeks 6 days 4 hours 58 minutes ago
An hour that has become known for its heartbreaking declines proved a boon on Thursday, as stocks gained 400 points in the final minutes, despite a rash of weak reports on the health of the economy. The Dow Jones industrial average, which had swung wildly throughout the...(more) 

Wall St.’s Turmoil Sends Stocks Reeling: Dow closes down 500 points

a shared story    401 weeks 1 day 23 hours 30 minutes ago
Nervous investors hit the sell button in the last half hour of trading Monday, sending the Dow Jones industrial average down more than 500 points on the day. Wall Street had spent the day trying to make sense of a rapidly changing financial landscape on Monday...(more) 

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Most Asian markets rebound after Wall Street rout

a shared story    391 weeks 5 days 13 hours 35 minutes ago
Most Asian markets rebounded Friday after days of sharp declines in stocks around the world as investors scooped up battered financial and technology shares. Major regional benchmarks opened lower after Wall Street touched multiyear lows overnight but climbed into positive territory by midday. Oil prices, which had...(more) 

Dow plunges 668 points to fall below 9,000

a shared story    397 weeks 5 days 23 hours 55 minutes ago
NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks plunged in the final minutes of trading Thursday, sending the Dow Jones industrials down more than 600 points to their lowest level in five years after a major credit ratings agency said it was considering cutting its rating on General Motors...(more) 

Dow sinks more than 500

a shared story    398 weeks 16 hours 10 minutes ago
NEW YORK (AP) _ The misery worsened on Wall Street Tuesday, with stocks piling on losses late in the session and bringing the two-day decline in the Dow Jones industrials to more than 875 points amid escalating worries about credit markets and the financial sector.  

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Credit Crisis Drives Stocks Down Sharply: Dow off 369, S&P off 3.8%

a shared story    398 weeks 2 days 1 hour 53 minutes ago
Stocks took an even sharper dive late in the afternoon on Monday, as stricken investors sent the Dow Jones industrials down more than 700 points with 90 minutes remaining in the session. Markets around the world spiraled downward on Monday as the banking crisis tightened its grip...(more) 

Stocks end wild session mixed, Dow falls 128

a shared story    397 weeks 4 days 20 hours 18 minutes ago
NEW YORK (AP) -- Wall Street capped one of its worst weeks ever with a wild session Friday that saw the Dow Jones industrials rocket within a 1,000 point range before closing with a relatively mild loss and the Nasdaq composite index actually ending with a...(more) 

Dow plunges 733 as new data points to recession

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NEW YORK (AP) -- Despair over the economy has sent Wall Street plunging again, propelling the Dow Jones industrials to their second-largest point loss ever. Stocks fell on a combination of disheartening economic data, including a big drop in retail sales and a Federal Reserve report...(more) 

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