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Bed Bath & Beyond Has a Lousy Day
Bed Bath & Beyond
Has a Lousy Day
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Bed Bath & Beyond Has a Lousy Day

Shares sink after major investor proposes selling his entire stake

(Newser) - The stock market's word of the day: choppy. Major indexes were in the red for much of Thursday before rebounding enough to land in positive territory. Barely. The Dow rose 18 points to 33,999, the S&P 500 ticked up 9 points to 4,283, and the Nasdaq...

Target Drops After Reporting Almost 90% Plunge in Profits

S&P 500's gains for the week wiped out

(Newser) - Stocks closed lower on Wall Street Wednesday, led by drops in big technology companies and erasing the S&P 500's gains for the week. The S&P 500 fell 31.16 points, or 0.7%, to 4.274.14. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 171.69 points, or...

Walmart, Home Depot Rise After Reporting Strong Results

Retail giants helped lift Dow 240 points

(Newser) - Stocks ended mostly higher on Wall Street Tuesday after another bumpy day as investors cautiously reviewed mostly encouraging financial results from major retailers. The S&P 500 rose 8.06 points, or 0.2%, to 4,305.20. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 239.57 points, or 0.7%,...

Oil Prices Drop Amid Worries About Global Economy

Brent crude hits lowest price since before Russia invaded Ukraine

(Newser) - Oil prices dropped sharply Monday on worries about the global economy, but stocks recovered from early losses and ended higher on Wall Street., extending last week's gains. Investors remain focused on the economy and upcoming reports from retailers this week, the AP reports.The S&P 500 rose 16....

Wall Street Has a 4-Week Winning Streak
Wall Street Has a 4-Week
Winning Streak
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Wall Street Has a 4-Week Winning Streak

Dow surges more than 400 points on the day

(Newser) - Stocks rose broadly in afternoon trading on Wall Street Friday and added to weekly gains for the major indexes. The Dow rose 424 points, or 1.2%, to 33,761; the S&P 500 rose 72 points, or 1.7%, to 4,280; and the Nasdaq rose 267 points, or...

Stock Market Not Quite Ready for Sustained Rally

Indexes end flat after Wednesday's big gains

(Newser) - The stock market appeared poised through much of trading Thursday to post a second consecutive day of strong gains. But when the closing bell rang, major indexes were in "meh" territory. The Dow ticked up 27 points to 33,336, the S&P 500 fell 2 points to 4,...

Wall Street Roars After Inflation Cools More Than Expected

Major indexes hit 3-month highs

(Newser) - Stocks closed at three-month highs on Wall Street Wednesday as investors cheered a report showing inflation cooled more than expected in July. The S&P 500 jumped 2.1% to 4,210.24 Wednesday on expectations that slower inflation will mean the Federal Reserve won’t hike interest rates as...

Tech, Travel Stocks Drag Down Indexes
Cruise Line Was
S&P 500's Biggest Loser
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Cruise Line Was S&P 500's Biggest Loser

Tech, travel stocks dragged indexes down

(Newser) - Stocks closed lower on Wall Street Tuesday as disappointing earnings reports weighed on technology and travel companies. The S&P 500 fell 17.59 points, or 0.4%, to 4,122.47. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 58.13 points, or 0.2%, to 32,774.41. The Nasdaq...

Clean Energy Firms Rise After Senate Passes Package

Indexes were flat ahead of busy week

(Newser) - Stocks closed flat on Wall Street Monday as investors prepared for a busy week of updates on inflation. The S&P 500 fell 5.13 points, or 0.1%, to 4,140.06. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 29.07 points, or 0.1%, to 32,832.54. The...

After Booming Jobs Report, Market Is Flat
After Booming Jobs Report,
Market Is Flat
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After Booming Jobs Report, Market Is Flat

Dow ticks up and S&P ticks down

(Newser) - A jobs report that came in much stronger than expected had the potential to roil the stock market Friday. Instead, major indexes ended up relatively flat. The Dow rose 76 points to 32,803, the S&P 500 slipped 6 points to 4,145, and the Nasdaq fell 63 points...

For Wall Street, It's a 'Wait-and-See' Day
For Wall Street, It's
a 'Wait-and-See' Day
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For Wall Street, It's a 'Wait-and-See' Day

Markets largely flat as investors await unemployment report

(Newser) - It was a mixed day on Wall Street Thursday, with the major indexes not making big moves in either direction. The Dow fell 85 points to 32,726, the S&P slipped 3 points to 4,151, and the tech-heavy Nasdaq rose 52 points to 12,720. All three changes...

Stocks Rise Amid Signs Economy Is 'Hanging in There'

Robinhood jumps 11.7% after announcing job cuts

(Newser) - Stocks closed higher on Wall Street Wednesday, more than making up for losses earlier in the week, as investors reviewed a mostly encouraging batch of earnings from big companies. The S&P 500 rose 63.98 points, or 1.6%, to 4,155.17, an almost 2-month high. The Nasdaq...

Dow Drops 402 Points After Weak Caterpillar Results

Uber surged almost 19%

(Newser) - Stocks closed lower Tuesday as Wall Street’s modest August retreat continued another day. Stocks wavered over the day, with investors unsure whether the market’s strong run in July was the start of a turnaround or a temporary blip, the AP reports. The S&P 500 fell 27.44,...

With Investors 'Cautious,' Stocks Dip to Start August
Energy Stocks Hit as
Oil Price Falls Almost 5%
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Energy Stocks Hit as Oil Price Falls Almost 5%

Investors are 'cautious' ahead of a big week of earnings reports

(Newser) - Stocks on Wall Street gave up early gains and closed slightly lower Monday as investors began another busy week of company earnings and economic reports. The S&P 500 gave up an early gain and fell 11.66 points, or 0.3%, to 4,118.63. The Dow Jones Industrial...

That Was the Best Month of the Year for Stocks
Benchmark S&P Has
Best July Since 1939
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Benchmark S&P Has Best July Since 1939

And the Dow has its best month of the year

(Newser) - The stock market is done for July, and all the major indexes posted their best months of the year. For the day, the Dow rose 315 points, or nearly 1%, to 32,845; the S&P 500 rose 57 points, or 1.4%, to 4,130; and the Nasdaq rose...

Investors Shrug Off Recession Worries
Investors Shrug Off
Recession Worries
MARKETS

Investors Shrug Off Recession Worries

Markets rise again after GDP shows another quarterly retraction

(Newser) - Newly released GDP figures suggesting the economy is on the brink of a recession didn't result in a bleak day on Wall Street. In fact, markets had a decent day, with the Dow up 332 points to 32,529, the S&P 500 up 48 points to 4,072,...

Stocks Surge After Fed Rate Hike
Stocks Surge After
Fed Rate Hike
MARKETS

Stocks Surge After Fed Rate Hike

Nasdaq index had its best day in more than 2 years

(Newser) - Stocks on Wall Street closed solidly higher Wednesday after the Federal Reserve ratcheted up its campaign against surging inflation by raising its key interest rate three-quarters of a point. The Fed’s latest hike lifts the benchmark short-term rate to its highest level since 2018. The S&P 500 rose...

Markets Drop After Grim News From Walmart
Markets Drop After
Grim News From Walmart
MARKETS

Markets Drop After Grim News From Walmart

Microsoft delivers disappointing results

(Newser) - Stocks closed lower on Wall Street Tuesday after Walmart warned that inflation is negatively impacting American consumers’ spending power. The S&P 500 fell 45.79 points, or 1.2%, to 3,921.05 The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 228.50 points, or 0.7%, to 31,761.54....

Investors Are Braced for Fed Meeting, Tech Earnings

WWE jumps 8.4% after McMahon retirement

(Newser) - Stocks closed mixed on Monday as investors braced for a two-day meeting of the Federal Reserve this week. The nation’s central bank is expected to raise interest rates sharply to combat inflation. The S&P 500 index and Dow Jones Industrial Average rose slightly, led by energy, utilities, and...

It's a Losing Day, but a Winning Week
It's a Losing Day,
but a Winning Week
MARKETS

It's a Losing Day, but a Winning Week

Snap losses put a damper on Wall Street's streak

(Newser) - The stock market fell on Friday, but not enough to wipe out the gains of a strong week. The Dow dropped 136 points, or 0.4%, to 31,900; the S&P 500 fell 37 points, or 0.9%, to 3,961; and the Nasdaq fell 235 points, or 1....

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