Dow Surges 669 Points As Trade War Fears CoolThe Dow surged 669 points — its third-biggest point gain in history — and had its best day in two and a half years. Investors were cheered by signs that the United States and China are talking behind the scenes to avoid a clash between the world's two biggest economies.
Stocks Plunged. That Doesn't Mean The Economy Is In Trouble.The economy is just as strong today as it was last week. Keep that in mind as you process the Dow's breathtaking 1,175-point plunge on Monday.
Dow 26,000: Stock Market A Runaway Freight TrainSeven trading days. That's how long it took the Dow to rocket from 25,000 to 26,000.
Stocks Rally As Job Growth Surprises Wall StreetThe biggest corporate hiring spree in five years is reversing a weeklong slide in the stock market.
Stocks Slide After Unemployment Claims JumpStocks slid Thursday after claims for unemployment benefits rose unexpectedly for the first time in three weeks.
Stocks Slide After Japan Raises Crisis Alert LevelThe Dow Jones industrial average fell more than 100 points Tuesday after Japan raised the alert level on its nuclear crisis and Alcoa Inc. reported disappointing revenue growth. Energy stocks fell sharply after oil prices dropped.
Stocks Fall As Worries Mount Over Japanese EconomyMounting concerns over the impact of the massive earthquake in Japan are pushing stocks lower in midday trading. The earthquake and tsunami along Japan's northeast coast killed thousands and has raised fears of a slowdown in the world's third-largest economy.