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Markets Regroup After Tuesday Sell-Off
Dollar Tree Was Among
Day's Biggest Winners
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Dollar Tree Was Among Day's Biggest Winners

Markets regroup after Tuesday sell-off

(Newser) - Stocks ended a wobbly day with mixed results on Wall Street Wednesday as the market regrouped following a sharp drop a day earlier. The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average held on to modest gains, but the Nasdaq gave back 0.2%. Treasury yields stabilized, a welcome...

S&P 500 Just Had Its Biggest Drop Since May
S&P 500 Just Had Its
Biggest Drop Since May
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S&P 500 Just Had Its Biggest Drop Since May

Nasdaq drops 2.8% amid tech sell-off

(Newser) - Technology companies led a broad slide in stocks on Wall Street Tuesday as investors reacted to a surge in US government bond yields. The benchmark S&P 500 index had its worst drop since May, and the tech-heavy Nasdaq had its worst drop since March. The main action was again...

Big Tech Stocks Drop as Banks, Energy Firms Rise

Dow Jones edged up 71 points

(Newser) - Stocks wound up a mixed bag on Wall Street Monday as losses for several Big Tech companies checked gains elsewhere in the market. Microsoft fell 1.7% and Apple gave back 1.1%. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note rose to 1.49%, its highest level since late June....

Tech Gains Lift Nasdaq to New High
Tech Gains Lift
Nasdaq to New High
MARKETS

Tech Gains Lift Nasdaq to New High

S&P 500 added a single point

(Newser) - Stocks eked out some modest gains on Wall Street Wednesday, enough to nudge the Nasdaq composite index to another all-time high. The S&P 500 gave up nearly all of a midday gain and ended just 1 point higher, or less than 0.1%. Small-company stocks did better than the...

Big Gains for Travel Stocks as S&P 500, Nasdaq Set Records

Nasdaq closed above 15K for first time

(Newser) - Stocks closed modestly higher on Wall Street Tuesday, enough to nudge the Nasdaq composite to a record high and past 15,000 for the first time. The broader S&P 500 index also set a record high. Banks, consumer-focused companies, and small-company stocks outpaced the rest of the market. The...

Dow, S&P 500 Hit Record Highs Despite Tech Slide
Banks Big Gainers as
Indexes Hit Record Highs
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Banks Big Gainers as Indexes Hit Record Highs

Indexes rose despite slide in tech stocks

(Newser) - Stocks capped another wobbly day of trading on Wall Street with modest gains Tuesday, as financial and industrial companies helped lift the market, outweighing a pullback in technology stocks. The S&P 500 recovered from an early slip and eked out a 0.1% gain, enough to eclipse the record...

Tech Sell-Off Drags Nasdaq Down 2.5%
Big Drops for Tech Stocks
Drag Markets Down
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Big Drops for Tech Stocks Drag Markets Down

Musk's 'SNL' appearance didn't help Tesla stock

(Newser) - Drops in several Big Tech companies led the stock market lower Monday, pulling major indexes below the record highs they set last week. The S&P 500 lost 1% after spending the first half of the day wobbling between small gains and losses. The tech-heavy Nasdaq gave back 2.5%...

Stocks Hit Record Highs as UK Begins Vaccinations
Markets Are 'Excited
for Post-Vaccine World'
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Markets Are 'Excited for Post-Vaccine World'

S&P 500, Nasdaq hit record hights

(Newser) - Steady gains throughout the day delivered another round of record highs for major indexes on Wall Street Tuesday. The S&P 500 rose 0.3% to 3,702.25, closing above 3,700 points for the first time . The tech-heavy Nasdaq also hit a record high. Small-company stocks rose much...

Wall St. Rally Loses Steam
Wall St. Rally Loses Steam
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Wall St. Rally Loses Steam

But tech stocks clawed back some losses

(Newser) - An early rally on Wall Street lost steam by the closing bell Wednesday, leaving major indexes mixed. The S&P 500 rose 0.8%, thanks largely to gains in big technology companies. The Nasdaq rose 2% to 11,786.43, and the Dow Jones industrials edged down 0.1%, or...

Wall Street Halts 4-Day Losing Streak
Wall St. Bounces Back
After 4-Day Losing Streak
MARKETS

Wall St. Bounces Back After 4-Day Losing Streak

Strong home sales gave markets a boost

(Newser) - Stocks rebounded on Wall Street Tuesday, recovering some of their losses after tumbling on a raft of worries about the pandemic and governments’ response to it. The S&P 500 gained 1.1%, halting its first four-day losing streak since the market was selling off in February. Trading was erratic,...

Dow Drops 632 Points as Tech Stocks Slump
Dow Drops 632 Points
as Tech Stocks Slump
MARKETS

Dow Drops 632 Points as Tech Stocks Slump

Nasdaq is down 10% over 3 trading days

(Newser) - Big technology stocks tumbled again on Tuesday, continuing the Icarus-like flight path for companies that just a week ago were the high-flyers carrying Wall Street to record heights. The S&P 500 fell 95.12, or 2.8%, to 3,331.84 and clinched its first three-day losing streak in...

S&P 500, Nasdaq Start Month With New Highs
S&P 500, Nasdaq Start
Month With New Highs
MARKETS

S&P 500, Nasdaq Start Month With New Highs

Zoom was up more than 40%

(Newser) - Wall Street kicked off September with another set of milestones Tuesday, as an afternoon rally carried the S&P 500 and Nasdaq composite to all-time highs. The S&P 500 bounced back from a modest loss in the early going to finish 0.8% higher a day after the benchmark...

Stocks Make Solid Gains After Choppy Start
Nasdaq Sets New Record
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Nasdaq Sets New Record

Other indexes also saw solid gains

(Newser) - Stocks on Wall Street shook off a choppy start and closed higher Monday, extending the market's gains from last week. The initial drop followed weakness in overseas markets as the global tally of coronavirus infections approached 9 million. Technology companies led the way, outweighing losses in health care and...

Nasdaq Rises Above Pre-COVID High
Nasdaq Rises Above
Pre-COVID High
MARKETS

Nasdaq Rises Above Pre-COVID High

S&P 500 hit its highest level since February

(Newser) - Wall Street’s enthusiasm about the reopening economy sent stocks scrambling even higher on Monday, and the Nasdaq composite wiped away the last of its coronavirus-induced losses to set a record. The S&P 500, which dictates how more 401(k) accounts perform, climbed back within 4.5% of its own...

Stocks Extend Gains for 3rd Straight Day
Stocks Extend Gains
for 3rd Straight Day
MARKETS

Stocks Extend Gains for 3rd Straight Day

NASA astronauts rang Nasdaq opening bell

(Newser) - Stocks closed broadly higher on Wall Street Tuesday, extending the market's winning streak to a third day. The latest gains, which followed a rally in global stocks, were driven by optimism that the global economy will begin to recover as governments gradually allow businesses that were closed due to...

Banks Down, Health Stocks Up in Mixed Day for Wall St.

Major indexes mostly erased early losses

(Newser) - Major stock indexes erased much of their early losses, leaving the market mixed at the end of trading Monday. Companies whose fortunes are most closely linked to how well the economy is doing took the biggest losses, including banks, energy, and basic materials companies, the AP reports. The S&P...

It's Nasdaq's Turn to Reach a Milestone
Nasdaq Hits a Milestone
MARKETS

Nasdaq Hits a Milestone

Index passes 9K for the first time

(Newser) - Stocks moved broadly higher Thursday, nudging the major indexes further into record territory. Technology stocks accounted for a big slice of the gains, which helped push the Nasdaq composite above the 9,000 mark for the first time, per the AP . The index, which is heavily weighted with tech stocks,...

Back to the Red: Market Has a Brutal Opening

Dow was down more than 400 points early

(Newser) - Wall Street's wild Christmas week rolls on. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell more than 430 points in the first hour of trading Thursday, a day after notching its biggest-ever one-day point gain . Technology companies, health care stocks, and banks, all big gainers on Wednesday when the market had...

Markets Off to Brutal Start
Markets Off to Brutal Start

Markets Off to Brutal Start

Dow falls more than 500, putting 2018 gains at risk

(Newser) - Stocks are skidding again on Wall Street as a tech rout continues and several big retailers report weak results, per the AP . Apple sank another 3.6% in early trading Tuesday and Microsoft gave up 3.3%. Target, meanwhile, plunged 9.5% after missing Wall Street's earnings estimates. In...

Trump Has Explanation for Market's 'Little Pause'

It's because of the midterms, he says, warning that Democrats will make things worse

(Newser) - President Trump has repeatedly celebrated the stock market's rise under his watch, and on Tuesday he chalked up Wall Street's rough October to concern about the midterms. "The Stock Market is up massively since the Election, but is now taking a little pause — people want to...

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