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Tesla Stock Slumps 12.2%
Tesla Stock Slumps 12.2%
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Tesla Stock Slumps 12.2%

Investors worry Twitter buy will distract Musk

(Newser) - More sharp declines in Big Tech stocks sent the Nasdaq composite down 4% Tuesday, the worst drop for the tech-heavy index since September 2020. The Nasdaq is now down 20% so far this year as investors shun the ultra-pricey tech sector, which had made gangbuster gains for much of the...

Twitter Stock Rises, Tesla Falls After Musk Buyout Confirmed

Indexes close higher after late wave of buying

(Newser) - A late wave of buying left major indexes higher on Wall Street after another day of up-and-down trading. A rebound in technology stocks helped turn things around in the last hour of trading Monday. The S&P 500 rose 24.34 points, or 0.6%, to 4,296.12. The...

Netflix Plunge Drags Indexes Down
Netflix Stock Plunges 35%
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Netflix Stock Plunges 35%

Massive drop dragged down major indexes

(Newser) - Stocks edged mostly higher in afternoon trading on Wall Street Wednesday, but indexes were held back by streaming entertainment giant Netflix, which lost more than a third of its value. IBM jumped and helped give the Dow a bump after reporting results that beat analysts’ estimates, the AP reports. The...

Dow Just Had Its Best Day in a Month
Dow Just Had Its
Best Day in a Month
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Dow Just Had Its Best Day in a Month

Index jumps nearly 500 points as optimism returns to Wall St.

(Newser) - Stocks closed higher on Wall Street Tuesday as technology stocks rallied following a weak start. The S&P 500 rose 70.52 points, or 1.6%, to 4,462.21. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 499.51 points, or 1.5%, to 34,911.20 in its biggest rise...

Twitter Jumps 7.5% After 'Poison Pill' Plan Adopted

Major indexes dipped despite strong results from banks

(Newser) - Stocks closed slightly lower after a wobbly day of trading Monday as worries about rising interest rates and high inflation keep a lid on Wall Street despite some better-than-expected profit reports from banks. The S&P 500 fell 0.90 points, or 0.02%, to 4,391.69. The Dow...

Airline Stocks Jump After Upbeat News From Delta

Airline reports strong revenue, bookings

(Newser) - Stocks closed higher on Wall Street Wednesday as investors reviewed the latest round of corporate earnings and an upbeat report from Delta Air Lines that bodes well for the travel industry. The S&P 500 rose 49.14 points, or 1.1%, to 4,446.59. The Dow Jones Industrial...

'This Is a Time When Economic Resilience Will Be Tested'

Markets pull back after report on inflation

(Newser) - Stock indexes edged lower on Wall Street Tuesday, shedding early gains as investors weigh new data on inflation . The pullback follows back-to-back losses driven by worries about the economic collateral damage as the Federal Reserve tackles high inflation more aggressively. A report showed inflation is still at its highest level...

Tech, Energy Stocks Tumble
Tech, Energy Stocks Tumble
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Tech, Energy Stocks Tumble

Twitter up 1.7% after Musk says he won't join board

(Newser) - Stocks fell on Wall Street Monday, extending a losing streak from last week. Technology stocks sank and were the biggest weights on the market. Energy companies also slipped along with falling crude oil prices. Twitter rose 1.7% after Tesla CEO Elon Musk said he wouldn’t be joining the...

Stocks Drop After Minutes From Fed Meeting Released

Tech stocks were the biggest drag on the market

(Newser) - Stocks fell and bond yields rose on Wall Street Wednesday after details from last month’s Federal Reserve meeting showed the central bank intends to be aggressive in its efforts to fight inflation. Minutes from the meeting show that policymakers agreed to begin cutting the Fed’s stockpile of Treasurys...

Bond Yields Jump After Remark From Fed Governor

Tech stocks drag Wall St. indexes down

(Newser) - Stocks closed lower on Wall Street Tuesday and bond yields jumped as remarks by a Federal Reserve governor fueled expectations on Wall Street that the central bank is prepared to more aggressively raise interest rates and take other steps in a bid to tame surging inflation. The S&P 500...

Twitter Jumps 27.6% After Musk Buy DIsclosed
Twitter Jumps 27.6%
After Musk Buy Disclosed
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Twitter Jumps 27.6% After Musk Buy Disclosed

Markets pleased with news Tesla CEO bought 9.2% stake in company

(Newser) - Stocks closed higher on Wall Street on Monday with help from big technology and communications stocks. Twitter soared 27.6% following a big investment in the company from Tesla’s Elon Musk. The gains in technology companies helped offset weakness in other parts of the market, the AP reports. The...

Stocks Drop as US Growth Fails to Meet Expectations

Ukraine peace prospects remain very uncertain

(Newser) - Stocks ended lower on Wall Street Wednesday, breaking a four-day winning streak but keeping major indexes in the green so far for the week. Energy stocks rose along with oil prices. The S&P 500 fell 29.15 points, or 0.6%, to 4,602.45. The Dow Jones Industrial...

Wall St. Makes Gains Amid Signs of Hope in Ukraine
Peace Talks Give
Markets a Boost
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Peace Talks Give Markets a Boost

Benchmark oil price dives for a 2nd day

(Newser) - Wall Street built on its recent gains and closed higher Tuesday as talks on ending the war in Ukraine showed signs of progress. Energy stocks were lagging behind again as oil prices sank. Turkey’s foreign minister said Russian and Ukrainian negotiators have reached "a consensus and common understanding"...

Oil Prices Slump as Shanghai Lockdown Begins
Crude Oil Prices Plunge
as Shanghai Locks Down
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Crude Oil Prices Plunge as Shanghai Locks Down

Tesla jumps 8% on stock split news

(Newser) - Stocks shook off a midday slump and closed higher on Wall Street, though energy companies ended in the red as crude oil prices fell sharply. Tesla jumped 8% after saying it would seek shareholder approval to do another stock split. US crude oil slumped 7% and Brent crude, the international...

Stocks Fall as Oil Jumps More Than 4%
Dow Drops 449 Points
as Oil Rises Sharply
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Dow Drops 449 Points as Oil Rises Sharply

Brent crude was up nearly 5%

(Newser) - Stocks closed lower on Wall Street Wednesday, giving back nearly all of the gains they made a day earlier, as crude oil prices rose sharply again. Technology, health care, and financial stocks were among the biggest losers. Retailers and communications companies also lost ground. The S&P 500 fell 55....

Indexes Bounce Back From Monday&#39;s Drop
Tech, Banking Stocks
Send Indexes Higher
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Tech, Banking Stocks Send Indexes Higher

Dow rose 254 points

(Newser) - Stocks closed higher on Wall Street Tuesday and oil prices eased as investors remained focused on the outlook for inflation. The indexes more than made up for a modest pullback for stocks to start the week, the AP reports. Energy stocks slipped as oil prices fell. The S&P 500...

Stocks Retreat From Some of Last Week&#39;s Gains
Boeing Stock Slides
After China Crash
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Boeing Stock Slides After China Crash

(Newser) - Wall Street ended modestly lower Monday after giving up an early gain and bouncing around for much of the day. The indecisive trading came on the first trading day after the market posted its best week since November 2020 and as the chair of the Federal Reserve said the central...

Stocks, Bond Yields Rise Sharply After Fed Announcement

S&P 500 jumped 2.2%

(Newser) - Stocks shook off an afternoon stumble and ended higher on Wall Street Wednesday after the Federal Reserve announced its first interest rate hike since 2018. Bond yields also rose as the Fed started to shift its policy to fighting inflation, the AP reports. The S&P 500 rose 95.41...

Stocks Rally as Oil Price Tumbles Again
Stocks Rally
as Oil Price
Tumbles Again
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Stocks Rally as Oil Price Tumbles Again

Dow surged almost 600 points

(Newser) - Stocks closed higher on Wall Street Tuesday as inflation worries ebbed and oil prices slid. The S&P 500 gained 2.1% after a report showed inflation’s rapid acceleration paused at the wholesale level last month, the AP reports. Oil tumbled more than 6%. Treasury yields were mixed as...

Markets Slide Lower Ahead of Fed Meeting
US Oil Price
Drops Almost 6%
MARKETS

US Oil Price Drops Almost 6%

Traders exercise caution ahead of Fed meeting

(Newser) - Stocks swayed lower on Wall Street Monday, crude oil prices fell, and bond yields rose sharply as waves of market-moving forces crashed into each other. Markets remained jumbled as investors try to assess the various impacts on the economy from the war in Ukraine, upcoming rate hikes from the Federal...

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