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Stocks Tumble On Concerns Over Spain

U.S. stocks fell on Friday after a Spanish region asked Madrid for financial aid, rekindling fears about Europe's economic crisis. The Dow fell 120.79 points, or 0.93%, to close at 12,822.57. The Nasdaq dropped 40.60 points, or 1.37%, and closed at its intraday low of 2,925.30. The S&P 500 Index ...

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Stocks Fell on Euro Zone Concerns

 U.S. stocks opened sharply lower on Friday, on resurging concern about Europe as a region of Spain said it would seek the central government's help to repay its debt. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lately fell 86.24 points, or 0.67%, to 12,857.12. The S&P 500 fell 9.29 points, or 0.67%, ...

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Stocks Rose on Technology Earnings

U.S. stocks extended gains into a third session on Thursday, led by tech stocks, as investors bought on relief earnings were largely beating expectations. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 34.66 points, or 0.27%, to 12,943.36. The S&P 500 gained 3.73 points, or 0.27%, to 1,376.51. The Nasdaq Composite rose ...

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Stocks Opened Higher on Corporate Earnings

U.S. stocks opened higher on Thursday, amid better-than-estimated earnings at companies from International Business Machines Corp. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lately rose 34.89 points, or 0.27%, to 12,943.59. The S&P 500 index climbed 4.73 points, or 0.34%, to 1,377.51. The Nasdaq Composite gained 23.86 points, or 0.81%, to 2,966.46. International ...

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Stocks Closed Higher on Tech Rally

U.S. stocks ended near their highs of the day on Wednesday, after Intel Corp.'s (NASDAQ:INTC) forecast gave a lift to tech stocks and following testimony from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 103.16 points, or 0.81%, to 12,908.70. The S&P 500 added 9.11 points, or ...

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Stocks Mixed ahead of Bernanke Testimony

U.S. stocks quickly turned mixed after a lower open on Wednesday ahead of a second day of Congressional testimony from Bernanke. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lately dropped 17.71 points to 12,787.83. The S&P 500 index was up 1.61 points to 1,365.28. The Nasdaq Composite rose 13.56 points to 2,923.60. The ...

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Stocks Ended Higher on Earnings Beats

U.S. stocks ended near session highs on Tuesday after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke finished speaking and Wall Street's gaze returned to solid results from Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE:GS) and Coca-Cola Co. (NYSE:KO). The Dow Jones industrial average was up 78.33 points, or 0.62 percent, at 12,805.54. The Standard ...

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Stocks Opened Higher on Earnings

U.S. stock  were up at Tuesday's start, after both Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE:GS) and Charles Schwab Corp. (NYSE:SCHW) beat analyst estimates for second-quarter earnings and those gains helped lift the whole S&P financial sector. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lately rose 35.80 points, or 0.28%, to 12,763.01. The S&P ...

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Stocks Drop on Global Economic Forecast

Stocks closed lower for the seventh day out of the last eight on Monday after the International Monetary Fund reduced its global economic outlook.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 49.88 points, or 0.39%, to 12,727.21. The S&P 500 index declined 3.14 points, or 0.23%, to 1,353.64. The Nasdaq Composite ...

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Stocks Opened Lower After Retail Sales

Stocks opened in negative territory on Monday, following a weaker-than-expected retail sales report.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average lately shed 62.21 points to 12,714.88. The S&P 500 index declined 5.99 points to 1,350.79. The Nasdaq Composite fell 16.17 points to 2,892.30. Retail sales fell for a third straight month in June ...

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