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Stocks Ended Mixed amid Europe Reports

U.S. stocks closedly mixed on Wednesday, following a report that the G20 is considering a $600 billion IMF lending program to Europe. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 46.24 points, or 0.38%, to 12,196.37. The S&P 500 rose 2.54 points, or 0.20%, to 1,261.01. The Nasdaq Composite edged back 0.35 ...

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Stocks Opened Lower ahead of Europe Summit

U.S. stocks fell early Wednesday as differences between officials in Europe dimmed the prospects of a deal to save the euro at this week's summit of European leaders. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lately fell 69.71 points to 12,080.42. The S&P 500 Index dropped 9.78 points to 1,248.69. The Nasdaq ...

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Stocks Ended Mixed on EU Summit Hopes

U.S. stocks closed mostly higher Tuesday on a report that European leaders might create a second bailout fund to supplement the one they have already agreed to. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 52.30 points, or 0.43%, to 12,150.13. The S&P 500 gained 1.39 points, or 0.11%, to 1,258.47. The ...

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Stocks Put in a Mixed Early Trading

U.S. stocks began mildly higher but turned negative on Tuesday as Wall Street hoped a downgrade warning of the euro-area's credit from rating agency Standard & Poor's would pressure action at a European Union summit this week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lately rose 7.91 points to 12,105.74. The S&P ...

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Stocks Retained Mild Gains after Getting Shaken by Europe

U.S. stocks ended higher on Monday, extending the market's best weekly performance in several years, as Wall Street continued to move on headlines related to Europe. After climbing as high as 167 points, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 12,097.83, up 78.41 points, or 0.7%. The S&P 500 Index ...

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Stocks Opened Sharply Up on Euro Zone Summit Optimism

Stocks rallied at the start on Monday as optimism grew that an upcoming European Union summit would break new ground to resolve the euro zone debt crisis.The Dow Jones Industrial Average lately climbed 142.06 points to 12,161.48. The S&P 500 Index rose 16.42 points to 1,260.70. The Nasdaq Composite added ...

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Stocks Mixed on Jobs News, Merkel Talk

U.S. stocks failed to defend earlier gains and slid into negative territory late Friday but all three major indexes closed the week out with robust gains. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slid 0.61 point to close at 12,019.42 for a weekly gain of 7%. The S&P 500 edged down 0.31 ...

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Stocks Opend Higher on jobs, Europe

U.S. stocks opened higher on Friday after monthly data had the U.S. jobless rate falling to a two-and-a-half year low and as policymakers again appeared to move a step closer to tackling Europe's debt crisis. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lately climbed 80.56 points to 12,100.59. The S&P 500 added ...

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Stocks Edged Lower before Jobs Report

U.S. stocks closed with slight losses on Thursday, after the previous day's massive gains, as traders were cautious ahead of Friday’s employment figures. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 25.65 points, or 0.21%, to 12,020.03. The S&P 500 fell 2.38 points, or 0.19%, to 1,244.59. The Nasdaq Composite added 5.86 ...

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Stocks Opened Lower on Job Data

U.S. stocks opened lower on Thursday after a report on U.S. weekly jobless claims showed a rise over 400,000 in the latest week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 36.06 points to 12,009.62. The S&P 500 declined 3.88 points to 1,243.08. The Nasdaq Composite shed 5.54 points to 2,614.80. The number ...

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