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Stocks Tumble on Europe Concern, Intel

U.S. stocks closed broadly lower Monday as doubts about a recent Europe accord and a lowered outlook by Intel Corp. spurred a broad retreat after two weeks of gains. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 162.87 points, or 1.34%, to 12,021.39. The S&P 500 dropped 18.72 points, or 1.49%, to ...

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Stocks Fall as Mood Darkens

U.S. stocks move sharply lower on  Monday after Moody’s Investors Service said  it planed to review the credit ratings of countries in the euro zone. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 229.47 points to 11,954.79. The S&P 500 Indexshed 26.05 points to 1,229.14. The Nasdaq Composite dropped 49.44 points to 2,597.41. Enthusiasm for ...

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Stocks Higher on Europe, Improved Sentiment

U.S. stocks finished higher Friday, with all three benchmark indexes scoring gains for the week  as European leaders agreed to closer fiscal ties and U.S. consumer confidence hit a six-month high. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 186.56 points, or 1.55%, to end at 12,184.26, up 1.4% for the week. ...

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Stocks Open Up after EU Budgetary Pact

U.S. stocks climbed on Friday, with financial companies pacing the gains, after European leaders agreed to closer fiscal ties and other measures to tackle the region's debt crisis. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 77.65 points to 12,075.35. The S&P 500 Index added 8.74 points to 1,243.09. The Nasdaq Composite ...

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Stocks Drop, Dow Back Under 12,000

U.S. stocks tumbled on Thursday as investors fretted about the outcome of a European Union summit scheduled to conclude Friday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended at 11,997.70, off 198.67 points or 1.6%. The S&P 500 declined 26.66 points, or 2.1%, to 1,234.35. The Nasdaq Composite dropped 52.83 points, or ...

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Stocks Opened with Moderate Losses

.S. stocks opened with moderate losses on Thursday after the president of the European Central Bank expressed caution over more bond purchases to ease the region's debt crisis. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lately fell 28.04 points to 12,168.33. The S&P 500 lost 6.41 points to 1,254.60. The Nasdaq Composite  ...

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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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