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Stocks Opened Mostly Higher after Trade, Jobs Data

The U.S. stock market opened mostly higher on Thursday, as investors weighed a rise in initial jobless claims against a narrowed trade deficit in April. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lately rose 35.72 points to 12,084.66. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index added 3.46 points to 1,283.02. The Nasdaq Composite ...

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Stocks Down for Sixth Day

U.S. stocks on Wednesday fell for a sixth straight session, as investors worried a slowing economy could deepen its retreat and wipe out this year's gains. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 21.87 points, or 0.18%, to 12,048.94, The S&P 500 ended down 5.38 points, or 0.42%, to 1,279.56. The ...

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Stocks Started Off Shaky on Downbeat Bernanke Views

Stocks were mixed after a lower start on Wednesday, after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said the economy did not grow as much as had been hoped this year. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lately gained 5.37 points to 12,076.18. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index was down 1.86 points ...

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Stocks Extend Losing Streak after Bernanke

U.S. stocks extended their losing streak to a fifth session Tuesday, as investors turned downbeat late in the session following comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 19.15 points, or 0.16%, to 12,070.81. The S&P 500 gave up broad gains to end down 1.23 ...

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Stocks Higher ahead Bernanke Speech

Stocks edged higher in early trading on Tuesday as traders were awaiting remarks by Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke that could indicate whether the Fed will continue its loose-money policies. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lately rose 42.95 points to 12,132.91. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index climbed 4.55 points to ...

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Stocks Drop for Fourth Day on Economic Worry

U.S. stocks extended their losing streak to a fourth straight session Monday, as lingering concerns about the U.S. economy pushed the market lower. The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended down 61.30 points, or 0.50%, to 12,089.96. The S&P 500 fell 13.99 points, or 1.08%, to 1,286.17. The Nasdaq Composite ended ...

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Stocks Opened to Downside

U.S. stocks were off to a shaky start on Monday, with the S&P 500 hovering near its April low after signs of a slowing economy pushed the index to five weeks of losses. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lately declined 36.82 points to 12,114.44. The Standard & Poor's 500 was ...

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Stocks Saw Weekly Losses

U.S. stocks closed with broad losses on Friday after a gloomy jobs report strengthened the case the economy was slowing. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down 97.29 points, or 0.79%, to 12,151.26. The S&P 500 lost 12.78 points, or 0.97%, to 1,300.16. The Nasdaq Composite fell 40.53 points, or ...

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After ADP Report, Stocks Fell

U.S. stocks opened lower on Wednesday as weak data on the labor market became the latest in string of soft economic reports. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lately fell 43.67 points to 12,526.12. The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index declined 4.51 points to 1,340.69. The Nasdaq Composite Index shed 4.07 ...

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