Financial shares rallied Monday, but the broader market struggled as the announcement of the overhaul of the bank bailout was delayed and Congress continued to squabble about the stimulus package.
Investors lifted stocks higher at the opening bell Friday, on hopes that a Washington economic stimulus plan would help stave off a recession, along with reassuring earnings guidance from corporate bellwethers.
The owner of the New York Stock Exchange is reportedly in talks to buy its smaller competitor, the American Stock Exchange.
Stocks gained ground at the start of trading Tuesday as investors awaited the Federal Reserve's decision on interest rates.
Stocks ended lower Wednesday after a mixed session turned sour in the last half hour of trade, with investors bailing out of technology, financials and some of the other leaders of the previous day's rally.
Wall Street endured a roller coaster session Thursday before major indexes finished broadly lower amid weakness in the tech sector and anxiety about the Federal Reserve's next move.
Robert Miller of The Daily Telegraph joins CNN to discuss Wall Street's downward trend and rising oil prices.
The Dow industrials staged a late-session rally Thursday to finish modestly lower, helped by strength in the financial and transport sectors, while the Nasdaq ended sharply lower.
Stocks staged a late-session rally to finish modestly higher Friday, even as troubling news from the financial sector kept stocks in the red for most of the session.
Stocks managed to end Tuesday mixed after a rough session in which dismal news about auto sales and the housing sector caused investors to pause after the previous day's rally.
Stocks continued to ease in Tuesday afternoon trade after reaching record highs just a day earlier, following more troubling news from the already battered housing sector.
Stocks rallied Tuesday, as investors stepped back in after two tough sessions marked by worries about the economy and interest rate policy ahead of next week's big Fed meeting.
Stocks slumped Friday after a surprise drop in August payrolls raised worries that the problems in the housing and financial markets are spreading to the rest of the economy.
Stocks slumped Friday afternoon after a surprise drop in August payrolls raised worries that the problems in the housing and financial markets are spreading to the rest of the economy.
Stock declines accelerated Friday morning, after the government reported a surprise decline in August payrolls, the first drop in four years.
Stocks slumped Tuesday afternoon as investors considered weak reports on housing and consumer confidence, the minutes from the last Federal Reserve policy meeting and the latest signs of mortgage and credit market turmoil.
Stock declines accelerated Thursday afternoon as worries about the global credit market sparked a broad selloff in equities, following a three-session rally.
Stocks slumped Thursday afternoon, as revived concerns about the global credit market caused investors to dump equities and seek safer havens for their money.
Stocks tumbled and bonds rallied Thursday morning as renewed fears about global credit woes caused investors to dump equities and seek safer havens for their money.
Trading at the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market are expected to begin as scheduled Wednesday in spite of violent thunderstorms and rain that have crippled New York City's transportation in the early morning.
Polo Ralph Lauren Corp. said Wednesday that quarterly profit rose, helped by higher wholesale and retail apparel sales.
Trading at the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market began as scheduled Wednesday in spite of violent thunderstorms and flash floods that crippled New York City's transportation system in the early morning.
Trans-Atlantic exchange NYSE Euronext said Tuesday its U.S. and European trading volumes hit a record in July, when markets hit record highs and then fell sharply due to worries over credit markets.
Wall Street managed to cobble together a modest rally Wednesday despite a lack of any substantial earnings or economic news, helped by some takeover activity.
LaBranche & Co. Inc., which runs one of the largest equity specialist trading outfits on the New York Stock Exchange floor, may consider selling all or part of itself to salvage its floor-trading business, a source said Monday.
Stocks continued their recent volatile run Wednesday by turning higher after an early slide, despite concerns about the manufacturing sector, higher oil prices.
The stock selloff continued Friday afternoon, driving the Dow industrials down nearly 150 points before recovering a bit, as subprime woes reemerged and traders remained nervous over rising interest rates.
Stocks fell Friday as the biggest public offering in five years failed to excite investors still nervous over rising bond yields.
Stocks opened lower Friday as the biggest initial public offering in five years debuted on the New York Stock Exchange.
The London Stock Exchange is in talks over a possible merger with Borsa Italiana, in its latest attempt to head off expansion of the combined New York Stock Exchange and Euronext.
A mixed reading and some disappointing earnings news outweighed a drop in the price of oil Tuesday, leaving stocks slightly lower in midday trade.
Stocks held onto big gains Tuesday afternoon as the market got a double shot of good news in falling oil prices and encouraging signs from the troubled housing market.
Stocks rallied Tuesday afternoon as developments in the Iranian conflict helped to ease oil prices and a report showed encouraging signs on the troubled housing market.
Technology shares slumped and the broader market wobbled, as rising oil prices and a weaker-than-expected manufacturing report overshadowed any enthusiasm about the day's spate of corporate deals.
Forty-four anti-war activists carrying "blood-splattered" cardboard signs displaying the record profits of companies were arrested outside the New York Stock Exchange Monday morning.
Stocks slipped Tuesday morning as investors eyed a weak retail sales report and the latest woes for the subprime lenders and opted to bail out of a variety of issues.
Stocks jumped late Monday afternoon, as the market finally found some momentum following a choppy session in which worries about the subprime lenders overshadowed deals news and lower oil prices.
Stocks gained Tuesday, with the Standard & Poor's 500 hitting a fresh 6-year high and the Dow Jones industrial average moving closer to a new record close, as investors focused on the positives in the day's mixed economic news.
Stocks gained Tuesday afternoon, pushing the Standard & Poor's 500 to a fresh 6-year high and lifting the Dow Jones industrial average to within shouting distance of a new record close, as investors focused on the positives in the day's mixed economic news.
Stocks clung to modest gains Tuesday afternoon as investors welcomed reports that suggested lower wage inflation and surprising strength in the service sector of the economy.
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Stocks struggled higher Tuesday afternoon, as investors weighed upbeat corporate news with a jump in oil prices, in light trading ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.
Stocks tried to rise Tuesday afternoon, as investors tiptoed back in after a choppy morning, extending the recent rally in light trading ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.
Stocks were caught in a tight range Tuesday morning, as investors welcomed some upbeat company news, but showed caution amid higher oil prices ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.
Technology shares gained and the broader market struggled Monday afternoon, as investors welcomed lower oil prices and a slew of earnings reports, but showed some caution after last week's big rally.
Stocks drifted higher Monday afternoon, as investors welcomed a spate of corporate mergers, but held back a bit after last week's big rally.
Stocks clung to a tight range Monday morning, as investors welcomed a number of mergers, but showed some reluctance after last week's big rally.
Stocks rose after a mixed open amid big merger news in the airline sector.
Stocks tried but failed to rally Monday, ending near Friday's multimonth highs, amid worries about Tuesday's economic news, Wednesday's Fed meeting and a rebound in oil prices.
Stocks let go of early gains Monday as investors braced for the upcoming Federal Reserve policy meeting and eyed a rebound in oil prices.
Stocks let go of gains Monday afternoon as investors braced for the upcoming Federal Reserve policy meeting, despite good news in the tech sector.
Stocks gained Monday afternoon as investors cheered an acquisition in the tech sector but braced for the upcoming Federal Reserve policy meeting.
Stocks gained Monday afternoon, resuming the recent advance, as investors shrugged off any morning malaise regarding higher bond yields and concerns about the upcoming Federal Reserve policy meeting.
Stocks trimmed gains Friday afternoon, but remained positive, as investors breathed a sigh of relief that the morning's mild reading on inflation means the Federal Reserve won't have to restart its recently paused rate-hiking campaign.
Wall Street had a little party Friday ahead of the Labor Day weekend as investors welcomed a jobs report that showed strong, but not too strong growth and only mild wage inflation.
Stocks rallied in light trading Friday ahead of the Labor Day weekend as investors welcomed a job report that showed strong, but not too strong growth and only mild wage inflation.
Stocks gained at midday Friday, finding momentum after a choppy morning as investors breathed a sigh of relief that the monthly employment report showed strong growth but only moderate wage inflation.
Stocks managed to end higher Thursday, after a choppy session in which investors tried to determine what the morning's weaker than expected new home sales report implies about the pace of the economic slowdown.
Technology shares led a selloff Friday, as investors bailed out of stocks amid a mix of disappointing earnings and questions about stock options practices.
Temperatures may be soaring across the United States, but the market for companies going public remains cool at the core.
After what has been a fairly lackluster summer for companies going public, the market is attempting to gain steam.
Italian stock market operator Borsa Italiana is ready to study a joint offer with Deutsche Boerse for Euronext, which has already agreed a $10 billion deal to merge with the NYSE, Il Sole 24 Ore newspaper said.
Stocks fell sharply after the market open Monday as investors worried about an economic slowdown and pulled money out of stocks and commodities.
Stocks finished the session lower Monday as the prospect of slowing economic growth battered sentiment.
Owning 5% or more of NYSE Group Inc. shares could spell trouble for firms that sell mutual funds because it potentially could prevent their funds from executing trades via the Big Board without Securities and Exchange Commission approval, an advocate for fund shareholders said Tuesday.
Stocks ended little changed Wednesday, with falling oil prices failing to inspire investors to extend the recent rally ahead of key economic news due later in the week.
Blue chips slipped and the broader market was little changed Thursday, as investors sat on the sidelines in light trading ahead of the new year.
Blue-chips gains Monday afternoon, boosting the Dow and helping the broader market erase early losses, as investors reacted calmly to weekend news of potential terrorist attacks on financial targets
The New York Stock Exchange, on the eve of a $240 million regulatory settlement with its largest floor-trading firms, is bracing for possible civil charges from the Securities and Exchange Commission that it failed to enforce its own rules in connection with the traders' mishandling of customer orders, people familiar with the matter told Tuesday's Wall Street Journal.
Technology stocks struggled Friday, but managed to close only modestly lower by the end of the session.
Solid financial results from Juniper Networks Inc. stoked hopes that consumer spending has indeed returned, leading technology issues higher on Friday.
Technology issues ran out of steam Friday, despite a solid run-up in the previous session.
Technology stocks are poised to end the week higher after racking up another day of gains Thursday.
The Nasdaq Wednesday stormed to highest close since August 2001, while the Dow and S&P 500 seemed relatively unaffected by heavy movement among telecom and wireless stocks.
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