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Dow tumbles 240 points to seven-week low
Stocks sold off Tuesday, with the Dow Jones industrial average sliding more than 240 points to a seven-week low following a slew of disappointing earnings.
Dow Jones index closes at new 5-year high
NEW YORK -- The stock market rally, powered by a drop in the unemployment rate to 7.8%, its lowest level since January 2009, boosted the Dow Jones industrial average to a fresh five-year high even as other benchmark indexes closed lower Friday. A jobs ...
Stocks close out weak month with a whimper
U.S. stocks ended a weak month on a mixed note Wednesday as the markets reopened following a two-day closure due to Hurricane Sandy.
Inside the Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF (DIA)
The SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) and the SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF (DIA) are two such products by State Street Global Advisors which track the S&P 500 and the DJIA, respectively.
Dow Jones average climbs after jobs report
S&P 500 dips after four days of gains; earnings eyed  Reuters
Stocks log worst day since June
Still, both the S&P 500 and the Dow eked out gains of 0.3% for the week, while the Nasdaq dropped 1.2%. The tech sector continued to disappoint Friday, a day after two tech giants, Microsoft (MSFT) and Google (GOOG), reported results that fell short of ...
Stocks close flat, more earnings loom
... solid gain, making it among the best performers on the Dow Jones Industrial Average. But General Electric (GE) and Microsoft (MSFT), which reported lackluster earnings last week, continued to drag on the blue-chip index.
Dow Skids Over 200, Led by DD; Apple Falls 3%
Stock Market News for October 22, 2012
DuPont to cut 1500 jobs
Chemical company DuPont announced Tuesday it would cut about 1,500 jobs worldwide, or about 2% of its global work force. The company said it will make the cuts over the next 12 to 18 months as part of an effort to trim costs by $450 million.
DuPont cutting 1500 jobs; profit forecast slashed  Reuters
HP's 2013 outlook sorely disappoints
The stock is now down more than 40% in 2012, making HP by far the year's worst performer in the Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDU). Whitman inherited a ... HP bought Palm in 2010, but essentially shut it down two years later. It's a mistake HP doesn't ...
10 lessons from the market crash of 1987
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) - Twenty-five years ago, on Oct. 19,1987, the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged almost 23%, its largest one-day percentage-point drop ever.
US Financial Markets No Safer From Crash Risks, 25 Years Later  ABC News
Lessons from the 1987 stock market crash, 25 years later  CBS News
US stock markets to reopen Wednesday
U.S. financial markets will reopen Wednesday, after being shuttered for two days to deal with the devastating impact of Superstorm Sandy.
Wall Street testing electronic trading systems  USA TODAY
US stock markets to reopen after massive storm  BDlive