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.
NEW YORK - Nobody was expecting this round of corporate financial reports to be great. But underwhelming results - particularly revenue, which offers a read on the economy - are still rattling investors.
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NEW YORK (AP) - Poor corporate earnings reports are pounding the stock market in a sour end to an otherwise strong week. The Dow Jones industrial average fell more than 200 points for its worst day in four months.
Stock Index trends rose higher during the initial half of the last trading session, but then drifted lower to close. The consumer sentiment report posted early last session and was better than expected.