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Markets Close Lower on Fed Chief Warning on Fiscal Cliff

Markets Close Lower on Fed Chief Warning on Fiscal Cliff

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A warning from the head of the Federal Reserve led the market to close lower Tuesday. The Dow lost seven points for the day, slipping to 12,788.51. The Nasdaq and the S&P both lost a fraction at the close, fallin…

Markets Continue to Slide

Markets Continue to Slide

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The markets spent most of the session mixed before declining ahead of the closing bell. The Dow lost 58 points and closed at 12,756.18 on Tuesday. Technology and financial stocks led the Nasdaq to a 20-point loss to …

Markets Close with Small Gains

Markets Close with Small Gains

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Stocks swung between positive and negative territory Friday before calling it a week just barely in the plus column.  The Dow closed at 12,815.39, up four points. The blue chip index lost 2.1 percent on the week, its…

Global Stocks Drag on Concerns Over Spain

Global Stocks Drag on Concerns Over Spain

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Growing fears that Spain will need to be bailed out hit markets hard Monday, sending global stocks sharply lower and the euro down to a fresh two-year low against the dollar. The Dow lost 101 points Monday to close at 12,…

Global Stocks Drag on Concerns Over Spain

Global Stocks Drag on Concerns Over Spain

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Growing fears that Spain will need to be bailed out hit markets hard Monday, sending global stocks sharply lower and the euro down to a fresh two-year low against the dollar. The Dow lost 101 points Monday to close at 12,…

Fiscal Pressures in Spain Trouble US Markets

Fiscal Pressures in Spain Trouble US Markets

Hemera Technologies/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The markets developed a new case of worries about Europe, particularly Spain, and stocks sank after three previously strong sessions. The Dow ended the week down 121 points, falling to 12,823. The Nasdaq…

Markets Down in Technology and Oil

Markets Down in Technology and Oil

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Stocks were down on Tuesday, with The Dow dropping 83 points, the Nasdaq losing 29 and the S&P giving up 11. The tech and oil sectors were the biggest losers on the day.A slowdown in China and Europe led to an 11 perc…

Stocks Reflect Investor Anxiety as Earnings Season Begins

Stocks Reflect Investor Anxiety as Earnings Season Begins

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Investors were not optimistic at the start of corporate earnings season. On Monday the stock market was down for a third straight session with more signs of instability coming out of Europe.The Dow lost 36 points Monday t…

Stocks Lose Ground Despite Positive Jobs Reports

Stocks Lose Ground Despite Positive Jobs Reports

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — An encouraging weekly employment report didn’t do much to help the markets Thursday.The Dow closed down 23 points to 12,920. The Nasdaq added four points to close at 2,980. The S&P closed at 1,370 with a four point lo…

Markets Slump with Slowing Factory Activity; Gas Prices Down

Markets Slump with Slowing Factory Activity; Gas Prices Down

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) —  The markets were steady at the open Monday, but by the end of the session, investors grew nervous about the dragging manufacturing sector. Stocks turned negative after new data showed U.S. manufacturing shrank in Ju…

Markets Advance with Reports on European Bailouts

Markets Advance with Reports on European Bailouts

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Encouraging news out of Europe pushed the markets to their best June in more than 10 years and ended the week with gains. The Dow closed up 278 points, while the Nasdaq and S&P added 86 points and 33 points, resp…

Stocks Make Up for Early Losses at Close

Stocks Make Up for Early Losses at Close

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The markets saw a small reversal of fortune Thursday after initially posting sharp losses as the Supreme Court ruled on President Obama’s health care law. Stocks made up some ground before the closing bell, though. T…

Housing Data Gives Stocks a Boost

Housing Data Gives Stocks a Boost

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The markets made up some of the ground lost on Monday after data released today showed favorable signs for home prices. The Dow managed to close up 61 points, while the Nasdaq and S&P gained 21 points and 8.6 poi…

US and European Stocks Mixed at Close

US and European Stocks Mixed at Close

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — It was a roller coaster of losses and gains for U.S. stocks Monday, with stocks mixed at the closing bell.While the Dow ended the day slightly lower by 25 points, the S&P and Nasdaq inched up nearly two points to 1,34…

Stocks End the Day Mixed as European Concerns Linger

Stocks End the Day Mixed as European Concerns Linger

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The markets finished mixed Thursday, with the Dow and S&P closing the session up 33 points and two points, respectively, while the Nasdaq gave up 11 points. Worries about Europe’s shaky financial situation kept t…

Stocks Continue to Slide as Troubles Persist in Europe

Stocks Continue to Slide as Troubles Persist in Europe

Hemera Technologies/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Worry over the shaky situation in Europe forced the markets down again Thursday. The Dow had its 11th loss in 12 days, closing down 156 points at 12,442. The Nasdaq gave up 60 to close at 2,813, and the …

Stocks Fall for Fourth Consecutive Day

Stocks Fall for Fourth Consecutive Day

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — After initially climbing into positive territory upon news from the latest Federal Reserve meeting, stocks fell Wednesday on worries about Europe’s shaky financial situation, particularly in Greece.  The Dow closed d…

Stocks Affected by JPMorgan Loss

Stocks Affected by JPMorgan Loss

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Stunning news from the nation’s biggest bank prompted a sell off to end the week.The Dow closed down 24 points at 12,832 Friday. The Nasdaq finished up with a modest six point gain at 2,940, while the S&P lost three p…

The Dow Ekes Out a Positive Close

The Dow Ekes Out a Positive Close

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The Dow snapped a six-day losing streak Thursday, ending the day up 19.98 points. The S&P was also higher, but the NASDAQ ended the day negative. In the U.S., there was slightly better news on weekly jo…

European Concerns Keep US Stocks Down Another Day

European Concerns Keep US Stocks Down Another Day

Comstock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Investors are clearly concerned about the U.S. and European economies.  Stocks were down at the close of trading yet again Tuesday. The Dow closed down 76.44 points, or 0.6 percent, the fifth consecutive down day f…

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