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Investor Concern for Eurozone Brings Stocks Lower

Investor Concern for Eurozone Brings Stocks Lower

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — New worries about the shaky financial situation in Europe kept the markets down to end the week. Trading Friday was light ahead of the Memorial Day Weekend. The Dow closed down 75 points, or 0.6 percent, to 12,455. T…

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…

Late-Session Rally Reverses Stock Losses

Late-Session Rally Reverses Stock Losses

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The markets staged a late-session comeback Wednesday, heading off what could have been one of the worst days in months. After falling off by almost 200 points earlier in the day, the Dow saw a late-session rally to 1…

Stocks Retreat from Monday’s Gains

Stocks Retreat from Monday’s Gains

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The latest housing report didn’t do much Tuesday to help the markets.  The Dow closed down 1.6 points to 12,502.8, the Nasdaq lost 8 to 2,839, and the S&P dropped a fraction of a point to 1,316.6. Facebook i…

Stocks Bounce Back from Losing Streak

Stocks Bounce Back from Losing Streak

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The market regained some lost ground Monday. Stocks rose following a report that shows economists are more optimistic about housing and employment. The Dow had its best day since April 17. The index rose 135 poi…

Facebook IPO Fizzles; Dow Extends Losing Streak

Facebook IPO Fizzles; Dow Extends Losing Streak

Zef Nikolla/Facebook(NEW YORK) — The much anticipated Facebook IPO couldn’t help stocks Friday. It was a bad end to a dead-end week on Wall Street.The Dow closed down 59 points at 12,383 — its 12th day of losses in 13 trading sessions. The Nasdaq los…

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…

Third Straight Day of Losses for the Dow

Third Straight Day of Losses for the Dow

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Stocks ended Tuesday’s session with a drop and some of the biggest losses in months, with the Dow closing down 63 points and the Nasdaq and S&P giving up nine points and eight points, respectively.The continued losses…

Dow’s Eighth Loss in Nine Sessions, Oil at Lows for the Year

Dow’s Eighth Loss in Nine Sessions, Oil at Lows for the Year

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The Dow ended the day down 125.25 points, or 0.98 percent.  The S&P and Nasdaq also ended the day down more than one percent. Clearly between the European debt crises and the tainted reputation of America&rs…

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…

Troubles in Europe Continue to Weigh Heavily on US Stocks

Troubles in Europe Continue to Weigh Heavily on US Stocks

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Worries about European debt kept the markets down again Wednesday. The Dow was off by as much as 184 points before recovering some of the loss. The Dow ended Wednesday down 95 points. The Nasdaq lost 12, and the S&am…

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…

US Stock Markets End the Day Mixed; Gas Prices Lower

US Stock Markets End the Day Mixed; Gas Prices Lower

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — It certainly wasn’t a stellar day on Wall Street, but the reaction to elections in Europe was rather muted. The Dow closed down 29.74 points, while the S&P and NASDAQ ended the day up slightly. Market …

Stocks Fall on Jobs Report; Oil Drops, Too

Stocks Fall on Jobs Report; Oil Drops, Too

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The underwhelming monthly employment report  helped to push the markets down to end the week. With investors concerned about the pace of economic growth in the U.S., the Dow dropped 158 points, the Nasdaq lost 62 and…

Stocks Helped by Weekly Jobs Numbers

Stocks Helped by Weekly Jobs Numbers

Comstock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The weekly jobs report, released Thursday, was encouraging, but it wasn’t enough to keep investors in the mood to buy. The Dow lost 62 points, while the Nasdaq and the S&P gave up 36 points and 11 points, respective…

Stocks Lose Ground with Troubling Jobs Report

Stocks Lose Ground with Troubling Jobs Report

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Investor worries about a possible slowdown in U.S. hiring kept the Dow in the minus column Wednesday, one day after its best close in four years. The Dow lost 11 points Wednesday, and the S&P dropped four.  The N…

Manufacturing Report Boosts US Markets

Manufacturing Report Boosts US Markets

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A better-than-expected report on manufacturing helped the markets rally on the first day of May. The report also gave the Dow its best close in four years Tuesday, up 66 points at 13,279. The Nasdaq gained just four point…

Gas Down 4 Cents, Stocks and Oil Down Too

Gas Down 4 Cents, Stocks and Oil Down Too

Hemera Technologies/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Gas prices continued their slide down Monday. The average price of a gallon of regular gas is $3.83, down 4 cents from a week ago, according to the Department of Energy.  This price is also down 13 …

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