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Dow Jones Index (DJIA) Posts Record Close on Good Economic Data The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) hit an all-time high on Monday as the stocks witnessed another strong day. The S&P 500 was lifted higher by the strong financial sector, and the NASDAQ also gained on the back of…

Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) Posts Best Week in Five Years It was a historic week for the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) as it registered its best show in five years. The investors looked closely at how President-elect Donald Trump’s policies would buoy economic growth and favor multiple…

Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) Shoots Up as Donald Trump Soothes Nerves The shocking defeat of Hillary Clinton yesterday sent the global markets in a frenzy. However, as the dust settled, investors realized that Donald Trump as president may actually be good news for stocks. This is due…

DJIA Posts Super Gains   The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) jumped by 371 points, or about two percent, and closed at 18,259.60 on Monday. The DJIA crossed the key 18,000 level as the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) cleared the Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, in relation…

How will U.S. Election Impact Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) and S&P 500?  With the U.S. presidential election drawing to a close, some stock market analysts are predicting bounce-backs in the event of a Hillary Clinton win, and market dives in the event of a Donald Trump presidency.…

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) dropped about 29 points and closed at 17,930.67 on Thursday, November 3. The S&P 500 closed in the negatives for eight straight sessions as the market comes to terms with the fact that there may not be a clear winner in the…

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) fell about 105 points and closed at 18,037.10 on Tuesday. Investors turned jittery on the rising uncertainties related to next week’s presidential election outcome. The FBI’s renewed investigation of Hillary Clinton’s e-mails appears to have dented the clear lead that the Democratic…

Dow Jones Industrial Average Tracks Oil Rally, Climbing Import Prices The Dow Jones Industrial Average opened higher on Tuesday as rallying oil prices and climbing import prices overpowered any disappointment from Alcoa Inc.’s dismal kickoff to earnings season. At 9:35 a.m. in New York, the Dow Jones index…

Dow Jones Industrial Average Rises Ahead of Earnings Season Start A recovery in the U.S. dollar against the Japanese yen helped the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) to open higher on Monday as investors brace for the corporate earnings season that starts with results from aluminum producer Alcoa…

Lower Dow Jones Industrial Average Weighs on Sentiment The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) fell on Thursday despite a positive report on U.S. jobless claims that indicated a healthy labor market in the world’s largest economy. Investors continued to assess minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee and…

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) dropped sharply on Tuesday, tracking global stock markets, amid renewed concerns about negative interest rates and oil’s recent rout. The Dow Jones index fell 0.7% to 17,609.14 at 9:47 a.m. Twenty-seven stocks were declining, while three were advancing. The S&P 500 dropped…

U.S. stocks opened in negative territory at the start of the week, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) shedding 0.1%, as cautious investors awaited fresh economic data. As of 9:34 a.m. in New York, the Dow Jones index was down 0.1% at 17,776.93. The S&P 500 was…

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) was little changed before the close of trading on Thursday, heading to end a volatile quarter with a nearly 1.6% gain. The Dow Jones index was flat at 17,717.21 as of 3:50 p.m. in New York. 17 shares were declining and 13…

Dow Jones Trades Near Session Highs on Fed Chair Speech The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) turned higher at noon on Tuesday as Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen said the Fed still envisages a gradual pace of interest rate hikes in light of global pressures that could weigh…

The Dow Jones Industrial Average, together with S&P 500 and NASDAQ, fluctuated today as investors took a temporary stop in action ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve's meeting on monetary policy this week. As of 2:32 p.m. in New York, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.2%…

U.S. stocks fell sharply on Friday after data showed that employment gains in the world’s largest economy slowed more than expected in January. As of 10:37 a.m. in New York, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.7% to 16,295, the S&P 500 declined one percent to 1,896, and…

U.S. stocks swung between gains and losses in afternoon trading on Thursday, as investors tracked oil prices while weighing poor corporate earnings and weak economic data ahead of a key employment report due on Friday. At 2:43 p.m. in New York, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up…

February appears to be setting up to be a month of romance with the stock market after the DOW blasted up 521 points in the first two sessions of the month. Now, you must be wondering about how the stock market is playing, given the turmoil and volatility…