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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…

On the day that the DOW, S&P 500, and NASDAQ Composite dropped two percent on global growth worries, once again, several companies reported very good numbers. But investors are paying less attention to corporate results and more attention to economic news from around the world that suggests that…

The stock market is clearly struggling to stay afloat at this juncture, balancing the domestic economic renewal with the global risk coming from ISIS, Russia, the eurozone, and economic stalling in China. A major catalyst or a reason to buy is what investors are searching for. The focus…

Biotechnology stocks and the Russell 2000 began rolling over at the beginning of July, followed by transportation stocks at the end of the month. It’s definitely a signal that the stock market is tired, but after such a strong breakout performance in 2013, the market still hasn’t experienced…

Healthy second-quarter results from technology and banks are helping to drive buying in stocks. On Tuesday, the S&P 500 traded at an intraday record and is again looking toward 2,000, while the blue-chip DOW is edging toward another record. While we are hearing about how the S&P 500…

The stock market appears to want to go higher, but it’s going to take a push by investors. While we could see the S&P 500 edge higher, I’m not convinced the gains will be that great unless the underlying stock market fundamentals improve. I am talking about the…

While I was watching the screens on Monday when the stock market began to sell off on news Russia was performing military exercises off the border of the Ukraine, the last thing on my mind was to run for the exits. In fact, I was thinking that a…

At this time last month, the stock market was full of anxiety as we were heading for one of the worst Januarys in recent memory. The talk was about how the decline in January would trigger additional selling pressure in the stock market. The Stock Trader’s Almanac suggested…