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NEW YORK - The Dow Jones industrial average swept past 14,000 for the first time Tuesday after a relatively tame inflation report gave investors reason to continue a recent run-up that began in earnest last week.
NEW YORK - Wall Street extended its October rally Monday as investors grew more optimistic about upcoming earnings reports and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said it will cut capital spending to drive overall returns.
NEW YORK - The Dow Jones industrial average shot past 13,000 for the first time Wednesday, powered by better-than-expected corporate earnings that boosted investors' confidence in the U.S. economy.
NEW YORK - The Dow Jones industrial average closed above 11,000 Monday for the first time since before the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, boosted by a five-day rally that has sent stocks soaring so far in 2006.
NEW YORK - Wall Street surged higher Tuesday, carrying the Dow Jones industrials to their second-best close ever as positive economic data further buoyed a growing sense of optimism among investors.
WASHINGTON - The Senate voted Tuesday to jump-start a stalled immigration measure to legalize millions of unlawful immigrants. President Bush said the bill offered a "historic opportunity for Congress to act," and appeared optimistic about its passage by week's end.
NEW YORK - The Dow Jones industrials posted their fourth straight winning week Friday after surprisingly strong home sales and durable-goods orders bolstered investor hopes for a sustainable economic recovery.
NEW YORK - Dow Jones & Co. and News Corp. agreed broadly on measures to protect the editorial independence of The Wall Street Journal under ownership by Rupert Murdoch's media conglomerate, clearing away a major hurdle in the way of a deal, a person familiar with the matter said Tuesday.
NEW YORK -- Wall Street got some good news from Citigroup, and responded with a huge rally. Led by financial stocks, the market made its first big move upward in weeks Tuesday after Citigroup Inc. said it had operated at a profit during the first two months of the year. All the major indexes soared more than 4.5 percent, and the Dow Jones industrials shot up more than 300 points.
NEW YORK - Blue chip stocks surged to a strong finish Tuesday as upbeat economic news countered some cautious corporate forecasts.
NEW YORK - Wall Street barreled higher Friday, sending the Dow Jones industrials up 138 points to a new six-year high after a report of modest job growth bolstered hopes that the Federal Reserve will end its interest rates hikes. All three major indexes finished the week with gains.
As war seemed ever closer, many East Valley business leaders on Monday looked back to 1991 as they reflected on what a war with Iraq might mean. But it's unclear whether the developing conflict — and its outcome — will be similar to the Persian Gulf War.
NEW YORK - The Dow Jones industrial average saw it's largest single-day rise ever on Monday.
NEW YORK - Wall Street plunged Thursday, pulling the Dow Jones industrial average down more than 360 points as investors found themselves confronted by two uncomfortable prospects: an end to interest rate cuts and a slowing economy.
NEW YORK - The Dow Jones industrial average dropped more than 360 points Friday - the anniversary of the Black Monday crash 20 year ago - as renewed credit concerns, lackluster corporate earnings and rising oil prices spooked investors.
Wall Street tumbled again Wednesday as investors worried that the global economy is poised to weaken even as parts of the credit market slowly show signs of recovery. The major indexes fell more than 4 percent, including the Dow Jones industrial average, which finished off its lows with a loss of 515 points.
NEW YORK - Wall Street plunged again today, extending an almost relentless downward spiral after problems at Countrywide Financial Corp. confirmed investors' fears that credit problems are spreading. The market shrugged off the Federal Reserve's injection of $17 billion into the banking system, and the Dow Jones industrial average fell almost 200 points.
NEW YORK - Wall Street extended its October rally Monday as investors grew more optimistic about upcoming earnings reports and a decline in oil bolstered hope for higher consumer spending. The Dow Jones industrials crossed 12,100 for the first time and reached a new record high close.
NEW YORK - An unexpected drop in wholesale prices sent stocks soaring Tuesday, with the Dow Jones industrials climbing more than 130 points as Wall Street gained renewed confidence in the Federal Reserve's management of inflation and the economy.
NEW YORK - Wall Street closed out a volatile week with a modest gain Friday as investors awaited further signs about the health of the economy. Falling oil prices and a contract win for Boeing Co. offered some support to a lackluster market.
NEW YORK - Investors resigned themselves to lackluster first-quarter earnings Tuesday and sent stocks moderately higher despite disappointing results from General Motors and Bank One.
NEW YORK - Wall Street resumed its sell-off Wednesday after oil hit a record high and a bearish analyst report renewed concerns that General Motors Corp. could run out of cash.
NEW YORK Wall Street limped to a mixed finish Monday as uncertainty over the situation in the Middle East and a disappointing earnings report from Citigroup gave traders little impetus to buy after last week's selloff.