Posts Tagged ‘dow jones’

KEEPING OUR EYE ON … Sophie McNeil Wolf

Sophie McNeil Wolf says she has wanted to be a writer since she was a little girl. “My godmother used to always say that I had to be the first to know it and the first to tell it,” Wolf says. “I’ve always been interested in people and their stories. I’m a creative person that’s […] [...]

Here we go again: Another big down day for Dow

NEW YORK — Just when Wall Street seemed to have settled down, a barrage of bad economic reports collided with fresh worries about European banks Thursday and triggered a global sell-off in stocks. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 419 points — a return to the wild swings that gripped the stock market last week. […] [...]

Stronger dollar sends stocks falling

by Published: November 8,2010

Tags: dow jones, economy

NEW YORK — Stocks pulled back Monday as the dollar rose and traders retreated from a rally that brought indexes to their highest levels since the peak of the financial crisis in September 2008. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 40.80, or 0.4 percent, to 11,403.28 in mid-day trading. It had surged 2.9 percent last […] [...]

Dow drops below 11,000 as dollar rebounds

by Published: October 19,2010

Tags: dow jones

NEW YORK — A stronger dollar and a surprise interest rate hike in China that may slow that country’s economy helped push stocks sharply lower Tuesday. The Dow Jones industrial average fell below 11,000 for the first time in a little more than a week, reversing a streak that had pushed the index up nearly […] [...]

Stocks climb after Citigroup tops forecasts

by Published: October 18,2010

Tags: Citigroup, dow jones, stock market

NEW YORK – An upbeat start to a busy week of earnings pushed stocks higher Monday. Citigroup Inc.’s better-than-expected results drove financial stocks higher, putting an end to a recent slide. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 36 points in midday trading. Citigroup said fewer of its customers defaulted on loans, an encouraging sign that […] [...]

Stocks set to extend rally into new week

by Published: October 11,2010

Tags: dow jones, economy, finance, stocks

NEW YORK (AP) – Stock futures rose modestly Monday as investors look to extend a rally that pushed the Dow Jones industrial average above 11,000 for the first time since early May. Traders in recent days have been betting the Federal Reserve will act in the coming weeks to stimulate the economy and drive interest […] [...]

Dow closes above 10,000 for first time in a year

by Published: October 14,2009

Tags: dow jones, economy, Mississippi, recession, recovery

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above 10,000 today for the first time in a year in what some analysts are saying could be a good sign the overall market is recovering from the nearly two-year-old recession. “This rally is real,” said Clark Smith, a partner at Woodridge Capital in Jackson. “There’s no doubt it’s […] [...]

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