Stocks shrug off nixed oil cap deal: Dow jumps 100, moves back above 18,000 for 1st time since July 21, 2015
The blue-chip index is now only about 300 points away from its all-time closing high of 18,312.39, set on May 19, 2015. Ref. USAToday.
Dow drops about 210 points after Bank of Japan opts not to boost stimulus, U.S. GDP slows, Icahn dumps Apple
Markets were surprised by Bank of Japan's decision not to ease monetary policy further. Ref. USAToday.
S&P 500 breaks through its May 2015 peak and closes at a new record high
The broad-based index set a new all-time intraday high of 2143.16 today and finally closed above its previous record close of 2134.72 set 15 months ago on May 21, 2015. Ref. USAToday.
Nasdaq beats its year-old closing high, S&P 500 hits record, too, after positive jobs news
U.S. Stocks jumped Friday, with the Nasdaq and S&P 500 passing all-time closing highs, after the government reported a better-than-expected 255,000 jobs were created in July. Ref. USAToday.
Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq all hit new closing highs
It's the first time all three have set new closing marks on the same day since 1999, according to CNBC. Strong earnings news from Macy's and other retailers lifted stocks. Ref. USAToday.
Stocks close at records again: Dow, S&P 500, Nasdaq hit all-time highs as oil prices rally
Oil jumped about 3% and rose above $45 a barrel as energy stocks posted gains. Materials led the broad-based Standard & Poor's 500 index higher. Ref. USAToday.
Stocks stage rebound: Dow closes up 240 points as odds of a September rate hike dip
Rally helps claw back some of Friday's 394-point drop in the Dow after market-friendly words from a key Fed official who urged "Prudence" and said the case for a "Preemptive" hike was "Less compelling." Ref. USAToday.
S&*Tongue-in-cheek* 500 ends lower for a ninth straight day, its longest losing streak since 1980
The benchmark stock index is now in its longest losing streak in 36 years after traders reacted to a report showing steady job growth in October and braced for Tuesday's presidential election. All three major indexes lost 0.2% today, the Dow shedding 39 points. Ref. USAToday.