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How the Dow Jones industrial average and other major indexes fared on Monday

The stock market ended higher Monday, but a late fade kept it from closing at an all-time high. The market marched broadly higher most of the day, helped by optimism about the economy and more corporate mergers, only to slowly lose momentum in the final half hour of trading. The Standard On Monday: The Dow Jones industrial average rose 103.84 points, or 0.6 per cent, to 16,207.14. The S The Nasdaq composite added 29.56 points, or 0.7 per cent, to 4,292.97. For the year so far: The Dow is down 369.52 points, or 2.2 per cent. The S

How the Dow Jones industrial average and other major indexes fared Tuesday

The Dow Jones industrial average dropped for the fourth day in five, closing at its lowest level in six weeks, as investors waited for further developments from Washington where political gridlock is bringing the nation closer to a potentially calamitous default. The Standard The Dow Jones industrial average fell 159.71 points, or 1.1 per cent, to close at 14,776.53. The S The Nasdaq composite dropped 75.54 points, or 2 per cent, to 3,694.83. For the week: The Dow is down 296.05 points, or 2 per cent. The S

How the Dow Jones industrial average and other major indexes fared Monday

Technology companies led the stock market higher on Monday, pushing the Standard A pair of strong economic reports also encouraged investors. Wages and spending rose in the U.S. last month, and pending home sales hit a three-year high. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 106.20 points, or 0.7 per cent, to 14,818.75. The Standard The Nasdaq composite index rose 27.76 points, or 0.9 per cent, to 3,307.02. For the year: The Dow is up 1,714.61 points, or 13.1 per cent. The S The Nasdaq is up 287.51 points, or 9.5 per cent.

US stocks slip but Dow hits new record by a whisker

US stocks closed mostly lower Tuesday in quiet trade, but the Dow closed at a record high for the sixth straight day, by a whisker. At the closing bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 1.46 points (0.01 percent) at 14,448.75. The broad-market S&P 500 fell 3.78 points (0.24 percent) to 1,552.44 and the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite dropped 10.57 points (0.32 percent) to 3,242.30. Equity markets struggled to move higher "as investors take a breather from the recent rally," Wells Fargo Advisors said in a market note. vs/

US stocks push higher; Dow in fresh record

US stocks brushed off an early move toward a correction and added to the bull run, with the Dow setting a fresh record for the fifth day straight. A late thrust upward by Apple shares, which finished 1.4 percent higher, also took the S&P 500 tantalizingly close to its all-time record. At the close the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 50.22 points (0.35 percent) at 14,447.29. The broader S&P 500 gained 5.04 (0.32 percent) to 1,556.22, still nine points below the all-time closing high set on October 9, 2007.

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Dow ends at record high again after jobs data

NEW YORK, March 8 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks closed out a historic week with another day of gains on Friday, as the Dow hit yet another closing high on a payrolls report that surpassed even the most optimistic forecasts.

Dow extends record run in early trade

The Dow Jones Industrial Average extended its record-breaking run as US markets rallied for modest gains in opening trade Wednesday. After setting an all-time closing high Tuesday of 14,253.77, the Dow added another 42.01 points (0.29 percent) in the first five minutes of trade to 14,295.78. The broader S&P 500 rose 4.33 points (0.28 percent) to 1,544.12, still nearly two percent shy of its October 9, 2007 record, The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite rose 5.21 (0.16 percent) to 3,229.34. pmh/vs

URGENT ¥¥¥ Dow smashes record as US stocks surge

The Dow Jones Industrial Average soared to an all-time record high Tuesday, passing the five-year-old mark to leave behind the deep losses of the economic crisis. At the closing bell the Dow was up 128.02 points for the day, a 0.91 percent gain, to 14,255.84, easily beating the former closing record of 14,164.53 set on October 9, 2007. pmh/vs

UPDATE 1-Milestones in the history of the Dow industrials

NEW YORK, March 5 (Reuters) - The Dow Jones industrial average pushed through its all-time intraday high of 14,198.10 on Tuesday, surpassing a record set in 2007. It was the latest milestone for the Dow, which has been in existence for more than a century. Below is a list of key dates and landmark moments for the Dow.

URGENT ¥¥¥ Dow index spikes to all-time record

The Dow Jones Industrial Average surged to a new all-time high as trade opened Tuesday, surpassing the record set more than five years ago. Ten minutes into trade the Dow was at 14,222.13, up 94 points and well past the previous intraday high of 14,198.10 set on October 11, 2007. jmb/pmh/jm
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