Articles From: MARKET SNAPSHOT: S&P 500, Dow Register Record Closes to MARKET SNAPSHOT: U.S. Stocks Rise; Dow, S&P 500 Hit Records


By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Oil, gold prices rebound NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Big gains in energy, materials and industrials sectors, following a rebound in oil and gold prices, helped propel the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average to record levels on Wednesday.
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2014/11/26
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Jobless claims spike, consumer sentiment dips in November NEW YORK (MarketWatch)--The S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average ended slightly higher on Wednesday, scoring their 47th and 30th record closes this year, respectively.
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2014/11/25
By Anora Mahmudova and Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch The Dow and S&P 500 end a three-day run of gains NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks ended Tuesday's back-and-forth session marginally lower, snapping a three-day run on the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average.
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By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Grantham: Another 10% run and then S&P will crash NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- After a five-day spell when the S&P 500 moved by less than 0.1% amid low volumes, Tuesday's lively, trading action amounted to a relative rally for U.S. stocks.
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By William Watts and Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch Retailers rise as holiday shopping season gets under way NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks posted a mixed finish in a holiday-shortened session Friday as energy shares got slammed a day after the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries did nothing to alleviate a global supply glut.
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2014/12/4
By Victor Reklaitis and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Retail, energy stocks also in spotlight NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks traded flat on Thursday afternoon, having erased sizable losses as a report raised fresh hopes about European Central Bank stimulus.
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2014/12/4
By Victor Reklaitis and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Sharing the spotlight: ECB, energy and retail NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The U.S. stock market finished with small losses Thursday, having faded after jumping to intraday records in the early afternoon.
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2014/12/9
By Anora Mahmudova and Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch Energy, materials stocks sell off NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks suffered their biggest one-day slide in nearly seven weeks on Monday as a withering selloff among energy companies, which closely tracked oil's continued price slide, dragged down key benchmark indexes.
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2014/12/8
By Anora Mahmudova and Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch Energy, materials stocks sell off NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks suffered their biggest one-day slide in nearly seven weeks on Monday as a withering selloff among energy companies, which closely tracked oil's continued price slide, dragged down key benchmark indexes.
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2014/11/21
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch China's central bank cuts interest rates NEW YORK (MarketWatch)--The U.S. stock market ended the week in rally mode Friday.
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By Victor Reklaitis and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Retail, energy stocks also in spotlight NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks mostly edged lower Thursday, with analysts blaming the slide on the European Central Bank signaling that it will wait until next year before considering additional stimulus measures.
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2014/11/19
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch FOMC minutes reveal that Fed plans to hikes rates in 2015 NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- After an initial positive jolt, U.S.have pulled back in the wake of the latest minutes from last month's meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee.
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2014/11/24
By Anora Mahmudova and Carla Mozee, MarketWatch OPEC's Thursday meeting in focus this week NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks inched higher on Monday, sending the benchmark S&P 500 index into record territory, as the decision by China's central bank to ease monetary policy last week continued to buoy global equity markets.
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2014/12/5
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch 321,000 jobs added in November, unemployment rate at 5.8% NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The U.S. stock market struggled to hold opening gains on Friday as investors tried to determine whether a strong jobs report means the Federal Reserve will move quickly to raise rates.
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By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Staples, Lowe's shares rise in wake of results NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks drifted lower on Wednesday, as investors seemed reluctant to make big bets ahead of minutes of the latest Federal Open Market Committee meeting that could offer insights into policy makers' thinking.
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2014/11/17
By Anora Mahmudova and Carla Mozee, MarketWatch Industrial production falls unexpectedly in October NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The U.S. stock market was drifting lower on Monday as news that Japan fell into recession, as well softer-than-expected manufacturing data weighed on sentiment.
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2014/12/2
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Oil, gold give up gains NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks moved higher on Tuesday buoyed by a better-than-expected reading of U.S. construction data for October.
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2014/11/24
By Anora Mahmudova and Carla Mozee, MarketWatch OPEC meeting in focus this week NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks inched higher on Monday, sending key indexes into record territory, as the decision by China's central bank to ease monetary policy last week continued to support global equity markets.
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By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Oil, gold relinquish Monday gains NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks moved higher on Tuesday buoyed by a better-than-expected reading of U.S. construction data for October and robust car sales in November.
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2014/12/3
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Markets expected to take a breather from commodity watching LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures pointed to a slightly weaker start for Wall Street on Wednesday, ahead of ADP payrolls and other data, which could take some focus off commodity prices.
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2014/11/20
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch European PMI data was weakest in 16 months NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks shook off early gloom and moved decidedly higher on Thursday, led by gains in retail and energy sector stocks.
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By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Oil, gold prices rise NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks were ticking higher Wednesday, partly driven by a gains in energy and materials as oil prices staged a modest rally.
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2014/11/30
By Mark DeCambreThe Dow has ended positive in five straight Decembers starting in 2009 NEW YORK (MarketWatch)--U.S. stocks could use a bit of holiday cheer.
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By William Watts and Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch Retailers jump as holiday shopping season gets under way NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks are mixed, with energy shares under heavy pressure after the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries sent oil prices skidding, while airlines and retailers rejoiced.
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2014/12/4
By Victor Reklaitis and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Retail, energy stocks also in spotlight NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks were on pace to end with modest losses, having faded after jumping to intraday records Thursday.
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2014/12/2
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Dow scores 32nd record close of 2014 NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks closed higher on Tuesday, led by energy stocks as they shrugged off a decline in crude oil futures to rally back from their prior-day drubbing.
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2014/11/21
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch China's central bank cuts interest rates NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average soared in early trade, setting intraday records after a fresh dose of liquidity from China's central bank and dovish comments from European Central Bank President Mario Draghi.
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2014/11/21
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch China's central bank cuts interest rates NEW YORK (MarketWatch)-- The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average were up but off their session highs on Friday after a fresh dose of liquidity from China's central bank and dovish comments from European Central Bank President Mario Draghi.
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2014/12/5
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch 321,000 jobs added in November, unemployment rate at 5.8% NEW YORK (MarketWatch)--The S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at record levels on Friday, wrapping a seventh straight week with gains.
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2014/12/5
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch 321,000 jobs added in November, unemployment rate at 5.8% NEW YORK (MarketWatch)--The U.S. stock market moved higher on Friday after a surprisingly strong jobs report, sending the S&P 500 and Dow industrials to intraday record levels.
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