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U.S. stocks plunge at the end of the week on trade war fears

New York City - U.S. stocks closed for the week lower after a sharp selloff of industrial and financial stocks after investors worried that a U.S.-China trade fight appeared to be escalating.

Wild week on U.S. stock markets a sign that correction is here

New York - After a wild roller coaster week it appears that a correction is here in the extended bull market. There were wild swings with a decline of 1,000 points and then a recovery of up to 500 points.

Dow Jones breaks through 26,000 but ends lower January 16

New York - Just in the past seven trading days, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) rose from 25,000 all the way to over 26,000 for a brief period on January 16 but gave back all its gains and ended up below its open at the close.

Op-Ed: Stellar start for 2018 for three main U.S. stock indices

New York - The three main stock market indices in the US, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA), the S & P 500 Index (SPI) and the Nasdaq Composite Index (COMP) all closed the first week of trading in 2018 on a positive note and at record levels.

Main Canadian and 2 US stock indexes record highs at weeks' end

The Toronto Stock Exchange (S & P/TSX) closed at a record high on Friday as energy shares rose together with oil prices. Investors also believe the central bank may be less aggressive in raising interest rates than thought previously.

Main US stock indices end week higher with new Nasdaq record

New York - The US three main stock indices ended the week on Friday slightly higher and the Nasdaq recorded another all-time high even as President Trump delivered a speech in which he refused to certify a nuclear agreement with Iran.

Op-Ed: Three main US indices end week with record highs

New York City - In spite of the unpredictable actions of Donald Trump and rising international tensions over Korea, all three major US stock market indices rose on Friday to record new highs.

All three main U.S. stock indices hit record highs September 13

New York City - All three major U.S. indices rose marginally to record highs Wednesday as energy and consumer energy stocks edged upwards offsetting Apple losses.

New record high for Dow Jones Index as it tops 22,000

New York - In intra-day trading, the Dow Jones(DJ) industrial average index broke through the 22,000 level for the first time ever a rise caused mostly by a rally of Apple Corp. after its earnings were better than most analysts had forecast.

Despite Trump's problems Dow Jones index hits new high Friday

There has been plenty of continuing political upheaval concerning Donald Trump's presidential campaign's connections with Russia. However, the stock market still seems to react positively to the Trump presidency.

Op-Ed: All three main U.S. stock indices reach record highs June 1

News that Trump had withdrawn the U.S. from the Paris Climate Accords did not keep all three main U.S. stock indices from setting new highs the first trading day in June.

Op-Ed: US stock markets moving up again after French election

Stock market indices in the US and Canada rose for the second day in a row as French election results in the first round showed that Emmanuel Macron was likely to win over his far-right rival Marine Le Pen.

Trump stock rally begins to fade as investor doubts gain ground

The stock market did well after Trump won the presidency even after his inauguration He had promised business friendly policies, such as deregulation, a huge infrastructure spending program and reduced taxation.

Op-Ed: Has the Trump stock market rally turned to a Trump slump?

Washington - In the past the Trump administration has boasted of the performance of the stock market as evidence of the success of its policies. Now that the market has begun to drop, White House secretary Sean Spicer has changed his tune.

Op-Ed: Dow Jones sets new record above 21,000 after Trump speech

Washington - The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJI) the index of blue-chip US stocks closed above 21,000 for the first time ever. The DJI rose one thousand points in just 24 days equal to the previous record of May 1999 when it rose from 10,000 to 11,000.

Op-Ed: Longest Dow winning streak in 30 years with Trump speech tomorrow

As measured by the key U.S. Dow Jones Index of U.S. stocks, Trump policies appear popular with investors. However, his speech to Congress tomorrow will reveal whether U.S. stocks continue their record climb.

Op-Ed: For 3rd consecutive day U.S. and Canada stock indices set records

There may be mayhem in the political news market with Trump facing all sorts of criticism about some of his administration members' relationship with Russia. There are also constant complaints about the uncertainty of his policies.

U.S. and Canadian stock indices reach new record highs

The Toronto stock market rose again today after setting records on Friday. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with U.S. president Donald Trump. They both vowed to strengthen economic ties.

Op-Ed: Toronto Stock Exchange reaches record high as do U.S. markets

While media reports are all about the problems and protests generated by U.S. President's Donald Trump policies stock markets at the end of the week continue what many call the Trump rally.

Op-Ed: Trump rally pauses amid signs that problems might lie ahead

The U.S. markets have pulled back slightly today from the renewed Trump surge on Friday. However, the political furor over Trump moves such as his travel ban seem to be offset by positive expectations of Trump policies with respect to business.

Protests against Trump ban help drive U.S. stocks lower

New York City - Up until this weekend U.S. stock markets had reacted positively to Donald Trump becoming president in spite of the fact that he had pulled out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal and pledged to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Act.

Op-Ed: Dow Jones Index hits historic 20,000 mark

New York - Positive corporate earnings helped raise investor optimism and extend a rally that has seen the US Dow Jones Industrial Average(DJ) climb above 20,000 for the first time ever.

Dow Jones Index tops 19,000 for first time ever

The US stock rally evident on Monday continued on Tuesday with the Dow Jones briefly breaking through the 19,000 level for the first time in history.

U.S. stocks rally as Clinton appears poised to win presidency

After the FBI announced that no charges would be laid against Clinton for her use of a private email server even after new emails had been reviewed U.S. stocks rallied on Monday.

Both U.S. and Canadian stock markets experience steep declines

Toronto - The Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) had it largest loss in one day since last February today, Friday August 9. US markets dropped as well, with the Dow Jones, the S&P 500 and the NASDAQ all suffering steep declines.

Dow, S&P 500 set records for second day in row; Rosy jobs picture

New York - Dow Jones industrial average climbed 109 points, or 0.6 percent, to 17,265. Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose nine points, or 0.5 percent, to close at a record 2,011. Both indexes set records for a second day in a row, but with a one word question: Why?

Stock markets decline sharply as bond-buying spree may slow down

New York - Ben Bernanke's announcement Wednesday (June 19) that the central banks could begin to taper off purchases this year if the economy is strong enough helped send US stock indexes into a tail spin extending a decline from yesterday.

Dow Jones Index hits record high

New York - By 2PM Eastern Time, the US Dow Jones Index was still at 14,264 passing the previous record high of 14,654 set on the 9th of October of 2007. Earlier in the session the Dow reached 14,286.

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