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Wall Street at Close Report on March 15, 2017: Dow Closes Up Triple Digits After Fed Raises Rates

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Wall Street at Close Report on January 3, 2017: Stocks Kick Off 2017 on Positive Note But Close Off Highs as Oil Skids

marketwatch.com Sue Chang, Ryan Vlastelica, Sue Chang, Ryan Vlastelica U.S. stocks on Tuesday started the first trading day of 2017 on a positive note but closed off of intraday highs as oil prices turned sharply lower, puncturing some of the initial exuberance that underpinned an early rally in the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

Wall Street at Close Report on December 30, 2016: Stocks end Slightly Lower but Log Solid 2016 Gains

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Wall Street at Close Report on August 2, 2016: Dow Extends Slide to 7 Days; nasdaq Snaps 5-Day Winning Streak

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cnbc.com Fred Imbert Stocks closed lower Tuesday as U.S. oil settled below $40 for the first time since April and as the Dow closed lower for the seventh straight day.

Wall Street At Close Report on July 5, 2016: Stocks Snap 4-Session Rally as Brexit Jitters Resurface

www.marketwatch.com U.S. stock investors quashed a four-session rally Tuesday as Brexit-related uncertainties resurfaced to spook the market, on a day marked by light–trading volume following Independence Day.

Wall Street at Close Report, by CNBC on July 1, 2016: Dow, S&P Rise 3% for the Best Weekly Gain of 2016

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www.cnbc.com U.S. stocks closed slightly higher Friday, the first day of the quarter, in a fourth day of gains after the post-Brexit sell-off.

Stocks end mostly higher; S&P 500 snaps 5-day losing streak: Wall Street at Close Report by MarketWatch on September 29, 2015.

marketwatch.com Stocks end mostly higher; S&P 500 snaps 5-day losing streak Wallace Witkowski, William Watts   Stocks closed mostly higher Tuesday, with the S&P 500 Index ending a five-day losing streak in a choppy, rangebound session as a stronger-than-expected reading on consumer confidence and rising house prices pointed to a stronger U.S. economy.

Dow Posts Triple-Digit Drop, Caps Second Worst Week in 2015: Wall Street at Close Report on September 4, 2015.

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marketwatch.com Dow posts triple-digit drop, caps second worst week in 2015 Anora Mahmudova, Victor Reklaitis AFP/Getty Images It’s jobs day. U.S. stocks ended Friday’s session sharply lower, as a highly anticipated monthly jobs report intensified the debate about the Federal Reserve’s decision to raise interest rates in September. Widely seen as the last notable economic report before the Federal Reserve decides whether to raise interest rates at its two-day meeting on Sept. 16-17, the jobs data showed that the U.S. economy added a weaker-than-estimated 173,000 nonfarm jobs last month, while the unemployment rate dropped to 5.1%—marking its lowest level since April 2008.

Wall Street at Close Report on July 2, 2015: U.S. stocks end second straight week with losses

marketwatch.com U.S. stocks end second straight week with losses Anora Mahmudova, Carla Mozee   U.S. stocks ended a volatile holiday-shortened week with losses, as investors grappled with heightened uncertainty tied to Greece ahead of a Sunday referendum to vote on the country’s status as a eurozone member. Financial markets will be closed on Friday to observe U.S.’s Independence Day. Greece and its lenders failed to reach an agreement over bailout funds, resulting in a missed payment to the IMF on Tuesday. Opinion: Stop lying to the Greeks—life without the euro is great The main indexes ended the session marginally lower, as trading amid low volumes was muted. The S&P 500 SPX, -0.03%

Wall Street at Close Report on March 13, 2015: U.S. stocks end rocky stretch with third straight weekly loss. | MarketWatch

U.S. stocks end rocky stretch with third straight weekly loss By ANORA MAHMUDOVA REPORTER SARA SJOLIN MARKETS REPORTER NEW YORK (MarketWatch) —U.S. stocks suffered another bout of selling on Friday and the main indexes registered losses for a third straight week. The turbulent week was dominated by wild swings in currencies, with the dollar surging to multiyear highs against the euro as expectations rose for a rate hike by the middle of the year. Oil prices fell nearly 10% over the week as the commodity had been hit hard due to a stronger dollar, reports of a supply glut and heightened output. Weaker-than-expected economic data added to the dour Wall Street mood. Time S&P 500 Index May 14 Jul 14 Sep 14 Nov 14 Jan 15 Mar 15 US:SPX 1,800 1,900 2,000 2,100 2,200 The S&P 500  SPX,  -0.61%   closed 12.55 points or 0.6%, lower at 2,053 and lost 0.9% over the week. Energy sector stock led the decliners over the week, falling 2.8%. The Dow

Wall Street at Close Report on February 10, 2015: U.S. stocks close at highest level this year on Greece hopes.

U.S. stocks close at highest level this year on Greece hopes By ANORA MAHMUDOVA REPORTER NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks rallied towards the end of the session Tuesday, sending the benchmark S&P 500 to its highest close this year. Investor optimism was fueled by hopes that embattled Greece and its creditors are nearing a compromise to avert a default, even though both sides continued to reiterate their stances. The mood on Wall Street was also boosted by better-than-expected earnings from companies such as Coca-Cola and CVS. The S&P 500  SPX,  +1.07% closed 21.84 points, or 1.1%, higher at 2,068.58 and turned positive for the year. The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 139.55 points, or 0.8%, to 17,868.76. The Nasdaq Composite added 61.63 points, or 1.3%, to 4,787.64 Read the full report:  U.S. stocks rally into close on Greece deal hopes

Wall Street at Close Report on January 20, 2015: Stocks eke out gains in choppy trade

NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — U.S. stocks ended Tuesday’s choppy session with marginal gains, as technology stocks led advances. The main benchmarks turned big early losses into gains, only to end roughly where they started the session. Intraday volatility reflects uncertainty about the monetary policy in Europe, with investors appearing skeptical about the ability of central banks to combat deflationary forces. The European Central Bank is widely expected to announce a government-bond-buying program on Thursday; however, the program’s scope may disappoint investors, analysts have warned. U.S. markets were closed on Monday in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. The S&P 500  SPX,  +0.15%   closed 3.13 points, or 0.2%, higher at 2,022.55, with technology stocks in the lead. The Dow Jones Industrial Average  DJIA,  +0.02%   ended with a marginal gain of 3.66 points to 17,515.23. The Nasdaq Composite  COMP,  +0.44%   outperformed other indexes, adding 20.46 point

Wall Street at Close Report - November 24, 2014: S&P 500 Extends Record on Confidence in Global Economy | Bloomberg.

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S&P 500 Extends Record on Confidence in Global Economy By Joseph Ciolli     Nov 24, 2014 U.S. stocks rose, extending all-time highs for benchmark indexes, as small-cap shares rallied amid growing confidence in the global economy. Best Buy Co. jumped 2.3 percent before the start of the  holiday shopping season . Urban Outfitters Inc. advanced 5.4 percent, the most in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index. Verizon Communications Inc. tumbled 1.4 percent after Citigroup Inc. lowered its rating on the stock. AT&T Inc. slid 1.6 percent. The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index rose 0.3 percent to a record 2,069.41 at 4 p.m. in New York . The Russell 2000 Index of smaller companies surged 1.2 percent to the highest level since July. The  Dow Jones Industrial Average  added 7.84 points, or less than 0.1 percent, to 17,817.9, weighed down by Verizon and AT&T. About 5.6 billion listed shares changed hands in the U.S., about 15 percent lower than the three-month daily average.