Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Sept 27-2011

NEW YORK -Stocks are opening sharply higher on hopes that European leaders are moving closer to a plan to contain that region's debt crisis.

Greece's finance minister said Tuesday that the country would receive the next round of bailout loans in time to avoid a default.

Shortly after the opening bell, the Dow Jones industrial average is up 208 points, or 1.9 percent, at 11,255. The Standard & Poor's 500 index is up 22, or 1.9 percent, at 1,186. The Nasdaq composite is up 42, or 1.7 percent, at 2,558.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Dow Jones News September-21-2011

Stocks plunge after Fed announces stimulus steps.

NEW YORK -The Federal Reserve did what investors expected Wednesday — it said it would buy Treasury bonds to help the economy. But stocks fell anyway. The reason? The Fed made it clear that it thinks a full economic recovery is years away.

The Dow Jones industrial average lost 283.82 points, or 2.5 percent, and closed at 11,124.84. The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 35.33, or 2.9 percent, to 1,166.76 The Nasdaq composite fell 52.05, or 2 percent, to 2,538.19.

Investors bought Treasurys because of concerns about the weak economy. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note fell to a record low of 1.86 percent from late Tuesday's 1.93 percent.


Thursday, August 4, 2011

The Dow tumbles 512 points Worst Day Since 2008 Finacial Crises

Stocks plunged Thursday in their single worst day since the 2008 financial crisis.
The Dow tumbled 512 points -- its ninth deepest point drop ever -- as fear about the global economy spooked investors.
All three major indexes tumbled more than 4% Thursday and erased all their gains for the year. The indexes have also pushed into "correction" territory -- defined as a 10% drop from recent highs. The Dow, Nasdaq and S&P 500 have all fallen 10% in just the last 10 days.

Monday, January 3, 2011

Dow Jones January 03-11 11,670.75 +93.24 (0.81%)

11,670.75 +93.24 (0.81%) 52Wk Range: 9,596.04 - 11,750.90