• Stocks Indexes Fell on the Fed's View on the Economy. Here's Why

    6 days ago - By Fortune

    U.S. stocks closed off their early highs Thursday after the Federal Reserve issued a bullish view on the economy, while sounding a note of caution about a potential slowdown in business spending.
    The S&P 500 Index closed down 7.06 points, or 0.3%, at 2,806.83 Thursday after rising as high as 2,814.75. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was unchanged, while the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite closed down 0.5% at 7,530.88. The three indexes spent much of Thursday in positive territory before the Fed's assessment.
    “Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in September...
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  • Wall Street closes lower

    6 days ago - By Reuters

    The S&P 500 closed lower on Thursday after Federal Reserve said it will gradually increase interest rates and suggested tightening of monetary policy. Roselle Chen reports.
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  • How major US stock indexes fared Thursday

    6 days ago - By Chron

    Stocks in the U.S. slipped Thursday as the ninth consecutive drop in crude oil prices hurt energy companies. U.S. markets were coming off huge gains the day before.
    On Thursday:
    The S&P 500 index lost 7.06 points, or 0.3 percent, to 2,806.83.
    The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 10.92 points to 26,191.22.
    The Nasdaq composite skidded 39.87 points, or 0.5 percent, to 7,530.88.
    The Russell 200 index of smaller-company stocks gave up 3.95 points, or 0.2 percent, to 1,578.21.
    For the week:
    The S&P 500 is up 83.77 points, or 3.1 percent.
    The Dow is up 920.39 points, or 3.6 percent.
    The Nasdaq...
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  • Wall Street falls after Fed statement, energy shares tumble

    6 days ago - By Reuters

    The S&P 500 and Nasdaq closed slightly lower on Thursday after a Federal Reserve statement, and energy stocks were the biggest drag on the S&P as U.S. crude oil prices fell.
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  • S&P widens loss after Fed statement, energy shares tumble

    6 days ago - By Reuters

    The S&P 500 extended its losses slightly on Thursday afternoon after a Federal Reserve statement, and energy stocks led the declines as oil prices fell.
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