Stocks fight for gains after Dow's steepest one-day drop in 9 months

U.S. stock markets battled higher a day after the Dow suffered its steepest one-day decline in almost nine months. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 56 points, or 0.17%, while the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite advanced 0.18% and 0.35%, respectively. Ticker Security Last Change Change %. I:DJI DOW...
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US STOCKS-Dow sinks 2% as virus surge stifles recovery hopes

(For a Reuters live blog on U.S., UK and European stock markets, click LIVE/ or type LIVE/ in a news window) * Spike in virus cases hit travel, recovery-linked stocks. * Indexes slide: Dow 2.35%, S&P 1.72%, Nasdaq 1.14% (Adds comment, details; updates to early afternoon) July 19 (Reuters) -...

Dow posts biggest single-day drop this year as COVID-19 worries resurface

U.S. stock markets suffered among their steepest single-day declines of the year on Monday as the recent rise in COVID-19 infections stoked fears of an economic slowdown. New COVID-19 infections jumped 70% last week to about 30,000 a day as the Delta variant continued to spread. Deaths rose to an average of 250 a day, mostly in unvaccinated people.

Stock futures rebound slightly after the Dow suffers worst day since October

Stock futures climbed in early morning trading on Tuesday after concerns about the spread of Covid-19's delta variant sent investors dumping equities, especially those directly affected by pandemic restrictions. Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were up 72 points. S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq 100 futures both traded mildly...
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Dow drops 800 points, yields tumble as virus fears circle the world

From Wall Street to Sydney, stocks are sinking Monday amid worries the pandemic is worsening in hotspots around the world. The S&P 500 fell 1.9%, after setting a record high just a week ago. In another sign of worry, the yield on the 10-year Treasury dropped close to its lowest level in five months. It touched 1.21% as investors scrambled for safer places to put their money.

Dow drops nearly 300 points on Friday, snaps 3-week winning streak

U.S. stocks fell on Friday, pushing the Dow Jones Industrials Average into the red for the week, as inflation fears overshadowed strong retail sales numbers and better-than-expected earnings reports. The Dow lost 299.17 points, or 0.86%, to close at 34,687.85. The S&P 500 dipped 0.75% to 4,327.16 and the Nasdaq...
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Dow hits 35,000 for the first time as stocks continue to shine

The Dow Jones Industrial Average reached a new milestone in early trading on Wednesday, topping 35,000 points for the first time in the history of the blue-chip index. The Dow rose to 35,061 shortly after markets opened, buoyed by recent reports showing strong corporate profits. It lost ground later in the session and closed at 34,933. The index has risen 34% over the last year and is up 14% in 2021.
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Delta variant blues: Covid fears hammer Dow, S&P, Nasdaq

Despite surging cases of the Delta variant of Covid-19 around the world, investors have largely been brushing off the risks, confident that vaccines will allow economic activity to return to normal. But that risk assessment may be changing. Stocks are falling sharply Monday as worries sweep from Wall Street to...