U.S. stocks closed sharply higher on encouraging news from the Eurozone and stronger oil prices.
The market got off to a strong start Thursday, building off of positive earnings reports from Caterpillar and 3M. The markets dipped slightly at the end of the day after reports a doctor who treated Ebola patients in West Africa was in a New York City hospital with possible Ebola symptoms.
The market got off to a volatile start Wednesday following mixed earnings from Boeing and Yahoo. The shooting in Ottawa and weak oil prices weighed heavily on the markets, forcing every major index to close in the red.
Coke and McDonald's were a drag on the Dow, but every major index posted gains today, with the NASDAQ and S&P 500 having their best day of the year. A healthy 27 of the 30 Dow components closed positive, with Coke, McDonald's, and IBM rounding out the Dow's losers.
All three major indexes posted gains today after four weeks of losses. IBM was a big drag on the Dow, and it took 22 of the 30 components to keep the Dow in the green.
All three major indexes posted big gains today, but not enough to reverse the fourth straight week of losses. Consumer Sentiment and better-than-expected earnings helped markets close in the green. S&P 500 posts longest weekly loss streak since 2011.
Stocks rebounded from a sharp morning decline after dovish comments from St. Louis Fed President James Bullard, who suggested postponing the end of quantitative easing. All three major indexes closed almost flat with investors balancing worries about global growth against better-than-expected U.S. Earnings.
All three major indexes posted losses amid concerns about Ebola, Europe, and the economy. Late-session gains, partly attributed to stabilization in oil prices, were not enough to raise the market into positive territory.
Stocks mostly rose on Wednesday as investors weighed earnings and tracked global events.
U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday, building on gains after CPI rose in June, with sentiment also stabilized by encouraging earnings reports.
Stocks climbed on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve continued to taper, and said the economy is rebounding.
After lingering in negative territory all morning, investors pushed the Dow to triple digit gains after the Fed said it would continue its tapering program. See how the market moved with the Heat Map Time Lapse.
Stocks closed higher Friday despite concerns of escalating violence in Iraq. See how the market moved with the Heat Map Time Lapse.
Stocks rose on Friday, with equities on track for weekly losses.
U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday after the World Bank cut its outlook for global growth.
The Dow took a break from its record climb after the World Bank trimmed its global growth outlook. See how the market moved with the Heat Map Time Lapse.
US stocks mostly fell on Tuesday morning after closing at record highs.
After trading in the red all day, the Dow inched higher near the end of the session to another record close. The S&P ended narrowly lower. See how the market moves with the Heat Map Time Lapse.
Stocks moved higher Monday as investors looked to another busy week of economic reports. See how the market moved in the Heat Map Time Lapse.
Stocks advanced into unchartered territory ahead of Friday's release of the May jobs report. See how the market moved in the Heat Map Time Lapse.
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