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  • Stocks inch higher; Molson Coors jumps on earnings

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are closing slightly higher, led by a rebound in consumer staples stocks. The market had fallen to its lowest level since May a day earlier, when Russia massed troops near its border with Ukraine. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 14 points, or 0.1 percent, to...

  • US stocks bounce back after worst week since 2012

    Solid earnings from Berkshire Hathaway and a bank rescue in Europe gave investors enough encouragement to send stock prices higher. The market was coming off its worst week since 2012. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 75 points, or 0.5 percent, to close at 16,569 Monday. The Standard &...

  • S&P 500 has its worst week in 2 years

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks declined for a second day Friday, adding to the massive sell-off the day before and giving the market its worst week in two years. Investors found little reason to move money into stocks, faced with the growing geopolitical concerns in Israel and Ukraine, as well as...

  • US stocks have their worst week in two years

    NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. stock market is closing out its worst week in two years. Traders moved money into investments traditionally seen as having lower risk Friday, such as U.S. government bonds, gold and utility stocks. Energy stocks fell after Chevron reported weaker oil and gas...

  • Stocks end mixed after Fed delivers no surprises

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are closing mixed after the Federal Reserve said the economy was strengthening enough for the central bank to continue cutting its stimulus. Bond yields rose Wednesday after the government reported that the U.S. economy grew at a robust annual rate of 4 percent this...



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