The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA), Dow Jones, or simply the Dow, is a stock market index that measures
the stock performance of 30 large companies listed on stock exchanges in the United States. Although it is one of the most commonly followed equity indices, many consider the Dow to be an inadequate representation of the overall U.S. stock market compared to broader market indices such as the S&P 500 Index or Russell 3000 because it only includes 30 large cap companies, is not weighted by market capitalization, and does not use a weighted arithmetic mean..
U.S. stocks posted gains Monday as signs of U.S. economic recovery helped offset jitters over increasingly violent social unrest amid an ongoing pandemic and rising U.S.-China tensions. Fred Katayama..
A wave of late-day jitters hit the stock market on Tuesday, as investors focused on a report questioning early-stage trial results for a possible coronavirus vaccine. Conway G. Gittens has the market..
Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell were in the hot seat Tuesday as they faced senators for the first time in a required update on the financial response to the..
Home Depot's quarterly profit fell and missed estimates Tuesday, as the home improvement chain spent about $850 million on benefits for employees keeping its stores and warehouses running through the..
U.S. stocks soared Monday, and the S&P 500 closed at a 10-week high. As Fred Katayama reports, encouraging data for a potential coronavirus vaccine and the promise of more stimulus for the economy sent..
U.S. stocks clawed back losses for a second day in a row in a volatile session but Friday's gains were not enough to stop the week from the biggest stock market drop since March. Conway G. Gittens has..
Wall Street's three major indexes closed lower for the second day in a row after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell warned on Wednesday of extended economic weakness due to the coronavirus pandemic..
The S&P 500 and the Dow fell on Wednesday but the Nasdaq ended higher. The indexes pulled back late in the session after U.S. President Donald Trump said China may or may not keep a trade deal between..
The S&P 500 ended marginally lower on Thursday after a report that an experimental antiviral drug for the coronavirus flopped in its first randomized clinical trial, denting earlier optimism that the..
EU leaders will seek a coordinated response to the coronavirus after global markets plunged on Monday and Italy sealed off much of its industrial north, where six prisoners were killed in a riot over.. Reuters - Published