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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..

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Wall Street Rallies To End Higher, Jobs Report [Video]

Wall Street Rallies To End Higher, Jobs Report

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street surged on Friday after a strikingly upbeat May jobs report unexpectedly provided the clearest evidence yet that the U.S. economy is headed for a..

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Biden knocks Trump's jobs report victory lap [Video]

Biden knocks Trump's jobs report victory lap

President Donald Trump took a victory lap and Wall Street jumped significantly higher in Friday trading after huge job gains in May but former Vice President Joe Biden focused on the millions of..

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Recovery hopes drive Wall Street higher [Video]

Recovery hopes drive Wall Street higher

Wall Street rallied broadly Wednesday with the Nasdaq approaching record highs as signs of an economic recovery from mandated shutdowns helped investors look beyond U.S. social unrest and pandemic..

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Recovery hopes lift Wall Street [Video]

Recovery hopes lift Wall Street

A late-session rally pushed Wall Street to solid gains Tuesday as investors looked past widespread social unrest and pandemic worries to focus instead on easing lockdown restrictions and signs of..

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Think Positive: Despite Pandemic, Civil Unrest, Dow Jumps 268 Points [Video]

Think Positive: Despite Pandemic, Civil Unrest, Dow Jumps 268 Points

The stock market seemed to pay little to no attention to the civil unrest sweeping the US on Tuesday. According to Markets Insider, US stocks rose as investors turned their attention towards..

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Stocks rise on recovery hopes [Video]

Stocks rise on recovery hopes

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..

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Wall Street drops as investors lose confidence [Video]

Wall Street drops as investors lose confidence

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..

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Treasury, Fed heads grilled for coronavirus response [Video]

Treasury, Fed heads grilled for coronavirus response

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..

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Home Depot profit drops on crisis costs [Video]

Home Depot profit drops on crisis costs

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..

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S&P jumps 3% on vaccine hopes [Video]

S&P jumps 3% on vaccine hopes

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..

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Worst Wall Street week since March ends with a rally [Video]

Worst Wall Street week since March ends with a rally

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..

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The Dow snaps losing streak; NYSE to re-open [Video]

The Dow snaps losing streak; NYSE to re-open

Stocks ended a volatile session firmly in the green and the iconic New York Stock Exchange announced it plans to reopen immediately after the Memorial Day holiday. Conway G. Gittens has the details.

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Wall Street slumps after somber Fed outlook [Video]

Wall Street slumps after somber Fed outlook

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..

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Nasdaq climbs for 6th day in a row [Video]

Nasdaq climbs for 6th day in a row

The Nasdaq rallied for day number six but the rest of the market was little changed with investors torn between a jump in global novel coronavirus cases and more economies set to reopen. Conway G...

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Trade worries drive Dow, S&P down [Video]

Trade worries drive Dow, S&P down

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..

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Wall Street caps best month in decades with a sell-off [Video]

Wall Street caps best month in decades with a sell-off

U.S. stocks lost ground on Thursday as grim economic data and mixed earnings prompted investors to take profits at the close of the S&P 500's best month in 33 years, a remarkable run driven by..

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Wall Street rallies on promising coronavirus drug [Video]

Wall Street rallies on promising coronavirus drug

U.S. stocks surged on Wednesday as hopes for an effective COVID-19 treatment prompted a broad rally and helped investors shrug off bleak GDP data and words of warning from U.S. Federal Reserve Chair..

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Wall Street down on flight from tech stocks [Video]

Wall Street down on flight from tech stocks

Wall Street's major indexes lost ground on Tuesday as investors moved out of market-leading growth stocks, though a rotation into cyclical value stocks indicated hopes of economic revival as states..

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Markets plunge further COVID-19 fears, with Dow closing down more than 870 points [Video]

Markets plunge further COVID-19 fears, with Dow closing down more than 870 points

Markets plunge further COVID-19 fears, with Dow closing down more than 870 points

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U.S. stocks surge as some states reopen for business [Video]

U.S. stocks surge as some states reopen for business

Wall Street gained more than 1% on Monday at the onset of a hectic earnings week, as investors turned a hopeful eye toward several U.S. states that are relaxing shutdown restrictions put in place to..

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Apple, Microsoft propel Wall Street rally [Video]

Apple, Microsoft propel Wall Street rally

Apple and Microsoft drove Wall Street higher Friday as investors finished a turbulent week of trading. But for the week, the three major indexes lost ground. Fred Katayama reports.

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S&P 500 slips after report on coronavirus drug trial [Video]

S&P 500 slips after report on coronavirus drug trial

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..

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Wall Street surges as Congress preps more stimulus [Video]

Wall Street surges as Congress preps more stimulus

Wall Street surged on Wednesday as oil prices recovered and Congress looked on course to approve nearly $500 billion more in aid to help small businesses ride out the coronavirus crisis. Yahaira..

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EU seeks to tackle coronavirus as Italy locks down north, prisoners riot

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..
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