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Dow ends volatile November with more than 150-point rally on hopes of a US- China trade deal at G-20

Stocks closed a volatile month with strong gains on Friday on renewed bets the U.S. and China could strike a deal on trade. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 199.62 points to close at 25,538.46. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite both gained 0.8 percent to close at 2,760.17 and 7,330.54, respectively. Stocks wobbled for most of the session until ... Read More »

Dow halts 4-session skid, but Nasdaq slumps as technology stocks stumble

The Dow industrials on Monday ended a string of daily losses at four, but the Nasdaq Composite faltered, putting pressure on the broader market. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.07%  rose 14.79 points, or less than 0.1%, at 21,409.55. The Nasdaq Composite Index COMP, -0.29%  shed 18.10 points, or 0.2%, to 6,251 as Apple Inc. AAPL, -0.31%  dropped 0.3%, ... Read More »

Dow Jones hits record as rally continues

The Dow Jones hit another record high on Monday as US stocks continued to benefit from Donald Trump’s election victory. After experiencing its biggest weekly percentage rise since December 2011, the Dow Jones closed closed up 21 points, or 0.1%, to 18,868.6 points. Financial stocks helped the rally, with Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan among the biggest gainers. However, the ... Read More »

The stock-market rout just drove the S&P 500, Dow below a key level

After weeks of virtual dormancy, a bona fide stock-market selloff took hold on Wall Street. Both the S&P 500 index SPX, -2.45%  and the Dow Jones Industrial AverageDJIA, -2.13% plunged below their 50-day moving averages, precipitated by a rout in equities and government bonds, like the 10-year Treasury noteTMUBMUSD10Y, +0.00% on intensifying fears that the Federal Reserve could finally pull ... Read More »

Dow, DuPont merger to create three entities in India

The merger of Dow Chemical Company and DuPont, with combined market value of $130 billion, will result in creation of three separate entities in India with agriculture products, material science and specialty products as main businesses. At present, Dow Chemicals and DuPont, with combined revenues of $1.78 billion in India, compete with each other across these verticals. Both companies do ... Read More »