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Ukraine tensions pull US stocks modestly lower

The New York Stock Exchange is shown Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011. US stocks fell modestly Thursday as rising fears about renewed tensions between Ukraine and Russia outweighed a batch of encouraging US economic data.  AP PHOTO/MARK LENNIHAN

US stocks fell modestly Thursday as rising fears about renewed tensions between Ukraine and Russia outweighed a batch of encouraging US economic data.

Posted: August 29th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

S&P 500 closes over 2,000 for 1st time

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The S&P 500 finished above 2,000 for the first time Tuesday, capping a steep climb from 676 in March 2009, when the market hit bottom during the Great Recession.

Posted: August 27th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Business Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

S&P hits new record but closes off 2,000 mark

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The S&P 500 topped the 2,000 mark for the first time during trade Monday but slipped back to finish just below the benchmark.

Posted: August 26th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Business Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

S&P 500 cruises to new record

Czech Tomas Berdych, the 2014 US Open tennis tournament sixth seed, fourth from left, joins applause as he prepares to ring the New York Stock Exchange opening bell, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014. His is joined by US Tennis Association Executive Director Gordon Smith, second from left. The S&P 500 set a new record Thursday as US stocks powered higher, shrugging off geopolitical problems elsewhere and gaining from fresh signs of strength in the US economy.  AP PHOTO/RICHARD DREW

The S&P 500 set a new record Thursday as US stocks powered higher, shrugging off geopolitical problems elsewhere and gaining from fresh signs of strength in the US economy.

Posted: August 22nd, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

US stocks mostly up as Fed debate intensifies

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Wall Street stocks finished mostly higher Wednesday as US Federal Reserve minutes showed rising debate over recent improvements in the jobs market.

Posted: August 21st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Business Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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