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US stocks creep higher after two days of losses
Stocks are closing higher after corporate earnings got off to an encouraging start.
Southwest fills more seats, revenue figure rises
Southwest Airlines Co. said Wednesday that a key revenue figure rose sharply in June, which hinted that the carrier was able to charge higher average fares at the start of the summer travel season.
S&P 500 posts its sixth straight quarterly gain
U.S. stocks are closing out another strong quarter, giving the Standard & Poor's 500 index its sixth straight quarterly gain. Although, the S&P 500 edged down less than a point, and the Dow lost 25 points by the end of trading Monday.
Stocks slip, pulling Dow back near 17,000
U.S. stocks are closing slightly lower after hitting their latest record highs last week.
US stocks manage tiny gains, Nasdaq climbs most
U.S. stocks are closing with tiny gains after a late-afternoon turn higher, but still ended the week with a loss. The Dow ended up five points, the S&P was up three, and the Nasdaq gained nearly 20.
Stocks move lower on Wall Street, led by banks
Stocks are closing lower on Wall Street, with banks posting some of the biggest declines. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 21 points and the other two major indexes barely moved at all Thursday.
Late slide erases an early gain in US stocks
Stocks are closing lower after an afternoon slide erased early gains in major U.S. indexes. The Dow fell nearly 120 points and the Nasdaq dropped nearly 20 by the end of trading Tuesday.
Stocks drift higher; Banks gain as rates rise
Stocks are closing slightly higher, led by gains in the financial sector. Banks including Bank of America and Morgan Stanley rose Tuesday as long-term interest rates moved higher.
RadioShack stock dips under $1 for first time in history
RadioShack's stock is trading below $1 per share for the first time in its history — and has the investment world wondering if it will eventually be de-listed, after plunging 11 cents per share on the New York Stock Exchange Friday.
Stocks edge higher after Fed trims bond purchases
Stocks are closing higher after the Federal Reserve said the U.S. economy was doing well enough for the central bank to make further reductions to its stimulus program. The Dow Jones industrial average added nearly 100 points.
Stocks manage small gains; Dow, S&P 500 at records
Stocks are holding on to small gains, enough to mark the latest record high closes for major indexes. The Dow Jones industrial average gained 25 points, and the S&P 500 rose three -- which keeps both indexes at record highs.
US stocks slip below records, indexes little changed
U.S. stock indexes are closing slightly below the record levels they hit last week as investors assess a batch of corporate news. The Dow lost a little bit of ground and the other two main indexes hardly moved at all Monday.
Stocks higher, CBS gains on Supreme Court's Aereo ruling
U.S. stocks are edging higher after investors set aside a pair of weak reports on the economy. The Dow Jones industrial average rose nearly 50 points and the Nasdaq composite rose nearly 30 by the end of trading Wednesday.
Late recovery gives S&P 500 another record close
A late push Thursday left stock indexes mostly higher and the Standard & Poor's 500 at another record high -- the fifth straight gain for S&P 500. The Dow Jones industrial average also made gains.
US stocks manage meager gains on mostly quiet day
U.S. stocks are closing with meager gains as traders assess a round of corporate deals and a recent spike in oil prices brought on by the conflict in Iraq. The Dow Jones industrial average gained only a few points by the end of trading Monday.
$250 Million Donation To Centre College Is Among Biggest Ever
Centre College in Danville just landed one of the biggest school donations in history.
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