Stocks Fall on Wall Street as Hopes Fade for Stimulus Deal

Stocks gave up early gains and closed lower Wednesday, adding to Wall Street's losses from a day earlier. The S&P 500 fell 0.7% after spending the morning swaying between small gains and losses. Companies that rely on consumer spending, banks and techno...
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Stocks Drop as Coronavirus Crunches the Job Market, Economy

NEW YORK — The stock market’s first reaction to Friday’s stunningly bad jobs report was to take it in stride. But Wall Street slid through the day as investors looked ahead to the likelihood that even worse numbers are on the way. Stocks initially held stea...
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Stocks Rise on Wall Street, Heading for Three-Day Rally

NEW YORK — Stocks marched higher on Wall Street Thursday, putting the market on track for its first three-day rally in six weeks, even as the astonishing scale of the downturn slamming the economy because of the coronavirus becomes more apparent. Nearly 3.3...
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Wall Street Gains Momentum After Another Rocky Start

NEW YORK — Stocks are gaining momentum in afternoon trading on Wall Street Thursday in a market marked by less volatility than recent days as global authorities rush to support an economy decimated by the coronavirus pandemic. Markets have been so volatile ...