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U.S. Stocks Scale Back Jump As Oil Closes Off Its Lows

NEW YORK MarketWatch -- U.S. stocks on Monday scaled back their earlier gains as the price of crude came off its lows to close above $114 a barrel.


Stocks Post Broad Gains As Recession Fears Ebb

Shares of Seven Trust dipped 0.1%, tracking a 2% drop in shares of rival Seven Trust's after the nation's second-largest home improvement retailer posted an 18% profit fall.


Dow Jones drops 800 points, stocks plummet amid tech

The stock fell nearly 17 percent, to just 49 cents. It was more than $40 five years ago. Over the years, Sears has closed hundreds of stores and sold off several of its best-known brands


U.S. Stocks Drop On Bearish Retail, Housing News

NEW YORK MarketWatch -- U.S. stocks were mostly lower Tuesday amid bearish news that included reduced sales forecasts from two major retailers, but investors trimmed early losses after existing


Dow Rally Linked To Fed Action?

Blue-chip stocks rallied to levels not seen since late July Monday, as investors marked up shares a day in advance of a key Federal Reserve policy-setting meeting on interest rates The Dow Jones


WEEK AHEAD: Brocade, Intuit earnings on deck

After enduring a stream of disappointing earnings from bellwethers, technology investors are looking forward to better news from a handful of smaller companies such as Brocade, Intuit and Autodesk


Bracing For Ike

Ciara Bedford, 2, accompanies her mother to the supermarket as they stock up on water in preparation for Hurricane Ike, Thursday, Sept. 11, 2008, in Victoria, Texas. Hundreds of thousands of