1. Dow, S&P 500 end week with record highs


    ... market-watchers. The Dow Jones industrial average and the Standard & Poor's 500 index closed ... at record highs. The Dow gained 121.18 points, 0.8%, to 15,354.40. The S&P 500 ended up 15.65 ... points, 1%, to 1,666.12. And the Nasdaq composite index rose 33.72 points, 1%, to 3,498.97. It was the fourth straight week of gains for the indexes.

  2. Investors bail out of stocks


    ... (CNN/Money) The Dow Jones Industrial Average slid 1%, the S&P 500 lost 1.4% and the Nasdaq shed ... 1.8%. CNNMoney's Fear & Greed Index slid back into 'fear' territory, with three of the seven ... indicators in 'extreme fear.' The index hasn't been this low since December, when worries about the fiscal cliff caused investors agitation.

  3. Stocks post 3-day win streak


    ... (CNBC) — Stocks kicked off the second quarter with solid gains with the S&P 500 setting ... , lifted by Cisco and Boeing. The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq also finished in positive territory ... . The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX), widely considered the best gauge of fear in the market, slid near 13.

  4. Stocks finish near session highs


    ... climbed. The S&P 500 is closing in on its all-time high of 1,850.84. The CBOE Volatility Index ... (CNBC) Stocks drifted higher to close at session highs Thursday, with the S&P nearing its all ... Average rallied triple digits, boosted by Verizon and DuPont. The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq also

  5. Dow surpasses 15,000 milestone


    ... (CNBC) Stocks held gains Tuesday, with the S&P 500 extending its recent rally to a fresh high ... intraday high of 15,013.43.CaterpillarandJPMorganled the blue-chip gainers. The index first broke ... is looking to end higher for the 17th consecutive Tuesday. This is the first time in history that the index has posted such a streak.

  6. Stocks close near session lows


    ... in the day. Home Depot led the laggards. The blue-chip index has been swinging in a 145-point range ... . The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq also declined. The Nasdaq is set to snap an eight-day win streak ... . The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX), widely considered the best gauge of fear in the market, ticked above 14.

  7. S&P 500 index closes at 5-year high


    ... a report showed that hiring held up in December, giving stocks an early lift. The S&P 500 ... finished up 7.10 points at 1,466.47, its highest close since December 2007. The index began its descent ... to emerge. The index bottomed out in March 2009 at 676.53 before staging a recovery that has seen

  8. S&P closes above 1,500 for 1st time since 2007


    ... Recession, the Standard and Poor's 500 index closed above 1,500 for the first time in more than five ... stalled rallies and a few sickening falls, but the widely watched S&P, one of the broadest measures ... of the American stock market, finished at 1,502.96, up 8.14 points. The index had not closed above

  9. Stocks finish higher in choppy trading


    ... McDonald's slid. The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq also squeezed out small gains. The CBOE Volatility ... Index (VIX), widely considered the best gauge of fear in the market, traded above 14. Meanwhile ... , the Russell 2000 index earlier hit a new high of 1,183.04, topping its previous all-time record

  10. Dow plunges 318 points – drops 3.5% for week


    ... . The blue-chip index dropped 3.5% for the week. The Standard & Poor's 500 index tumbled back ... below the key 1,800 level, as it fell 38 points, or 2.1%, to 1,790. The S&P posted a 2.6% weekly ... loss. And the tech-laden Nasdaq composite index was off 91 points, 2.2%, to 4,128.