The Dow Jones industrial average plummeted as much as 369 points, or 2.8 percent, in the first two hours of trading. It recovered steadily in the afternoon, but slid into the close and ended down 313, its biggest point drop since this time last year.
Wall Street worried about the global economy and waited while Greece pressured the last investors to sign on for its bailout.
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. economy is having growing pains.
NEW YORK -- War fears pummeled Wall Street Monday, pushing the Dow Jones industrials below the 8,000 level for the first time in three months and sending the overall market lower for the seventh time in eight sessions.\r\n
NEW YORK -- Stocks tumbled Tuesday, as investors grew skittish over a series of developments ranging from lower-than-expected manufacturing activity to brokerage downgrades of Citigroup Inc. and Ford Motor Co. The Dow Jones industrials fell 355 points.
Nasdaq hits closing high as Dow falls NEW YORK -- The Nasdaq composite index climbed to a new closing high Monday, the start of the bull market's 10th year. On...
Dow falls sharply after prices report NEW YORK -- Stocks plunged Friday, sending the Dow Jones industrial average down more than 193 points...
NEW YORK -- Prices retreated on Wall Street today, dousing an early rally in technology stocks, as interest rates rose in response to several reports of the economy's continuing strength. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 127.10 to 9,786.16. The Dow opened higher, climbing 88.80 to 10,002.06 in the first hour of trading, but quickly fell back. Broader stock indicators faded in the final hour as technology shares trimmed early gains. The Standard & Poor's 500 index lost 14 points, and the technology-heavy Nasdaq composite index fell 18 points.
NEW YORK -- Blue-chip stocks fell slightly today as a last-minute rally mostly wiped out a steep drop that followed Wednesday's record-setting day on Wall Street. Technology stocks crept to another new high. Overseas markets were also mixed, with European stocks falling after a rally in Asian markets.
...to a very large number of broken trades."The SEC already has rules requiring market-wide halts in trading if the Dow falls 10 percent, 20 percent or 30 percent. None of them were triggered on May 6, but it's possible that those rules...