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S&P 500 trades above 2,000 points for first time

...11:15 a.m. Eastern. The Dow Jones industrial average added 109 points, or 0.6 percent, to 17,110. The Nasdaq composite rose 27 points, or 0.6 percent, to 4,565.RECORD TERRITORY: The S&P 500, a widely followed barometer of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-25/sp-500-trades-above-2000-p
US stocks plunge, wiping out July's gains

...563.30. The drop was the biggest since Feb. 3 and the index is now 13.36 points lower for the year. The Nasdaq composite fell 93.13 points, or 2.1 percent, to 4,369.77.Exxon Mobil stock fell $4.31, or 4.2 percent, to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-31/us-stocks-plunge-wiping-ou
Global tensions don't curb enthusiasm for stocks as market extends its correction-free streak

...for the month.In April, stocks plunged as investors dumped biotech and Internet stocks. The technology-heavy Nasdaq composite index slumped to its worst day since 2011 and dragged down other major indexes. Between April 3 and April 11 the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-25/global-tensions-dont-curb-
Dow tops 17,000 for first time after government says hiring picked up speed last month

...068.26, an all-time high. The S&P 500 closed up 10.82 points, or 0.6 percent, to 1,985.44 and the Nasdaq composite gained 28.19 points, or 0.6 percent, to 4,485.93.While the Dow's passing of 17,000 is a notable milestone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-03/dow-tops-17000-first-time-
Once-soaring tech stocks sink in sobering comedown

...market bubble about to burst.The tech-driven Nasdaq composite index fell 1.3 percent to 3,999 Friday to punctuate...hearkens back to the end of the dot-com boom. The Nasdaq composite index closed at an all-time high of 5,047 in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-11/once-soaring-tech-stocks-s
Stock slump forces market sell-off to continue

...The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 166.84 points, or 1.02 percent, to 16,245.87 on Monday. The Nasdaq composite had the biggest decline, falling 47.97 points, or 1.2 percent, to 4,079.75.There were signs of stability...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-07/stock-slump-forces-market-
US stocks rise on last trading day of 2013

...industrial average rose 72.37 points to 16,576.66. The blue chips ended 2013 up 26.5 percent.Lastly, the Nasdaq composite rose 22.39 points to close out 2013 at 4,176.59. The Nasdaq did far better than the Dow and S&P, rising...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-12-31/us-stocks-rise-last-tradin
S&P closes above 1,800 for first time

...16,000 for the first time Thursday. The index gained 54.78 points, or 0.3 percent, to 16,064.77.The Nasdaq composite rose 22.49 points, or 0.6 percent, to 3,991.65.On Friday, health care stocks led the market's rise...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-11-22/sp-closes-above-1800-first
No October jinx this time for the stock market

...industrial average is 18.6 percent higher, and the Nasdaq composite index is up 29.8 percent.The S&P 500 has climbed...01 points, or 0.5 percent, to 15,545. The Nasdaq composite fell 10.91 points, or 0.3 percent, to 3,919...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-10-31/no-october-jinx-time-stock
Twitter IPO stokes hot market for Internet stocks

...Poor's 500 and closely watched Dow Jones industrial average both set records last month, the technology-driven Nasdaq composite index remains about 25 percent below its all-time high of 5,132.52 reached in March 2000.Online travel service...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-10-02/twitter-ipo-stokes-hot-mar