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2009-09-24 16:02:46

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2009-09-24 09:11:03

U.S. markets wavered Thursday morning after a downturn in the previous trading session prompted by the Federal Reserve Bank. The Fed's announcement Wednesday that it would maintain key lending rates at zero to 0.25 percent triggered a late afternoon drop in U.S.

2009-09-23 15:59:40

U.S. markets dove late in the trading session after the U.S. Federal Reserve said it would keep lending rates unchanged. The Fed left bank-to-bank lending rates at zero to 0.25 percent and said it would maintain its goal of buying $1.25 trillion in mortgage-backed securities and agency debt.

2009-09-23 09:28:45

U.S. markets were slightly higher in advance of a U.S. Federal Reserve monetary policy decision scheduled Wednesday afternoon. Few expect the Fed will change the zero to 0.25 percent bank-to-bank lending rates at this time.

2009-09-22 12:37:13

U.S. markets turned higher Tuesday morning, after an expected slowdown hit Monday with investors concerned a long run up was due to hit a speed bump. Home prices rose slightly in July, the Federal Housing Finance Agency said Tuesday, up 0.3 percent over June.

2009-09-22 15:41:31

U.S. markets were higher Tuesday following Monday's slowdown on investor concerns a long run up was due to hit a speed bump. Home prices rose slightly in July, the Federal Housing Finance Agency said Tuesday, up 0.3 percent over June.

2009-09-22 08:55:37

U.S. markets turned higher Tuesday morning, after an expected slowdown hit Monday with investors concerned a long run up was due to hit a speed bump. In midmorning trading, the Dow Jones industrial average gained 37.26 points, 0.38 percent, to 9,812.55.

2009-09-21 12:20:43

U.S. markets slipped Monday as investors worried an extended rally may have become overextended. In early afternoon trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 52.68 points, 0.54 percent, 9,767.52. The Standard & Poor's 500 lost 5.88 points, 0.55 percent, to 1,062.42.

2009-09-21 15:37:30

U.S. markets closed mixed Monday as investors worried an extended rally may have become overextended. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down 41.34 points, 0.42 percent, 9,778.86. The Standard & Poor's 500 lost 3.64 points, 0.34 percent, to 1,064.66.

2009-09-21 09:34:24

U.S. markets slipped early Monday as investors worried an extended rally may have become overextended. In midmorning trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 75.65 points, 0.77 percent, 9,744.55. The Standard & Poor's 500 lost 7.86 points, 0.74 percent, to 1,060.44.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.