Standard & Poor’s

A trader watches prices at his post at the New York Stock Exchange at the opening bell. (credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Investors Left Gasping After Wild Stock Market Ride

U.S. stocks took it on the chin for a third session in a row on Monday, after an attempted bounce-back lost steam, leaving the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index in a correction.

08/24/2015

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Southwest Airlines Meets 2Q Profit Forecasts

Dallas-based Southwest Airlines Co. on Thursday reported second-quarter profit of $608 million.

07/23/2015

A trader watches prices at his post at the New York Stock Exchange at the opening bell. (credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Budget Deal Sends Stocks Shooting Higher

Stocks are moving sharply higher on Wall Street after lawmakers reached a last-minute budget agreement to avert sweeping tax increases and cuts to government spending programs.

01/02/2013

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JCPenney Is Biggest S&P Stock Loser

J.C. Penney Co. executives may be confident in the department-store chain’s everyday pricing strategy, but investors are panicking. The Plano-based company’s stock fell nearly 11 percent on Monday.

11/12/2012

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Dow Jones Topples 634 Points On First Day Since Downgrade

Stocks are plummeting at the close after anxiety overtook investors on the first trading day since Standard & Poor’s downgraded American debt.

08/08/2011