A chart shows the growth in the Standard & Poor's 500 index of large-capitalization U.S. stocks. The index passed the 1,700 mark for the first time Thursday.
August 1, 2013 The rise is being tied to a drop in weekly jobless claims, as well as assurances from the Federal Reserve that it would continue to support the U.S. economy.
Facebook shares began trading on Nasdaq shortly after 11:30 a.m. on Friday.
May 18, 2012 With an initial market capitalization of more than $100 billion, Facebook could have a distorting effect on some mutual funds, at least in the short term.
March 16, 2010 Weekday newscasts air 37 times a day and usually include stock market figures. But are those numbers valuable to the average listener?
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