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U.S. STOCKS plunged on concern that rising interest rates will drag down economic growth. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL NAGLE

Stocks hit two-month low as rate-hike fears return

NEW YORK - The dread that gripped equity markets earlier in the week re-emerged Thursday as U.S. stocks plunged on concern that rising interest rates...
U.S. STOCKS REBOUNDED Tuesday after a violent sell off that occurred Monday afternoon. / BLOOMBERG NEWS PHOTO/MICHAEL NAGLE

Stocks recover from rout with best day since 2016

NEW YORK - United States stocks rebounded from a violent selloff to post the biggest rally in 15 months as investors poured back into some...

U.S. stocks sink most since 2011 as rout deepens

NEW YORK – U.S. stocks plunged the most in 6 1/2 years, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average sinking more than 1,100 points, as the...

Dow tumbles nearly 670 points as rate angst sinks bonds

NEW YORK – The Dow Jones Industrial Average tumbled 665 points in the biggest plunge since June 2016, as the worsening bond rout stirred angst...
R.I. TREASURER SETH MAGAZINER announced that the Rhode Island pension fund earned $1.09 billion in 2017. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

R.I. pension fund earned $1.09 billion in 2017

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island’s pension fund earned more than $1.09 billion in 2017, ending the year with a value of $8.4 billion, R.I. Treasurer...
THE MAJOR WALL STREET indexes all closed at record levels on Jan. 17. / BLOOMBERG NEWS PHOTO/MICHAEL NAGLE

Stocks soar to records on earnings enthusiasm

NEW YORK – U.S. stocks rose to fresh highs as companies continued to indicate the tax overhaul will boost earnings this year. Treasuries fell...
THE DOW JONES INDUSTRIAL AVERAGE has passed 26,000. / BLOOMBERG

Dow Jones hits 26,000 milestone as earnings optimism feeds rally

NEW YORK - The Dow Jones Industrial Average plowed past 26,000 as optimism over corporate earnings turbocharged the equity bull market.Gains in companies from Boeing...
THE DOW JONES INDUSTRIAL AVERAGE rose past 25,000 Thursday. / BLOOMBERG

Dow surges past 25,000 as equity bull market powers into 2018

NEW YORK - It’s a new year and an old pattern in equities, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average sailing past 25,000 for the...

U.S. stocks at record highs; dollar extends gains: markets wrap

NEW YORK – U.S. stocks climbed to record highs, gold fell and the dollar extended gains as the minutes from the Federal Reserve’s December...
STOCK PRICES CONTINUE TO SET RECORDS and investors do not seem to be pulling back even as the recovery from the Great Recession nears a decade in length.

A record in records for U.S. stocks rallying sixth week in...

NEW YORK – Earnings-day blowups, leverage warnings in China, Apple’s worst rout since August. Oh, and a sixth straight week of gains for the S&P...
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