Items Tagged with 'Dow Jones & Company'

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  • What do the DJIA and HousingWire have in common?

    You may not have noticed, but the Dow Jones Industrial Average is like HousingWire's brother from another mother. They both follow major players in the housing industry, both are considered must-stop shops for investor information -- and both broke 10,000 today. That's right. Yours truly is celebrating its 10,000th post in just three years of operation! HousingWire was originally born strictly out of demand for a knowledgeable and authoritative voice about the mortgage finance markets.
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  • Dow Jones Removes Citi, GM

    Still in the shadow of the government's total $45bn capital injections and following news the institution needs another $5.5bn to withstand more severe economic conditions, Citigroup [stock C][/stock] will be delisted from the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Dow Jonestoday said The Travelers Companies [stock TRV][/stock] is replacing Citigroup on the Dow Jones Industrial Average as of June 8. Travelers, which spun off Citigroup in 2002, provides property and casualty insurance.
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  • LPS Shares Hammered by Incorrect Dow Jones Report

    A story appearing in Dow Jones Bankruptcy Review managed to hammer shares of industry tech provider Lender Processing Services, Inc. [stock LPS][/stock] on early Friday afternoon, suggesting the Jacksonville, Fla.-based firm was the subject of a formal investigation by the Department of Justice. Shares in the company tanked nearly 30% on the news, falling $9.61 to $23.57, before trading of the company's stock was halted on the New York Stock Exchange. Shares resumed trading late Friday afternoon.
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  • Dow Tanks

    For the second day in a row, U.S. stocks are roiled over prospects for the economic downturn. Dow Jones Industrials had fallen more than 300 points by early afternoon, after computer network hardware provider Cisco reported weak demand.
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  • Stocks Plunge

    The election-day rally lasted one day, with the Dow Jones Industrials falling more than 5 percent in Wednesday's trading session. Reports suggest investors are pondering an Obama presidency, and dim prospects for the economy.
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  • Dow Surges

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average hammered home market volatility on Tuesday, rising to 9,065.12 -- a jump of 10.88 in one day. Futures trading, however, points to a Wednesday loss.
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  • Dow Sinks, Again

    The Dow closed at 8,577.91 on Wednesday. That's off 7.87 percent, a drop of 733.08 points, as investors begin to realize that a recession is pretty much a foregone conclusion.
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  • Dow Plunges...Again

    Dow Industrials took a deep dive Thursday afternoon, closing down 650 points. The Dow Jones Industrial Average [stock INDU][/stock] wobbled throughout the day and fell below 9,000 for the first time since August, 2003.
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