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MapQuest.com Starts IPO Journey

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Stocks Sluggish On Eve of Fed Decision

U.S. stocks languished Monday as nervous investors awaited the Federal Reserve’s announcement Tuesday about whether it will cut interest rates as a way to breathe life into a sluggish economy. Perhaps weighing just as heavily...

Consumer Survey Lifts Stocks

Stocks rallied from a bad start to finish in the black on Friday, fueled in large part by a survey showing an unexpected increase in consumer confidence. The monthly Consumer Confidence Index by the University...

Stocks Drop on Greenspan China Comments

Was it something he said? After riding high for the better part of Wednesday’s trading session, all three major U.S. indices plummeted into the red after 2 p.m. following former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan...

Market Extends Streak Into Holiday

Stocks continued their upward momentum into the Easter holiday as all major stock indexes finishing higher in Thursday’s trading. While volume was light in the week’s final session – the U.S. stock market is closed...

For Stock Market, TGIF

Stocks slipped from bad to worse on Friday, as the three major indexes lost ground throughout the trading session and brought an appropriate end to the market's reddest week in nearly four years. Overseas influences...

Wall Street Extends Winning Streak

Stocks ended higher for the fourth consecutive day Thursday, as investors savored Hewlett-Packard's strong quarterly report. Still, it took a mid-afternoon rally to reverse a rapid downhill slide that sent all three major U.S....

Stocks Sag in Tuesday Trading

Oil proved stronger than aluminum on Wall Street Tuesday as concerns about crude prices and supplies overshadowed a strong first-quarter earnings from aluminum giant Alcoa Inc. The Dow Jones industrials fell 51.70, or...

Stocks Mixed as Oil Climbs

A 10-week peak in crude oil prices and jitters about interest rates weighed heavy on the stock market Monday as Wall Street awaited the beginning of first-quarter financial reports. The Nasdaq slumped badly in the...

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