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    Stocks Drop Despite Fall in Jobless Claims. The Dow and S&P 500 slipped as data showed fewer Americans applied for jobless benefits and lawmakers in Washington remained far apart on a spending plan. Seizes Iranian Fuel Cargo for First Time.

  • News Highlights: Top Global Markets News of the Day

    Stocks Drop Despite Fall in Jobless Claims. The Dow and S&P 500 slipped as data showed fewer Americans applied for jobless benefits and lawmakers in Washington remained far apart on a spending plan. Weekly Unemployment Claims Drop Below 1 Million.

  • News Highlights: Top Global Markets News of the Day

    Weekly Unemployment Claims Drop Below 1 Million. U.S. unemployment claims fell below one million last week for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic hit the U.S. in March, suggesting the labor-market recovery is regaining steam. Stocks Drop Despite Fall in Jobless Claims.

  • Stocks Close Lower Despite Fall in Jobless Claims

    U.S. stocks slipped Thursday, pulling back after an August rally, despite data showing fewer Americans applied for jobless benefits in the latest week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 have climbed in eight of the past 10 trading sessions on signs of slowing coronavirus infections and a pickup in economic activity. The S&P 500 has flirted with record levels in recent days but ended Thursday's session down 6.92 points, or 0.2%, at 3373.43, still within 0.4% of its Feb. 19...

  • Stocks Close Lower Despite Jobless Claims Fall

    U.S. stocks slipped Thursday after data showed fewer Americans applied for jobless benefits, potentially signaling that the pace of recovery in the labor market is starting to pick up. The S&P 500 dropped 0.2% as of the 4 p.m. ET close of trading, still remaining close to its first record since the coronavirus pandemic disrupted the economy.

  • News Highlights: Top Global Markets News of the Day

    Weekly Unemployment Claims Drop Below 1 Million. U.S. unemployment claims fell below one million last week for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic hit the U.S. in March, suggesting the labor-market recovery is regaining steam. Stocks Waver After Jobless Claims Fall.

  • U.S. Stocks Waver After Jobless Claims Fall

    U.S. stocks waffled between small gains and losses Thursday after data showed fewer Americans applied for jobless benefits, potentially signaling that the pace of recovery in the labor market is starting to pick up. The S&P 500 slipped 0.1%, still within a hair of its first record since the coronavirus pandemic disrupted the economy. The index had risen in eight of the past nine sessions through Wednesday, when it eclipsed its closing record in intraday trading but pulled back...

  • U.S. Stocks Waver After Jobless Claims Fall

    U.S. stocks waffled between small gains and losses Thursday after data showed fewer Americans applied for jobless benefits, potentially signaling that the pace of recovery in the labor market is starting to pick up. The S&P 500 inched up 0.1%, within a hair of its first record since the coronavirus pandemic disrupted the economy. The index had risen in eight of the past nine sessions through Wednesday, when it eclipsed its closing record in intraday trading but pulled back before...

  • News Highlights: Top Global Markets News of the Day

    Weekly Unemployment Claims Drop Below 1 Million. U.S. unemployment claims fell to less than one million last week for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic hit the U.S. in March, a sign the labor-market recovery is regaining steam. Stocks Waver After Jobless Claims Fall.

  • U.S. Stocks Waver After Jobless Claims Fall

    U.S. stocks waffled between small gains and losses Thursday after data showed fewer Americans applied for jobless benefits, potentially signaling that the pace of recovery in the labor market is starting to pick up. The S&P 500 inched less than 0.1% higher, remaining within a hair of its first record since the coronavirus pandemic disrupted the economy. The index had risen in eight of the past nine sessions through Wednesday.

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