Dow Jones

Highest Dow Close Since 2008
NEW YORK (AP) — The Dow Jones industrial average has closed at its highest level since before the 2008 financial crisis. The Dow jumped 157 points Friday to close at 12,862. That’s the highest since May 2008. The Nasdaq composite index closed at its highest level since December 2000. B…
Global Leaders Struggle to Calm Recession Fears
WASHINGTON — Global financial leaders struggled Thursday to calm financial markets, which plunged over renewed fears that the United States and the global economy were headed for recession. Investors are worried that Europe’s debt crisis could destabilize the global economy. The United…