Stock indices and averages

A trader works at the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, November 24, 2020. The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded above 30,000 points for the first time as investors were encouraged by the latest progress on developing coronavirus vaccines and news that the transition of power in the U.S. to President-elect Joe Biden will finally begin. (Nicole Pereira/NYSE via AP)
November 24, 2020 - 5:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street busted through its latest milestone Tuesday, when the Dow Jones Industrial Average topped 30,000 for the first time. The Dow rose 454.97 points, or 1.5%, to close at 30,046.24. Investors were encouraged by progress in the development of coronavirus vaccines and news that...
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Specialist Michael Pistillo works at the New York Stock Exchange on Monday, Nov. 23, 2020. Stocks rose in early trading Monday after investors received several pieces of encouraging news on COVID-19 vaccines and treatments, tempering concerns over rising virus cases and business restrictions. (Nicole Pereira/New York Stock Exchange via AP)
November 23, 2020 - 11:53 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks edged higher in morning trading Monday after investors received several pieces of encouraging news on COVID-19 vaccines and treatments, tempering concerns over rising virus cases and business restrictions. The benchmark S&P 500 index rose 0.1%, led by banks,...
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FILE - A sign for Wall Street is carved in the side of a building, Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020, in New York. Stocks are opening slightly lower at the end of a choppy week on Wall Street. The S&P 500 slipped 0.1% in the early going Friday, Nov. 20, and is headed for a weekly loss. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
November 20, 2020 - 12:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are pulling a bit lower in afternoon trading Friday as worries about the worsening pandemic weigh on rising optimism about a coming coronavirus vaccine. The S&P 500 fell 0.3%, as of 12:36 p.m. Eastern time. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 157 points, or 0.5...
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In this photo, provided by the New York Stock Exchange, specialist Dilip Patel, left, works with a trader on the floor of the NYSE, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020. U.S. stocks are drifting in mixed trading on Thursday, as Wall Street's tug of war continues between worries about the worsening pandemic in the present and optimism that a vaccine will come in the future. (Courtney Crow/New York Stock Exchange via AP)
November 19, 2020 - 12:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are drifting in mixed trading on Thursday, as Wall Street’s tug of war continues between worries about the worsening pandemic in the present and optimism that a vaccine will rescue the economy in the future. The S&P 500 fell 0.2% in midday trading after earlier...
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FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2020 file photo, the American Flag hangs outside the New York Stock Exchange in New York. U.S. stocks are drifting close to their record highs Wednesday, Nov. 18 as hopes for a coronavirus vaccine coming in the future collide with worries about the worsening pandemic in the present. The S&P 500 was 0.1% lower in early trading after flipping between small gains and losses. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
November 18, 2020 - 12:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes are drifting close to their record highs Wednesday, as hopes for a coronavirus vaccine coming in the future push some investors to look past the worsening pandemic in the present. The S&P 500 was 0.2% higher in afternoon trading after Pfizer and BioNTech...
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A woman walks past a bank's electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index at Hong Kong Stock Exchange Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2020. Asian stock markets were mixed Wednesday after Wall Street declined as worries about the long-term impact of the coronavirus pandemic tempered enthusiasm about possible vaccine development. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
November 17, 2020 - 11:04 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed Wednesday after Wall Street declined as worries about the long-term impact of the coronavirus pandemic tempered enthusiasm about possible vaccine development. Benchmarks in Tokyo and Hong Kong declined while Shanghai and Seoul advanced. Announcements...
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People walk past a bank's electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index at Hong Kong Stock Exchange Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020. Asian shares rose Tuesday, after the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit a record high on optimism that a vaccine may soon control the coronavirus and the economic destruction it’s caused. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
November 16, 2020 - 10:27 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares rose Tuesday, after the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit a record high on optimism that a vaccine may soon control the coronavirus and the economic destruction it’s caused. Moderna said its COVID-19 vaccine appears to be 94.5% effective, according to preliminary data. It’s...
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Men wearing masks against the spread of the coronavirus stand near an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Monday, Nov. 16, 2020. Shares started out the week on a strong footing after the Standard & Poors 500 hit a fresh high on Friday, with strong data from Japan and China fueling optimism over economic recoveries even as coronavirus caseloads surpass earlier records.(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
November 15, 2020 - 9:46 pm
Shares started out the week on a strong footing after the Standard & Poors 500 hit a fresh high on Friday, with strong robust from Japan and China fueling optimism over economic recoveries even as coronavirus caseloads surpass earlier records. Stock benchmarks rose Monday in Hong Kong, Tokyo...
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FILE - A street sign for Wall Street is seen outside the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020. One of Wall Street's big fears coming into this month was a contested U.S. presidential election. President Donald Trump is refusing to concede even though Democrat Joe Biden secured enough electoral votes to win the presidency. Yet the S&P 500 has climbed this month back to the edge of its record high. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
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November 13, 2020 - 4:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A huge fear for Wall Street coming into this month was a contested U.S. presidential election, one that could drag the market through more painful uncertainty. Now, more than a week after Election Day, President Donald Trump and his allies are challenging the results in a number of...
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FILE - A sign for Wall Street is carved in the side of a building, Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020, in New York. Stocks are opening broadly higher on Wall Street Friday, Nov. 13, keeping the market on track for its second weekly gain in a row. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
November 13, 2020 - 3:21 pm
Stocks were solidly higher in Friday late-afternoon trading, recovering some of the declines markets posted the day before as investors became increasingly worried about rising coronavirus infections and their impact on the U.S. and global economy. The S&P 500 rose 1.2% as of 3:20 p.m. Eastern...
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