Michael J. Martinez

Doubts on 2 Dow stocks spur retreat

Stocks posted their first noteworthy losses of 2006 Thursday as analyst downgrades of Coca-Cola and JPMorgan Chase and rising oil prices...

Fed gives Dow 130-point boost

Wall Street had a bullish start to the new year Tuesday, with the Dow Jones industrials surging nearly 130 points after the Federal Reserve...

Stocks rise, but momentum missing

Stocks rose modestly for a second straight session Thursday as unemployment claims fell unexpectedly and consumer spending grew, if somewhat...

Stocks slump despite economic news

Stocks slogged through a disappointing session Thursday, with stocks modestly lower as investors consolidated their holdings despite solid...