The S&P 500 suffered its biggest daily percentage drop in nearly four years on Friday as fears of a China-led global slowdown continued to rattle investors.
U.S. crude oil prices dove below $40 a barrel for the first time since the 2009 financial crisis, notching their longest weekly losing streak in 29 years.
The S&P 500 closed in negative territory for the year Thursday on concern a deceleration in the Chinese economy would translate into slower global growth.
U.S. stocks fell in choppy trading Wednesday as minutes from the latest Federal Reserve meeting highlighted concern over the state of the global economy.
U.S. stocks ended higher Friday after upbeat U.S. economic data and as eurozone finance ministers agreed to launch a third bailout program for Greece.
Producer prices rose for a third straight month in July, but inflation pressures remain benign against the backdrop of lower oil prices and a strong dollar.
U.S. stocks ended near flat Thursday as a drop in energy shares offset a rebound in retail sales and stronger-than-expected results from Cisco.
Stocks rebounded in afternoon trading Wednesday to end little changed as energy shares and Apple rebounded, offsetting concern about a slowdown in China.
Stocks fell Tuesday on a surprise devaluation of China's yuan currency hit commodity and other shares, adding to worries about the global economic outlook.
Stocks rose sharply Monday, bouncing back sharply from last week's losses, boosted by gains in energy and materials shares and optimism over new deals.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is buying Precision Castparts for about $32.36 billion, ending a weekend of speculation that a deal was in the works.
The S&P 500 and Nasdaq composite rose Wednesday following three days of losses as tech shares advanced, while the blue-chip Dow index ended flat.
Stocks ended lower Monday as tumbling oil prices dragged on energy shares and factory data from China added to concerns about weakening economic growth.
Stocks fell Friday as a drop in energy stocks eclipsed wage data that supported expectations that the Fed could delay an interest-rate hike this year.
As drivers and airlines continue to enjoy lower fuel prices, the oil industry is responding to much lower profits with big cuts in spending and employment.
U.S. drivers took advantage of low gas prices caused by a drop in oil prices, traveling a record number of miles in the first five months of the year.
The Nasdaq composite closed at a record high Friday on strong results from Google while weak energy stocks weighed on the Dow and S&P 500.
Stocks fell Wednesday following comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, as a decline in energy shares outweighed gains in the financial sector.
Wall Street gained for a fourth straight session Tuesday, buoyed by the energy sector as oil prices rebounded from early declines.
Stocks jumped Monday, with the Dow re-emerging in positive territory for the year, after eurozone leaders reached a tentative deal to bail out Greece.
Consumption of gasoline in the United States is surging according to estimates prepared by the Energy Information Administration.
Stocks rose Tuesday, with the S&P 500 recovering from a drop of more than 1 percent as energy shares gained alongside a rebound in crude oil prices.
Stocks fell Monday as Greeks backed the government in rejecting austerity terms of a bailout and China sought to stop a sell-off in Shanghai's market.
BP reaches a settlement with U.S. authorities and will pay about $18.7 billion in damages for water pollution caused by the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Stocks closed higher Wednesday, though indexes ended off session highs as energy stocks fell and Greece's debt crisis showed no clear sign of resolution.
Wall Street edged lower Thursday, but health care stocks rallied after the Supreme Court upheld subsidies key to President Obama's health care reform law.
The U.S. economy contracted in the first three months of the year, just not as much as previously estimated.
Stocks closed higher Monday, with the Nasdaq ending at a record, as hopes grew that a deal would be reached that'd prevent Greece from defaulting on loans.