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October 16, 1989 | From Times Wire Services
Blue chip stocks rallied 88 points today, rebounding from Friday's 190.58-point plunge, the worst setback on Wall Street since the crash of 1987. But share prices of many other companies trailed behind. The Dow Jones average of 30 industrials, which sank more than 50 points in the opening minutes of trading, closed at 2,657.38, a gain of 88.12 points, in massive trading of 416.29 million shares. It was the fourth-biggest Big Board volume in stock market history.
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January 14, 2001 | TOM PETRUNO
What would you consider a good return on your investment portfolio this year? How about for the next five years? Those questions are more than academic, especially in the wake of last year's stock market losses. After five years of 20%-plus annual returns, the blue-chip Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 9.1% in 2000 (that includes dividend income). One down year after so many great years shouldn't, by itself, be a major cause for concern, of course. Say you've been in the market since Jan.
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BUSINESS
October 21, 1987 | JAMES FLANIGAN
The party's over; the era of rising stock prices that began in 1982 has ended. So what's ahead? A return to a time of good sense, or chastened expectations, rather than instant riches. And if you doubt that after seeing prices rebound on Tuesday, just keep in mind that one of the biggest previous advances in stock market history occurred on Oct. 30, 1929--two days after the Great Crash. But there's no need now for panic or depression.
BUSINESS
April 23, 2000 | THOMAS S. MULLIGAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Is Uncle Sam a stock pusher? The finger pointing had already begun before the stock market suffered its $2-trillion mid-April swoon, capped by April 14's record plunges of 616 points in the Dow Jones industrial average and 355 points in the Nasdaq composite index.
BUSINESS
April 8, 1986 | JAMES BATES, Times Staff Writer
Fueled by one of the biggest surges in stock market history, several companies in the San Fernando Valley in recent weeks have decided to raise money by selling stock publicly. Late last month, Burbank-based TeleQuest began offering its stock for the first time. Woodland Hills' 20th Century Industries, the parent of 20th Century Insurance, disclosed that it will soon offer 4 million shares.
BUSINESS
September 18, 1998 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Stocks worldwide suffered another sharp sell-off on Thursday, amid fears over slowing global growth and disappointment over Federal Reserve Board Chairman Alan Greenspan's seeming reluctance to cut interest rates. After major declines in European markets tied to an earnings warning from France's Alcatel, the Dow Jones industrial average plunged 216.01 points, or 2.7%, to 7,873.77, closing near its lows for the day.
BUSINESS
October 17, 1987 | JAMES S. GRANELLI and DAVID OLMOS, Times Staff Writers
Despite the two-week stock market slide that culminated Friday in a 108-point plummet, Orange County investors seem to be avoiding panic, biding their time and possibly looking for bargains, local brokers said. At least, they said, panic has not set in yet. Telephones were ringing wildly at most local brokerages, but customers mainly were seeking reassurance and were not selling off their holdings, brokers said.
BUSINESS
February 15, 1998 | Jerry Morgan, Jerry Morgan is a mutual fund columnist for Newsday
Are you still comfortable with your investment allocations among stocks, bonds and other categories? Based on the allocation suggestions of planners and investment companies, stocks are still where the bulk of a portfolio should be--despite the volatility of the stock market last year, despite the Asian collapse that roiled the market, despite a mixed bag of earnings reports and despite the best three-year run in stock market history.
BUSINESS
December 22, 1996 | TOM PETRUNO
Happy Holidays! Whatever your investment portfolio has achieved this year--or not--there isn't much you can do about it now. The books are about to close. So rather than spend time ruing the missed opportunity or the investment that bombed, better to look ahead to the markets' new year with hope and optimism. If we have to look back, let's do so with amusement.
NEWS
October 29, 1997 | DEBORA VRANA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
On Monday, they waited out the biggest point drop in U.S. stock market history. But on Tuesday, many of America's small investors, like Kiya Horne, jumped in to buy stocks in a historic frenzy. "It's a little scary, but it's kind of a rush," said Horne, 30, a nurse who drove from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center on her lunch hour to a downtown Los Angeles brokerage to buy shares of Intel Corp. "I just hope I can still get the price I wanted."
BUSINESS
September 18, 1998 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Stocks worldwide suffered another sharp sell-off on Thursday, amid fears over slowing global growth and disappointment over Federal Reserve Board Chairman Alan Greenspan's seeming reluctance to cut interest rates. After major declines in European markets tied to an earnings warning from France's Alcatel, the Dow Jones industrial average plunged 216.01 points, or 2.7%, to 7,873.77, closing near its lows for the day.
BUSINESS
February 15, 1998 | Jerry Morgan, Jerry Morgan is a mutual fund columnist for Newsday
Are you still comfortable with your investment allocations among stocks, bonds and other categories? Based on the allocation suggestions of planners and investment companies, stocks are still where the bulk of a portfolio should be--despite the volatility of the stock market last year, despite the Asian collapse that roiled the market, despite a mixed bag of earnings reports and despite the best three-year run in stock market history.
NEWS
October 29, 1997 | DEBORA VRANA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
On Monday, they waited out the biggest point drop in U.S. stock market history. But on Tuesday, many of America's small investors, like Kiya Horne, jumped in to buy stocks in a historic frenzy. "It's a little scary, but it's kind of a rush," said Horne, 30, a nurse who drove from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center on her lunch hour to a downtown Los Angeles brokerage to buy shares of Intel Corp. "I just hope I can still get the price I wanted."
BUSINESS
December 22, 1996 | TOM PETRUNO
Happy Holidays! Whatever your investment portfolio has achieved this year--or not--there isn't much you can do about it now. The books are about to close. So rather than spend time ruing the missed opportunity or the investment that bombed, better to look ahead to the markets' new year with hope and optimism. If we have to look back, let's do so with amusement.
NEWS
October 16, 1989 | From Times Wire Services
Blue chip stocks rallied 88 points today, rebounding from Friday's 190.58-point plunge, the worst setback on Wall Street since the crash of 1987. But share prices of many other companies trailed behind. The Dow Jones average of 30 industrials, which sank more than 50 points in the opening minutes of trading, closed at 2,657.38, a gain of 88.12 points, in massive trading of 416.29 million shares. It was the fourth-biggest Big Board volume in stock market history.
BUSINESS
January 25, 1989 | DENISE GELLENE, Times Staff Writer
The stock market's comeback carried Wall Street past a major milestone Tuesday, as the Dow Jones industrial index closed above where it stood before the historic Black Monday collapse and set yet another post-crash high. As trading ended, the closely watched Dow stood at 2,256.43, a shade higher than its opening level of 2,247.39 on Oct. 19, 1987, when the Dow plunged 508 points. The Dow rose 38.04 points Tuesday, its biggest one-day advance since last Oct. 20.
BUSINESS
January 25, 1989 | DENISE GELLENE, Times Staff Writer
The stock market's comeback carried Wall Street past a major milestone Tuesday, as the Dow Jones industrial index closed above where it stood before the historic Black Monday collapse and set yet another post-crash high. As trading ended, the closely watched Dow stood at 2,256.43, a shade higher than its opening level of 2,247.39 on Oct. 19, 1987, when the Dow plunged 508 points. The Dow rose 38.04 points Tuesday, its biggest one-day advance since last Oct. 20.
BUSINESS
April 23, 2000 | THOMAS S. MULLIGAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Is Uncle Sam a stock pusher? The finger pointing had already begun before the stock market suffered its $2-trillion mid-April swoon, capped by April 14's record plunges of 616 points in the Dow Jones industrial average and 355 points in the Nasdaq composite index.
BUSINESS
October 21, 1987 | JAMES FLANIGAN
The party's over; the era of rising stock prices that began in 1982 has ended. So what's ahead? A return to a time of good sense, or chastened expectations, rather than instant riches. And if you doubt that after seeing prices rebound on Tuesday, just keep in mind that one of the biggest previous advances in stock market history occurred on Oct. 30, 1929--two days after the Great Crash. But there's no need now for panic or depression.
BUSINESS
October 17, 1987 | JAMES S. GRANELLI and DAVID OLMOS, Times Staff Writers
Despite the two-week stock market slide that culminated Friday in a 108-point plummet, Orange County investors seem to be avoiding panic, biding their time and possibly looking for bargains, local brokers said. At least, they said, panic has not set in yet. Telephones were ringing wildly at most local brokerages, but customers mainly were seeking reassurance and were not selling off their holdings, brokers said.
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