Two popular indicators show fear is at a fairly extreme level.
Everyone is lamenting the global decline in stocks, but much of the damage has indeed occurred in only the last couple weeks.
One development has loomed as a marked positive: Declining correlation between individual stocks and sectors.
A growing consensus of market experts believes the Fed will increase rates in September. Traders in fed futures, though, tell a different story.
Traders are worried collateral damage from global market weakness, including a high yield debt fallout and selloff even in better performing sectors.
Volume may have been heavier than normal, but there still wasn't enough to rally the troops significantly.
The Federal Reserve got a little more breathing room Wednesday from the push to raise interest rates in September.
The news in the commodities business is not showing any signs of improving following Glencore's report of a first-half loss.
Donald Trump's raucous presidential campaign won't be the only thing lighting the political fires this fall.
We are in the meat of earnings season for retailers, and there are very clear winners and losers emerging.
The Federal Reserve is putting some of its post-crisis actions under a magnifying glass and not liking everything it sees.
The Atlanta Fed's GDPNow tracking tool, which has been a pretty reliable rule of thumb, indicates third-quarter advancement of just 0.7 percent.
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Outflows from U.S. funds to international funds have been strong.
The flight of investor money from U.S. stocks has turned into a stampede.
Politicians may not like the new rule requiring disclosure of the gap between executive and employee pay, but voters sure do.
Oil stocks slide as crude drops.
High-yield bonds, specifically, often are seen as an effective proxy for movements in the equity market.
Kohl's is emblematic of the problem with retailers: shifting consumer tastes with no clear path to revenue growth.
In the course of just a couple of days, things have gotten a lot more complicated for the Federal Reserve.