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  • NEW YORK, Feb 3- A weaker-than-expected report on U.S. factory activity slammed global equity markets and the dollar on Monday, pushing Wall Street stocks down more than 2 percent while keeping the pressure on battered emerging market assets.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 3- U.S. stocks slumped on Monday, with the S&P 500 suffering its worst drop since June, after weaker-than-expected data on the factory sector in the world's largest economy provided investors with the latest reason to move away from riskier assets. The CBOE volatility index jumped 16.5 percent to 21.44, its highest level since December 2012.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 3- U.S. stocks slumped on Monday, with the S&P 500 hitting its lowest level since October after weaker-than-expected data on the factory sector in the world's largest economy provided investors with the latest reason to book profits. The CBOE volatility index jumped more than 11 percent to trade above 20 for the first time since early October.

  • Wall Street, European stocks fall more than 1 percent. MSCI's all-country world equity index fell 0.72 percent while the pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index of leading regional shares closed down 1.5 percent. MSCI's emerging markets index fell 0.9 percent to its lowest since August, a decline that was less of a fall than developed markets.

  • *U.S. factory data much weaker than expected. NEW YORK, Feb 3- U.S. stocks fell on Monday, adding to recent losses after data showed the factory sector in the world's largest economy expanded in January at its slowest pace in eight months. The CBOE volatility index jumped more than 9 percent to trade above 20 for the first time since early October.

  • Investors watching earnings for any sign of growth Tuesday, 21 Jan 2014 | 5:47 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    "Results are running light, and negative announcements have been off the hook," one analyst said amid a spate of disappointing reports.

  • E-Trade leaves clients out in cold ahead of Fed Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 2:45 PM ET

    E-Trade's system crashed Wednesday, leaving furious clients unable to execute trades just ahead of a market-moving indicator.

  • Ford's shares hammered on Europe, LatAm woes Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 10:39 AM ET

    Ford said it expects lower pretax profit in 2014, and that targets for global automotive operating margin are at risk.

  • Investors are fleeing the municipal bond market Monday, 9 Dec 2013 | 1:05 PM ET
    The former Packard Plant in Detroit.

    Investors are fleeing the U.S. municipal bond market as it shrank to $3.6 trillion in the third quarter of 2013, the smallest since the end of 2009.

  • Sears to spin off Lands' End business Friday, 6 Dec 2013 | 7:14 AM ET

    Sears Holdings said Friday that it will spin off its Lands' End clothing business as a separate company by distributing stock to the retailer's shareholders.

  • Could the S&P top 2000 – or does ‘bumpiness’ loom? Wednesday, 27 Nov 2013 | 8:19 AM ET

    The S&P 500 is on track to reach 2,000, but the start of Fed tapering could provoke a fall of 10 percent or more, warned a senior investment analyst.

  • Despite DC deal, market rally could be cut short Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013 | 4:58 PM ET
    A trader work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Wall Street's bulls may be partying hard on the prospect of a Washington debt deal, but the actual vote is likely to trigger a "sell the news" letdown.

  • JC Penney shares plunge 15% to near 13-year low Wednesday, 25 Sep 2013 | 5:14 PM ET

    JC Penney shares tumbled to their lowest in nearly 13 years after a Goldman Sachs report projected slow sales and liquidity trouble.

  • SEC charges 23 firms in short-sale crackdown Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 12:37 PM ET

    Twenty-two investment firms will pay more than $14.4 million in sanctions to settle SEC charges of illegal short-selling practices.

  • Financials near to regaining S&P 500's top spot Sunday, 11 Aug 2013 | 7:26 AM ET

    The financial sector stands within a whisker of recapturing the mantle as the $17 trillion U.S. stock market's heaviest hitter.

  • The stock market's line in the sand—S&P 1700 Friday, 9 Aug 2013 | 8:48 PM ET

    With many traders at the beach, the remaining bulls and bears will skirmish around this key level. Here's what's on tap for the week ahead.

  • Om: Lululemon Chairman Eyes $220 Million Stock Sale Friday, 5 Jul 2013 | 8:15 PM ET
    Dennis Chip Wilson, founder and chairman of Lululemon.

    Lululemon Founder and Chairman Dennis Wilson plans to sell off some of his shares, which would reduce his stake to 25% and net him nearly $220 million.

  • Active Managers Take a Beating, Thanks to Apple Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 8:44 AM ET

    Active managers in both the mutual and hedge fund industries are badly underperforming their peers, and they have a mutual malady: a bad Apple.

  • Yen Rally Causes Shock, Selling Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 2:30 PM ET

    There are rip-your-face-off rallies and then there are the rip-your-face-off retreats—the kind Wall Street experienced Thursday during a brief but vicious yen surge.

  • Traders Debate Fed Moves While Japan in Focus Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 8:13 PM ET

    Higher interest rates are likely to keep Wall Street on edge, while Japanese markets are likely to keep the whole world on edge.