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Stocks opened lower Thursday as investors shrugged off an encouraging jobless report and news of a bailout for Greece. Financials took a hit, with JPMorgan leading the Dow's decline, as investors worry that debt problems in Europe could spread
Resolving the Greek debt mess is about more than the financial crisis and fiscal responsibility, say experts. It's also about keeping Europe together.
Stock futures, already in positive territory on an apparent deal to rescue Greece, added to gains on good news from the labor market.
Stocks struggled — and lost — Wednesday as traders mulled a possible bailout of Greece and the Fed's exit strategy after comments from Bernanke.
The European Union is wrestling with complex political considerations as much as economic ones that are likely to play a pivotal role in the timing and shape of any aid package to resolve the Greek debt crisis, experts say.
Stocks slipped further into the red Wednesday after Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke outlined in prepared testimony the Fed's exit strategy for its unprecedented economic stimulus measures.
Much as I am sick of bailout nation, and bailout global nation, the European rescue of Greece was probably necessary to stop a total euro currency meltdown that might have triggered a worldwide debt deflation downward spiral.
Futures were pointing to a higher open Wednesday but pared gains after a report showed the US trade gap widened more than expected.
It is certainly time to watch out for investment opportunities in Greece, Kingsley Jones, international portfolio manager at Macquarie Funds Management Group, told CNBC on Wednesday.
There is little certainty in Brussels about what will be delivered to help Greece, or if a move would have any legal basis.
Stocks rose on Tuesday amid hopes that the EU would step in to bail out Greece. Does this provide enough confidence and trust for investors to return to the markets? David Sowerby, chief market analyst and portfolio manager at Loomis Sayles & Co. and Lawrence Glazer, managing director at Mayflower Advisors discussed their insights.
Stocks closed broadly higher on optimism that help was on the way for Greece to deal with its heavy debt burden.
Plus, find out an even more powerful driver behind the markets these days.
I’m trying hard to remain optimistic about economic recovery here in America — and for that matter, around the world.
According to a German government spokesperson reports of aid for Greece are unfounded. If there’s no bailout in the works, how should you be trading?
Stocks staged a relief rally Wednesday amid talks of a bailout for Greece and positive earnings and sales news from some key Dow components.
Financial markets are betting heavily that Greece's crushing debt could drag down the entire eurozone, and that could force reluctant EU leaders into an embarrassing bailout.
Apparently, the Greek government has called in the big hitters to help them with their fiscal dilemma.
The rise in Greek yields is a clear warning markets are in the mood to 'punish any country that takes creditors for granted. '
U.S. stock index futures are pointing to a higher open Tuesday morning, a day after a last-hour selloff pushed the Dow to its first close below 10,000 since November, and the S&P 500 to a fresh three-month closing low as well.