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Stocks slipped, led by the riskiest market segments, amid further evidence the economy is slowing down, and a weak earnings forecast from Hewlett-Packard.
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Stocks added to losses amid mixed earnings results, disappointing U.S. economic news, and continuing worries about the euro zone debt crisis.
Stock futures weakened after a disappointing forecast by Hewlett-Packard, and after a worse-than-expected report on housing.
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The glut of sales and initial public offerings (IPO) in the social media sector expected during this year could be indicative of a tech bubble similar to a decade ago, analysts have told CNBC.com.
BP's attempt to gain a foothold in Russia's offshore Arctic oil fields through a deal with state-controlled Rosneft finally collapsed on Tuesday.
Deal-making by both the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and Nasdaq-OMX hit snags this week on concerns over sovereignty and competition, leaving room for speculation that Nasdaq will now bid for the LSE.
Stocks slumped on Monday as technology stocks unraveled, and investors worried that continuing woes over the euro zone debt crisis could put a damper on the economic recovery moved out of riskier assets.
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Stocks slumped on Monday as technology stocks unraveled, and investors worried that continuing woes over the euro zone debt crisis could put a damper on the economic recovery.
Some of the indices used to "measure home prices are a little bit misleading," Don Brownstein, CIO and CEO of Structured Portfolio Management, the top performing hedge fund of 2010 with over $1 billion under management, told CNBC Monday.
Stocks pared losses as materials and bank stocks gained, but investors remained on edge about the European debt crisis.
Stock index futures continued to trade lower after news an index of manufacturing activity was much lower than expected.
High commodity prices will slow U.S. economic growth and raise inflation this year, but the Federal Reserve is not expected to start increasing interest rates before the first quarter of 2012, a survey showed on Monday.
Stocks closed mostly lower after a volatile week marked by swinging prices of commodities and currencies, as investors wrestled with the implications of a worsening European debt crisis and a global economic slowdown.
Stocks traded lower ahead of the close as the dollar rose, and financial stocks fell amid fears of a worsening European debt crisis.
Unusual options activity says a lot about reports suggesting Tyco International could be bought out, options trader JJ Kinahan said.
Stocks slumped, after fluctuating much of the morning, as financials fell and the dollar added to gains.
Stock index futures gained slightly ahead of the open after the government reported consumer prices rose in line with expectations.
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