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When volume is light—as it typically is in bear markets—the actions of a relatively small number of investors can have a profound impact on stock prices.
The Federal Reserve's steps to help out the banking system have begun to take hold and will help resuscitate the economy, said William Ackman, managing principal at Pershing Square Capital Management.
Asian markets traded higher Thursday, with the Nikkei 225 Average closing almost 10 percent higher. CNBC's experts believe the index can keep climbing, while the rally in Western markets may be shortlived.
As the Federal Reserve slashed a key interest rate by 50 basis points on Wednesday, Pimco's Bill Gross said he expects rates to hold or decline to 1 percent.
The stock market collected on its rate-cut IOU today from the Fed, but it didn't end up changing the mood on Wall Street.
Wall Street is waiting to collect on a rate-cut IOU today from the Federal Reserve, but the central bank's move is unlikely to cause a major shift in the markets.
Below is the statement released by the Federal Open Market Committee after its Oct. 28-29 meeting on interest rate policy:
The Federal Reserve will unveil its decision on interest rates Wednesday afternoon, and a cut is widely expected by investors. CNBC asked former Federal Reserve officials to weigh in on the upcoming decision.
The real story regarding the Federal Reserve is its various liquidity operations; the federal funds rate is second fiddle. The federal funds rate nonetheless remains a powerful tool and it would be a mistake to dismiss its importance for two reasons.
Stock markets have been boosted by rallies but investors should trade with care, experts recommend.
October hasn't been a very good month for Japan's Nikkei 225 Average. And for those invested in the Nikkei, October has been nothing short of apocalyptic. A quick run through of the statistics is enough to send investors screaming for cover. But what do the charts say?
The extraordinary plunge in oil comes down to simple Economics 101.
Markets may be up Tuesday, but the economic outlook remains grim. CNBC's experts share their views on where the economy is headed and how long it will take to recover.
Banks' mark-to-market losses on financial products like asset-backed debt doubled to $2.8 trillion since forecasts in April, because of deteriorating market conditions, the Bank of England estimated in a report.
A strategist claims that crude oil could trade as low as $20 a barrel, while another economist expects a "vicious and a violent upside" stock market rally. Following are today's top videos:
An aide to Ukraine's president said on Monday that Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko risked losing an IMF credit by attaching conditions to the adoption by parliament of financial measures required for the loan.
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The yen continued to gain Monday even after the Group of Seven warned the Japanese currency posed a threat to financial and economic stability. CNBC's experts weigh in on whether now is the time to buy the currency.
This week is not only the last one of the month. It's also the week that could determine if GM holds on to the top spot in monthly auto sales in the U.S.
The wave of stock selloffs sweeping world markets may be partially caused by the fact that many governments increased guarantees for bank deposits, making them a much safer investment, Marc Faber, author of the "Gloom, Doom and Boom Report," told CNBC Monday.
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