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  • Economic Stats, JPM Drag on Futures Wednesday, 15 Oct 2008 | 9:28 AM ET

    Futures fell sharply Wednesday after a trio of dismal economic news and a profit warning from JPMorgan Chase.

  • Market Insider: Wednesday Look Ahead Tuesday, 14 Oct 2008 | 11:47 PM ET

    While still wildly volatile, the stock market may be ready to start paying attention to what normally drives it - earnings and economic news.

  • Dow Skids as Banks Rally but Techs Drag Tuesday, 14 Oct 2008 | 4:38 PM ET

    Stocks ended lower as hoopla over the government's plan to buy stakes in the nation's largest financial institutions died down and worries about earnings crept in. The Dow ended down just 75 points after swinging in an 850-point range.  The tech-heavy Nasdaq lost 3.5 percent.

  • Major Indexes Halve Losses Since Friday Tuesday, 14 Oct 2008 | 1:38 PM ET

    As of about midday on Tuesday, the markets have swung between being positive, negative and flat for the day.  Which companies are withstanding the volatility and sustaining their gains since Friday's close?

  • Dow Jumps More Than 300 at the Open Tuesday, 14 Oct 2008 | 9:40 AM ET

    Stocks shot out of the gate Tuesday, a nice chaser to the Dow's biggest one-day point gain in history, after the government announced a plan to buy stakes in the nation's largest financial institutions.

  • Wall Street in Mood to Rally Again Tuesday, 14 Oct 2008 | 9:28 AM ET

    Wall Street looked set for another rally Tuesday, after the Dow recorded the biggest one-day point gain ever on Monday, as world markets continued to surge.

  • POLL: Where Are the Best Buying Opportunities? Tuesday, 14 Oct 2008 | 4:03 AM ET

    European governments announced plans to bail out banks by buying stakes in them and the U.S. is also expected to follow suit by injecting $250 million into banks, sending stocks soaring. What do you think?

  • Market Insider: Tuesday Look Ahead Monday, 13 Oct 2008 | 9:31 PM ET

    The best stock market day in 75 years will no doubt be followed by a less enthusiastic Tuesday session. But the good news is the international effort to thaw the credit freeze may have finally given the markets at least a temporary jolt of confidence.

  • Dow Logs Biggest One-Day Point Gain Ever Monday, 13 Oct 2008 | 4:48 PM ET

    Stocks bounced back from their worst week ever with one of their best performances in history as investors cheered a global cash infusion designed to unthaw the credit market and avoid a global meltdown.  The Dow gained more than 900 points, its biggest one-day point gain ever.

  • Dow on Track for Biggest Point Gain Ever Monday, 13 Oct 2008 | 3:48 PM ET

    Stocks bounced back from their worst week ever as investors cheered a series of measures and cash injections by governments and central banks designed to prop up the banking sector and avoid a global meltdown. The Dow was up nearly 500 points, or more than 5.5 percent.

  • Dow and S&P on Track for Biggest Point Gains Ever Monday, 13 Oct 2008 | 11:47 AM ET

    As of 3:30 the Dow was up over 700 points and the S&P was up over 85.  If they hold onto these gains, we will witness the biggest one day point gains ever.

  • Dow Bounces 400 Points After Cash Infusion Monday, 13 Oct 2008 | 10:34 AM ET

    Stocks rallied at the opening bell Monday following a series of measures and cash injections by governments and central banks designed to prop up the banking sector and avoid a global meltdown. The Dow was up about 400 points, or 5 percent, within the first few minutes of  trading.

  • Bailouts, Cash Push up Futures Monday, 13 Oct 2008 | 9:26 AM ET

    Wall Street looked set to rally Monday following a series of measures and cash injections by governments and central banks designed to prop up the banking sector and avoid a global meltdown.

  • As the Dow, S&P and NASDAQ chalk up some of the biggest weekly losses ever, how does that translate to dollar terms?

  • Quick Market Stats: Week Ending 10/10 Friday, 10 Oct 2008 | 4:56 PM ET

    Stocks worldwide extended their slide even after Central Banks around the world coordinated emergency rate cuts earlier in the week in an effort to help unfreeze the credit markets, and soothe the financial sector. The Dow had its worst week ever in terms of points as well as percent drops, losing 1874 points or down 18.15%.

  • Wild Market Finishes Week Just a Bit Lower Friday, 10 Oct 2008 | 4:17 PM ET

    After trading in a 1,000-point range for the first time ever, stocks ended the day with a whimper, closing slightly lower amid hopes that the holiday weekend could bring good news.

  • Dow and the Depression Friday, 10 Oct 2008 | 2:04 PM ET

    As the markets continue their freefall, discussion of the Great Depression has begun to emerge.  While economic conditions are nowhere near the levels they were back then, here is a look back at how the Dow fell over that dark period.

  • The Dow's market cap fell by -7.60% or $237B in one day, from Wednesday's close to Thursday's close.

  • Market Bounces Off Lows as Banks Boom Friday, 10 Oct 2008 | 10:09 AM ET

    Wall Street tried to fight its way back from a precipitous opening drop, with volatility promising to cause violent swings as the market battled to break a seven-day losing streak.

  • Market Insider: Praying For Capitulation Thursday, 9 Oct 2008 | 11:01 PM ET

    It may be that this is part of the final blow out, the last exhausting painful blast of selling where the stock market finally bangs down on what we later point to as the bottom.