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On a week dominated by bailouts, stimulus and talks of bank nationalization, the Dow crashes through October 2002 lows and approached October 1997 lows in early trading Friday.
With the markets testing new lows, here are the [surviving] S&P 500 companies that have fallen / gained the most since the market peaked on October 9, 2007.
The S&P 500 is in serious trouble and could sink more than 20 percent to 600 points, Nick Batsford, technical analyst from Hobart Capital, told CNBC.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average and The Dow Jones Transportation Average hit news lows today. According to Dow Theory this could be a time to sell.
Plus, Cramer speculates on whom the new Dow Jones Industrial constituent could be.
The S&P Financials Sector is now down over 35% YTD and ~70% in the past 12 months. Given this continued drop, here is a look at how the short interest in these beaten companies has changed over time.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average is facing another plummet as it hovers precariously close to November’s closing lows and the next few sessions will seal its fate along with other indexes, Edward Loef, technical analyst from Theodoor Gilissen Bankiers, told CNBC.
On a week dominated by the $787B stimulus plan passed by the House, with the Senate scheduled to start the vote at 5:30pET Friday, the markets came close to retesting their November lows to end the week down 3.5% or greater.
For the week ending Friday, February 6, 2009, stocks edged up on a surprising rise in December pending home sales, a smaller than expected contraction in January’s ISM Non-Manufacturing Index, and strong earning results from the pharmaceutical sector.
At yesterday's Power Lunch town hall, there was some good debate on whether buy and hold pays off in the long run. Here is some of the analysis that fueled the discussion...
David P. Kelly details some of the pitfalls to avoid in today's difficult marketplace.
As the markets listened in on Treasury Secretary Geithner's plan to restore financial stability, one thing became increasingly clear. This time around, the Treasury was committed to "increase transparency and accountability to protect taxpayers." If their website is an indication, so far "transparency" is far from here.
On a whim and based on Darren Rovell's interview with Sports Illustrated Covergirl bar Rafaeli, I did a quick scan on how the Dow and S&P performed in years that the SI Swimsuit Issue cover featured a blonde versus a brunette. You won't believe what I found...
McDonald’s is trading up after reporting another month of strong same-store sales, a trend that continues despite the current recession and economic turmoil. Its low-priced menu items have evidently remained attractive to consumers. . .
The market rallied with most major indexes up 5% or greater for the week with the NASDAQ gaining almost 8%. The markets shrugged off grim jobs data and were buoyed by the bank bailout plan expected on Monday.
The latest overall job loss numbers showed a loss of 598,000 jobs in January and the unemployment rate climbed to 7.6%. This is the highest unemployment rate since May 1992. The December payroll numbers were revised to a loss of 577,000. Here is a breakdown of where the job losses were as well as which sectors were adding jobs.
Stocks eked out a gain after a rough morning as banks got a boost from market chatter that the government may suspend a controversial accounting rule blamed for much of the contagion in the financial industry.
One month into the year, the average dividend yield of the Dow 30 has gone up a bit since 2009 began, but is still down from where it was at the end of November. See how the 30 companies in the Dow compare.
The three most powerful bearish signals in the market are a head and shoulder pattern, a rounding top and a down sloping triangle. It was the head and shoulder pattern on the Dow Jones Industrial Average that took the market to the first downside target of 11,200 in 2008.