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  • Dow Jumps Nearly 200 in Another Photo Finish Thursday, 30 Oct 2008 | 5:11 PM ET

    U.S. stocks had another wild swing in the final 15 minutes of trading that pumped up the Dow from a gain of about 50 points to nearly 200 points as traders largely shrugged off this morning's GDP report that showed the economy is shrinking.

  • Stocks Join Global Rally Despite GDP Drop Thursday, 30 Oct 2008 | 2:56 PM ET

    U.S. stocks joined in the global rally Thursday despite this morning's report that the economy is shrinking.

  • When are Markets Most Volatile? Thursday, 30 Oct 2008 | 12:55 PM ET

    We have seen some amazing swings in the Dow over the past month but is there a pattern here?

  • Stocks Jump After GDP, Jobless Reports Thursday, 30 Oct 2008 | 9:34 AM ET

    Stocks jumped at the opening bell following better-than-expected reports on GDP and jobless claims even though the GDP reading indicated that the economy is likely in a recession.

  • Futures Jump After GDP, Jobless Reports Thursday, 30 Oct 2008 | 8:37 AM ET

    Stocks got a bump from better-than-expected reports on GDP and jobless claims even though the GDP reading indicated that the economy is likely in a recession.

  • Dow Falls Off a Cliff in Final Minutes of Trading Wednesday, 29 Oct 2008 | 5:38 PM ET

    If you blinked in the final minutes of trading today, you probably got the story wrong. The final hour of trading has become known for its wild swings, but outdid itself this time: After being up about 250 points at 3:54 p.m., those gains evaporated and the Dow Jones Industrial Average ended down 74.16, or 0.8 percent, at 8990.96.

  • Stocks Pull Back After Fed Cuts Rates Wednesday, 29 Oct 2008 | 2:43 PM ET

    Stocks pared gains Wednesday after the Federal Reserve opted to cut a key interest rate by half a percentage point.

  • Stocks Wobble as Market Waits on Fed Wednesday, 29 Oct 2008 | 11:30 AM ET

    Stocks turned mixed Wednesday as the market waits for the Federal Reserve's decision on interest rates.

  • Stocks Open Lower as Market Waits on Fed Wednesday, 29 Oct 2008 | 10:18 AM ET

    Stocks opened lower Wednesday as the market waited for the Federal Reserve's decision on interest rates.

  • Futures Slide as Durables Pop Fizzles Wednesday, 29 Oct 2008 | 8:47 AM ET

    Futures tilted lower Wednesday, after a fleeting boost from an unexpected jump in durable-goods orders, as the market waited for the Federal Reserve's decision on interest rates.

  • Top 10 Biggest Gains in the Nasdaq Tuesday, 28 Oct 2008 | 5:16 PM ET

    The Nasdaq Composite gained 9.5% or 143 points today.  Here are the biggest daily gains in the Nasdaq's history.

  • 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:

  • Recovering from Bear Markets Monday, 27 Oct 2008 | 11:18 AM ET

    As investors continue to debate whether the stock market could be near a bottom, data for the last twelve bear markets indicates that, on average, it took the Dow three years to reach its previous highs.

  • Governments May Have Caused Stocks Selloff: Dr. Doom Monday, 27 Oct 2008 | 5:25 AM ET

    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.

  • Quick Market Stats: Week Ending 10/24 Friday, 24 Oct 2008 | 6:30 PM ET

    The markets end the week in negative territory as all major indexes lost 5% or more for the week.  The Russell 2000 brings up the rear losing over 10% for the week.

  • Some Need to 'Sell and Get Out of the Way': El-Erian Friday, 24 Oct 2008 | 10:24 AM ET

    Today's market washout will be a critical and historic step in getting the detritus out of the stock market, said Mohamed El-Erian, co-CEO of bond management titan Pimco.

  • Trader Talk: UPS on Deck; Amazon Hit Wednesday, 22 Oct 2008 | 9:08 PM ET

    The problem for UPS may be in its Q4 guidance—don’t be surprised if it's lower than the roughly $0.96 expected due to expected lower volume.

  • Commodities Help Bring New Lows For NASDAQ, S&P Wednesday, 22 Oct 2008 | 4:53 PM ET

    Though it was another disappointing day, note that the Dow was down 690 points at 3:40 PM ET and then rallied 170 points into the close. The S&P 500 and the NASDAQ closed at new lows. Despite all the worries about redemptions and forced selling, volume was notably light until the last 45 minutes. It really was more of a buyers' strike as bids simply got cancelled.

  • Dow Sheds More Than 200 in Late Selloff Tuesday, 21 Oct 2008 | 5:14 PM ET

    Stocks sold off in the final hour of trading, an hour that has become known for wild, unpredictable swings, as a new government plan to juice money-market funds and some dismal corporate outlooks kept investors on edge.

  • Stocks Retreat Amid Gloomy Outlooks Tuesday, 21 Oct 2008 | 2:36 PM ET

    Stocks retreated after a fleeting uptick as investors digested a slew of earnings and some dismal outlooks and signs of a thawing in the credit markets.