Stephen Macklow-Smith, European equities portfolio manager at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, discusses European stocks after the market's worst week this year.» Read More
Stock index futures were indicating a lower open for Wall Street Thursday, in the first day of the third quarter, after both the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq posted their biggest quarterly declines since the fourth quarter in 2008 during the April through June period.
Markets are looking ahead to Friday's June employment report, and there is little optimism the number will show anything more than a slight gain.
Stocks ended their worst quarter in over a year with a selloff Wednesday after a disappointing report on private-sector employment in the U.S. Banks ended mostly lower. Ford jumped.
In Tuesday's market mayhem, the 200-day moving average on the S&P 500 turned negative for the first time since last year, an ill omen to some. However, Birinyi Associates took a look at the occurrences of the 200-day turning negative since 1945, and found that it's mostly preceded positive stock market moves in the next week, the next month, the next three months, and even the next year.
The following list is ranked in order of the largest percentage declines. Read on to find out what has ailed these stocks — and what to expect from the biggest S&P 500 dogs of 2010 in the second half of the year.
The managing partner of Skybridge Capital wants to 'mutualize' the hedge fund industry because of the lukewarm performance of in the industry.
Stocks oscillated Wednesday as investors juggled some encouraging bank news against a disappointing report on private-sector employment in the U.S. Ford jumped.
European banks stress tests are not as important for investors as the need for Spain to calm down market jitters about its banks, Jim O'Neill, head of global economic research at Goldman Sachs, told CNBC.
If you want to see the first indication of how your second half stock investments are going to do, check these China numbers out tonight.
When Argon ST, a defense contractor, was first for sale there was ample time for plenty of takeover stock investors to get involved on hopes that a knock-out bid would emerge for the company. Sure enough, it did.
Today's six stocks worth watching.
Stocks turned higher Wednesday as investors juggled some encouraging bank news from Europe against a disappointing report on private-sector employment in the U.S.
With the two year Treasury bond trading below .6% at one point on Tuesday (a record low) and the 10 year Treasury below 3%...market is screaming the world economy is slowing, slowing, slowing.
Stock futures dropped on ADP bummer report. Futures were up all morning on good news from Europe, but S&P futures dropped 6 points in seconds when the ADP said only 13,000 private sector jobs were created in June, well below expectations of about 60,000 jobs. We are expecting significantly more private sector gains from the nonfarm payroll report on Friday to offset the public sector census workers that are being laid off.
The only conclusion one can draw by reading NYT columnist Paul Krugman is that he is anti-economic and anti-job growth. No country has ever trade-sanctioned its way to prosperity.
At the end of the quarter, many portfolio managers look to wash their hands of losers and start anew. This is an opportunity for you. In spite of all our economic troubles, all of those stocks resting at 52-week lows are not as bad as their stock prices would suggest.
Wall Street looked set for a slightly lower opening Wednesday after the latest report on private-sector employment arrived much weaker than expected.
The long-term mortgage, which began as a Depression-era fix to keep Americans in their homes, may be out of step, given the current housing crisis. “The 30-year mortgage is outdated," housing expert Robert J. Shiller told CNBC.
The violence in recent Greek protests is not just confined to that country and investors should price in civil unrest brought on by austerity, Philippa Malmgren, president of Principalis Asset Management, told CNBC Wednesday.
Call it window 'undressing.' Stocks took a beating in the second quarter, and the final days are bringing out the worst.