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Futures pointed lower after a pair of economic reports came in worse than expected. Wal-Mart Stores reported earnings in line with expectations.
The S&P 500 and the NASDAQ are down 3 days in a row (the first time since the March 9th low); the S&P is now down 5 percent from its recent high one week ago.
Although global stocks were down again on Thursday, experts tell CNBC it is time to buy U.S. stocks, just not companies relying on the government.
Wall Street's bears are currently behind the wheel, steering stocks lower down a bumpy road.Traders say the debate has been won, and the market has now set its course lower for the time being.
Stocks declined on Wednesday as bank shares continued to struggle and retail sales unexpectedly fell for a second straight month. Some analysts said these fits and starts are just the market cooling down, after a runup of 30 percent since its 12-year low in early March. Read and listen to what the experts had to say... (UPDATED)
Stocks lost more than 2% Wednesday as bank shares continued to struggle and retail sales unexpectedly fell for a second straight month.
Consumers are not going to make purchases unless the product is really unique and exciting, said Eric Beder, retail analyst at Brean Murray, Carret & Co.
Experts Jay Bowens, president of Bowen, Hanes & Company, and Art Nunes, market strategist at IMS Capital Management shared their outlook for the economy.
Charles Campbell, senior sales trader at Miller Tabak, and Jim Iuorio, director at TJM Institutional Services, weighed in on the best places to invest now.
Treasury is to make an announcement after the close to establish a regulatory framework for over the counter (OTC) derivatives. It's about time. These derivatives are exempt from regulation, and they ought not to be.
Stocks declined on Wednesday as bank shares continued to struggle and retail sales unexpectedly fell for a second straight month. Some analysts said these fits and starts are just the market cooling down after a runup of 30 percent since the market hit a 12-year low in early March. Read and listen to what the experts had to say...
Stocks declined Wednesday as bank shares continued to struggle and retail sales unexpectedly fell for a second straight month. A brief reprieve after the business-inventories report and comments from President Obama fizzled.
Wall Street's rally got a dose of reality Wednesday when retail sales numbers showed what many market watchers have been arguing: The economy is far from recovery.
There are countless ways to gauge investor sentiment and spot signs of a recovery in the markets — and in exchange traded funds (ETFs). One of the most telling ways is by checking out bond market activity.
In time, markets will go higher — but there’s going to be a "vicious correction" along the way, said Doug Kass of Seabreeze Partners. Read his "Miley Cyrus" recovery theory.
With a sideways market yesterday (Tuesday), what do traders expect today? Art Cashin, UBS Financial Services director of floor operations, offered CNBC his stock-market insights on Wednesday.
Stocks pared their losses Wednesday after a report showed business inventories shrunk at a slower pace and remarks from President Obama on health-care reform. Still, stocks remained under pressure as bank shares continued to struggle and retail sales unexpectedly fell for a second straight month.
A bit toppy here. S&P futures are down again this morning and are now about 39 points (4.2 percent) off our recent high on May 7th.
Stock index futures indicated a lower opening for Wall Street Monday, as bank shares continued to struggle and investors looked for guidance on the strength of the economy from retail sales numbers.
The recent rally in banking stocks is exhausted and the sector may not pass its highs for the rest of the year, Chris Locke, managing director of Oystertrade.com Management, told CNBC.com.