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Short seller Douglas Kass has won his relatively short-term bet against Warren Buffett. Given Buffett's track record as the world's greatest investor, he doesn't lose very often.
S&P futures moved about 40 points off their highs of the morning, before posting a slight rebound off the lows late in the morning. They are finishing the morning session only down slightly.
The stock markets have fallen so much that the only way will be up – at least for a short while, experts told CNBC.
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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.
Stocks are trapped in a volatile selling wave, driven by fears of the weakening global economy even as credit markets continue to show signs of improvement.
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.
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Corporations are required to fund these pension funds at certain levels, and a lower market may require them to put up more money to cover any shortfall between what is paid out and what is taken in.
Global markets were back in the red Wednesday, tracking Wall Street's major selloff, as poor earnings results and falling commodity prices fanned worries of a global recession. CNBC's experts weigh in on when the gloom will finally abate.
The good news is that Libor rates are again dropping. The dollar is rallying big again, this is continuing to put pressure on commodities, but the stress is also showing up in corporate profits. Kimberly Clark, for example, said that because of the dollar rally, currency will be a drag on fourth quarter sales comparison instead of a benefit.
For many investors that's a hard move to make, after the market has delivered such stinging losses and continues to trade volatiley "You don't' compound one bad decision with another one, which is sell at the bottom," Levkovich said in a telephone interview.
Any close that is near break even or positive would be a sign that stocks are discounting a lot of bad news.
Futures are down in reaction to the poor earnings guidance we have seen from Dupont, Texas Instruments, Sandisk and Sun Micro, among others, but the swing in the futures pre-open has been only 18 points, well below the 50-point spreads we have seen in the past few weeks.
Markets rallied for the second day in a row as credit markets began to thaw on government efforts, bringing confidence slowly back into the market. But will this rebound be sustainable? CNBC's experts weigh in.
The S&P 500 index could rally 20 to 25 percent over the next few months as stocks bounce in a quiet bear-market rally, Robert Levitt, CIO of Levitt Capital Management, told CNBC.
Construction companies such as CRH, Berkeley Group and Vinci are good long-term buys at current valuations, following government intervention to backstop the global banking sector, analysts told CNBC.com.
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There was good news during the day, but several companies provided very poor guidance after the close.