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Futures jumped Wednesday after a better-than-expected rise in durable-goods orders.
A group of well-to-do German senior citizens, who lost their savings in the credit crunch, staged a revenge attack and held their terrified financial advisor to ransom, according to several published reports Wednesday.
Trade was choppy for global stocks Wednesday ahead of the Federal Reserve's decision and statement. Experts tell CNBC they are skeptical of a recovery in the housing market.
Miners and train and bus company Stagecoach Group were big gainers on the London Stock Exchange in morning trading Wednesday.
Markets hang on the Fed's every word, and already investors have been handicapping the outcome of possible changes in the Fed's statement Wednesday afternoon.
U.S. stocks finished mixed Tuesday as a quick boost from a well-received Treasury auction fizzled and Boeing dragged on the Dow.
Is the market at a crossroad? It’s amazing how sentiment has flip-flopped in the last 36-hours with the VIX, known as the market’s “fear meter”, gaining ground. When the “fear meter” rises, there’s less confidence that the market will go up. And the market has been under pressure. On Monday, the market posted its worst single-day loss in two months.
It looks like we’ll have another bankruptcy of a former LBO in the hospitality space. The WSJ is reporting that Red Roof Inns has defaulted on $332 million of mortgage debt.
U.S. stocks turned mixed Tuesday after a quick boost from a well-received Treasury auction. U.S. Treasurys rallied, adding slightly to their earlier gains after a solid auction of two-year notes. But it was a see-saw day, with any boost or dip quickly fizzling. Read and listen to what the experts had to say...
Stocks are moving sideways on lackluster action. While we are not seeing the active selling we saw yesterday, buyers are clearly hesitant to step in.
Dan Genter, president, CEO and CIO of RNC Genter Capital Management, and Peter Boockvar, equity strategist of Miller Tabak shared their tips on making money in a sideways market.
President Obama is prescribing change in the healthcare system. The issue is front and center right now before Congress and Wall Street...We may see some volatility in a sector that’s traditionally very stable. Analysts say it’s time to reexamine your pharma stocks and position yourself for the changes President Obama will make.
The President has spoken out in support of the clean energy legislation that is making its way through the Congress. There should be a vote this Friday in the House--there is a very good chance it will pass, although its fate in the Senate is less than clear since it needs 60 votes to pass.
U.S. stocks turned mixed Tuesday after a quick boost from a well-received Treasury auction.
The oil services sector was the top gainer in the S&P for the first half of 2009, and Stephen Gengaro, managing director of Jefferies, said the sector will continue to be a good bet in the second half.
Stocks dipped Tuesday after a report showed home sales rose but not as much as expected but started to claw back almost immediately.
Options action turned aggressively bullish on Ambac Financial Group today as traders snapped up calls in the heavily shorted bond insurer.
Jack Ablin, CIO of Harris Private Bank and Thomas Lee, chief US equity strategist of JPMorgan, discussed whether the recent rally is over or whether this snap-back is an invitation for investors to get back into the game.
Yesterday's 200 point decline in the Dow was accompanied by some of the heaviest volume we have seen in a while (exempting Friday's volume, bloated due to Quadruple Witching expiration).
Russia's RTS Index was the first global index to hit the correction stage (down 23 percent since hitting its recent high on June 2nd), but now the MSCI Emerging Markets Index (EEM in its ETF form) is also down double-digits since hitting its recent high on June 1st.