*CGG tumbles as Technip walks away. Shares in seismic oil and gas services group CGG sank 33 percent as rival Technip abandoned a takeover bid after talks with CGG collapsed. "Following last week's slide, the best we can hope for is a' Santa Claus retracement' instead of the traditional rally," FXCM analyst Vincent Ganne said.» Read More
NEW YORK/ LONDON, Sept 26- Gold fell on Friday as a dollar-driven rally encouraged by U.S. economic growth dimmed bullion's investment appeal, sending the metal's prices toward a key support level at $1,200 an ounce. Bullion posted its fourth consecutive weekly loss, its longest losing streak since April 2013, after the U.S.
WASHINGTON, Sept 26- The U.S. economy grew at its fastest pace in 2-1/ 2 years in the second quarter with all sectors contributing to the jump in output in a bullish signal for the remainder of the year. "It increases our confidence that strong growth is obtainable in the second half of this year," said Chris Rupkey, chief financial economist at MUFG Union Bank in New York.
WASHINGTON, Sept 26- The U.S. economy grew at its fastest pace in 2-1/ 2 years in the second quarter with all sectors contributing to the jump in output in a bullish signal for the remainder of the year. The Commerce Department on Friday raised its estimate of gross domestic product to show the economy expanded at a 4.6 percent annual rate.
WASHINGTON, Sept 26- The U.S. economy grew at its fastest pace in 2-1/ 2 years in the second quarter and activity was broad-based, in a bullish signal for the remainder of the year. The Commerce Department on Friday raised its estimate of gross domestic product to show the economy expanded at a 4.6 percent annual rate.
John Kosar, Asbury Research, explains what is technically behind today's market selloff.
*Indexes off: Dow 0.8 pct, S&P 0.9 pct, Nasdaq 1.3 pct. NEW YORK, Sept 25- U.S. stocks were sharply lower on Thursday, with the S&P 500 falling back under its 14- day moving average, and Cantor Fitzgerald expects that weakness to continue, saying it has turned bearish on U.S. stocks. Index snapshot at 10:19 EDT:.
Tim McCullough, technical strategist at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking, explains what the Russell 2000 reaching the "death cross" means, and discusses whether it is time to sell the index.
Katie Stockton, BTIG chief technical strategist, breaks out the charts and takes a technical view of why U.S. stocks are extending losses today.
CNBC Markets Reporter Dominic Chu explains what a "Death Cross" is, and when traders pay attention to them.
HONG KONG, Sept 18- Hong Kong shares finished lower on Thursday after weak Chinese housing data heightened concerns of a deepening downtrend in the property sector that is weighing on the broader economy. China Resources Land sank 2.8 percent, a leading percentage loser on the Hang Seng, and China Overseas Land& Investment shed 1.8 percent.
CNBC's Dominic Chu looks at what trend lines of the Russell 2000 signal to investors.
Venture capitalist Bill Gurley told the WSJ Silicon Valley is taking on an excessive amount of risk. Stephen Hammers, Compass EMP Funds CIO, and Gene Peroni, Advisors Asset Management SVP, provide perspective.
Craig Johnson of Piper Jaffray explains why the technicals lead him to believe the S&P 500 will hit 2,350 by the end of 2015.
Larry Summers thinks Scotland should vote no for independence, saying it would be a "grave mistake." CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera explains the potential immediate aftermath depending on the outcome of the vote.
Anticipating the big week ahead with the FOMC meeting on Wednesday, with Stephen Wood, Russell Investments, and Charlie Bobrinskoy, Ariel Investments.
CNBC's Bob Pisani reports why the market is losing steam in the afternoon.
NEW YORK, Sept 11- Transportation stocks were higher on Thursday, bucking the trend of the general market and edging back near record levels. While correlation has weakened since Sept. 3, when it was 0.97, it is up significantly from a recent low of 0.76 hit on July 31.
Orexigen's obesity pill is called Contrave, and it's been approved in the U.S. CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports.
Where to put money to work, with Darin Richards, AKT Wealth Advisors, and Neil Hennessy, Hennessy Funds CIO.
CNBC's Dominic Chu provides a play-by-play of the market pullbacks this year.