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Stocks fell sharply Wednesday after the latest bevy of big names reporting earnings issued gloomy outlooks or missed their targets altogether.
Stocks fell sharply at the open Wednesday after the latest bevy of big names reporting earnings issued gloomy outlooks or missed their targets altogether.
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.
Stock index futures pointed to a weak open Wednesday as the emerging earnings picture did little to alleviate investors' fears of a grinding recession, despite an easing in interbank lending rates.
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The stock market deteriorated in the final 20 minutes of trading with the Dow closing with triple digit losses.
The search of a market bottom likely will continue through the rest of the year and into 2009, as signs begin to emerge that a turning point is not yet upon Wall Street.
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With so many other factors powering the market these days, third-quarter earnings could be little more than an afterthought.
A slight thaw in the credit freeze could warm up some cautious buying in battered stocks in the week ahead.
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Stocks snapped a disastrous three-week losing streak with their best weekly gain in 5-1/2 years.
J.P. Morgan analysts today though came up with some names, in a note titled "The Franchise 16 - Stocks to own beyond the market turmoil." They see these as core investments for the next 12 to 18 months.
Credit-card delinquencies are likely to become the next flashpoint in the credit crisis, though the impact on the economy won't be as severe as the housing slump, analysts say
There has been no let up on volatility this week. In the early afternoon, the Dow is trading at its session low today, down over 500 points.
Cramer responds to calls made by legendary investor Julian Robertson.
Multi-millionaire investor Julian Robertson told CNBC that the United States is "just getting into the recession,” and that the poor economy will last as long as 10 to 15 years.
The Venezuelan government has ordered nearly all McDonald's restaurants in the country closed for 48 hours for what it calls irregularities in the fast-food chain's financial books.
The Dow's market cap fell by -7.60% or $237B in one day, from Wednesday's close to Thursday's close.
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