Another late selling jag sent the S&P lower on Monday. What's next? Watching 3 stocks could give you a leg up.
US stocks ended the week down almost 1.7% or greater, marking the worst June weekly debut since 2008 when the Dow lost -3.39%, the S&P fell -2.83%, and the NASDAQ declined -1.91% in the first week of June.
Stocks ended the week in correction territory after a sharp selloff Friday as a disappointing jobs report and another possible debt crisis in Hungary intensified fears about the stability of the recovery.
Many people are beginning to hunt for jobs again, but the initial return may prove dispiriting since so many others are already chasing too few jobs, the New York Times reports.
With S&P stalling at 1105, Guy Adami fears what was once support becomes resistance.
U.S. retailers are increasingly looking outside U.S. borders for growth. Merchants such as Macy’s Bloomingdale’s chain are entering international markets for the first time. Others are accelerating expansion overseas, as in the Gap’s case, or testing the international waters via e-commerce sites, which is Nordstrom and J.C. Crew’s preferred route.
Both the S&P and Dow closed higher on Wednesday after investors rushed into the market late day and gobbled up stocks. Why now?
As Europe struggles to contain financial woes, will the uncertainty force Corporate America to broadly reduce earnings estimates?
On a week that saw Apple surpass Microsoft in market cap, the BP oil spill continue to impact the ecosystem and drillers, Spain lose its AAA rating, and the worst May performance for the Dow since 1940, and the S&P since 1962, the major indexes managed to end the week on a positive note, except for the Dow which closed down slightly.
A milkshake containing 2,010 calories — equivalent to eating 68 strips of bacon or 30 chocolate chip cookies — has topped a list of the 20 worst drinks in America compiled by Men's Health magazine.
Stocks closed about a half-percent lower after a bargain-hunting rally collapsed late Wednesday, with traders booking gains from earlier in the day and refusing to give the market a vote of confidence.
While investors are worried about the sovereign debt crisis in Europe, should they also be concerned about China? Tim Seymour, founder of Emergingmoney.com, discussed his insights.
Stocks were off their sessions high, pulling back after European markets closed but still positive after enduring days of whipsaw trading.
In the investment strategist world, I tend to be pretty cautious. I do believe that while economies are recovering, it's going to be a long difficult climb from years of excesses.
The financial reform bill "could have been worse," said Matt McCormick, banking analyst and portfolio manager for Bahl & Gaynor Investment Counsel.
US stocks declined over 4% this week, with the Russell 2000 and NASDAQ Composite leading the sell-off. During Friday's trading session, the CBOE Volatility Index rose to a 15-month high, while the Dow swung 279.71 points, dipping below the 10,000-mark, before erasing all of its losses to close up 125 points for the day.
The Dow popped over 100 points in the final minutes of trading Friday after a yo-yo session — and a rocky week. Financials gained. Dell was among a handful of decliners.
The week's vicious stock market slump set up the perfect buying opportunity for investors, who finally received their long-awaited market correction.
Expect wild volatility in European markets Friday, as the Continent awaits the German vote on euro-zone bailout package.
Stocks fell Wednesday as Germany's move to ban some naked short-selling fueled a fresh wave of worry about financial regulation. The CBOE volatility index, spiked above 35.