Stocks struggled to end in positive territory but ended down as sovereign debt concerns in the euro zone kept a check on gains throughout the session. News that the Obama administration will work with Republicans on the tax dispute gave a brief lift to stocks. BofA and Procter & Gamble fell.
Stocks declined, but ended significantly off session lows, as financials gained and the dollar slipped, although investors remained concerned about the effectiveness of Europe's attempt to contain sovereign debt troubles. HP and Home Depot fell, while AmEx and BofA rose.
Stocks came back from session lows as financials gained, although the market remained lower amid continuing fears about Europe's ability to harness a credit crisis despite a weekend bailout agreement for Ireland. HP and Home Depot fell, while AmEx and BofA rose.
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Stocks sank Monday as a strong start to the December holiday shopping season failed to counter investor concerns about the wider implications of debt burdens throughout Europe even as a final agreement was reached on Ireland's bailout fund. HP and Boeing slumped, while Bank of America rose.
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Stocks finished the week lower Friday during a shortened trading session amid lingering uncertainty surrounding Europe's debt worries and a warning from North Korea.
Stocks were under pressure during a shortened trading session Friday amid lingering uncertainty surrounding Europe's debt worries and a warning from North Korea.
Stock index futures pointed to a 1 percent drop at the open Friday ahead of a shortened post-holiday session, as investors fled from risk on worries that euro zone debt problems may continue to spread.
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Stocks finished the session sharply higher Wednesday ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, following a handful of reports that offered some hope that the U.S. economy was improving.
Stocks were trading sharply higher Wednesday following a handful of reports that offered some hope that the U.S. economy was improving.
Stocks added to gains Wednesday after a handful of economic reports pointed to an improving economy.
Stocks clawed back, but still ended mixed, as techs and retailers rose in the final half hour of trading and the market continued to digest a potential insider trader scandal as well as a lack of clarity over the direction of financially troubled European countries. BofA and JPMorgan fell, while HP rose.
Stocks pared losses Monday afternoon as techs and retailers rose in the final half hour of trading as the market continued to digest a potential insider trader scandal as well as a lack of clarity over the direction of financially troubled European countries. BofA and JPMorgan fell, while HP rose.
Stocks slumped as a lack of positive news failed to counter worries about Europe's efforts to address debt problems in Ireland as well as other periphery euro zone countries. Bank of America and JP Morgan fell, HP rose.
Stocks were slightly higher heading into the close of trading Friday, but the late-session boost may not be enough to push the markets higher for the week. Disney and Boeing fell, while HP rose.
Stocks were lower on Friday, following news that China would take a second step to tighten monetary conditions. How should investors be positioned? Zahid Siddique, associate portfolio manager at Gabelli Equity Trust, and Bob Phillips, senior partner at Spectrum Management Group, shared their outlooks.