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The Dow got a little bump at the opening bell but fell off the cliff into a triple-digit decline after pending-home sales dropped more than expected. Adding to the uncertainty in the market, Lehman Brothers fell to its lowest level in a decade amid market buzz that the brokerage is going to be unable to raise the capital it needs.
The Dow got a little bump at the opening bell but pared its gains after pending-home sales came fell more than expected. There had been little conviction in buying Tuesday as enthusiasm waned over the bailout of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and worries about the economy returned to the markets.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Citigroup and Disney popped while United Airlines and U.S. Steel dropped.
Despite Monday’s monster rally, the market may remain vulnerable, technically.
The Dow and S&P soared on Monday as investors bet Washington's Freddie and Fannie bailout will stabilize the housing market and ease the credit crisis.
Both the bulls and the bears can claim to be happy so far today. We have had a rally, and no less than TWO attempts to sell into it. Stocks are holding modest gains so far.
Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Home Depot and Prudential popped while Google and Alcoa dropped.
For the week ending Friday, September 5, 2008, the U.S. markets ended in negative territory for the week after weak employment data and declines in auto and retail sales pointed to weaker consumer spending and a greater economic slowdown. The unemployment rate jumped to a 5-year high, soaring to 6.1%. On Thursday, the three major Indices fell back into bear market territory by dropping 20% from their market peaks set last fall. Both the Dow & Nasdaq Composite had their worst daily closes since July 26, with drops of more than 340 points for the Dow and 75 points for the Nasdaq.
Both companies are in the red today thanks to the JP Morgan report out this morning suggesting weakness in display advertising because of the general economic malaise gripping so many companies during this non-recession recession.
Does the world really need another Web browser? Google thinks so.
The latest photon torpedo has been fired in the battle to dominate the Internet.
Stocks finished lower Tuesday as weakness in technology stocks sucked the air out the earlier rally inspired by oil's drop and the dollar's surge.
Stocks came charging out of the gate, inspired by oil's drop and the dollar's surge, but weakness in technology stocks sucked the air out of the rally.
After spending the first half of the year as a bear, Noah Blackstein finds himself overcome by optimism -- and for stock-picking purposes, it's about technology.
Stocks kicked off September with a rally, inspired by the more than $7 drop in oil prices and a surge in the dollar.
Never mind that chrome is typically the stuff that gets dented on older car bumpers, Google thinks Chrome will be the answer to Microsoft's browser dominance on the net.
The Great Commodity Unwind of 2008, which began in July, picked up steam this morning. Remember the trade: investors have not only been long commodities, they have been long the currency of major commodity producers like Australia, and short the dollar. That unwind is now accelerating, with positive implications for U.S. consumers and stocks.
Stocks shot out of the gate Tuesday as the price of oil plunged more than $7 and the dollar surged.
Wall Street will get back to business fast Tuesday as it assesses the aftermath of Hurricane Gustav and starts to consider the first of a number of important economic reports this week.
The Dow tumbled on Friday after a warning by computer maker Dell that companies worldwide are cutting back on technology spending spooked the tech sector.