Stocks mostly fell on Tuesday after the S&P 500 hit another intraday record, as energy companies dropped with the price of oil.» Read More
So Dow is up 400 Tuesday, down 300 on Wednesday, up almost 300 today...guys on the floor have finally figured out how to make money in this market. Come in every other day. It started with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac this week (both up over 50 percent for the week), but this week's rally quickly spread to financials, then finally to other large cap stocks like GE.
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Stocks declined Wednesday amid profit-taking from the prior session's rally, a sharp drop in crude prices and lingering concerns about credit.
Natexis Bleichroder's John Roque says tomorrow's market action will tell the tale of Tuesday's big run up. Is the market bottoming, as many traders were quick to say as the Dow and financial stocks rocketed?
The Dow has given up more than half of yesterday's gain, but much of this is due to the commodity route. The dollar has been rallying two days, giving some hope to those who believe that the dollar's seven year decline is coming to and end.
An early rally fizzled Wednesday amid profit-taking from the prior session's rally and lingering concerns about credit.
Stocks turned mixed Wednesday after an initial jump spurred by news that regulators will provide some much-needed capital relief to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Visa shares surged.
A British judge has lifted a $12 billion freeze on Venezuelan assets awarded to U.S. oil major Exxon Mobil in a spat over a seized oil project.
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Stocks were mostly lower Friday as a second straight drop in nonfarm payrolls and hopes that the worst is over tugged the market in both directions.
Continued military tensions between Colombia and its neighbors Venezuela and Ecuador--both OPEC members--are expected to keep upward pressure on oil prices. But analysts say it won't cause a significant spike in crude as long as armed conflict is avoided.
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Despite the stronger ISM services index, the market is clearly seeing selling into the rally. One active trader who went long late yesterday sold a portion of his gains this morning. While emphasizing he was not going back to shorting the market, he did say "we have not been getting paid to hold for big moves -- only trades."
Stocks declined Tuesday, with financials taking a beating after news of more fallout from the subprime mess at Citigroup. Energy stocks also fell as oil prices receded.
Stocks declined Tuesday after dismal corporate news about Intel and Citigroup.