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The Dow clawed its way back from a five-and-a-half year low, trading up more than 250 points heading into the final half hour of trading. The VIX, a gauge of fear in the market, soared to a new record above 80.
Stocks declined Wednesday as comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke sent the already-rattled market to session lows.
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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.
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Some veteran investors say that the sell-off has gone much too far and stocks are poised to rally powerfully if the downturn is less severe than investors fear.
As the Dow, S&P and NASDAQ chalk up some of the biggest weekly losses ever, how does that translate to dollar terms?
Stocks worldwide extended their slide even after Central Banks around the world coordinated emergency rate cuts earlier in the week in an effort to help unfreeze the credit markets, and soothe the financial sector. The Dow had its worst week ever in terms of points as well as percent drops, losing 1874 points or down 18.15%.
After trading in a 1,000-point range for the first time ever, stocks ended the day with a whimper, closing slightly lower amid hopes that the holiday weekend could bring good news.
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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The Dow Jones Industrial Average has tumbled 2,272 points in the last seven trading sessions. Ironically, today marks the one year anniversary of the market peak for the Dow and S&P 500. Here is where the markets stand during this historic times.
Certainly it has been a rough year for the markets. Exactly one year ago today, the Dow Industrials and S&P 500 both closed at record highs. Since that day, the Dow has plummeted nearly 5,000 points, and the S&P has dropped a more impressive 600 points.
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The Dow pared its massive loss in the final hour of trading Monday after fear that the credit crisis is spreading rippled through world markets. The blue-chip index ended down about 370 points, after being down as much as 800 at one point.
Aikman has been among the smarter of the athlete businessmen out there, so I thought that with the economic downturn it would be a good time to talk with him.
The Dow dropped below 9,600 Monday after global markets took a pounding amid fear that the credit crisis is spreading around the globe.
The Dow dropped below 9,900 Monday after global markets took a pounding amid fear that the credit crisis is spreading around the globe.
Energy stocks have gotten hammered recently, but Scott Richter, of the Fifth Third All Cap Value Fund, sees opportunities in the sector.
Rick Dillon wants his firm removed from the SEC's "no-short" list. He told CNBC why short sellers are healthy for his business—and offered his fund's favorite stock now.