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President Bush, General Electric and oil all came together to kill the markets.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Prudential and Discover Financial Services popped while Intel and US Steel dropped.
The Dow fell for the second day on Thursday after Standard & Poor's threatened to strip General Electric of its 'AAA' credit rating and slumping oil prices crippled energy shares.
Stocks declined Thursday as worries about General Electric's credit and the fate of the auto industry weighed on the market.
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The Dow fell on Wednesday as investors continued to digest whether the Fed had any more ammunition left after its bold move on Tuesday...
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BlackRock vice chairman and global chief investment officer of equities Bob Doll says it's time to re-introduce risk into portfolios.
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As the use of the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) looks like a possibility to help prevent the collapse of the auto industry, the markets end the week roughly flat, led by technology and the NASDAQ up about 2% for the week.
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Dan Genter at RNC Genter Capital Management said the bull market will return soon and it’s time for investors to start “brining their heads up out of the fox hole and start tiptoeing through the mine field” to buy into some sectors that have been beat up.
Is the commodity bull about to start running again? Some investors say demand from emerging nations will spark a new rally like nothing we’ve ever seen!
Stocks shot up like a rocket in the final hour of trading, shrugging off earlier losses triggered by the biggest monthly job loss in 34 years and the highest percentage of delinquent mortgages on record.
As the US economy "officially" enters recession, the markets slide about 2% for the week, but staged a comeback on Friday after absorbing the worst job loss since 1974. The Dow traded in an almost 570 point range.
Stocks turned mixed in afternoon trading, shrugging off earlier losses triggered by the biggest monthly job loss in 34 years and the highest percentage of delinquent mortgages on record.
Stocks fell sharply Friday after the biggest monthly job loss in 34 years and the highest percentage of delinquent mortgages on record.
Crude oil prices are now mired well below $50 per barrel, and they look to be heading lower still. While some of the price pressures are obvious, there is one that may be less so: hedge fund liquidations.
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ExxonMobil is the largest stock in the S&P 500. Wal-Mart, the nearest competitor, is a little more than half that size. ExxonMobil has been notably outperforming the market recently. Since early September, Exxon has been up about 5 percent, while the S&P 500 has been down 30 percent.