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.
Now that's change we can believe in.
Stocks snapped back on Tuesday after global bellwether General Electric lifted investor optimism by pledging to leave its dividend intact.
Plus, Cramer recommends a retail stock that might be exempt from seasonal sales worries.
General Electric announced that it will maintain its dividend for 2009, giving it an 8.6% yield, based on yesterday's close. See how this compares to the other 29 companies in the Dow.
Stocks snapped their best five-day winning streak in 75 years with a resounding crack, giving back more than half the gains in one session.
The Dow and S&P finished with their best 5-day gain since 1933 as financials surged on signs that liquidity measures were beginning to work.
Oaktree Asset Management's Robert Pavlik warns investors not to be misled by what appear to be attractive valuations on stocks.
While some investors were standing on the sidelines during the market rally, Alan Lancz was busy buying, with a one-word explanation: Valuation. (Part One)
Many funds are redirecting their investments toward companies that do the least environmental damage and try to limit their output of emissions thought to contribute to global warming.
While some investors were standing on the sidelines during the market rally, Alan Lancz was busy buying, with a one-word explanation: Valuation. (Part Two)
While the stock market rebound may not last, it has come with something Wall Street hasn't seen in awhile—buying into a rally.
The Dow closed slightly higher Tuesday on optimism that the Federal Reserve's latest rescue package could revive the sagging housing market and free up consumer lending.
While the recent surge may vanish quickly, it came with something Wall Street hasn't seen in awhile—buying into a rally.
Stocks rallied Monday as investors welcomed news the government had stepped in to backstop troubled bank Citigroup. Shares of Citigroup jumped nearly 60 percent, ending just shy of $6 a share.
Still feeling shocked by how much your portfolio has fallen in value in the past couple of months? With the holidays upon us, here is a look at the purchasing power those shares still have. After all, a share of Berkshire Hathaway can still buy you a Porsche 911.
The markets close out a negative week with a late day rally on the expected nomination of Timothy Geithner to the position of Treasury Secretary.