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Trading was volatile Friday as an encouraging jobs report fell to the back burner and the market remained jittery after Thursday's nauseating freefall.
Stocks staged one of the most dramatic selloffs in market history Thursday as what may have been a trader error exacerbated losses in a market already jittery about the European debt crisis. The Dow ended down about 350 points and the VIX was above 34.
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The Dow dropped over 200 points Tuesday, its worst loss in months, after the debt ratings on Greece and Portugal were downgraded. Goldman Sachs ended higher. The VIX jumped more than 30 percent, it's biggest one-day surge since October 2008.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Tuesday, April 27.
For the second day in a row, we end at the lows for the day. Volume heavy, 6.5 billion shares on the NYSE consolidated tape, but again watch Citigroup — at 1.3 billion shares, it is 20 percent of total volume! Then there's Goldman...
Stocks tumbled Tuesday and the Dow dropped over 100 points. How should investors be positioned? David Goerz, chief investment officer at Highmark Capital, and Sean Kraus, senior vice president and chief investment officer at Citizens Trust, shared their thoughts.
Stocks opened lower on Tuesday amid jitters about the Federal Reserve's two-day policy meeting. What should investors expect going forward? Joseph Balestrino, senior VP, portfolio manager and fixed income market strategist at Federated Investors, shared his insights.
Stocks pared their losses Tuesday after a report showed consumer confidence rose to its highest level since September 2008.
International stocks are weaker this morning. Greece stocks are infecting Portugal and Spain (both down more than 2 percent). China's Shanghai Composite Index is down another 2 percent, to the lowest levels since October last year, as they have been tightening rules on property borrowing recently...
U.S. stock index futures edged lower ahead of the open Tuesday as the Federal Reserve prepared to start its two-day policy meeting and Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein is scheduled to appear before Congress.
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Stocks bounced back Friday morning after a report showed new-home sales soared last month. David Joy, chief market strategist at RiverSource Investments, and Doug Sandler, co-founder of Riverfront Investment Group, discussed their market insights.
The market is poised for a strong pullback, but there are still areas where investors can make money, said Simon Goodfellow of ING Wholesale Banking. He shared his market outlook and best plays.
Stocks ended higher Tuesday, led by energy and financials. But IBM and Goldman Sachs declined.
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Stocks were weak Wednesday amid jitters about Greece's debt problems and the 10-year Treasury auction this afternoon.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has emerged from the global financial crisis as the nation's most admired company, thanks to Buffett's "humility and sense of accountability." Reuters reports this afternoon (Sunday) that a Harris Interactive survey of almost 30,000 people puts Berkshire at the top of the "most admired" list, beating out the rest of a field made up of the nation's 60 best-known companies.
Honeywell International increased its first-quarter earnings outlook Tuesday and said it will log a $13 million non-cash charge in relation to the recent health care overhaul legislation.