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    How much would the SEC single-stock circuit breaker have helped on the big market drop on May 6? Jeff Rubin at Birinyi Associates put out an interesting note this afternoon, about what would have happened on May 6 if the SEC single stock circuit breaker had been in effect.

  • Cramer's analysis on 10 stocks in different sectors.

  • The infamous "Flash Crash" of last Thursday where the Dow lost as much as 998.50 points in a matter of minutes may have 'really' been much worse.

  • There’s a debate raging among market strategists and technical analysts as to whether last week’s plunge was a long overdue, healthy correction or just a meaningless computer glitch.

  • NYSE Trader

    Investigators seeking an explanation for the brief stock market panic last week said Sunday that they were focusing increasingly on how a controlled slowdown in trading on the New York Stock Exchange, meant to bring about stability, instead set off uncontrolled selling on electronic exchanges. The NYT explains.

  • The European Debt Crisis - See Complete Coverage

    Stocks sold off in volatile trading Friday as an encouraging jobs report fell to the back burner and the market remained jittery after Thursday's nauseating freefall.

  • The European Debt Crisis - See Complete Coverage

    Stocks sold off in volatile trading Friday as an encouraging jobs report fell to the back burner and the market remained jittery after Thursday's nauseating freefall.

  • The European Debt Crisis - See Complete Coverage

    Trading was volatile Friday as an encouraging jobs report fell to the back burner and the market remained jittery after Thursday's nauseating freefall.

  • Debtor Nations

    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.

  • And they’ll protect you from a slew of other negatives the bears are throwing around, too.

  • This trend is driving the markets right now.

  • 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.

  • …Cramer changes his mind. What do you do?