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The face of Wall Street undoubtedly changed forever last fall, with the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy, the Bank of America acquisition of Merrill Lynch, the government’s unprecedented 79.9% stake in AIG, and the shift of major investment banks (like Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley) to become bank holding companies. However, before all those stunning events unfolded in the fall, exactly 1 year ago today, JPMorgan Chase agreed to acquire Bear Stearns for $236 million or $2 per share – signifying the end to one of Wall Street’s most storied franchises.
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Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Blackstone and Autozone popped while Apple and US Bancorp dropped.
Stocks ended a yo-yo session lower Tuesday, with the S&P ending a few points below the 700 mark as investors remained on edge.
Stocks wobbled Tuesday as worries that sent stocks to 12-year lows on Monday persisted.
Stocks opened higher Tuesday, following the worst start to the month of March on record for the market. The latest government bailout of AIG pushed stocks to a 12-year low on Monday.
Hope that the TALF will finally get launched is the main story this morning. $200 Billion in initial financing from the Fed for private entities to purchase asset backed securities like credit card, auto, and student and small business loans.
US stocks headed for a positive open Tuesday, following the worst start to the month of March on record for the market. The latest government bailout for American International Group helped to send stocks to a 12-year low in the Monday session as fears for the financial sector dragged on sentiment.
Stocks limp into March at 12-year lows, amid signs the market could still be heading south.
With the markets testing new lows, here are the [surviving] S&P 500 companies that have fallen / gained the most since the market peaked on October 9, 2007.
The Dow climbed on Tuesday after the government expanded its bailout of the auto industry...
Detroit's nightmare could be a dream come true for auto-repair stocks, according to Anthony Cristello of BB&T Capital Markets.
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Goodyear saw a spike in options activity as its stock traded higher on Monday, apparently a positive reflection of progress toward an auto industry bailout in Washington. The action focused on the April 7.5 calls, which lit up OptionMonster's tracking systems, driving the price of those options up $0.50 to $1.50.
The week ended with a stunningly bad November jobs report, indicating that the economy is getting much worse much faster than expected, and suggesting that the recession will be especially deep and prolonged. It was a grim end to a volatile week, beginning with a huge loss on Monday, but CNBC guests continued to encourage investors to buy stocks, saying now is the time to position oneself for the recovery and take advantage of valuations.
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Don't buy the stocks that others are buying, says Craig Callahan, founder and president of ICON Advisers. He says investors should target what others are selling — like consumer discretionary stocks.
The Big 3 U.S. automakers may have reached a bailout compromise Thursday — or not. Citigroup shares hover near $5, even after mega-investor Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal said he'd boost his Citi stake to 5 percent. Strategists told CNBC to expect more volatility — and no bottom for months yet.
Volatility in financial stocks, particularly Citigroup and Merrill Lynch, remains very high, according to Rebecca Darst, equity options analyst with TheStreet.com.