US stocks declined over 4% this week, with the Russell 2000 and NASDAQ Composite leading the sell-off. During Friday's trading session, the CBOE Volatility Index rose to a 15-month high, while the Dow swung 279.71 points, dipping below the 10,000-mark, before erasing all of its losses to close up 125 points for the day.
Stocks erased early losses on Friday, defying market expectations for another big selloff, but struggled to hold gains. What should investors expect from the markets going forward? Paul Schatz, president at Heritage Capital, and Dirk Van Dijk, director of research at Zacks Investment Research, discussed their opposing views.
A massive sell-off on Wall Street Thursday thrust the stock market into an official correction. Now, some traders are warning that a bear market lies ahead.
The German government announced plans to ban naked short-selling at the country's 10 most important financial institutions on Tuesday. Bill Spiropoulos, CEO of CoreStates Capital Advisors, shared his insights on the new proposal.
Stocks fell Wednesday as Germany's move to ban some naked short-selling fueled a fresh wave of worry about financial regulation. The CBOE volatility index, spiked above 35.
True, we rallied off the lows, but I thought Tuesday's market action was terrible, says veteran trader Gary Kaminsky. Why wasn't the reversal bullish?
Stocks fell Wednesday as Germany's move to ban some naked short-selling fueled a wave of fears about exposure to riskier assets. The CBOE volatility index, spiked above 35.
Stocks slid Wednesday amid worries about increased market regulation—but a tame inflation report helped curb losses. James Shelton, CIO of Kanaly Trust, and Kim Caughey, VP and senior equity analyst at Fort Pitt Capital Group, discussed their market outlooks.
Stocks declined Wednesday as the euro got a boost from news that Greece was considering leaving the European Union.
Stocks erased their losses in the final half-hour of trading Monday as consumer and tech stocks advanced.
Stocks declined Monday as steep slides in commodity prices hit energy and materials, while a weak Empire State manufacturing report put a damper on investor sentiment.
The euro slid to a four-year low on Monday amid persistent Eurozone sovereign debt worries. How will it affect markets today? Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, and Peter Costa, president of Empire Executions and a CNBC market analyst, shared their insights.
What will a European slowdown mean for U.S. stocks? That's the big debate on trading desks today. Those who are bullish on U.S. equities argue: not as much as you might think. Why not?
US major indexes reversed last Thursday's steep drops on Monday on a near $1 trillion European Union relief package and on news that US regulators are looking at circuit breakers to prevent a re-run of last week's "flash" market meltdown.
Stocks continued to pull back on Friday as worries about the European debt crisis overshadowed somewhat encouraging U.S. economic data. Andrew Kanaly, chairman of Kanaly Trust Company and Art Nunes, portfolio manager at IMS Capital Management discussed their market outlooks.
Stocks continued to lose ground Friday as worries about the European debt crisis overshadowed somewhat encouraging US economic data.
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Stocks logged their biggest gains in over a year Monday after the EU and IMF agreed to a $1 trillion emergency-bailout package to stem the sovereign-debt crisis.
Two analysts had very different views on whether Monday's sharp rise in stocks would continue through the summer and the rest of 2010.
The Dow held onto a solid 400-point gain Monday afternoon after the EU and IMF agreed to a $1 trillion emergency-rescue package for Greece and other nations over the weekend. Industrials and financials, the hardest hit last week, led the pack.