Markets are braced for more hemorrhaging in jobs, with a Friday employment report expected to record 200,00 more jobs vaporized in October. This would push the jobless rate up two-tenths of a point to 6.3 percent.
Stocks fell sharply as a layer of uncertainty was removed with the presidential election complete, but anxiety over the economy returned to the market.
Stocks declined Wednesday as a layer of uncertainty was removed with the presidential election complete, leaving the market to return to worrying about the economy.
It was back to business for Wall Street Wednesday. Stocks opened lower as the market got the certainty it craved with presidential election over and returned to the regularly scheduled program of worrying about the economy.
It was back to business for Wall Street Wednesday. U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open as investors worried again about the economy after Sen. Barack Obama's victory in presidential elections.
Stocks popped like a champagne cork Tuesday as Wall Street breathed a gigantic sigh of relief that the presidential election — and the uncertainty that comes with it — is almost over.
Stocks were mixed Monday as investors digested a mixed bag of economic data and marched in place ahead of Tuesday's presidential election.
Technology stocks have not been immune to the market skid, and Richard Prati of AmTech Research thinks it's time to take a look at some of the ensuing bargains. He urges caution, though — and he's got a few pans to go with the picks.
The stock market deteriorated in the final 20 minutes of trading with the Dow closing with triple digit losses.
Stocks ended lower as hoopla over the government's plan to buy stakes in the nation's largest financial institutions died down and worries about earnings crept in. The Dow ended down just 75 points after swinging in an 850-point range. The tech-heavy Nasdaq lost 3.5 percent.
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Some market watchers believe the market is starting to put in a floor and that gutsy investors may have some opportunities.
As U.S. stocks opened higher on overseas gains ands news of European bank rescues, the experts cautioned investors to stay in the markets.
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The House rejected the Wall Street bailout bill and the market screamed, selling off frantically until the Dow was left with its biggest one-day point drop ever. "This is panic and ... fear run amok," Zachary Karabell, president of River Twice Research told CNBC. "Right now we are in a classic moment of a financial meltdown," he said.
Stocks got an early boost from Buffett's vote of confidence in Wall Street but the meandering hearings on the bailout sucked the air out of the trading floor. By the closing bell, financials had fallen and only techs were left carrying the torch of hope.
Stocks made a modest advance Wednesday, boosted by Buffett's investment in Goldman Sachs and optimism that a bailout could boost tech spending.
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