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The Dow logged its biggest two-day drop since June on Thursday. Big financials led today's decline as President Obama rattled the market with plans to crack down on Wall Street risk taking. But regional banks continued to shine.
Stocks fell sharply, led by financials, as President Obama spoke about his planned crackdown on Wall Street's risk taking.
What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.
The Dow dropped more than 200 points, or 2 percent Thursday as traders shook off encouraging earnings from Goldman Sachs and eBay, worried more about China and Obama's plan to crack down on Wall Street.
Concerns about monetary tightening in China hit investor sentiment before hours, with stock index futures pointing to a lower open for Wall Street.
The online retailer reported quarterly results that exceeded what Wall Street was expecting, and the company gave a rosy outlook for the current quarter as well.
Like many a good trader the Fast Money gang spotted opportunities amid Wednesday's sell-off. Which stocks are they picking?
Stocks ended off earlier lows but still lost more than 1 percent Wednesday as China, earnings and the dollar's gains clipped the market's momentum after Tuesday's rally.
Seems hard-to-please eBay investors are pushing the "Sell It Now" button despite the company's top and bottomline beats for its fourth quarter.
Stocks were down more than 1 percent as China, earnings and the dollar's gains clipped the market's momentum after Tuesday's 1-percent rally.
Somehow, somewhere during eBay's fourth quarter, the company turned a corner from merely talking about and trying to implement a sweeping recovery plan to seeing the fruits of its labor. The company saw a nice one-two punch of consumers swarming to online shopping, and having the strategic changes to its business plan in place to take advantage of it.
Stocks retreated Wednesday, after soaring to fresh 15-month highs a day earlier, as some disappointing earnings and the dollar's gains clipped the market's momentum.
Stock index futures were lower Wednesday, indicating a pullback following the biggest gains for stocks since Jan. 4.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, Jan. 20.
One week after the earthquake in Haiti, donations to the relief effort have surged past $210 million, according to the latest tally by the Chronicle of Philanthropy. That puts the pace of giving well ahead of the effort following the 2004 Asian Tsunami, but behind the $457 million raised in the week following Hurricane Katrina.
Options action suggests that at least 3 stocks could make significant moves on their earnings release.
Optimism into Intel's fourth quarter earnings report tonight was already high. Just look at the 2 percent move ahead of the numbers, even as Intel sat at a 16-month high, as a key example. Volume was enormous today, around 130 million shares for a stock that normally trades at less than half that.
Google’s expected unveiling on Tuesday of a rival to the iPhone is part of its careful plan to try to do what few other technology companies have done before: retain its leadership as computing shifts from one generation to the next. The New York Times reports.
The pipeline of initial public offerings for 2010 looks promising as private equity firms look to cash in on their investments after coming back to the nearly defunct market in the fall.