Since the Lehman bankruptcy on September 15, the S&P 500 has lost one third of its value. During this slide, which has spanned 48 trading sessions, the S&P has fallen on two-thirds of the days.
Stocks ended at their session lows Monday following the latest wave of dismal news: Retailers reported profit declines, big banks prepared for job cuts and Japan officially declared itself in a recession.
Stocks wavered after a morning selloff as investors shrugged of the latest wave of dismal news: Retailers reported profit declines, big banks prepared for job cuts and Japan officially declared itself in a recession.
Stocks declined Monday as the latest wave of dismal news washed over Wall Street: Retailers reported profit declines, big banks prepared for job cuts and Japan officially declared itself in a recession.
Another harrowing week on Wall Street has drawn to a close. Find out how the traders are playing it. Also check out our interview with celebrated strategist Ed Yardeni.
Cramer makes room in the Sell Block today for a whole gang of misfits, based on analysis that Goldman Sachs released on Tuesday. Today's Sell Block detainees: life insurance companies like Lincoln, Hartford, Prudential and Principal. To put it simply, they're in "big trouble," according to Goldman's piece.
Too bad that's exactly what most CEOs did, and now they're paying for it.
The nation's unemployment rate is at a 14-year high, General Motors reported a massive third-quarter loss and says it may run out of cash next year, and Ford is planning more job cuts after burning through billions of its own.
The S&P 500 had its fourth worst 2-day loss in history today, losing over 100 points since Election Day.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
We’re doing something a little different here. Following are the month’s biggest losers. Find out which stocks were really roughed up during October!
It's not a good time for the options market, options analyst Rebecca Darst told CNBC Friday.
U.S. stocks had another wild swing in the final 15 minutes of trading that pumped up the Dow from a gain of about 50 points to nearly 200 points as traders largely shrugged off this morning's GDP report that showed the economy is shrinking.
The Dow has traded in a “tight” 290-point range today. Sound familiar? Well, that’s what happened yesterday, too… until the last hour of trading when the markets’ volatility reappeared, especially in the last few minutes of the trading day.
Despite the stock market sell-off find out why Karen Finerman and PIMCO's Mohamed El-Erian say they're more optimistic now than they've been in a while.
Hartford Financial Services said Monday it is getting a $2.5 billion capital infusion from Allianz.
As European authorities renegotiated two bailouts this weekend, Europe is opening notably weaker today as most bourses are down about 4 percent; the UK and France hit a four-year low, France a two-year low.
Turns out Wachovia's CEO was more hero than villian. It's just that Cramer didn't know until the Wells Fargo deal was announced.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Barclays and The Hartfold popped while Apple and Penn National Gaming dropped.
Wall Street capped its worst week in seven years with a late day selloff as traders briefly celebrated the House's approval of the Wall Street bailout, then yanked their positions ahead of the weekend.