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.
For the first time in history,the Dow, S&P 500, and NASDAQ finished the week up over 10%. Despite the gains this week, all major indices ended the month sharply lower.
The Dow closed in positive territory on Thursday, buoyed by hopes that world wide interest-rate cuts will help stave off a prolonged downturn.
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.
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Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Chipotle Mexican Grill and Boeing popped while Hewlett-Packard and Sony dropped.
J.P. Morgan analysts today though came up with some names, in a note titled "The Franchise 16 - Stocks to own beyond the market turmoil." They see these as core investments for the next 12 to 18 months.
Blue chips may be black and blue, but Tim Bajarin of Creative Strategies sees potential in the tech sector.
The Dow's market cap fell by -7.60% or $237B in one day, from Wednesday's close to Thursday's close.
Stocks closed lower after swinging wildly all day as a coordinated global rate cut failed to reassure investors.
Stocks ended lower Wednesday amid concerns about strained credit markets and the economic slowdown. Banks rallied as investors were encouraged by progress on bailout talks on Capitol Hill. GE got a vote of confidence -- to the tune of $3 billion -- from Warren Buffett.
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Barry James thinks the market is in a bottoming phase, and he sees a rally on the horizon: “We don’t think we’re out of the overall bear market, but we think it’s time to buy."
Maria Bartiromo discusses Monday's top business and financial stories, and looks ahead to tomorrow's events. Oil prices, Lennar earnings, Goldman and Morgan Stanley, tech stock buybacks, the dollar slide and more!
The Dow tumbled on Monday as investors worried a $700 billion bailout for the financial sector may not resuscitate a slumping economy...
Stocks declined Monday as a more than $16 jump in oil prices exacerbated the selloff on Wall Street started by worries about the ability of the government bailout to revive the financial system.
Stocks declined Monday amid increasing worry about how far the government bailout plan will stretch and as oil prices shot up nearly $20 a barrel.
Stocks declined Monday as investors have begun to realize that, despite the government bailout, there's more pain to come.
For many assets, pricing is already being done, and this is the value of that rule last year that required mark-to-market accounting. We have recently seen marks on many portfolios of CDOs.
Stocks opened lower Monday as Friday's euphoria cooled with investors realizing that financial woes could go on for quite some time and a fresh wave of new developments emerged.