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.
Minutes after Microsoft's news to launch another $40 billion stock buyback and raise its dividend by 18 percent, Hewlett-Packard and Nike both announced major new buybacks of their own. And all of this may serve as a clarion call to other cash rich tech companies to start sharing their wealth.
HP is resurrecting the "Dude, You're Gettin' a Dell" campaign, which wasn't the brightest point in Dell's history, and now it's being used against it.
While it's soon to say how workers will fare at Lehman Brothers and Merrill Lynch, corporate layoffs are likely to top a million for the first time in years. Given the long arm of the credit crunch and the slowing economy, few of us seem protected from layoffs, you might want to prepare for the worse. Here's some tips.
Even in the worst of times, don't give up on stocks.
Morgan Stanley announced quarterly results earlier than expected, and Sandisk rejected a buyout offer from Samsung. Here's how to trade the news.
Stocks rallied at the close after the Federal Reserve held the line on interest rates and investors were encouraged that Lehman Brothers and American International Group might work out deals to improve their perilous financial situation.
There was a time not too long ago when Hewlett-Packard simply became "HP." I'm not talking about the "HP" it's always been known as, but "HP" as the official new name of the company, supplanting Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard, and joining the ranks of KFC as a company running the risk of forgetting history for the sake of convenience and short-hand.
The Dow and S&P 500 fell over 4.5% today, while the Nasdaq composite dropped 3.6%, as concerns over the health of the financial sector intensified following the decision of Lehman Brothers to file for Chapter 11.
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