The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX), the stock market’s gauge of investors’ fears soared 35% yesterday and closed above 31 to its highest level in more than a year or since July 1, 2010. We are definitely observing some wild times on Wall St amidst new economic worries worldwide. Here is a useful tool to help measure the volatility, and risk, of individual stocks: Beta.
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Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
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According to Renaissance Capital, there have been 913 IPOs that have come to the U.S. market since 2005. In that period, just 9 companies have priced more than 25% above the high end of their original price range.
The Fast Money traders take a look at today's biggest market movers.
Stocks ended near the highs of the session, reversing a three-day losing streak as commodity prices rebounded, and as the Federal Reserve gave no indication in its latest minutes that it plans to tighten monetary policy soon.
Stocks rose in thin trading Wednesday after the release of Federal Reserve policy minutes outlining the central bank's thinking about how to tighten monetary policy when the time comes.
Stocks traded slightly higher, led by energy and materials stocks, ahead of the release of the Federal Reserve's policy meeting minutes this afternoon.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Tuesday, April, 26.
Halfway through Q1 earnings, there's already a clear pattern emerging...
Positive earnings surprises have helped keep stocks buoyant, a trend that may help counteract the "sell in May" theory.
Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.
For monetary policy hawks, Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke’s latest strategy could be seen as a small victory. He has gotten around to mentioning inflation, even if he isn’t quite ready to do anything about it.
Kraft Foods CEO Irene Rosenfeld says she is closely watching the rise in commodities prices.
"We're going to see some inflation but it's not going to be crazy," says one market pro. "We're hoping that the Fed just realizes (that) and does nothing for a little longer."
Rising costs are affecting many manufacturers that rely on everything from diesel fuel to corn to copper. It will be true if you are shopping in a Walmart, or anywhere else.