Following triple digit gains and losses for the Dow this week, the major US indexes ended mixed on Friday, with the NASDAQ chalking up a positive performance. Within the S&P, energy and financial companies fell the most.
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Stocks slipped Friday in quiet summer trading as the closing bell neared after several reports on the economy did little to improve the mood of investors and the market continued on track to record its worst week since the week ending July 2.
Here's what analysts and others say they're watching before the bell Monday.
The major indexes end the week in negative territory with the NASDAQ bringing up the rear, losing 5% for the week and suffering its 4th worst week of the year.
Stocks ended the week down sharply, with the major indexes down as much as 4 percent in the worst week for the markets since July 2. Retail drops.
Tech stocks were among the worst performers this week. When will the sector see a turnaround—and should investors be buying on the dips? Scott Kessler, equity analyst at Standard & Poor’s, and John Aiken, director of equity research at Majestic Research, shared their sector outlooks. (Part 2)
Tech stocks were among the worst performers this week. When will the sector see a turnaround—and should investors be buying on the dips? Scott Kessler, equity analyst at Standard & Poor’s, and John Aiken, director of equity research at Majestic Research, shared their sector outlooks. (Part 1)
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U.S. stocks were lower Friday after several reports on the economy did little to change the overall picture for investors.
More corporations are holding onto their cash and afraid to spend because they fear that history will repeat itself, said Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services. He discussed his market insights.
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Stocks gained Monday amid light volume as investors hung back to await news from the Federal Reserve meeting on Tuesday. Shares of Hewlett-Packard plunged nearly 8 percent.