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After several false starts, stocks pulled off a final-hour rally, boosted by a better-than-expected forecast from Hewlett-Packard.
Stocks made another attempt at a rally Tuesday as investors juggled uncertainty over the govenrment bailout plan and an encouraging outlook from Hewlett-Packard.
An opening pop quickly fizzled Tuesday as the market's gloomy mood overshadowed an encouraging outlook from Hewlett-Packard.
Producer Prices were down 2.8 percent in October, the biggest decline on record month-over-month and far more than the expectations of down 1.9 percent.
For the week, the Dow tumbled about 5%, followed by the S&P 500 down over 6%, while the NASDAQ got hit the hardest, declining nearly 8%.
Violent moves in the market signal a process of stabilizing and healing, says Oppenheimer's Worth.
Goldman Sachs added to its late-day rally after the bell as CEO Lloyd Blankfein addressed a Maryland financial conference. Are shares at a level worth owning?
On a week where the US closed the chapter on a historic election, the markets rallied on Friday, up almost 2.5% or greater, however, all the major indices finished the week down about 4%.
Now is the time for long-term investors to jump in and build a portfolio of recognizable, brand-name companies, Robert Pavlik Chief Investment Officer Oaktree Asset Management told CNBC.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rallied 889.35 points marking its second biggest point-move ever. Today's 10.88% jump in the Dow qualifies as the seventh largest percent gain in its history.
Investors in alternative energy, technology and infrastructure could be among the biggest beneficiaries.
The Dow closed in positive territory on Thursday, buoyed by hopes that world wide interest-rate cuts will help stave off a prolonged downturn.
We have seen some amazing swings in the Dow over the past month but is there a pattern here?
Large-cap tech stocks are priced below value, said Rafael Resendes, portfolio manager of the Toreador Large Cap Fund. See his picks.
The Dow has swung in a 250-point range this morning, but it barely feels like it. We did see the usual short, sharp rally which took the Dow up 200 points — followed by another short, sharp decline that took it back down 200 points.
Stocks snapped a disastrous three-week losing streak with their best weekly gain in 5-1/2 years.
The Dow Industrials has shown some significant moves each day over the past two weeks. In fact, yesterday the Dow was up 10% from its session low to session high.
The stock market is on its own wild ride these days, but if investors were to step off the roller coaster for a minute, they might see signs of life in the credit markets.
Has panic or forced selling completely separated prices from fundamentals?
International Business Machines reported results that rose over last year in line with pre-announced figures the company gave last week.