This is a treacherous market to trade in. Traders have been heavily shorting the market all morning, but the Dow has cut its losses in half, moving from down 128 to down only 50.
Traders are looking straight past quarter end to the September jobs report at the end of the week.
Wall Street will quickly shift its focus to corporate earnings news once the books are closed on the third quarter this week.
The Dow and S&P rallied on Monday, snapping a three-day losing streak, as a string of corporate takeovers fueled optimism that value remained in the market.
Stocks opened higher on Monday after a wave of merger-and-acquisition activity. Are the markets positioned to head higher or should investors remain cautious? Market strategists Phil Orlando at Federated Investors and Stephen Wood at Russell Investments shared their insights.
October could bring some rock and roll back to the stock market. "It's been a good run so far, so we should expect some kind of turbulence," said J.P. Morgan chief equities strategist Thomas Lee.
U.S. stocks broke two weeks of consecutive gains to finish in the red Friday. Despite of the pullback this week, all major indices remain on track to finish the quarter up 13% or greater.
By any historical measure, Research in Motion has a pretty good, three-month stock run. From a low of around $66 on July 13, they're just shy of $84 today. Hardly a slouch. But...
The challenge for markets Thursday will be whether weekly jobless claims and existing homes sales confirm the Fed's view that the economy and housing are getting better.
Key events and data to look out for on Thursday.
Both the S&P and Dow sold-off Wednesday as comments from the Federal Reserve reminded investors that at some point the economy will have to stand-up on its own.
Although the Fed is expected to keep interest rates unchanged, investors will pour over the committee's statement and what they say could move the market!
People are racing to get into this market because they’re afraid to be the last bear standing, said Dan Genter, president, CEO and CIO of RNC Genter Capital Management. He shared his views on where investors should be putting their money to work.
With little else to sway it, the stock market should continue to trade quietly ahead of the Fed's Wednesday afternoon statement.
Stocks advanced Tuesday as the two-year Treasury auction was met with solid demand and the dollar retreated.
Working Mother Magazine unveiled today its list of the 100 Best Companies that support working families, and as more companies realize the benefits of employees' satisfaction, do shareholders gain from it?
The worldwide personal-computer market is pulling out of its slump quickly and could defy predictions by growing this year, Intel Corp. CEO Paul Otellini said Tuesday.
How will the weak dollar affect the stock rally and how should investors be playing the markets? Larry Adam, chief investment strategist at Deutsche Bank Private Wealth Management and Peter Boockvar, equity strategist at Miller Tabak shared their market strategies.
CEO Paul Otellini is accentuating the technology right now during his Intel Developer Forum keynote but the elephant in the room comes in the form of front page news about new disclosures about that huge European Union anti-trust case that has already determined Intel broke the law, and resulted in a $1.4 billion fine that Intel's already paid, but is appealing.