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Stock futures added to losses after the government said weekly jobless claims ramped up more than expected last week.
Are the markets having a case of the Mondays? Not only do the markets have a tendency to consistently perform worse on Mondays, but in fact for the Dow and S&P, Monday is the only weekday that has a negative average rate of return.
U.S. stocks posted their best weekly gain since November 6, 2009, led to the upside by the S&P 500 index, rising 3.13%. Industrial and material stocks were among the best performers this week.
If I were to tell you that Bode Miller—who won the bronze medal in the downhill on Monday -- still has sponsors, you'd likely ask me HOW
While the "world's fastest" label might make a roller coaster more marketable, it doesn't make a sliding track more marketable to us. For the majority of people, speed is relative. It only matters who comes in first, second and third.
U.S. stocks snapped four weeks of consecutive losses, led to the upside by the NASDAQ Composite, posting a gain of 1.98%. This week, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed below the 10,000-mark, its lowest close since November 4, 2009.
Global markets have been rattled in recent weeks by concerns over debt trouble in Greece. But could this be an opportunity for U.S. investors to benefit from bonds and stocks coming out of at-risk European countries? James Altucher, managing director at Formula Capital shared his stock picks.
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Stocks struggled — and lost — Wednesday as traders mulled a possible bailout of Greece and the Fed's exit strategy after comments from Bernanke.
Futures were pointing to a higher open Wednesday but pared gains after a report showed the US trade gap widened more than expected.
The move was about more than just Greece, Cramer says.
Despite a market selloff that appears orderly and expected, investors find themselves bracing for the worst.
Stocks closed broadly higher on optimism that help was on the way for Greece to deal with its heavy debt burden.
Plus, find out an even more powerful driver behind the markets these days.
According to a German government spokesperson reports of aid for Greece are unfounded. If there’s no bailout in the works, how should you be trading?
Stocks staged a relief rally Wednesday amid talks of a bailout for Greece and positive earnings and sales news from some key Dow components.
Have you heard that one before—maybe from parents, from a boss, from a mentor or maybe even from an employee presenting a marketing plan for your company?
Speculation that some kind of assistance to Greece is coming (even though the Greek Prime Minister says he doesn't want any assistance). EU heads of state will be meeting in Brussels on Thursday. The big question: Will Germany endorse some kind of rescue package? Also: China buying hard assets — oil and gold.
Coca-Cola reported a profit that matched analysts' forecasts Tuesday, while revenue outpaced Wall Street's sales expectations. Is the stock a buy? David Silver, equity research analyst at Wall Street Strategies, shared his analysis on the firm.
Coca-Cola signifies the kind of stock that even rapid-fire traders are turning to for refuge in this volatile market.