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Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Bank Of America and AT&T popped while eBay and Pepsico dropped.
Stocks worldwide extended their slide even after Central Banks around the world coordinated emergency rate cuts earlier in the week in an effort to help unfreeze the credit markets, and soothe the financial sector. The Dow had its worst week ever in terms of points as well as percent drops, losing 1874 points or down 18.15%.
Investors hammered the Dow on Thursday as fear grew that even a $700 billion bailout won’t be enough to counter tight credit markets and a bleak economy.
Did a sports car just go by? Or perhaps it was a gust of wind? Nope, that swoosh you just felt was oil plunging lower.
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On a wild week in the markets which saw Friday close off its lows as the Dow swung within an almost 200 point range, the markets all close in negative territory for the week by about 3% or more.
The big discussion today revolves around the continuing route in commodity stocks...the decline is so steep and severe that it is fueling theories that a liquidation is occurring due to:
Lately it seems like it’s been easier to strike oil than trade it. After reaching a record high of $147 prices have done nothing but slide lower, almost on a daily basis.
Shares of Lehman bounced mid-day Thursday after word of an upgrade hit the Street and CNBC brought you a live interview with analyst Dick Bove in a First on Fast.
Medal Round - Day 9: After a few rough days, most of the contenders have a positive day. Switzerland, however, pulled back a bit and the S&P 500 has padded its lead. Australia is coming on fast. Will the USA be able to hold on?
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
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Falling oil prices continue to put pressure on energy stocks. Now at a six-month low, the S&P 500 Energy sector is down nearly 19% this quarter, by far the worst-performing sector in the S&P 500 since July 1. With the decline today, the energy sector’s weighting in the S&P 500 is now less than the weighting of the healthcare sector.
It's hard to worry about a company that holds $10.8 billion in its backlog.
Oil prices rose $4.58 per barrel on Wednesday to settle at $126.77 rebounding from a 12-week intraday low of $120.42 hit Tuesday. Here are the biggest one day gains of oil since 1983.
Banks are oversold and cheap by historical standards, and while a few that report decent numbers will definitely bounce, it is unlikely to eliminate worries over more capital raising. There's additional worries, as now many are concerned with deterioration in other parts of the banks' portfolios...
As uncertainty in the U.S. markets prevails, stock investors might want to take a look at the 2nd quarter performance of the winning sectors for companies that have weathered the market turmoil.
The seemingly endless surge in energy prices is lightening wallets at gas stations, but it's also a potential bonanza for investors.
The week began with a flashback to the credit crisis. It ended with figures showing the fastest inflation in six months and the lowest consumer-sentiment reading in 28 years. Along the way, as the stock market ebbed and flowed, CNBC guests assembled a collective portfolio that was heavy on technology, energy, and global exposure.
A key bill suffered a setback in Congress today. Here’s how it affects you.