Financials weighed down the Dow and S&P on Wednesday as investors sifted through sweeping new regulations designed to eliminate excessive risk-taking on Wall Street.
Credit ratings agency Standard & Poor's on Wednesday cut ratings on 18 banks amid concern about further weakening in the financial sector.
Investors were struggling on Wednesday to anticipate the ripples that are likely to be generated from President Obama’s new regulations to clamp down on Wall Street.
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Amid anxiety that Great Britain's debt rating will be cut, fears grow that the U.S. could lose its AAA rating. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS, offered CNBC his stock market insights.
The Dow closed lower on Thursday largely due to word that S&P had threatened to strip Great Britain of its triple-A credit rating. Is the US next?
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The Dollar Index is at its lowest level since December; what does it mean? It's a strange day-the dollar is usually inversely correlated to the stock market-that is, on days when the dollar is weak, equities and commodities usually get a lift.
Stock markets are just at the beginning of a larger rally which could see the major indexes jump another 20-to-30 percent and banks are the best bet, Michael Browne, portfolio manager from Sofaer Global Research, told CNBC.
Think the financial hurricane has past? According to one widely followed investor, this is the eye of the storm.
There was very good news out yesterday from the financial sector on efforts to raise money via share sales. One major financial institution was successful and one regional institution announced their intentions. This comes on the heels of successful capital raises $8.6 billion from Wells Fargo and $4 billion from Morgan Stanley.
Bank of America up 5 percent pre-open on successful capital raise; financials again reassert leadership.
On Tuesday traders were talking about declines in the Vix. Historically, when the Vix has closed below 30, the S&P 500 has climbed 6% in the following 6 months.
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Stocks shed 1.8 percent Monday as investors took a breather after last week's run. The Nasdaq's drop was less severe as techs gained.
Stocks retreated Monday as investors took a breather after last week's run. The Dow was down over 100 points in the first few minutes of trading as banks declined.
Following last week's gains, stock index futures indicated a lower open for the stocks Monday as investors remained concerned about the health of the financial system as the stress-test hype wears off.