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Stocks slumped, led by materials, after an unexpected gain in jobless claims and after a second reading on first quarter economic growth was reported as unchanged.
Stock index futures lost steam after a gain in jobless claims and after a second reading on first quarter economic growth was reported as unchanged.
Thursday rolls around again, and so do weekly jobless claims, the new nail-biter number traders are watching.
Stocks ended modestly lower amid further signs of economic weakness, and despite a positive call on commodities by Goldman Sachs, which lifted prices of oil and metals.
Stocks turned modestly lower before the close amid more news of weakness in the nation's manufacturing sector, and a positive call on commodities by Goldman Sachs lifted prices of oil and metals.
Stocks turned mixed a day after a steep selloff, although energy and materials sectors were lifted by a positive report on commodities prices by Goldman Sachs.
Stock index futures gained ahead of the open Tuesday, tracking European and Asian shares higher a day after the markets sold off amid fears over euro zone debt troubles and falling commodity prices.
Stocks closed sharply lower, triggered by worries over euro zone debt troubles and signs of a slowing economy in Europe and Asia.
Stocks pared losses but remained significantly lower on worries over euro zone debt troubles, and signs of a slowing economy in Europe and Asia.
Stocks traded sharply lower amid worries over global growth in Europe and China, and continuing concerns about debt troubles in peripheral euro zone countries.
Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.
Messy Monday on several pieces of news: 1) China's PMI fell more than expected (to the lowest since July 2010), 2) S&P cutting Italy's rating outlook to negative from stable (European bonds are lower), 3) the governing Spanish Socialist party lost badly in the elections to the center-right Popular Party, setting up more clashes over austerity.
"My sense is it's not about the dollar getting stronger. It's about the euro getting weaker. I think there's been a bit of erosion in sentiment in part because of the politics in Washington over the deficit," says a chief currency strategist.
Chinese media reports say two people have died following an explosion at a factory in southwestern China belonging to electronics maker Foxconn Technology Group.
Manufacturers are delivering an ever growing roster of exercise games and interactive fitness technology to health clubs, YMCAs, park, recreation centers and even schools.
Banks, credit unions and other financial institutions that move money are square in the cyber criminals' crosshairs, but they're not the only ones in danger. Defense industries and governmental institutions are also being targeted.
Just days after Sony brought its PlayStation Network back to life after one of the biggest online security breaches in history, the company may have another problem on its hands.
Sony's network woes may have dominated headlines in April, but they didn't do much to hurt overall sales in the video game industry.
While April was an awful month for Sony, the Easter Bunny may have brought some good news for the video game industry as a whole.
The issue of mobile phone privacy reverberated in the halls of Congress Tuesday when Senator Al Franken (D-Minn), Chairman of the new privacy and technology subcommittee of the Senate Judiciary Committee, heard testimony from both Apple and Google to get the 411 on just how much information has been collected.