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Stocks pulled back Monday after logging their best five-day streak in 75 years last week.
I spoke to one large mortgage broker in Philadelphia this afternoon, who said they were now quoting 30-year fixed rate mortgages at 5.5 percent, a drop of a half-point from yesterday's 6.0 percent. That is a big drop.
Still feeling shocked by how much your portfolio has fallen in value in the past couple of months? With the holidays upon us, here is a look at the purchasing power those shares still have. After all, a share of Berkshire Hathaway can still buy you a Porsche 911.
As the news came in that Timothy Geithner would be Obama's pick for Treasury Secretary the market made a sharp move upward fueled in part by short covering.
In the last 'Stop Trading' segment of yet another dramatic week in U.S. and global markets, Cramer talks to Erin Burnett (together in the same room for the first time in quite a while). After trading some banter about her recent sojourn in Russia, they bring up Citigroup, Wal-Mart and several other stocks on Cramer's mind.
Discount and dollar stores are back in fashion and back in the black. Just about everyone else has his back to the wall.
With so much gloom and doom in the market we thought you might like hearing about some good news for a change.
Stocks plunged yet again on Thursday, sending the S&P 500 to its lowest level since 1997 – and completely erasing more than a decade of stock market gains.
The next time you open your quarterly statement, you might feel a bit like a pro-hockey player, slightly bruised. So where should go to play when you're ready to lace up?
The Dow tumbled on Wednesday closing below the psychologically important 8,000 level for the first time since March 2003.
The Dow staged a late afternoon comeback on Tuesday after a positive outlook from Hewlett-Packard offset fears of more losses at Citigroup and other banks.
Gift cards used to offer shoppers the perfect holiday punt: You could avoid the mall and still be a hero for giving a great gift. But the crazy discounts that have resulted from the downturn in spending have changed the playing field and gift-card sales are expected to fall for the first time in five years.
Tonight Jim's got double outrage—a two-for-one special.
Stocks ended at their session lows Monday following the latest wave of dismal news: Retailers reported profit declines, big banks prepared for job cuts and Japan officially declared itself in a recession.
As recession fears continue to spread globally, investment banks like Goldman Sachs scramble to survive — and investment gurus alter their tactics and strategies to roll with the damage. CNBC's expert advisors gave their outlooks on what's coming and what to do about it.
Stocks wavered after a morning selloff as investors shrugged of the latest wave of dismal news: Retailers reported profit declines, big banks prepared for job cuts and Japan officially declared itself in a recession.
Stocks declined Monday as the latest wave of dismal news washed over Wall Street: Retailers reported profit declines, big banks prepared for job cuts and Japan officially declared itself in a recession.
.More substantive is the talk of an automotive bailout; GM trading up about 5 percent pre-open. The House and Senate will be debating an interim financing solution this week, until the new administration takes control in late January.
Stock index futures were indicating a sharp loss Monday for Wall Street, as investors worried over the future of the auto industry and more signs emerged of a retail slump.
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