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Stocks turned lower after a drop in mid-Atlantic manufacturing in October and an unexpectedly sharp rise in oil inventories. The Dow hit a 5 1/2-year low, while the VIX, a gauge of fear in the market, soared to a new record above 80.
Stocks turned lower after reports showed more declines in the US industrial sector.
Futures popped higher Thursday after a tame inflation report and lower-than-expected reading on weekly jobless claims.
Did this bank even qualify for government aid? The Mad Money host doesn't think so.
Citigroup is scheduled to report third-quarter results Thursday. The following is a summary of key developments and analysts' opinion related to the period.
AIG's former CEO said the company has “more than enough” assets to cover the $85 billion loan it received from the U.S. government, while inflation numbers took an unexpected turn for the worse and retail sales slumped again in September. Following are today's top videos:
Stocks declined Wednesday as comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke sent the already-rattled market to session lows.
Stocks opened lower Wednesday after a trio of dismal economic news and a profit warning from JPMorgan Chase.
Futures fell sharply Wednesday after a trio of dismal economic news and a profit warning from JPMorgan Chase.
Futures dropped a bit as retail sales were weaker than expected, Producer Price Index (PPI), a measure of inflation at the wholesale level, was in line, but core PPI was higher than expected...bottom line is that energy costs are dropping, and this will be a big help in the next quarter.
The chief executives of the nine largest U.S. banks trooped into a gilded conference room at the Treasury Department at 3 p.m. Monday. To their astonishment, they were each handed a one-page document that said they agreed to sell shares to the government, the New York Times reports.
While still wildly volatile, the stock market may be ready to start paying attention to what normally drives it - earnings and economic news.
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That most recent of bailout plans does more than just save us from another Great Depression. Cramer explains.
"I think we’re clearly becoming socialist," says an irate Jeff Macke on Fast Money. "The only bank stocks to own are..."
Stocks ended lower as hoopla over the government's plan to buy stakes in the nation's largest financial institutions died down and worries about earnings crept in. The Dow ended down just 75 points after swinging in an 850-point range. The tech-heavy Nasdaq lost 3.5 percent.
The Bank of New York is expected to be named the master custodian firm overseeing the Treasury Department’s bailout fund, the New York Times reports.
To buy or not? That's the question facing traders today. Note that while financials are strong, the rest of the market is quite erratic. Only 4 of the 10 S&P sectors are up. That's due to questions about the global economy and earnings.
Wells Fargo on Tuesday filed a lawsuit to prevent Citigroup from pursuing liability claims against it, as part of the banks' ongoing battles over Wachovia.
The US government outlined three new initiatives to aid financial institutions amid a historic credit crunch that has frozen lending around the world.