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  • Market's Fate Worse than 2008? Friday, 5 Aug 2011 | 6:15 PM ET
    Market's Fate Worse than 2008?

    Yesterday's wave of selling brought back memories of the selloff in 2008, says Mad Money host Jim Cramer.

  • Cramer's Take on Market Whipsaw Friday, 5 Aug 2011 | 6:00 PM ET
    Cramer's Take on Market Whipsaw

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer has your back after today's rocky action on Wall Street.

  • Dow Posts Worst Week Since March 2009 Friday, 5 Aug 2011 | 4:53 PM ET

    Stock finished mixed after a wild session Friday, with the Dow gyrating more than 400 points throughout the day, as investors remained jittery over the state of the global economy.

  • Got whiplash? The euro is spiking on news of the European Central Bank's Italy support - for now.

  • Trading on Twitter Friday, 5 Aug 2011 | 2:50 PM ET
    Trading on Twitter

    Investment strategies and trades for a volatile market, with Ed Ponsi, Barchetta Capital Management.

  • NYSE Trader

    Amid a two-week market selloff came the first whiffs of capitulation Friday, that throw-in-the-towel moment when stocks can find a bottoming point.

  • ECB-Italian Bond News May Be Market Game Changer Friday, 5 Aug 2011 | 1:52 PM ET

    Reports that the ECB may be on the verge of a deal with Italy to buy Italian bonds in exchange for a balanced budget amendment, and labor, welfare, and infrastructure reform have reversed the markets, with a 40-point move in the S&P 500 in little more than an hour.

  • Data Has Softened — But Doesn't Say Recession Friday, 5 Aug 2011 | 12:44 PM ET
    Banks Hit Hard by Market Turmoil

    Part of the problem is that the recovery seems completely dependent on the government...so it's all about gaming the Fed, once again.

  • Sell-Off Was Another 'Flash Crash': Barton Biggs Friday, 5 Aug 2011 | 12:35 PM ET

    Tight stop-loss limits and flash trading contributed to Thursday's sell-off once the market started to tumble, Barton Biggs, a managing director with Traxis Partners told CNBC Friday.

  • The Word on the Street Now: Top Trades Friday, 5 Aug 2011 | 12:30 PM ET
    The Word on the Street Now: Top Trades

    The Fast Money traders weigh in on the jobs report and how the numbers are impacting the markets after yesterday's sell-off.

  • Art Cashin: Euro Zone Crisis Still a ‘Key Issue’ Friday, 5 Aug 2011 | 12:23 PM ET

    The euro zone crisis remains a “key issue” for investors, said Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services.

  • Third Quarter Wipe Out Friday, 5 Aug 2011 | 12:15 PM ET
    Third Quarter Wipe Out

    A look at where the markets are headed and whether this sell-off will continue, with Richard Bove, Rochdale Securities; Tim Backshall, Capital Context, and Mark Fisher, MBF Asset Management.

  • Market Breakdown or Shakeout? Friday, 5 Aug 2011 | 11:57 AM ET
    Market Breakdown or Shakeout?

    A technical look at where the market is likely to go from here, with Katie Stockton, MKM Partners chief market technician.

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    After the Dow Jones fell by 500 points on Thursday, European indices also faced a sell-off at Friday's open.

  • Stocks Swing Between Gains & Losses Friday, 5 Aug 2011 | 10:54 AM ET
    Stocks Swing Between Gains & Losses

    Arthur Cashin, UBS Financial Services provides insight on yesterday's sell-off and where the markets are headed.

  • Six in 60

    Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.

  • Rotblut: The Economy, Politicians and Market Timing Friday, 5 Aug 2011 | 9:57 AM ET

    If part of your investing strategy this year is based on the presidential cycle, you need to acknowledge that things are not going as planned. Streaks last until they don’t. Similarly, if your investing strategy is based on an economic recovery, you will need to acknowledge that growth has slowed.

  • Best Stocks for a Volatile Market Friday, 5 Aug 2011 | 9:52 AM ET

    The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX), the stock market’s gauge of investors’ fears soared 35% yesterday and closed above 31 to its highest level in more than a year or since July 1, 2010. We are definitely observing some wild times on Wall St amidst new economic worries worldwide.  Here is a useful tool to help measure the volatility, and risk, of individual stocks: Beta.

  • Cramer's Mad Dash Friday, 5 Aug 2011 | 9:23 AM ET
    Cramer's Mad Dash

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer shares his stock picks before the bell opens.

  • Futures Pop on Payrolls. Now What? Friday, 5 Aug 2011 | 9:19 AM ET

    S&P futures popped 13 points prior revisions also better than expected, but then fell back. Average hourly earnings up 0.4 percent much higher than expectations of 0.2 percent gain.