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.
The market has experienced huge technical damage, says Marc Faber, The Gloom, Boom & Doom Report with perspective on yesterday's massive sell-off.
Since 1987, August ranks as the second-worst Dow and S&P month according to the Stock Trader's Almanac.
Robert Greifeld, CEO of Nasdaq OMX Group, said he had no regrets over the company's failed attempt to buy NYSE Euronext .
Discussing the future of the exchange after it abandoned its bid to buy the NYSE, with Robert Greifeld, Nasdaq OMX Group CEO.
Shares of Dunkin' Brands soared more than 33 percent in their debut Wednesday, and are now up over 40 percent amid strong investor demand.
Dunkin' Brands' IPO pricing at $19 a share—well above the range set by underwriters—was the result of the “unbelievable buzz” around the company, its CEO told CNBC Wednesday "This brand is unbelievable and has an unbelievable buzz now
With twelve deals on the calendar, the rebound in IPO activity continues and this week is shaping up to be the busiest since November 2007.
With 81 U.S. IPOs priced year-to-date, exceeding the 74 deals completed for the same period of 2010, the U.S. IPO market is starting to gather steam.
A look ahead to the second half and where to find the best investment opportunities, with Yu-dee Chang, ACE Investment Strategists and J.J. Burns, JJ Burns & Company.
A look ahead at market activity for the second half of the year, with David Joy, Ameriprise Financial, and Alec Young, S&P Equity Research.
July ranks as the best month of the third quarter for the Dow and S&P 500, according to the Stock Trader's Almanac.
A look at stocks to buy without a safety net, with Keith Wirtz, Fifth Third Asset Management, and Mark Luschini, Janney Montgomery.
Investors have been disappointed by popular financial innovations, including portable alpha and structured products, and current innovations, including Exchange Traded Funds, could be storing up risks for the future, according to a new report by Principal Global Investors and Citi.
Online-radio service Pandora Media and Internet real-estate tracking website Zillow are about to join a rare group of publicly traded companies that have single-letter ticker symbols.
The CNBC team reports on Greece's downgrade and its impact on the markets, with Bob Pisani, Courtney Reagan and Sharon Epperson.
One of several tech companies to issue IPOs recently, Boingo Wireless had seen its stock drop almost 40 percent since its May 4 debut on the NASDAQ this morning.
The S&P recorded today its longest daily consecutive drop since the six-day ended losing streak of February 23rd, 2009. The last time that the S&P and Dow were down for six straight days in a row at the start of a month simultaneously was on October 8th, 2008, at the height of the financial crisis.
Although Groupon plans to trade under ticker “GRPN,” a notable omission from its filing is where it will trade.
Here is a look at the lowest and highest priced stocks in the S&P 500.