Investigators seeking an explanation for the brief stock market panic last week said Sunday that they were focusing increasingly on how a controlled slowdown in trading on the New York Stock Exchange, meant to bring about stability, instead set off uncontrolled selling on electronic exchanges. The NYT explains.
The Dow is going to break out of its current trading range to the downside, as the U.S. economy continues to face major headwinds, Richard Suttmeier, chief market strategist at ValuEngine.com and Niagara International Capital, told CNBC on Monday.
Two fund managers told CNBC Friday that they lost less than 1 percent of net asset value, despite Thursday's 347-point plunge by the Dow Jones Industrial Average.
With a perfect storm of chaos hitting the markets this week—protests in Greece, a possible Greek debt default and a near-1,000 point selloff in the Dow Jones Industrial Average—how can jittery investors find the confidence to enter the market?
How quickly will the European sovereign debt crisis affect U.S. banks and what should investors to protect their portfolios? Paul Miller, group head of financial services at FBR Capital Markets, and Alan Lancz, president at Alan B. Lancz & Associates, shared their insights.
The Dow tumbled more than 100 points on Friday, despite an encouraging sign on the jobs front, after some more swings between positive and negative territory in the first half hour of trading. How should investors be positioned in the wake of Thursday’s wild market actions? Quincy Krosby, market strategist at Prudential Financial shared her insights.
Reporters learn early on that they're not supposed to ask, "How did it feel?" The answer is usually, "How do you THINK it felt?" I'm asking anyhow.
It was pretty wild out there. But instead of chalking this up as simply panic in the market, we should see it as a huge wake up call. All is not well.
Stocks had a volatile start on Friday as markets remained jittery after Thursday's wild freefall. Art Hogan, global equity product director of Jefferies shared his insights.
As the market dropped our team was watching. A car wreck is a much too pleasant analogy. I was at my desk in 1987, 1989, 9/11, 2008, and I’ve never witnessed what I witnessed yesterday.
Despite Thursday's unexplained surge in selling that drove the Dow down 900 points, the stock markets are being driven lower by fears over the global economy and the debt crisis spreading, economist Nouriel Roubini, of RGE Monitor, told CNBC Friday.
The suspected erroneous trades that exacerbated the Wall Street's fall on Thursday should be investigated and solutions must be found if the New York Stock exchange is to maintain its reputation, investor Jim Rogers told CNBC late Thursday.
The Dow swung wildly on Thursday, losing as much as 998.50 and boomeranging back hundreds of points to close down 347.80, or 3.2 percent, at 10,520.32.
Cable company stocks fell Thursday after a new policy was announced by the Federal Communications Commission, two analysts told CNBC.
Gold is becoming an increasingly attractive investment as a hedge against sovereign risk and volatility in the foreign exchange markets. Can investors still get into gold? Tom Pawlicki, precious metals analyst at MF Global, and Frank Holmes, CEO and CIO of U.S. Global Investors, shared their outlooks.
Markets opened lower for a third straight session on Thursday amid worries about the European debt crisis. Where should investors look to put their money? Mike Holland, chairman of Holland & Company and Sarat Sethi, partner and portfolio manager at Douglas C. Lane & Associates shared their insights.
The U.S. economic recovery "will be hampered" by the continuing European debt crisis, chief economist John Silva of Wells Fargo told CNBC Wednesday.
Stocks pared their losses on Wednesday after a weak open, but the market remained skittish after Moody's put Portugal's debt rating on review. Dan Denbow, co-portfolio manager of USAA Precious Metals & Minerals Fund and Jim Meyer, chief investment officer and co-founder of Tower Bridge Advisors shared their insights.
Stocks opened lower on Wednesday, following a selloff in the prior session, as Moody's put Portugal's debt rating on review. Barry James, president of James Advantage Funds, and Neil Hennessy, portfolio manager and chief investment officer at Hennessy Funds, shared their insights.
The CBOE volatility index (VIX), widely considered the best gauge of fear in the market, spiked more than 20 percent on Tuesday to top 25, it’s highest level in almost two months. What does the level imply for the markets and what should investors expect going forward? Mark Arbeter, chief technical strategist at Standard & Poor’s shared their insights.