Patti Domm is CNBC executive news editor, responsible for news coverage of the markets and economy. Prior to joining CNBC in 1999 as senior news editor, Domm was the equities editor for the Americas at Reuters. She was also Wall Street editor at Reuters, reporting on mergers, acquisitions and the Street. She also edited three CNBC books on personal investing. Domm serves on the board of the Financial Womens Association of New York.
The stock market's three-day rally is at risk of tripping up on new hurdles from Europe.
Morgan Stanley analysts Tuesday published a new list of their 25 favorite secular growth stocks. LinkedIn, Dollar Tree and Potash made the cut, and Cree, Dollar General and Netflix are out.
Consumer confidence, Fed speakers and home price data are on deck for markets Tuesday, as traders keep their focus on the stream of headlines from Europe.
Harris Bank chief investment officer Jack Ablin, who cut back equities holdings in early August, says it may be time to start considering a reentry point.
Traders expect more stomach-churning volatility in the week ahead as investors fret about Europe and adjust their portfolios for quarter's end.
Stocks successfully tested their summer lows Thursday, but they are likely to take another run at them, as investors remain fearful of recession and European banking crisis.
With no solution in sight for Europe and new fears of a global recession, investors dumped stocks and commodities and ran to the safety of U.S. Treasurys.
Moody's downgrade of three major banks on the premise the U.S. government will not stand behind them if they fail is "absurd," said Rochdale Securities analyst Dick Bove.
The Fed's gloomy words on the economy left the market with a sinking feeling that's likely to spill into Thursday. "The Fed sounded nervous," one strategist said.
Stocks are entering the time of year when market gains are historically the lowest and volatility can be the highest.
Shares of Expedia rose more than 8 percent Friday after the company posted an unexpected profit in the first quarter.
Markets are at risk of mild correction
Gilead Sciences fell nearly 8 percent, dragging down the S&P 500’s health care sector.
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