Experts on the street are looking ahead to 2010, with the big question looming of whether 2009's market rally can be replicated, or whether a major pullback is on the horizon.
In the first trading session after the Christmas holiday, the major indices moved slightly to the upside with retailers leading the way.
The U.S. economy is slowing down and the latest jobs report confirms it, UBS' Art Cashin said Friday.
One expert said late-stage investors need to do a better job monitoring how start-ups burn through cash.
Big layoff announcements like those seen in September historically signal the end of an expansion, John Challenger said.
U.S. markets have been roiled recently, with all three major U.S. shedding more than 7 percent for the quarter.
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