The SEC released details of new rules on single stock circuit breakers and the Fast Money traders debate what impact it would have.
Dread of potential new financial regulations and late-week risk-trimming raised the anxiety among U.S. traders on Friday, said Wall Street traders and analysts.
The Senate on Thursday approved a far-reaching financial regulatory bill, 59 to 39. Democratic Congressional leaders and the Obama administration must now reconcile it with the House bill that was passed in December.
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As far as we’ve fallen, Cramer says, we haven’t dropped enough. He explains what it will take for him to get bullish.
Global stocks plunged for the third day in a row on growing fears that Europe's financial crisis will hurt economic growth and lead to a wider market correction.
The Senate Thursday voted in favor of ending debate on a sweeping packaging of financial reforms, clearing the way for a final vote on whether to approve the legislation as early as Friday.
Sources say there are the 60 votes necessary to end debate on a sweeping packaging of reforms, setting up a final vote on whether to approve the legislation in the days ahead.
I have been thinking that we needed a 10% correction for some time (I use the S&P 500 average.) There are few rebounds off a major bottom that don't correct by at least 10% within 14 months of the bottom. I believe we are in that correction now.
Financial regulatory reforms likely will pressure bank stocks down another 10 to 12 percent, but the damage will only be temporary until the industry adjusts, analyst Dick Bove said Thursday.
The man at the eye of the financial storm that has engulfed the euro has learnt to be patient after 20 years confined to a wheelchair. But Wolfgang Schaeuble, Germany’s finance minister, is also a man in a hurry, the Financial Times reported.
Speculators are not responsible for the current pressure on the euro, the currency is struggling because of political failures and diminished enthusiasm for the monetary union in Germany, Hans Redeker, global head of foreign exchange strategy, told CNBC Thursday.
Federal regulators and U.S. securities exchanges have a new plan to keep an epic dive in the stock market from happening again.
Many of the top hedge funds have had to readjust their investment strategies to reduce risk amid volatile global markets.
U.S. Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid said he hopes to hold another vote on Thursday on wrapping up debate on a Wall Street reform bill.
Plus, get the Mad Money host’s latest take on the financial-regulation debate.
Senate Democrats are close to holding a final vote on a major financial reform bill but disagreement over a few controversial measures threatens to drag the process into next week.
As isolated events, the turbulence in the world markets probably wouldn't add up to much. But put everything together and you get a recipe for investor nausea.
Stocks tumbled around the world Wednesday as investors were rattled by efforts in the US and Europe to tighten regulation of financial markets
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