Robert Hum is the Markets Producer at CNBC.
In three months, Facebook has underperformed all other stocks on the three major indexes and lost $50 billion in market cap.
Precious metal prices have fallen sharply from last yearâ€™s highs, but that certainly won't dampen Olympic athletes' spirits when they receive the prized medals in London.
Something unusual happened last week.
According to the Stock Trader’s Almanac, the Dow Jones Industrial Average has fallen in the week following June quadruple witching for 13 consecutive “unlucky” years.
In the weeks following the revelation of its $2 billion loss, JPMorgan shares fell as much 24 percent from its level prior to the announcement.
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Investors hungry for yield have latched on to "the Dogs of the Dow" strategy, which pays off more often than not.
U.S. stocks are on track for eight quarters of consecutive gains—the longest winning streak in 16 years.
Three sectors have managed gains of more than 20 percent in 2014, while two others are lagging badly.
The Dow Jones industrial average has historically taken an average of about 32 months to jump from one thousand-point mark to the next.