Stocks turned lower on Thursday, led by energy and financials, amid the strengthening dollar and a pair of credit downgrades on BP. Techs were among the best performers.
Stocks pared their gains Thursday after a report showed the services sector grew for a fifth straight month but wasn't a blowout number. Stocks had opened higher after a pair of encouraging employment reports.
Stocks opened higher on Wednesday after seeing a selloff in the prior session. Alec Young, equity strategist at Standard & Poor’s and David Kelly, chief market strategist at JPMorgan Funds discussed their market outlooks.
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On a week that saw Apple surpass Microsoft in market cap, the BP oil spill continue to impact the ecosystem and drillers, Spain lose its AAA rating, and the worst May performance for the Dow since 1940, and the S&P since 1962, the major indexes managed to end the week on a positive note, except for the Dow which closed down slightly.
The euro fell sharply against the U.S. dollar Friday after Fitch downgraded Spain's credit rating. Which way will it go next? Boris Schlossberg, director of currency research at GFT Forex, discussed his outlook.
Thanks Fitch. The ratings agency's latest downgrade could force the market to again test key levels of resistance. What must you know?
All this week, the NBC news family is focusing attention on "A Nation Divided," and ahead of President Obama's Silicon Valley visit on Wednesday, I was asked to look at the H1-B visa issue again, especially as it relates to the tech community and a new hiring wave.
Since reaching their highest levels of the year on April 26, all three major averages are officially trading in correction territory, defined by a decline between 10 and 19.9 percent. Here is a look at the biggest percentage losers.
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Stocks headed lower on Monday, continuing almost a month of losses. Is this a correction—and if so, how long will it last? Alan Lancz, president of Alan B. Lancz & Associates, and Ronald Carson, founder and CEO of Carson Wealth Management Group, shared their market outlooks.
US stocks declined over 4% this week, with the Russell 2000 and NASDAQ Composite leading the sell-off. During Friday's trading session, the CBOE Volatility Index rose to a 15-month high, while the Dow swung 279.71 points, dipping below the 10,000-mark, before erasing all of its losses to close up 125 points for the day.
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The German government announced plans to ban naked short-selling at the country's 10 most important financial institutions on Tuesday. Bill Spiropoulos, CEO of CoreStates Capital Advisors, shared his insights on the new proposal.
The tech sector is once again in the limelight after being shoved to the corner in the aftermath of the dotcom bust in 2000.
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Corporate earnings in the U.S. have largely been overshadowed by ongoing concerns over public debt in the European continent. But if one takes the time to look past events overseas and focus on earnings numbers from U.S. firms, most have surprised on the upside.
With small-cap stocks thus far outperforming their large-cap counterparts off the market's lows, is now the time to invest in American blue chip companies?
Stocks erased their losses in the final half-hour of trading Monday as consumer and tech stocks advanced.