Stocks logged their biggest gains in over a year Monday after the EU and IMF agreed to a $1 trillion emergency-bailout package to stem the sovereign-debt crisis.
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Despite Monday's huge rally, investors are taking a somewhat skeptical view of Europe's $1 trillion bailout fund and looking for areas of safety, not risk.
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The Dow held onto a solid 400-point gain Monday afternoon after the EU and IMF agreed to a $1 trillion emergency-rescue package for Greece and other nations over the weekend. Industrials and financials, the hardest hit last week, led the pack.
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Stocks staged one of the most dramatic selloffs in market history Thursday as what may have been a trader error exacerbated losses in a market already jittery about the European debt crisis. The Dow ended down about 350 points and the VIX was above 34.
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Stocks declined for a third straight session Thursday as retail sales fell short of expectations and worries about the European debt crisis nagged at the market.
The US stock market could be in for another rough day as investors grew nervous over uncertainty in the European debt crisis.
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Stocks ended lower Wednesday, led by energy and industrials, after Moody's put Portugal's debt rating on review.
The CBOE volatility index (VIX), widely considered the best gauge of fear in the market, spiked more than 20 percent on Tuesday to top 25, it’s highest level in almost two months. What does the level imply for the markets and what should investors expect going forward? Mark Arbeter, chief technical strategist at Standard & Poor’s shared their insights.
Stocks continued to slide Wednesday, after a selloff in the prior session, as Moody's put Portugal's debt rating on review.
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Stocks were hammered Tuesday, logging their worst decline in months amid worries that the European debt crisis will spread and that Spain might be the next to need a bailout.
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The Dow plunged more than 200 points Tuesday as the dollar rallied against the euro amid worries about the European debt crisis.