During Q3 a resilient stock market held its ground against the worst drop in housing prices since 1970. Meanwhile, the credit market needed the Federal Reserve to bail it out and major retailers such as Target and Wal-Mart issued shaky outlooks from. What’s in store for Q4?
END OF A QUEASY QUARTER
The headline: S&P 500 Ends Quarter Up 1.5%, Still Struggling To Escape Credit Crunch's Shadow.
The tech-heavy NASDAQ stands out this quarter with a healthy gain of 3.8% says Dylan Ratigan. Meanwhile, the Dow is up 11.3% this year, and the S&P 500 is up 7.6%.