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Post Election Collapse

Michael Farr | Posted 11.09.2012 | Business
Michael Farr

After flat markets during an abbreviated super-storm week, the Dow rallied about 250 points on Monday and Tuesday. Wednesday saw stocks open lower and continue lower. The 250 point gain of the previous two days was wiped out, plus an additional 60 or so points for good measure. Why?

Global Stocks Fall On Fears Of Looming Fiscal Crisis

Reuters | Posted 01.08.2013 | Business

* Wall Street shares fall further after Wednesday slump * Euro hits two-month low after ECB holds rates steady * U.S., G...

Stocks Plunge As Europe Reveals Bad Economic News

Reuters | Posted 11.07.2012 | Business

* Energy shares weak after election result * Investors turn focus to looming fiscal cliff * Indexes off:...

Time to Panic Over the Pullback?

Michael Farr | Posted 10.26.2012 | Business
Michael Farr

Is it likely that the Dow Jones Industrial Average is flirting with five-year highs right before we are about to go into recession? The answer is obviously no, but there is another factor that has been introduced into the equation.

Dow Takes Huge Plunge On Weak Corporate Earnings

AP | CHRISTINA REXRODE | Posted 12.23.2012 | Business

NEW YORK — Nobody was expecting this round of corporate financial reports to be great. But underwhelming results – particularly revenue, w...

Stocks See Big Gains On Strong Earnings

Reuters | Posted 12.16.2012 | Business

* Goldman posts stronger-than-expected profit, stock slips * Johnson & Johnson increases profit view * Citigroup CEO Pan...

52 Reasons to Vote for Obama: #18, The Stock Market

Bernard Whitman | Posted 12.11.2012 | Politics
Bernard Whitman

Since Obama became president on January 20, 2009, the stock market has risen at an annual rate of 16.4 percent, even after adjusting for inflation. Obama has presided over the fifth best stock market record of any president.

S&P 500 Falls For Fourth Straight Day On Disappointing Chevron News

Reuters | Posted 12.10.2012 | Business

* Dow posts largest percentage drop since July * Wal-Mart hits record high, FedEx jumps the most in 2012 * Fed's Beige B...

Money Printing Trumps Fundamentals

Michael Pento | Posted 12.09.2012 | Business
Michael Pento

Stock markets around the world continue to levitate despite the fact that the fundamentals behind the global economy continue to deteriorate. But that weak and worsening economic data didn't stop investors from sending stocks higher.

Dow Jones Falls

Reuters | Posted 12.09.2012 | Business

NEW YORK, Oct 9 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks fell on Tuesday, led by losses in technology after brokerage downgrades of Intel and other major companies a...

Wall Street Slips After Bernanke Defends Fed Policies

Reuters | Posted 12.01.2012 | Business

* Bernanke defends Fed and ultra-loose policy * U.S. manufacturing sector unexpectedly expands * Goldman Sachs shares up...

Chief Execs Say Future of Business Depends on Going Green

Neil Parmar | Posted 11.27.2012 | Impact
Neil Parmar

Chief executives of the world's biggest companies have long boasted about going green to help woo more consumers. But some now warn their businesses will only continue to grow if their operations become increasingly sustainable.

U.S. Stocks Fall As European Protests Raise Fresh Concerns

Reuters | Posted 11.26.2012 | Business

* Energy and tech lead declines * Jabil Circuit latest company to cut outlook * S&P up 5.2 pct so far for 3rd quarter ...

S&P 500 Suffers Worst Day In Months

Reuters | Posted 11.25.2012 | Business

* Caterpillar falls after cutting profit outlook * S&P 500 declines four straight days * Fed's Williams sees QE3 expansi...

S&P 500 Just 6 Percent Away From All-Time Closing High

Reuters | Posted 11.14.2012 | Business

(Corrects paragraph 2 to Russell 2000 neared a record peak instead of hit a record) * Apple, Exxon Mobil at new multi-year highs ...

Dow Jones Climbs 206 Points On Fed Stimulus News

AP | BERNARD CONDON | Posted 11.13.2012 | Business

NEW YORK — The stock market staged a huge rally Thursday after investors got the aggressive economic help they wanted from the Federal Reserve. ...

Dow Jones Experiences Biggest Drop In More Than A Month

AP | CHRISTINA REXRODE | Posted 10.23.2012 | Business

NEW YORK — Nobody ever said reading the Federal Reserve was easy. On Wednesday, the Fed appeared to suggest it was closer to taking additional ...

Stocks Rise On Surprisingly Strong Jobs Report

AP | PALLAVI GOGOI | Posted 10.03.2012 | Business

NEW YORK — A surge in hiring last month got a big welcome on Wall Street Friday. The Dow Jones industrial average surged 217.29 points to close...

Complete Knightmare Averted For At Least One Day

Reuters | Posted 10.03.2012 | Business

Aug 3 (Reuters) - Knight Capital Group Inc has told brokers that it has obtained a line of credit, which will allow it to operate for the day, the W...

Stocks Fall For Third Straight Day

AP | BERNARD CONDON | Posted 09.23.2012 | Business

NEW YORK — A parade of grim news, from weak corporate earnings to a pullback at U.S. factories to spreading fault lines in Europe's debt crisis,...

Today's Stocks: S&P, Nasdaq Dip On Growth Worry; P&G Supports Dow

Reuters | Posted 09.11.2012 | Business

* Tech shares weak after Infosys cuts sales forecast * P&G and Merck support Dow industrials * Support tested on Dow, S&...

How I Made Peace With The Dow (And My Retirement Savings Plan)

Carol Orsborn | Posted 09.09.2012 | Fifty
Carol Orsborn

It takes some kind of faith to place your retirement savings in the hands of forces beyond your control and yet maintain not only your emotional equilibrium in the present moment, but trust in the future.

Stocks Are Actually Doing Pretty Well This Year

AP | BERNARD CONDON | Posted 07.01.2012 | Business

NEW YORK -- For all the scary headlines – a bailout of Spanish banks, JPMorgan's huge trading loss, the sputtering job market, Facebook's failed...

News Corp Mulls Splitting In 2

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 06.26.2012 | Media

News Corp. is thinking of splitting in two, dividing its publishing business from its entertainment division, the company's own Wall Street Journal re...

Stocks Plunge On Spain Bailout Request

AP | MATTHEW CRAFT | Posted 08.25.2012 | Business

NEW YORK — Europe's latest efforts to quell its financial crisis left investors exasperated Monday, causing steep losses in stock markets on bot...