Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Stocks Hammered as Bears Crash Thanksgiving

Forget about turkeys. Last week the bears showed up for Thanksgiving. The S&P 500 dropped 3.8 percent in the holiday-shortened week between Friday, November 16,...

Volatility Spreads to Retail as Bears Multiply

Extreme gloom is spreading from technology to retailers. Target (TGT), Lowe's (LOW), TJX (TJX), Kohl's (KSS) and L Brands (LB) are all dropping today. Some...

Volatility Continues as Stocks Try to Hold Key Level

Stocks ended a losing week on a strong note as the S&P 500 battled to hold a key support zone. The index fell 1.6 percent...

Another Wild Ride as Stocks Keep Climbing

Stocks kept climbing last week, but it wasn't a smooth ride. The S&P 500 rose 2.1 percent between Friday, November 2, and Friday November 9....

Stocks Whipsaw to Best Week Since March

It was a crazy ride, but stocks just finished their best week since March. The S&P 500 initially dropped, continuing a wave of bearishness from...

IPOs Slow in October as Markets Swoon

The red-hot IPO market took a breather last month as the broader indexes tumbled lower. Some $4.8 billion of initial public offerings priced in October, according...

Tech’s Problems Multiply: Earnings Flashback

Technology stocks rebounded sharply yesterday, but recent earnings reports show problems multiplying in the sector. Just look at Amazon.com (AMZN), Alphabet (GOOGL) and Facebook (FB). All...

Indexes Rule the Roost Amid Volatility Surge: October at TradeStation

Clients returned to exchange-traded funds in October as volatility shifted attention to the broader indexes. Five of the 10 most active symbols on TradeStation last...

Don’t Worry, October’s Almost Over

Here's one good thing you can say about October: It's almost finished. The S&P 500 is in the midst of its worst month since early...

Perfect Storm Handing Nasdaq its Worst Month Since 2008

A perfect storm of negatives is handing the Nasdaq-100 its worst month since the financial crisis. The technology-heavy index lost 11 percent of its value...
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