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Bear market ahead? DJIA plunges 400 points, most sectors hit hard

Investors are already experiencing the kind of bear market nervousness they thought they'd left behind. The biggest villain in today’s Dow drop: High-fling UnitedHealth Group (symbol: UNH), off a painful $9.98 per share, with shares currently trading at $237 and change.

Dow up big time as Yellen market rally continues Wednesday

WASHINGTON, March 30, 2016 – After a negative open on Tuesday, markets got back on the upswing with remarks from Fed Chair Janet Yellen that were clearly designed to reverse the bad cheer spread last week by inflation hawk James Bullard, President of the St. Louis Fed. The fun continues in Wednesday morning trading action, ...

Stocks party hard on Super Tuesday, Dow up triple digits

WASHINGTON, March 1, 2016 – March really did roar in like a lion Tuesday, at least on Wall Street. After a mopey, gloomy, miserable leap-Monday (February 29), a majority of stocks were off to the races Super Tuesday morning, with the Dow up slightly over 2 percent, while the S&P 500 and the NASDAQ closed ...

Dividends grow, stocks meander in boring Tuesday trading

WASHINGTON, November 17, 2015 – Boring trading is dominating Tuesday’s jaded markets. Home Depot’s (symbol: HD) numbers jazzed traders at the opening bell, although the halo effect is diminishing as we write this around 2 p.m. EST. The Dow is up approximately 83 points with other averages showing similar approximately 0.5 percent gains. But markets ...

Monday Markets: Picking up the pieces from Friday’s carnage

WASHINGTON, August 23, 2015 — Friday’s stock market close left individual investors and seasoned market professionals alike in a state of shock. Much of this weekend’s post-crash chatter has involved speculation focusing on just how nasty Monday morning’s follow-through action is likely to be. Read also: What’s really spooking the Fed and stock markets in ...

Wall Street Roadkill: Dow off over 530 as U.S. markets crash

WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2015 – After opening down and fading further after several feeble rally attempts, stocks were pancaked in the final hour of U.S. trading on Friday. The Dow Jones Industrials (DJI) closed down 64.84 points, the casualty of a massive selling panic that caught even many professionals off-guard with its intensity. Other averages ...