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We're all in this together: the financial version10/02/14
A slowdown in German and U.S. manufacturing hit Wall St. hard and Japanese stocks felt the pain.
Stocks begin October on a sour note
Today's decline may not be a harbinger of further losses to come, says portfolio manager Marty Leclerc at Barrack Yard Advisors. He points out that stocks tend to do well in October in mid-term election years.
Stock markets start new quarter in good shape.
One analyst thinks this year's gains are just about locked in.
Stocks choppy as third quarter ends
"Spongier" economic data is holding the market back, says analyst Mike Larson at Weis Research. Geopolitical worries also remain an issue. Larson says investors will be watching the Fed as quantitative easing ends.
Hong Kong protests are scaring investors.
The global uncertainty has been weighing on stocks around the world.
Overseas concerns weigh on stocks
Stocks are lower as investors add unrest in Hong Kong to their list of overseas concerns. President Alan Lancz at Alan B. Lancz & Associates says investors who reluctantly got into the market as prices rose are bailing out on negative news.
A dream of a movie deal for Softbank
The Japanese conglomerate is apparently looking to buy Dreamworks Animation SKG.
Are you ready for "Rock-tober" on Wall Street?
Was September too wild for you? Mark Hulbert warns October could be worse. He talks to John Wordock.
The Fed is on Wall Street's mind
There are plenty of things sending Wall Street in different directions these days. But Kevin Kern, the co-founder of Advisors Capital Management says very much on the market's mind is the Fed and interest rates.
Apple issues new software update after glitch
Nike's earnings top estimates; Apple issues new iPhone software update
Jim Awad sees a stealth bear market in small caps
Wall Street is worried that the U.S. will be dragged into another war in the Middle East, says Jim Awad of Plimsoll Mark Capital. And, he says there's been "stealth bear market" in small caps.
Nike reports earnings; using drones to make movies
Nike reports quarterly earnings; durable goods orders on tap; Charlie Turner reports
Stocks find their footing after three-day pullback
Stocks are higher after a mixed start. President Clark Kendall at Kendall Capital says many investors are worried that stock valuations are too robust for the underlying economy. But he says many market segments have not participated in the recent...
Apple's iPhone 6 Plus costly, but a moneymaker
August new home sales due today; Charlie Turner reports
Stocks retreat as geopolitical concerns mount
The market isn't doing badly under the circumstances, says managing director Leo Kelly of HighTower's Kelly Wealth Management. He calls the market's movement "benign relative to the news flow," and believes earnings will drive stocks going forward.
Markets look to rebound from hefty selloff
Stocks look to rebound from worst loss in seven weeks; Charlie Turner reports
Stocks lower to start the week
The market pullback is just "normal digestion," says chief equity officer Doug Sandler at Riverfront Investment Group. He says economic data will be of growing importance as the Federal Reserve ends its bond purchases.
Alibaba's now the biggest IPO ever
Alibaba sells more shares, making it the top IPO of all time; Charlie Turner reports
Are 40 thieves hiding behind Alibaba?
The hype has been amazing as Alibaba came to Wall Street. But MarketWatch columnist Mark Hulbert tells Steve Potisk, there are "very serious questions that investors could be asking."
Stocks on track for weekly gains
"The market is floating in a sea of liquidity," says chief investment strategist Doug Roberts at Channel Capital Research. He says there's enough liquidity around to send stocks higher through yearend.
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