Margin calls? A short squeeze? A panic? Whatever the combination, it was a wild ride in the markets last week.
- Bond yields rode a roller coaster, ending slightly lower. 759 more words
The Dow’s losses today are being distorted by IBM’s big drop. (Focus on broader U.S. market gauge like S&P 500 for a better snapshot of the stock market’s health today.) Here’s why. 249 more words
Not surprisingly, we’re seeing a market correction. My metaphor for this is – If you go a month without rain, you’re due for some, but there can be no certainty about when it will actually start raining. 447 more words
Stocks are in rebound mode after breaking the bear’s scary spell over the market. Let’s put this year’s frightful October on Wall Street into perspective. The 5.6% drop at the low yesterday doesn’t even make the Top 1o worst Octobers. 273 more words