The pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong has rattled Wall Street and prompted some U.S. investors to wonder if this is a replay of the 1989 Tiananmen Square crisis in Beijing. 262 more words
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Like a boxer that’s taken too many punches, the U.S. stock market is on the ropes and playing rope-a-dope with the dreaded Wall Street bear, which has stirred from hibernation and is again threatening the aging bull. 299 more words
A return to daily 100-point swings is turning the boring Dow into the volatile Dow.
The blue-chip Dow Jones industrial average has finished up or down more than 100 points for the past three sessions, its longest streak of triple-digit point moves since a four-session run in April. 269 more words