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Monday, May 31, 2010

U.S. Stocks Drop, Dow Average Ends Worst May Since 1940

May 28 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg's Deborah Kostroun reports on the performance of the U.S. equity market today. U.S. stocks slid, capping the worst May for the Dow Jones Industrial Average since 1940, while the euro slumped and Treasuries rose as a downgrade of Spain's debt rating and escalating tensions on the Korean peninsula triggered a flight from riskier assets. Bloomberg's Pimm Fox also speaks. (Source: Bloomberg)

Friday, May 28, 2010

Stocks Retreat As Fitch Downgrades Spain Debt

May 28, 2010 — Stocks have closed out their worst month in more than a year by sliding again on unsettling news about Europe.(May 28)

US markets post second biggest day of gains in 10 months

May 27, 2010 — A certifiable rally on Wall Streets; stocks having second biggest day of gains in 10 months, the Dow almost 3% higher on a gain of 284 points, S&P 500 up 35 points and the Nasdaq picking up 82 points.

Thursday, May 27, 2010

U.S. Stocks Rally on Chinese Support for Europe, Energy

May 27 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg's Courtney Donohoe reports on the performance of the U.S. equity market today. U.S. stocks surged, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average rebounding above 10,000, as China's commitment to investing in Europe allayed concern the debt crisis will worsen. Energy shares rallied as BP Plc temporarily stopped the flow of oil from a Gulf of Mexico leak. Bloomberg's Pimm Fox also speaks. (Source: Bloomberg)

Apple Stock Passes Microsoft Stock

May 27, 2010 (2:13)

Apple has overtaken Microsoft as the king of technology. Did Microsoft lose its way? Or is Apple just too strong?

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

U.S. Stocks Fall on Concern Over China Euro Holdings

May 26 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg's Courtney Donohoe reports on the performance of the U.S. equity market today. U.S. stocks fell, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average closing below 10,000 for the first time since February, as reports that China may review investments in European government bonds spurred concern the credit crisis will worsen and wiped out an early rally. Bloomberg's Pimm Fox also speaks. (Source: Bloomberg)

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Stocks Fall, Then Rise on News of Fin Reg Bill

The stock market has had another seesaw day. Stocks fell sharply in early trading on a series of troubling economic and political developments, then recovered late in the day. (May 25)

Monday, May 24, 2010

U.S. Stocks Drop as Dow Erases May 21 Rally on Europe

May 24 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg's Deborah Kostroun reports on the performance of the U.S. equity market today. U.S. stocks sank, dragging the Dow Jones Industrial Average to its lowest level in three months, as the seizure of a Spanish bank and increase in bank borrowing costs spurred concern Europes debt crisis has further to go. Bloomberg's Pimm Fox also speaks. (Source: Bloomberg)

Friday, May 21, 2010

U.S. Stocks Rebound From Biggest Decline in a Year

May 21 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg's Deborah Kostroun reports on the performance of the U.S. equity market today. U.S. stocks rose, rebounding from the markets biggest drop in a year, as investors speculated equities may have fallen too much this week on concern about Europes debt crisis. Bloomberg's Pimm Fox also speaks. (Source: Bloomberg)

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Stocks Plunge on Europe, S&P 500 Loses Most in 13 Months

May 20 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg's Deborah Kostroun reports on the performance of the U.S. equity market today. U.S. stocks plunged, with the Standard & Poors 500 Index losing the most in 13 months, after jobless claims increased and concern grew that Europes debt crisis is spreading. Bloomberg's Pimm Fox also speaks. (Source: Bloomberg)

JPMorgan Schweizter Discuss Outlook for Global Stocks

May 19 (Bloomberg) -- Stuart Schweitzer, global markets strategist for JPMorgan Private Bank, talks with Bloomberg Television about the outlook for global stock markets. (This is an excerpt of the full interview. Source: Bloomberg)

U.S. Stocks Decline on German Trading Restrictions

May 18 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg's Deborah Kostroun reports on the performance of the U.S. equity market today. U.S. stocks fell, wiping out the 2010 gain for the Standard & Poors 500 Index, as Germanys ban on certain bearish investments and a jump in mortgage foreclosures to a record triggered a flight from equities. (Source: Bloomberg)

Monday, May 17, 2010

Robert Shiller on U.S. Stocks, Investment Trends

May 17 (Bloomberg) -- Robert Shiller, an economics professor at Yale University and chief economist at MacroMarkets LLC, talks with Bloomberg's Matt Miller about U.S. stock markets. (This is an excerpt of the full interview. Source: Bloomberg)

Friday, May 14, 2010

Thursday, May 13, 2010

U.S. Stocks Fall as Banks, Retailers and Cisco Decline

May 13 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg's Deborah Kostroun reports on the performance of the U.S. equity market today. Stocks fell, led by banks and technology companies, on reports that more mortgage-bond deals are being scrutinized by prosecutors and an earnings forecast from Cisco Systems Inc. that disappointed some investors. Bloomberg's Pimm Fox also speaks. (Source: Bloomberg)


U.S. Stocks Rise, Erasing S&P Loss From May 6 Plunge:

May 12 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg's Deborah Kostroun reports on the performance of the U.S. equity market today. Stocks advanced, wiping out losses from the May 6 plunge in the Standard & Poors 500 Index, after pledges from the U.K. and Spain to shrink their budget deficits allayed concern the European debt crisis will curtail global growth. Bloomberg's Pimm Fox also speaks. (Source: Bloomberg)


Monday, May 10, 2010

Dow Up 400, Wall St. Relieved

May 10, 2010Wall Street has surged back after last week's plunge, rising more than 400 points. Anthony Mason speaks with Katie Couric about the sigh of relief on Wall Street.


Stocks Soar More Than 300 Points

May 10, 2010FBNs Robert Gray on the IMF/EU preparing to aid debt-laden countries and Fannie Mae asking for $10.4 billion more in aid.


Market Euphoria After The 1 Trillion Euro Rescue Package

May 10, 2010Global stocks zoomed higher Monday on a wave of euphoria after European ministers and bankers agreed a rescue for debt-ridden Greece and the beleaguered euro currency. (May 10)


Sunday, May 9, 2010

Job Market vs. Stock Market

May 08, 2010Rebecca Jarvis talks to Anthony Mason, CBS News Business Correspondent and Michael Santoli, Senior Editor, Barron's about the current state of the stock market and its effect on jobs.


Friday, May 7, 2010

How Computers Have Transformed the Stock Market

Floor traders vs. the rise of computers


"This is an example of potential operational risk. Again how can one trade, or a series of trades, influence a global market?" says Williams, author of the just-published book, "Uncontrolled Risk: The Lessons of Lehman Brothers and How Systemic Risk Can Still Bring Down the World Financial System." "This speaks to weakness in this overall system," he says.

World Stocks Slide on Greece, Dow Collapse

May 07, 2010 — World stocks were sliding Friday following Wall Street's plunge the day before, and on continuing fears over the state of Greek finances and fresh worries over the U.K. election. European shares recovered slightly ahead of U.S. jobs data. (May 7)

Thursday, May 6, 2010

Dow Has Record 998 Point Drop, Then Recovers

May 06, 2010 — It was a painful flashback to the darkest days of 2008: Stocks plunged by hundreds of points as traders succumbed to fears that Greece's debt problems would halt the global economic recovery. The AP's Bonny Ghosh reports. (May 6)

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

U.S. Stocks Fall as Disney, GE Slump Amid Debt Concern

May 5 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg's Deborah Kostroun reports on the performance of the U.S. equity market today. U.S. stocks fell, sending the Standard & Poors 500 Index to a six-week low, as concern that European government debt levels will derail the global recovery overshadowed growth in American service industries and jobs. Bloomberg's Pimm Fox also speaks. (Source: Bloomberg)

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Stocks vs. Bonds

May 04, 2010Carlos Lowenberg, CEO of Lowenberg Wealth Management Group, says stocks will outperform bonds and the market is likely to continue its upward bias.


Saturday, May 1, 2010

The Day Trader addiction

Peter Millman discusses his addiction to the stock market. Video by Vincent Laforet.



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