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  • If this is a stock market 'correction,' it's still early

     
    Bad as the stock market pullback may feel, Wall Street isn’t even in garden-variety “correction” territory. Not yet, anyway. The Dow Jones industrial average slumped 242 points, or 2%, to 11,613 on Wednesday as world markets were...
  • Stocks dive on Japan fears; S&P 500 and Nasdaq now in the red for 2011

     
    U.S. stocks suffered another bruising sell-off in heavy trading Wednesday as fears mounted of a larger disaster at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear reactor complex. Broad market indexes now are negative year-to-date after surrendering the last of their...
  • Stocks and commodities rally as selling pressure eases

     
    Risk takers returned to financial markets Thursday, boosting most stocks and commodities after three days of losses. The situation at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power complex remained grave, but markets’ sell-off earlier this week had left them...
  • Nasdaq 100 rebalancing will decrease Apple's weight, boost Microsoft's

     
    Apple's influence on the Nasdaq-100 will soon see a decline as Nasdaq OMX announced it was going to re-balance the weight of the companies listed on the index. The Cupertino iPad-maker currently accounts for more than 20% of the Nasdaq-100, a listing of...
  • Google's profit shortfall may cast more doubt on tech sector

     
    Google Inc.’s miss on first-quarter earnings was exactly what the struggling tech-stock sector didn’t need. Shares of the Internet search titan plunged to a six-month low of $547 in after-hours trading Thursday, down 5.4% from $578.51 at the...
  • Google shares plunge after earnings miss target

     
    Wall Street showed no mercy to Google Inc. after the Internet search titan came up short on first-quarter earnings. The stock slumped $47.81, or 8.3%, to $530.70 by the closing bell on Friday, ending near its low for the session.......
  • Could Google's earnings feed doubt across the tech world?

     
    Google's earnings fell short of what analysts were expecting on Thursday, sending shares in the tech giant sinking to a six-month low in after-hours trading. But while the lower than expected performance from Google marked just the fifth time in the...
  • Gold, silver surge as dollar keeps sliding; stock market rallies on

     
    Another trading day, same basic formula: The dollar sinks, gold and silver surge, and the stock market thinks it’s all good. A weak report on U.S. first-quarter economic growth gave currency traders another reason to push the battered dollar lower.....
  • Dow's return nears 10% year-to-date as stocks show no fear of Fed

     
    Wall Street must be expecting nothing but soothing words from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke on Wednesday. Stocks rallied broadly on Tuesday, pushing blue-chip share indexes to their highest levels in nearly three years ahead of the Fed’...
  • Hewlett-Packard warning threatens already jittery tech investors

     
    Technology shares got the worst of it Monday as some investors continued to pull back from risk-taking after stocks’ phenomenal run-up of the last eight months. Hewlett-Packard Co. then dropped another bomb after the market closed, as Bloomberg News...
  • Stock market 'correction' or something worse? We may know soon enough

     
    U.S. economic data have been weakening for months. But it all finally seemed to hit home on Wall Street on Wednesday, sending the Dow Jones industrial average to its worst one-day loss since August. A 279-point, 2.2% drop in the......