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Market Crash

Will the Stock Market Crash Today?

Will the stock market crash today following a December rate hike announcement from the U.S. Federal Reserve?

The Fed is expected to raise interest rates today (Wednesday) for the first time since June 2006.

Here's what a December rate hike would mean for stocks...

Week in Review

What the Supreme Court Did for Healthcare Stocks

U.S. markets were relatively quiet last week with the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropping 0.4% to 17,946.68, the S&P 500 also slipping 0.4% to 2101.49 and the NASDAQ Composite shedding 0.7% to 5080.51.

The real action was in China, where the Shanghai Composite Index collapsed by 7.4% on Friday and neared a 20% drop which would constitute bear market territory. Chinese stocks saw their biggest two-week plunge since December 1996.

While the market Shanghai market is still up an extraordinary 70% since last November, China's central bank ran to the rescue Saturday morning by cutting its benchmark lending rate to a record low and lowering reserve requirements for some lenders.

Farmers may have to return to their fields if Chinese authorities aren't able to stop the obviously insane stock market bubble from bursting.

For us, Europe is the more dangerous place to be right now...

Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today: Heading Higher into Stocks' Biggest Month

Stock Market News Today, Nov. 27: U.S. stock futures today are headed for yet another record-breaking session as stocks are up across the board ahead of tomorrow's holiday.

The Standard & Poor's 500 is up about 0.3% at 1,807 points and the Dow Jones Industrial Average is up 0.2% to 16,101 points. The Nasdaq Composite Index is up 0.5%, marking a high of 4,039 today.

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