Stock Market Today
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A few major mergers and acquisition deals are claiming headlines in stock market news today.
Last month, stocks suffered their biggest monthly decline in a year. But today stocks are kicking off September on a positive note after a three-day weekend. Stocks are rebounding from last week's selloff, stemming from fears of a U.S. strike against Syria.
Keith Fitz-Gerald: How To Invest In Today's Volatile Market
Money Morning Chief Investment Strategist Keith Fitz-Gerald appeared on CNBC World to caution investors on how to invest in today's volatile market.
Fed action - or inaction - makes for roiling markets in the days ahead. Fitz-Gerald suspects Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke "won't have the guts to take his foot off the gas" by September.
Shah Gilani on What's Really Moving the Stock Market Today
Money MorningCapital Wave Strategist Shah Gilani appeared on FOX Business' "Varney & Co."to talk with host Stuart Varney about the ill winds blowing across Wall Street and the country at large.
The Dow is down nearly 100 points on the day, rhetoric and violence are ratcheting up in Syria, and we've heard both parties' warning shots over the looming October debt ceiling vote.
The Biggest Stock Market News Today
After a summer of strong gains, stocks this week are in the red as tensions between Syria and the United States mount and investors fear near-term military action, likely as soon as this week. Other stock market news today weighing on shares includes the looming debt ceiling, with terms that U.S. President Barack Obama said he will not negotiate.
Stock-Market "Antifreeze" Can Boost Your Return, Too
If there's one thing a trader fears most, it's a lack of information... especially when it comes to the most basic of all: price.
So I wasn't surprised when all hell broke loose last week when the entire Nasdaq exchange shut down for three hours. "Technical issues" related to price quote dissemination.
Amgen (Nasdaq: AMGN) Deal Shows How to Find Biotech's Best Investments
On Sunday, the world's largest independent biotechnology company, Amgen Inc. (Nasdaq: AMGN), bought Onyx Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: ONXX) in a $10.4 billion dollar deal - making it the fifth-largest biotech deal in history according to Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
The Amgen deal with Onyx highlights where insiders - and investors - see the best investments in the biotech industry.
Stock Market Today: What Stopped Nasdaq Trading for Hours
For what's usually a boring August, the stock market today - and, this week - has kept traders busy...
At 12:21 p.m. EST Thursday, the Nasdaq Stock Market alerted traders that it halted all trades in Nasdaq-listed securities and options due to a technical glitch.
Shah Gilani Is "Nervous" About the Markets
When it comes to the stock market, it's not the "little dips" that are a concern, Money Morning Capital Wave Strategist Shah Gilani said Tuesday.
What is worrisome are the "black holes," and if and when we'll step into one.
With Goldman Sachs' $100 million loss Tuesday, and the Nasdaq shutting down for hours today, looks like we're already there...
This Week in Numbers
It's the numbers that count in this crazy world. They can tell stories that words can't.
Here's a look at some of the fascinating, infuriating, amusing, depressing, and altogether important numbers that the world has put up on the board recently - and why you need to know them.
Check Out What the FOMC Meeting Minutes Did to the Stock Market Today
In one of the most highly anticipated releases of the year, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting minutes from July 30-31 were released today (Wednesday).
They will be picked apart for days - but here's what you need to know.