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Here's how ugly it needs to get before they shut down the stock market

Wikimedia CommonsIt’s wild out there on Monday morning.Dow futures were down as much as 700 points, the S&P 500 was down about 4%, and the Nasdaq fell 5%, triggering a “limit down” brief pause in trading.And while we’re still a bit away from the point at which the S&P 500 will stop trading for a period, Dave Lutz at JonesTrading […]

This 2 Day Stock Market Crash Was Larger Than Any 1 Day Stock …

This 2 Day Stock Market Crash Was Larger Than Any 1 Day Stock Market Crash In U.S. History
By Michael Snyder, on August 21st, 2015We witnessed something truly historic happen on Friday.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeted 530 points, and that followed a 358 point crash on Thursday.  When you add those two days together, the total two day […]

Stock market correction: is this a new global financial crisis …

The Tokyo stock market fell due to worries about China. Photograph: Kimimasa Mayama/EPA
Sell in May and go away, don’t come back until St Leger Day. So goes the old stock market adage and rarely has the first part of that advice been more apposite than this year. The FTSE 100 index peaked on 27 April, just before the general election, […]

This week on AppleInsider: Stock market jeopardy, 'iPhone 6s' press …

–A+This week on AppleInsider: Stock market jeopardy, ‘iPhone 6s’ press event, Apple Music numbers & moreBy Roger FingasSaturday, August 08, 2015, 01:38 am PT (04:38 am ET)This week was tougher for Apple than some others, with serious trouble on the stock market, but the company did make headlines with rumors about a September press event, and the first-ever official Apple […]

Wall Street slides with media shares; payrolls eyed | Reuters

NEW YORK Wall Street fell on Thursday as biotech stocks sank and as fears that more viewers are ditching cable TV sent media companies’ shares sharply lower.The Dow Jones industrial average .DJI fell 120.72 points, or 0.69 percent, to 17,419.75, the S&P 500 .SPX lost 16.28 points, or 0.78 percent, to 2,083.56 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC dropped 83.50 points, […]

Stock market booms, busts and free flow of information | Asia Times

In light of the Chinese, and also Japanese and US governments’ direct interference in their stock and bond markets, the following historical reminders may be in order:
On May 26, 1896, the Dow Jones Industrial Average, an index of a few companies at the time, was first published.  Mr. Charles H. Dow, the driving force behind it, predicted that these companies, […]

Stock Market Today: Dow Jones Industrial Average Up 24 Points …

For June 23, 2015, here’s what the stock market did today, including closing numbers for the Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500, Nasdaq, the top stock market news, and stocks to watch…Stock Market’s Final Numbers   Dow Jones: 18,144.07; +24.29; +0.13%S&P 500: 2,124.20; +1.35; +0.06%Nasdaq: 5,160.10; +6.12; +0.12%   The DJIA today added 24 points. The markets reversed early losses after Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell […]

US stock indexes edge higher in midday trading – seattlepi.com

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are edging higher in midday trading, led by gains in energy stocks as the price of oil climbs.Salesforce.com was among the big gainers Thursday after reporting results that beat analysts’ forecasts. Best Buy was also up after reporting strong earnings.The Dow Jones industrial average edged up nine points, less than 0.1 percent, to 18,295 […]

US stock market notches tiny gains; oil price rises sharply – seattlepi …

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are closing slightly higher, led by an advance in energy stocks as the price of oil climbs.Salesforce.com was among the big gainers Thursday after reporting results that beat analysts’ forecasts. Best Buy was also up after reporting strong earnings.The Dow Jones industrial average edged up a fraction of point to 18,285.The Standard & Poor’s […]

US stocks drift mostly lower in listless trading – ABC7 News

NEW YORK —
A brief afternoon rally faded away on Wall Street, leaving indexes narrowly mixed on the day.The short-lived advance Wednesday came after minutes from the Federal Reserve’s latest meeting suggested the central bank wouldn’t begin raising interest rates next month.The Dow Jones industrial average slipped 27 points, or 0.2 percent, to 18,285.
The Standard & Poor’s 500 index gave up […]