Lauren Simonetti Archive
Published May 14, 2012
The U.S. major averages are down sharply once again Monday morning, after losing ground last week for the second week in a row. Giving back 218 points last week, it was the Dow’s worst week of the year. Dow futures are off 91 points.
Published May 11, 2012
Futures overall are lower this Friday morning, with the Dow indicating a 60-point selloff at the open.
Published May 10, 2012
It feels like déjà vu, with fear of European debt playing havoc with Wall Street. Stocks pitched down Wednesday in the U.S. as borrowing rates climbed for Spain and Italy, a sign that investors are losing confidence in those countries' finances.
Published May 08, 2012
Trading activity yesterday was the lightest in three weeks, in keeping with the indecisive mood on Wall Street. This morning, that mood has turned decisively negative: Dow futures are pointing to a 70-point drop at the opening bell.
Published May 07, 2012
Global stock-market investors are not liking what happened in Europe yesterday.
Published May 02, 2012
Investors want to know if the U.S. economic recovery is alive and well, or if it has stalled out.
Published May 01, 2012
With the slow and steamy summer months ahead, investors may find it time to simply obey the old Wall Street adage: sell in May and go away.
Published April 30, 2012
April is almost in the history books, and it's been a wild month for stocks.
Published April 26, 2012
A 9% rally in Apple shares on stronger-than-expected quarterly earnings sent the tech-heavy Nasdaq up more than 2% yesterday, marking its best day of the year, but futures are off on Thursday.
Published April 25, 2012
Investors are thanking Apple. The world's most valuable company posted its best March quarter ever with sales of $39.2 billion, crushing analyst expectations by all measures.