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Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Monday in New York City.

Stock drop highlights Rule 48 and the market makers

Aug 24, 2015
Market makers are the go-to people who keep American exchanges fine-tuned.
Posted In: markets, stocks, trading, rule 48, Investing, NYSE
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Friday in New York City. The Dow fell over 500 points in trading today as global markets continue to react to economic events in China.

Weekly Wrap: plunging markets

Aug 21, 2015
Cardiff Garcia from FT Alphaville and Leigh Gallagher of Fortune join Kai Ryssdal to recap the week in business and finance.
Posted In: Dow Jones, markets, China
Dow Jones plunges

What makes a correction

Jun 2, 2015
When the market runs too hot, stand by for a fall.
Posted In: correction, stocks, equity, markets, financial markets, trading
The Twitter logo is displayed on a banner outside the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on November 7, 2013 — the date the social media company went public.

Why social media investing looks like a rollercoaster

May 4, 2015
Social media stocks are volatile. With good reason.
Posted In: social media, stocks, Investing, markets, shares

Why the stock market just dropped

Mar 10, 2015
The Dow and S&P 500 fell markedly on Tuesday, dropping into negative territory for the year. But what was the proximate cause?
Posted In: Wall Street, markets, Federal Reserve
 A worker cuts steel billets at an iron and steel enterprise in China.

U.S. steel makers face challenges to profits

Jan 27, 2015
Foreign competition and a decline in oil drilling counter a strong U.S. economy.
Posted In: steel, markets, iron ore

Thanksgiving comes later than usual this year -- and retailers are panicking

Nov 28, 2013
Retailers are worried about the short holiday shopping season.
Posted In: markets, holiday shopping

Shifting the bullseye from budget issues to debt ceiling

Sep 23, 2013
How will the markets react to another government shutdown deadline?
Posted In: markets, government shutdown, debt ceiling

How did a former treasury secretary move markets today by doing absolutely nothing?

Sep 13, 2013
False information from a Japanese newspaper moved investor activity.
Posted In: Japan, Lawrence Summers, Federal Reserve, chairman of the federal reserve, markets

What's the status of the budget deficit?

Sep 11, 2013
More information comes this week.
Posted In: markets, budget deficit

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