Stock movements in after-hours markets get a lot of attention. But trading after markets close can be dangerous for small-time investors.
The market tells one story, but economic fundamentals have a different version
Companies that have been big winners, including tech firms, suffered steep declines.
Economic growth is strong, unemployment is low — there were no major global disasters that could trigger the Dow plunging more than 1,100 points today. So what happened?
Let's break down today's wild ride in the stock market. Should you be concerned?
While the markets closed today with a slight loss, they opened at a high point. This morning, the Dow broke 26,000 points for the first time in its 120 year history — and that’s after a year with practically no dips to speak of. But that lack of volatility has some market watchers a little […]
The Dow Jones Industrial Average hit 22,000 for the first time today, thanks in part to strong corporate profits. But while all eyes are on the Dow, less attention is being paid to another measure of the U.S. economy: the strength of the dollar. The greenback has dropped 10 percent since January. Why? And what […]
Markets saw a big bounce today following President Donald Trump’s speech last night. The Dow jumped more than 300 points, closing above 21,000 for the first time today. That follows an upward market trend since the election, which the president noted. But his speech lacked details about a lot of the promises he has made — […]
Remember where you were last time it happened? Hint: possibly cowering over Y2K bug.