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Stocks Hit as Investors Worry About Fed Rate Hikes

While the initial reaction to today's Fed statement was positive, the overall impression was that the Fed sees plenty of signs of strength in the U.S. economy -- and that drove up fears of an interest rate hike. More 

Stocks Mixed as BOJ, ECB Decisions Loom

The markets remained mixed on Tuesday as traders anticipate the Bank of Japan decision on Wednesday morning and the European Central Bank decision on Thursday. More 

Stocks Roiled on Retail Sales, Crude Oil

Stocks continued to fall Wednesday even though income, job creation and consumer confidence are on the upswing, showing that U.S. consumers can't carry the global economy themselves. More 

Market Divergences Grow as Stocks Break for Christmas

While stocks are enjoying a pre-Christmas surge, there are increased signs that growth in the markets have grown too much, too fast. More 

Steer Clear of Today’s Unusually High-Risk Market

End-of-the-year volatility and quadruple witching make this a highly charged environment. More 

A Dow 18,000 Comes in Focus as Stocks Soar

Stocks continued marching upward on Thursday, but the price of crude oil is putting pressure on the U.S. shale industry. More 

Fed ‘Patience’ Drives Massive Stock Surge

The markets blasted higher for the best one-day gain since 2013 after the Federal Reserve's call for 'patience' regarding its timing of 2015 rate hikes. More