GE Jumps Most in Two Months on Speculation Buffett Will Invest
April 2, 2018
  • Wall Street analyst says chatter ‘may be a plausible theory’
  • No comment from companies; billionaire helped rescue GE in ’08

It started swirling through the markets early in the morning. One trader after another passed it on, irrespective of whether Continue reading

Stocks Tumble in Biggest Weekly Decline Since 2016: Markets Wrap
March 25, 2018
  • Dow Jones Industrials lost more than 1,400 points in the week
  • Crude oil registers largest five-day increase since July

U.S. stocks tumbled, sending the S&P 500 Index to its biggest weekly loss in more than two years, on concern that Continue reading

Traders Are Asking If the Bond and Stock Selloff Is the Start of Something Big
February 19, 2018

They’ve faced threats before: swollen valuations, a stagnating economy, stretches of declining earnings. Now investors are dealing with a new menace, and it’s wreaking more havoc than anything in two years.

It’s the bond market, where the biggest jump for Continue reading

U.S. Stocks Sink Most Since 2011 as Rout Deepens: Markets Wrap
February 13, 2018

U.S. stocks plunged the most in 6 1/2 years, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average sinking more than 1,100 points, as the equity selloff reached a fever pitch amid rising concern that inflation will force interest rates higher. Treasuries rallied Continue reading

Dow Plunges 666 Points as Rate Angst Sinks Bonds: Markets Wrap
February 11, 2018

The Dow Jones Industrial Average tumbled 666 points in the biggest plunge since June 2016, as the worsening bond rout stirred angst that the Federal Reserve will accelerate its rate-hike schedule.

Solid jobs data that underscored the strength of the Continue reading