• Health care companies lead stocks lower after two-day rally

    7 days ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - U.S. stocks are lower Tuesday morning as health care companies slump. Distributors of prescription drugs and medical suppliers are falling after The Wall Street Journal reported that drugstore chain Walgreens wants to buy the rest of AmerisourcerBergen, a drug distributor, and that Amazon is preparing a bigger push into medical supply distribution. The Standard & Poor's 500 index climbed almost 3 percent from Friday through Monday after a 10 percent plunge over the previous two weeks.
    KEEPING SCORE: The S&P 500 fell 10 points, or 0.4 percent, to 2,645 as of 10 a.m. Eastern time...
    Read more ...

     

  • 'Whistleblower' alleges manipulation in the VIX 'fear gauge,' urges regulators to investigate

    7 days ago - By CNBC

    A scheme to manipulate Wall Street's fear gauge, VIX, poses risk to the entire equity market and costs investors hundreds of millions of dollars a month, a law firm on behalf of an "anonymous whistleblower" told U.S. financial regulators.
    Read more ...

     

  • Wall Street opens lower after two-day bounce

    7 days ago - By Reuters

    U.S. stocks opened lower on Tuesday, after two days of gains that had somewhat cooled investor nerves about a burgeoning market correction.
    Read more ...

     

  • Wall Street set to drop after two-day bounce

    7 days ago - By Reuters

    U.S. stock futures pointed to a lower open for Wall Street on Tuesday, halting two days of gains that had somewhat cooled investor nerves about a burgeoning market correction.
    Read more ...

     

  • Stock futures point to dip on Wall St. after two days of gains

    7 days ago - By Reuters

    U.S. stock futures pointed to another dip at the open for Wall Street on Tuesday, halting two days of gains that had somewhat cooled investor nerves about a burgeoning market correction.
    Read more ...

     

  • World markets subdued as Wall Street rally loses momentum

    7 days ago - By Chron

    SEOUL, South Korea - Stock markets in Europe and Asia were subdued Tuesday as the afterglow from Wall Street's overnight rally faded.
    KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX shed 0.4 percent to 12,239 and the CAC 40 of France fell 0.3 percent to 5,122. Britain's FTSE 100 was wobbling in and out of negative territory, edging 0.2 percent higher to 7,191. S&P futures lost 0.6 percent and Dow futures were 0.5 percent lower, auguring a downbeat start for trading on Wall Street.
    WHERE THINGS STAND: Sentiment is jittery after it took just nine days for stocks to plunge 10 percent from their latest peak...
    Read more ...