Category: Markets

Stocks struggle as oil prices fluctuate

Stocks traded mostly lower on Tuesday as U.S. oil prices wavered and investors looked ahead to Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s testimony. “It’s the oil tail wagging the market dog,” said Art Hogan, chief market...

Dow plunges 350, Nasdaq down 3%; gold surges

U.S. stocks fell sharply on Monday as falling oil prices and global growth concerns weighed on investors. Crude prices resumed their downward trajectory, with WTI falling 1.7 percent, or 52 cents, to $30.39 a...

Here’s How Bad 2016 Has Been for Investors

If the online investing network Openfolio is any indicator, the beginning of 2016 was really tough on portfolios. More than nine in 10 investors on the platform lost money in the stock market in...

Dow briefly drops 250 points as US crude falls

U.S. stocks traded lower Tuesday as renewed declines in oil prices weighed amid mixed reaction to some key earnings reports. The Dow Jones industrial average fell more than 250 points in morning trade. Goldman...

Wall Street nervous ahead of Fed meeting

U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Wednesday, with Dow futures slipping as much as 100 points in pre-market trade ahead of the conclusion of the Federal Reserve’s latest Federal Open...