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Ouch: Dow goes from August blues to September swoon

americasmarkets.usatoday.com — Right after the opening bell, the Dow Jones industrial average was off almost 350 points, or 2.1%, to 16,180.88. At its current price level, the blue-chip stock gauge is back in correction territory, defined as a drop of 10% or more from a high.

Stocks start week in red on Fed uncertainty, China fears

usatoday.com — Stocks fell at the open Monday as uncertainty about the timing of Federal Reserve rate hikes and continuing fears about a China slowdown weigh on financial markets.
Aug 31, 2015

Stocks start week in red on Fed uncertainty, China fears usat.ly/1Evz7vm via @usatoday

Aug 31, 2015

RT @USATODAYmoney: The S&P 500 is on track for its worst monthly performance since May 2012, according to S&P Dow Jones Indices. http://t.c…

Sign of capitulation: Monday swoon sparked $19 bil in stock fund outflows

americasmarkets.usatoday.com — In a sign the Dow's nearly 1,100-point swoon Monday spooked investors, stock funds saw $19 billion in outflows on Tuesday - the second-largest daily redemption since 2007, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
Aug 28, 2015

#Fund flows surge as Dow takes investors on wild rollercoaster ride this week. americasmarkets.usatoday.com/2015/08/28/sig…

Dow soars 600 points as stock market stabilizes

usatoday.com — After yesterday's failed rebound that led to the sixth straight session of losses on Wall Street, investors Wednesday were again searching for stock market stability and a lasting market rebound. In early trading, the markets delivered and unlike Tuesday, Wall Street is hoping the gains hold.
Aug 26, 2015

RT @USATODAY: #BREAKING Huge gains: Dow ends up 620, S&P 500 out of correction as benchmarks get 4% boost usat.ly/1Jm2jnx

Aug 26, 2015

RT @USATODAY: #BREAKING Huge gains: Dow ends up 620, S&P 500 out of correction as benchmarks get 4% boost usat.ly/1Jm2jnx

Aug 26, 2015

RT @USATODAY: #BREAKING Huge gains: Dow ends up 620, S&P 500 out of correction as benchmarks get 4% boost usat.ly/1Jm2jnx

Aug 26, 2015

Phew... Dow soars 600 points as stock market stabilizes usat.ly/1Jm2jnx

Aug 26, 2015

Dow roars back, rallies 620 points, in sign of market stabilization usat.ly/1Jm2jnx via @usatoday

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China stocks rebound after roller coaster ride

usatoday.com — TOKYO - Asian financial markets opened with a slight rebound Wednesday as investors worldwide held their breath after another day of financial carnage. Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei Stock Average climbed 75.96 yen in the first hour of trading Wednesday, to17,882.66. The broader Topix gained 15.57 points, rising to 1,448.22.
Aug 26, 2015

RT @USATODAY: Asian markets were mixed in early trading Wednesday as investors hoped to escape another day of heavy losses. usat.ly/1NAvxTn

China stimulus just first step to market stabilization

americasmarkets.usatoday.com — Wall Street is desperately in search of shock absorbers to help the stock market stabilize, and China's move earlier Tuesday to cut interest rates and free up more cash for banks to lend is a first step.

Wall St. faces brutal open: Dow futures plunge 645 points

usatoday.com — NEW YORK -- Wall Street is bracing for another "big break" in the U.S. stock market in early trading Monday after last week's worst rout in four years, as the Dow Jones industrial average is down more than 600 points in pre-market trading and the broad Standard & Poor's 500-stock index is off more than 3%, a drop that would put the broad U.S.
Aug 24, 2015

RT @USATODAYmoney: Market bloodbath continues: Dow plunges 1,000 points at the open. usat.ly/1JfO57D

Aug 24, 2015

Holy #401K, Batman. #Market bloodbath continues as #Dow futures plunge1,000 points at open usat.ly/1JfO57D

Aug 24, 2015

RT @USATODAYmoney: S&P 500 plunges almost 4% and joins Dow, Nasdaq in correction territory. #BlackMonday usat.ly/1JfO57D

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Stocks sharply lower after global sell-off, oil rout

usatoday.com — U.S. stocks are setting up for another down day as investors grapple with fresh questions about the timing of the Federal Reserve's first interest rate hike, slowing global growth and a continued drop in oil prices that puts U.S. crude in danger of falling below the key $40 a barrel mark.
Aug 20, 2015

RT @USATODAY: #BREAKING Wild day on markets: Dow closes down around 350 points as oil slides usat.ly/1LmGU0L

Aug 20, 2015

RT @USATODAY: #BREAKING Wild day on markets: Dow closes down around 350 points as oil slides usat.ly/1LmGU0L

Stocks end up; U.S. oil slips to around $42 a barrel

usatoday.com — Stocks fell sharply at the open Monday as oil prices continued to slide lower and a regional economic report pointed to manufacturing weakness. The Dow Jones industrial average fell more than 100 points, or 0.7%, in early trading. The Standard & Poor's 500 index dropped 0.5% and the Nasdaq composite index was down 0.4%.
Aug 17, 2015

RT @USATODAY: #BREAKING Stocks end up after starting day in the red; U.S. oil slips to around $42 a barrel usat.ly/1TOsdIk

Stocks gain as benchmarks see second day of stability

usatoday.com — Signs of stability that returned to Wall Street Thursday looks to continue on the final trading day of the week after China inched up the value of its currency vs. the dollar after devaluing the yuan three straight days, a move that sparked market turbulence.
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Sep 01, 2015

#stockmarket correction redux: Dow, S&P 500, Nasdaq comp and small-cap Russell 2000 all back in official correction territory, or -10%-plus

Sep 01, 2015

#Dow pain meter: Dow's worst pt drop (-470 pts) to start month since Dec. 2008 and Dows 19th worst daily pt drop ever

Sep 01, 2015

#summer of pain for #WallStreet...stocks tank first on greece fears, then on china fears, then on just plain fear.

Sep 01, 2015

#behavioral finance pros are so right: humans feel the pain of stock losses sooooooo much more than big up days...tough on investor psyche.

Sep 01, 2015

#Dow on track for close down (down today) or up more than 400 pts for 4th time in last 8 sessions. Wild swings spell: V O L A T I L I T Y

Sep 01, 2015

#stock market action feels like a bear, even though loss stats still say just a correction. Why? Down days are BIG and they are plentiful.

Sep 01, 2015

#Dow fall looks like it will take all the fun and sun out of long Labor Day weekend. Beach talk: 'Hey, the market stinks. I lost X dollars.'

Sep 01, 2015

#stock volatility in Aug. and on Sept. 1 prove once again it is so hard to get out at the top, as the downward swoosh comes so fast.

Sep 01, 2015

#WallStreet If last Monday when Dow fell nearly 1,100 pts was dubbed #BlackMonday, today's plunge must be #TerribleTuesday no?

Aug 31, 2015

#wallstreet common theme in Monday morning research reports: too early to call "all-clear"


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