The move out of the U.S. stock market continued through the final week of summer, as investors remained stuck in a rut and refrained from making any big moves ahead of Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke's big speech in Jackson Hole.
In fact, investors pulled another $3.7 billion from U.S. stock MOREHibah Yousuf - Sep 6, 2012 10:22 AM ET
Knight Capital, once one of the fiercest critics of Nasdaq's Facebook compensation plan, has done a 180-degree turn.
"We support Nasdaq's efforts to reimburse its member firms for losses caused by Nasdaq's actions and decisions during the first day of trading in FB," Leonard Amoruso, Knight's general counsel, wrote in a letter to the SEC late Wednesday.
No one expected Facebook (FB) to debut at the opening bell on May 18, but MORECatherine Tymkiw - Aug 30, 2012 2:44 PM ET
Trulia Inc., the company behind real estate website Trulia.com, filed for an initial public offering that is expected to raise as much as $75 million, though the company did not specify how many shares it plans to sell or how they will be priced.
Earlier in the summer, Trulia filed for a so-called confidential IPO thanks to the Jumpstart Our MOREHibah Yousuf - Aug 17, 2012 10:39 AM ET
Investors continued to bail out of U.S. stock mutual funds last week, despite a rally in the market fueled by an upbeat July jobs report and hopes that central bankers will soon step in to support financial markets.
Investors pulled $3.6 billion out of U.S. stock mutual funds during the week MOREHibah Yousuf - Aug 16, 2012 2:04 PM ET
Investor malaise has settled in like a hot summer day. And it's just as uncomfortable.
"Our volume is as muted as it can be and the VIX is down sharply," said John Kosar, director of research at Asbury Research in Schaumberg, Ill.
Kosar is talking about the Chicago Board of Trade's volatility index (VIX), Wall Street's notorious fear gauge. It has barely budged above 20 during the past month. It is now MORECatherine Tymkiw - Aug 7, 2012 9:49 AM ET
The United States lost its pristine AAA credit rating a year ago Sunday, but you wouldn't know it by looking at the Treasury market.
"The telltale sign was day one: Standard and Poor's downgraded the U.S. credit rating on a Friday night, and Monday morning, U.S. Treasuries exploded," said Paul Montaquila, head of fixed-income trading at the MOREHibah Yousuf - Aug 5, 2012 8:20 AM ET
A spate of good earnings reports seems to be doing the trick...for now.
CNNMoney's Fear & Greed index has only been in greed mode twice since April 5, when worries about Europe finally topped out (although that was short lived).
Any reading above 55 signals investors growing more optimistic. The index got there earlier this month. On July 5, it MORECatherine Tymkiw - Jul 19, 2012 4:17 PM ET
Investors continued to exit the stock market last week, as worries about Europe's ongoing debt problems keep rattling investors.
U.S. stock mutual funds lost $1.5 billion during the week ended June 27, according to the Investment Company Institute. Investors have now withdrawn money from the stock market for 18 of the past 19 weeks.
The latest week's outflows were logged prior to the "breakthrough" deal struck by European leaders aimed at easing the recapitalization of banks. MOREHibah Yousuf - Jul 5, 2012 2:03 PM ET
Who knew Europe could wield so much power? A deal, and not even a very concrete one, is sending investors on a buying spree.
Related: Euro 'breakthrough' is tenuous
Stocks around the globe rallied on the surprise announcement, which could mark the first baby step toward creating a banking, and ultimately fiscal, union. Of course, MORECatherine Tymkiw - Jun 29, 2012 12:58 PM ET
Fear about Europe's raging debt crisis and a slowing global economy kept investors fleeing for the exits.
U.S. stock mutual funds lost $1.8 billion during the week ended June 13, according to the Investment Company Institute. (Last week, investors only pulled out $620 million.) Tallying it up, that means investors have withdrawn money from the stock market for 17 of the past 18 weeks.
For the month of May, investors yanked out MORECatherine Tymkiw - Jun 28, 2012 4:46 PM ET
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