Thanks for the help, Uncle Ben.
On a day where many investors anxiously hoped the U.S. Federal Reserve might initiate further stimulus into what looks like an increasingly lackluster economic rebound, investors were left for wanting. Today, the Dow Jones Industrial Average
Other major U.S. indexes followed the Dow lower today. The Nasdaq and S&P 500 also fell 0.7% and 0.3%, respectively, during the day's trading. The market's so-called "fear gauge," or the VIX
Around the markets
Trading today took an unusually strange tone. The prices of 148 companies traded on the New York Stock Exchange swung massively during the day, forcing the NYSE to stop trading of the affected companies in some cases
Beyond that, other companies generated plenty of interest for actual reasons. Market pinata Hewlett-Packard
Shares of Frontier Communications
Foolish bottom line
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