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China Stocks Slide Increases on Euro Debt Worries

Gene Linn | Equities.com |

Economic worries from far away and close at hand accelerated the downturn in China-related stocks this week. Deepening of the Greek debt crisis was the most recent culprit; a possible slow-down in


Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks Lose Early Gains to End Flat

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

Initial Jobless Claims remain elevated at 414,000 and well above the recessionary threshold of 350,000. Housing Starts rose by 3.5% to 560,000 in May, but this release was trumped by yesterday’s


Equities Market Roundup: Wall Street Volatility Continues With Stocks Up

Equities Editors Desk | Equities.com |

U.S. stocks continue to swing back and forth this week as positive housing and jobs data helped to boost Wall Street trading today, bringing the market back on track to break its six-week losing


Is the "Fix" In?

George Brooks | Equities.com |

It doesn’t take long for stock market rally attempts to meet sellers, suggesting the market needs some kind of flush before a meaningful attempt to turn the corner.More technical rallies? Yes!


Swooning China Stocks Cripple Hong Kong IPOs

Gene Linn | Equities.com |

As China stocks continue to swoon, one casualty has been Hong Kong’s once hot IPO market.Just three weeks ago fashion and accessories play Milan Station (1150:HK) was 2,100 times oversubscribed.


Greek Crisis Prompts Energy Sector Decline

Brittney Barrett | Equities.com |

Energy stocks plummeted alongside the broader market today with crude futures lower by almost 5 percent. Certainty regarding the inevitability of a Greek bailout and weakening economic data were


Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks Fall, Energy and Materials Lead Losers Once Again

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

The CPI rose 0.2% in May with the core rate, excluding food and energy, up 0.3% the largest monthly gain since July 2008. The NY Fed Empire manufacturing survey fell to -7.8 in June when a reading


Equities Market Roundup: Wall Street Stocks Lose Big Gains

Equities Editors Desk | Equities.com |

U.S. stocks are deep in the red today, giving back any gains made in yesterday's trading session. The economic troubles in Greece show few signs of improving as protesters turned violent as EU


Poof! Negatives Could Vanish in a Heartbeat ...If...

George Brooks | Equities.com |

Brooksie’s Daily Stock Market blog: An edge before the open.Wednesday, June 15, 2011 9:23 am EDTDJIA: 12,076.11 S&P 500: 1287.87 Nasdaq Comp.: 2678.72 Russell 2000: 793.99Two issues are


China Stocks May Wait Months for Good Inflation News

Gene Linn | Equities.com |

Tuesday was a big day for China’s inflation and economic news. But Wednesday was much of the same old thing for China stocks. Genuinely good news that pushes the market up might be months