The 20 worst performing stocks in the S&P 500 have dropped an average of 55 per cent in 2011, led by banks, steel producers and technology companies. But the uncertain outlook for equities may preclude …
Archive for December 19th, 2011
These heavily shorted stocks could get squeezed much higher if they report positive earnings this week.
Tech stocks fall Monday but Apple bucks the trend on word of its efforts to bring a wirelessly connected television to market.
Stocks End on a Low Note Banks led U.S. stocks lower, sagging under the weight of another batch of worrisome headlines from Europe and fresh expectations for tighter capital standards.
Breaking down the Dow.
Big bank stocks tumble on new regulation talk
Bank of America (NYSE:BAC – News) shares fell beneath $5 for the first time since 2009, as bank stocks suffered heavy selling, pushing the S&P 500 to the brink of 1,200 for the first time since November.
A holiday rally on Wall Street grew more remote Monday, as a familiar pattern of a higher open followed by selloff drove a 1 percent loss in stocks, with the worst of it confined to the ailing banking sector.