After enjoying a smooth rise in stock prices since May, investors are about to be hit with another bout of volatility.
Even if you're a full-on bull for certain picks, it's helpful to know how negative the bets are against them.
The Dow's recent drop will nag investors this week as the euphoria holding the market up this summer looks set to fade.
The sector has been on a tear, but selling pressure is mounting.
Biotech deals still dominate the pipeline for initial offerings, however.
The company has had a brutal time since its IPO in October.
Though stocks have been hitting new highs, something was bound to spook investors -- and that something was a downed Malaysian jet.
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The S&P 500 manages to keep a deathgrip on 2,000, but key areas of the market are already buckling under pressure.
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