A 3-hour technical problem halts trading in Apple, Microsoft, Amazon.com and other big stocks listed on Nasdaq. The Dow ends a 6-day losing streak.
Fed uncertainty will continue to put pressure on stocks. That's a buying opportunity longer term.
The blue chips fall back from a failed comeback after minutes from the Federal Reserve's July meeting shed little light on when the central bank might dial down its bond purchases.
The banking giant is getting battered from all sides by investigations. But while the stock is down in August, investors are still way ahead this year.
MSN Money's Anthony Mirhaydari explains why the still fairly tame behavior of prices overall may soon change.
The 10-year Treasury yield approaches 2.9% as investors worry about the Fed slowing its bond buying program. Stocks sag again to their lowest levels since July.
The market is still spooked by the prospect of Fed tapering, despite signs of a global recovery.
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These companies won't soar like other plays in the sector, but they make for great income sources.
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