Stock Markets Fall Worldwide! Recession?

Stocks markets fell worldwide as concern increased that a widening credit crisis may hurt economic growth and earnings across the world. The MSCI World has dropped 7.4 percent since touching a record on July 19 on concern the rout in U.S. subprime mortgages may spill over into the economy, erode earnings growth and curb takeovers.

Societe Generale SA and Deutsche Bank AG led Europe's Dow Jones Stoxx 600 Index to its steepest loss in four years. ABN Amro Holding NV, the target in the world's biggest banking takeover, dropped to a four-month low on speculation Barclays Plc will pull out of the deal. Countrywide Financial Corp., the biggest U.S. mortgage lender, fell after saying ``unprecedented disruptions'' may crimp profit. Macquarie Bank Ltd., Toyota Motor Corp. and Samsung Electronics Co. paced declines in Asia.

The Bank of Japan added 1 trillion yen ($8.5 billion) to the financial system and the Reserve Bank of Australia lent the most in more than three years, joining the U.S. Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank in responding to the credit turmoil., Bloomberg, Reuters
8/10/2007 5:43:46 AM

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Published on 2007-11-20

Citi Downgrade Rattles Wall Street
The Dow and the S&P 500 fell to their lowest levels in three months on Monday after a broker downgrade of Citigroup sparked concerns more mortgage losses may lie ahead, compounding doubts about the outlook for the economy.
Published on 2007-11-19

Volatility, Thin Trade Seen Due to Holiday
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Published on 2007-11-18

U.S. Stock Market Ends Higher on Tech
U.S. stocks rose on Friday after a day of sharp price swings, helping the S&P 500 narrowly avert a third straight week of losses as bargain-hunting lifted the beaten-down technology sector while shares of oil companies advanced on buoyant crude prices.
Published on 2007-11-16

Wall St Slides Amid Credit, Housing Fear
U.S. stocks tumbled on Thursday as investors remained skittish about the housing slump's toll on the economy and potential credit losses at big financial services companies.
Published on 2007-11-15

U.S. Market Stumbles on Credit Worries
U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday after an attempt to extend the previous session's huge rally faltered in the face of persistent worry that more fallout from the housing downturn and credit crunch lies ahead.
Published on 2007-11-14

U.S Market Flat as Initial Gains Fade
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Published on 2007-11-14

U.S. Market Advances Most in Two Months
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Published on 2007-11-13

U.S. Stocks Fall, Led by Oil and Metal Producers
U.S. stocks fell for a fourth day, the longest stretch of declines in eight months, after tumbling oil and metals prices dragged down commodities producers.
Published on 2007-11-12

Wall St. set for slide at open on banks, tech
Stocks headed for a sell-off on Friday on news of large credit losses at the fourth-biggest U.S. bank and worries about the outlook for tech company profits.
Published on 2007-11-09

Wall Street hit by tech and retail stocks
Wall Street stocks were lower at mid-morning on Thursday, with technology shares hit by a sharp slide in Cisco and retailers posting a second straight month of weak sales. The financial sector remained volatile.
Published on 2007-11-08

U.S. Stocks Plunges on Heightened Credit Fears
U.S. stocks fell, erasing their gains since las week Fed's interest-rate cut, after New York expanded its probe of the mortgage industry, General Motors Corp. posted a record loss and the dollar tumbled.
Published on 2007-11-07

US Stocks Gain on Energy
Stocks rose on Tuesday as oil prices topped $97 a barrel and lifted shares of Exxon Mobil and other energy producers, while optimism a day ahead of Cisco Systems earnings drove another rally in technology shares.
Published on 2007-11-06

U.S. Stocks Decline, Led by Financials; Citigroup, Merrill Fall
U.S. stocks tumbled to the lowest in seven weeks after Citigroup Inc. said it may write down an additional $11 billion, heightening concern that financial companies will report more losses tied to subprime home loans.
Published on 2007-11-05

US Market Ends Down Sharply on Credit Worries
Stocks ended sharply lower on Thursday, erasing the previous session's gains, after brokerage downgrades of the two biggest U.S. banks sparked fears of more fallout from the credit crisis. It was the biggest daily percentage loss in the S&P 500 since August 9.
Published on 2007-11-01

U.S. Stocks Gain, Led by Commodity Shares; Exxon, Newmont Rise
U.S. stocks rose for a second day, led by commodities producers, after the price of oil climbed to a record and the slumping dollar made metals more attractive to foreign buyers.
Published on 2007-10-29

Wall Street ends higher on Microsoft and Countrywide
Stocks finished higher on Friday after an increased profit forecast by Microsoft Corp. boosted all three major indexes, while an upbeat outlook by lender Countrywide Financial Corp. stemmed fears of financial-sector losses.
Published on 2007-10-26

Market set to rise on Countrywide, Microsoft
Stocks were set to open higher on Friday after lender Countrywide Financial Corp. said it expects to return to profitability this quarter and Microsoft Corp. raised its profit outlook.
Published on 2007-10-26

Housing data and earnings lift Wall Street
US stocks were higher on Thursday after some positive housing data surprised investors and an array of upbeat earnings helped to dispel concerns about the economy.
Published on 2007-10-25

U.S. Stocks Drop on Merrill Lynch Loss
U.S. stocks declined for the first time in three days after Merrill Lynch & Co. reported a bigger- than-expected loss because of writedowns related to subprime mortgages, dimming the outlook for investment bank earnings.
Published on 2007-10-24

U.S. Stocks Advance on Earnings; Apple, American Express Rally
U.S. stocks rose the most in two weeks after better-than-expected earnings from Apple Inc. and American Express Co. eased concern the housing slump has depressed consumer spending.
Published on 2007-10-23

U.S. Stocks Rise, Led by Technology, Bank Shares; Apple Gains
U.S. stocks rose for the first time in three days after Bear Stearns Cos. got a $1 billion investment from China and investors speculated technology companies will report better-than-forecast earnings.
Published on 2007-10-22

Wall Street set for sharp losses
Wall Street was set for a sharply lower start on Monday, with investors stuck in a bearish mood after last week’s disappointing corporate earnings and worries over the US economy and the credit market.
Published on 2007-10-22

U.S. Stocks Fall Most in 2 Months
U.S. stocks tumbled the most in two months after earnings reports from banks, manufacturers and industrial companies heightened concern about the health of financial markets and the economy.
Published on 2007-10-19

Stocks face earnings and "Black Monday"
Just as earnings season hits full swing next week and investors get their first full taste of how the housing meltdown affected corporate profits, Wall Street will take a moment to recall how the Dow plunged nearly 23 percent on a "Black Monday" 20 years ago.
Published on 2007-10-13

Wall Street Rises on Data
Stocks rose on Friday, helped by data that pointed to tame inflation and strength in consumer spending, while news of a proposed takeover in the software industry lifted technology shares.
Published on 2007-10-12

Nasdaq leads market's drop on note
Stocks sank on Thursday, led by a drop of more than 1 percent in the Nasdaq, as a downbeat brokerage comment on Chinese Internet company Inc. unnerved investors after record highs earlier in the day.
Published on 2007-10-11

World stocks at record high
World stocks stretched to record highs on Wednesday, led by emerging markets, while the dollar slipped on reduced hopes of a new U.S. interest rate cut.
Published on 2007-10-10

Earnings may keep stocks rally alive
Stocks wrapped up their first week of the fourth quarter by touching record highs, and the potential for profits to beat reduced expectations as results start coming in next week may keep the rally alive.
Published on 2007-10-06

Jobs data pivotal for US stocks
After posting solid gains in September, U.S. stocks are once again near all-time highs. But a significant hurdle in the form of monthly payroll data must be cleared next week if the advance is going to carry over to the fourth quarter.
Published on 2007-09-30

U.S. Stocks Rise on Rate-Cut Speculation
U.S. stocks rose for a second day as investors speculated a report on home sales will give the Federal Reserve more reason to continue cutting interest rates.
Published on 2007-09-27

U.S. Stock Futures Advance on Speculation the Fed Will Cut Rates
U.S. stock-index futures advanced on speculation the Federal Reserve will cut its benchmark lending rate by 50 basis points to 4.75 percent. Standard & Poor's 500 Index futures expiring in December added 7 to 1,496.8 as of 8:27 a.m. in New York. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures increased 50 to 13,553 and Nasdaq 100 Index futures advanced 17 to 2,023.
Published on 2007-09-18

Wall St set for defensive start
Wall Street was set for a weak start on Monday, with Microsoft shares down after a European Union court ruling and investors on guard ahead of earnings from investment banks this week
Published on 2007-09-17

U.S. Stocks rally on Strong Earnings Expectations
U.S. stocks rallied after investors back from summer vacation snapped up technology and energy shares on speculation prices haven't caught up with earnings growth.
Published on 2007-09-04

U.S. Stocks Rebound on Profit Outlook
U.S. stocks rebounded from their steepest drop in three weeks after earnings prospects for technology companies improved and energy producers advanced with the price of oil.
Published on 2007-08-29

Markets slide as Fed fails to reassure
Fresh turbulence hit financial markets on Tuesday as warning signs mounted for the US housing market and fears about the fallout from the crisis in credit markets drove volatility.
Published on 2007-08-28

Another volatile week on Wall Street?
Wall Street is heading for another volatile week, but the bulls could get a further reprieve if calm brought on by the Federal Reserve's liquidity injections and a surprise cut in its discount rate lasts.
Published on 2007-08-26

Stocks rise as subprime concerns ease
U.S. stocks rose on Monday suggesting concerns over the strength of credit markets are losing ground. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 0.32 percent to end at 13,121.35. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index edged down 0.03 percent, to finish at 1,445.55
Published on 2007-08-20

Stock Markets Rally After the Fed rate cut
Stock markets in the U.S. and Europe rallied yesterday after the Federal Reserve unexpectedly cut the discount rate to ease a credit crunch. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index rose 34.67, or 2.5 percent, to close at 1,445.94, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 233.3, or 1.8 percent, to 13,079.08.
Published on 2007-08-18

Dow Jones recovers 300 points in the final 45 minutes
The Dow industrials recoverd nearly 300 points in the final 45 minutes to finish the session down by less than 16 points. With volatility near a five year high US stocks recovered from losses early in the day after investors bought financial stocks that looked cheap.
Published on 2007-08-16

Goldman Sachs fights back by putting $3 billion on its hedge fund
Goldman Sachs Group Inc. lined up $3 billion in new capital to bolster its Global Equity Opportunities Fund after it lost $1.4 billion, or 28 percent, in the past two weeks.
Published on 2007-08-13

Stock Markets Fall Worldwide! Recession?
Stocks markets fell worldwide as concern increased that a widening credit crisis may hurt economic growth and earnings across the world. The MSCI World has dropped 7.4 percent since touching a record on July 19 on concern the rout in U.S. subprime mortgages may spill over into the economy, erode earnings growth and curb takeovers.
Published on 2007-08-10

Fed chief acknowledges credit fears
Ben Bernanke acknowledged for the first time on Wednesday that credit concerns were spreading beyond the subprime mortgage market as investors showed their worries with a flight to quality, seeking refuge in government bonds and other safe assets.
Published on 2007-07-18