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  • Wall St hammered; S&P 500 hits lowest since Oct 2014

    January 15, 2016 | 11:34 am

    U.S. stock indexes notched deep losses in volatile trading on Friday, with the S&P 500 hitting its lowest since October 2014 and the Dow losing more than 500 points, as oil prices dived below $30 per barrel.

    All 10 major S&P sectors were in the red and all 30 Dow components...

  • Wall Street has worst day in four years, S&P now in correction

    August 24, 2015 | 2:54 pm

    U.S. stock indexes plunged almost 4 percent on Monday as investors, rattled about China's economy, sold heavily in an unusually volatile session that confirmed the S&P 500 was formally in a correction.

    The Dow Jones industrial average briefly slumped more than 1,000 points, its...

  • Buffett points the way

    November 17, 2011 | 11:21 am

    Warren E. Buffett is the second-richest person in the United States (after Microsoft’s Bill Gates), so when he purchased an Israeli-based stock not long ago, investors throughout the world sat up and took notice. What made it more newsworthy is that it was Buffett’s first major...

  • Tel Aviv Stock Exchange plunges on U.S. credit downgrade

    August 8, 2011 | 12:34 am

    The Tel Aviv Stock Market experienced its largest one-day loss in nearly three years in reaction to the downgrade of the U.S. credit rating.

    The exchange’s TA-25 benchmark index of 25 stocks fell 7 percent on Sunday to 1,074.27—the biggest drop since November 2008 at the beginning...

  • Don’t Stress About Your Stock Portfolio

    By Russell Wild

    July 28, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Back in the go-go years of the stock market, when it seemed that everyone was getting rich, a certain recently retired rabbi started buying shares in a handful of high-flying Internet stocks. The shares skyrocketed. The man bought more. Within no time, he became a millionaire many...