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Capitulation is a way to describe a surrender between armies, but it's also a form of 'giving up' on the stock market. So, what is capitulation when it's used on Wall Street? What does it signify? CNBC explains.
Despite better-than-expected results from many banks, financials was the worst-performing sector on Wednesday morning.
The government says the deficit for the just completed 2014 budget year was $483 billion, the lowest of President Barack Obama's six years in office.
Art Cashin, UBS director of floor operations, explains what contributed to today's market slide and why he is focusing on oil.
The U.S. dollar hit a three-week low against the euro and a more than one-month low against the yen on Wednesday.
Qualcomm's impending purchase of CSR will give it access to technology that can connect devices over the Internet.
The world's largest retailer said it would open fewer stores in the US in the next fiscal year and ramp up spending on e-commerce.
Whole Foods plans to start rolling out a system that ranks fruits and vegetables based on the supplier's farming practices.
Gold prices turned higher, shrugging off early-morning losses, after a trio of weak U.S. economic reports boosted hopes of a prolonged period of low interest rates from the Fed.
The Hong Kong police clashes with pro-democracy activists were the worst violence since demonstrations began more than two weeks ago.
The S&P 500 Energy Sector was down a little less than the broader S&P 500 Index on Wednesday.
There's a lot of money sitting on the sidelines of the global economy. Let's put it to work to benefit all, says Ret. Gen. Wesley Clark.
Stock markets around the world were in or near correction territory (a 10 percent drop) on Wednesday.
Intel and Qualcomm appear attractive for the next quarter or two, Christopher Rolland of FBR Capital Markets says.
U.S. business inventories rose less than expected in August, which might lead economists to lower forecasts for economic growth in the third quarter.
The Ebola outbreak rages on. But there is no vaccine, raising questions if the world is prepared for an epidemic.
If history is any indication, stocks are likely to keep falling, technician Carter Worth argues.
Stocks, bonds and commodities all fell sharply at the open Wednesday on weak economic data and fears about Europe.
As oil continues its spiral downward, how much further can it go?
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