Volatility Explodes -- Is the "Old Normal" Back for the VIX?
After Thursday and Friday's pop, the VIX gets closer to its historical average.
Is Market Volatility Back for 2014?
Friday's 2% drop reminded investors that stock markets can be risky. Find out whether volatility has returned for good in 2014.
Why Texas Industries, Open Text, and VelocityShares Daily 2x VIX Soared Today
Stock markets plunged about 2% on a potential currency crisis among emerging markets, but that didn't stop a few select stocks from having winning days. Find out why Texas Industries gained 9%, Open Text rose almost 11%, and the VelocityShares Daily 2x VIX Short-Term ETN soared 17% today.
Microsoft, Procter & Gamble Can't Make a Dent in the Dow's 200-Point Plunge
Despite strong earnings-related bounces from Procter & Gamble and Microsoft, the Dow and most blue-chip stocks continue the week's big drop.
Dow Correction? We're Not Even Close Yet
Investors are talking about how a correction is imminent, but you have to put the recent declines in the proper perspective.
Why Cypress Semiconductor, F5 Networks, and Netflix, Inc. Are Today's 3 Best Stocks
Despite a lousy day on the S&P 500, Netflix's stock blows away the markets with subscriber growth that fuels a double-digit stock jump.
What's Behind the Dow's 200-Point Bloodbath?
Despite McDonald's stock overcoming lackluster earnings, unsettling news from China's manufacturing sector has the Dow diving deep into the red.