Alan Valdes

Where Were You When Lehman Brothers Collapsed?

From the floor of the New York Stock Exchange to the cubicles and boardrooms of New York's biggest banks, when Lehman Brothers failed, it was clear that the rules had suddenly changed. Here are some recollections of that day in September, 2008.

August Could Be a Slack Month for Stocks

Stocks were surprisingly resilient after the lousy July jobs report was released on Friday. Now, with the report behind us and earnings season just about over, what will drive the market in the week ahead?

More Stomach-Churning Market Action Is Ahead

Seasick investors might want to stock up on Dramamine this week: A deluge of key earnings and economic reports promises more gut-wrenching volatility. But the biggest market-moving waves will keep coming from overseas, as Europe's financial crisis washes over the greenback.