Nikkei extends losses to close down 2.3% Monkeys threw a wrench into Asian markets in the Lunar New Year's first week of trading, with sell-offs in Japan, Singapore and Down Under on Wednesday.
| By: Saheli Roy Choudhury
There's a bigger worry than energy stocks As bad as it's been for the energy sector, weakness in two other places in the markets is grabbing more attention ... technology and financials.
| By: Dominic Chu
Scary indicator says rally ahead: Firm Bespoke Investment Group analyzed the history of S&P 500 and 10-year Treasury yield spreads to find out what it means for future market returns.
| By: Tae Kim
Goldman's Kostin: Why this isn't a recession If U.S. consumer strength continues, current conditions will prove to be a growth scare, not the start of a recession, David Kostin of Goldman said.
| By: Tom DiChristopher
Turmoil NOT enough to pause Fed: Economist Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi's Chris Rupkey tells CNBC the market downturns are not justified by economic fundamentals, and should not stall the Fed.
| By: Kate Rooney