Nov 30, 2011 5:09 PM ET
Indexes in U.S. and Europe soared more than 3.5% after six central banks coordinated actions to offer more dollar liquidity at lower interest rate. Banks and commodities surged. The Fedís move was widely interpreted by Main Street as another bailout of banks as Fed prints more dollars.
Nov 16, 2011 5:22 PM ET
U.S. stocks accelerated the fall in the afternoon after crude oil surged more than 3% and narrowed the spread between two grades. The rising energy prices overshadowed the decline in inflation and a rise in production last month. Italy appointed new government but bond market stress reached France.