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  •  - Traders signal orders at the CBOT in Chcago

    Traders signal orders at the CBOT in Chcago

    Posted: 8/3/2009 4:25:00 PM EST
    Traders signal orders in the S&P 500 pit at the Chicago Board of Trade during afternoon trading in Chicago, August 3, 2009. REUTERS/Frank Polich (UNITED STATES BUSINESS)
  •  - Traders work in the SP 500 Pit at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange

    Traders work in the SP 500 Pit at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange

    Posted: 7/23/2009 3:38:41 PM EST
    Traders work in the S&P 500 Pit at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange July 23, 2009. REUTERS/John Gress (UNITED STATES BUSINESS IMAGES OF THE DAY)
  •  - Traders work in the SP 500 Pit at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange

    Traders work in the SP 500 Pit at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange

    Posted: 7/23/2009 12:54:22 PM EST
    Trader Scott Fine reacts in the S&P 500 Pit at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange July 23, 2009. REUTERS/John Gress (UNITED STATES BUSINESS)
  •  - A trader reacts in the S and P 500 pit at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Group

    A trader reacts in the S and P 500 pit at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Group

    Posted: 3/30/2009 1:52:43 PM EST
    Trader Patrick Campbell works in the S&P 500 pit at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Group March 30, 2009. REUTERS/John Gress (UNITED STATES BUSINESS)
  •  - Traders watch the FED announcement on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    Traders watch the FED announcement on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    Posted: 3/18/2009 3:34:07 PM EST
    Traders watch the FED announcement on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, March 18, 2009. The Nasdaq and the S&P 500 shot up more than one percent on Wednesday, while the Dow Industrials turned positive, after the Federal Reserve said after its policy meeting it will buy long-term U.S. Treasuries in its push to revive the recession-hit economy. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid (UNITED STATES BUSINESS)
  •  - Traders in the S&P 500 pit at the Chicago Board of Trade signal orders shortly before the closing bell in Chicago

    Traders in the S&P 500 pit at the Chicago Board of Trade signal orders shortly before the closing bell in Chicago

    Posted: 2/24/2009 5:24:37 PM EST
    Traders in the S&P 500 pit at the Chicago Board of Trade signal orders shortly before the closing bell in Chicago, Illinois February 24, 2009. REUTERS/Frank Polich (UNITED STATES)
  •  - Trader Ralph Massuci works in the S & P 500 pit at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange

    Trader Ralph Massuci works in the S & P 500 pit at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange

    Posted: 2/5/2009 3:44:43 PM EST
    Trader Ralph Massuci works in the S&P 500 pit at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange February 5, 2009. REUTERS/John Gress (UNITED STATES)
  •  - A trader keeps track of the volatility in the S&P 500 Futures Pit at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange

    A trader keeps track of the volatility in the S&P 500 Futures Pit at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange

    Posted: 10/24/2008 3:38:44 PM EST
    A trader keeps track of the volatility in the S&P 500 Futures Pit at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange October 24, 2008. REUTERS/John Gress (UNITED STATES)
  •  - Traders signal order after the opening bell at the CBOT in Chcago

    Traders signal order after the opening bell at the CBOT in Chcago

    Posted: 10/13/2008 11:12:47 AM EST
    Traders in the S&P 500 pit of the Chicago Board of Trade signal orders shortly after the opening bell in Chicago, Illinois October 13, 2008. REUTERS/Frank Polich
  •  - A board shows the final numbers of the New York Stock Exchange

    A board shows the final numbers of the New York Stock Exchange

    Posted: 9/29/2008 4:52:11 PM EST
    A board shows the final numbers of the New York Stock Exchange September 29, 2008. The Dow lost about 778 points and posted its biggest daily percentage decline since the October 1987 stock market crash, while the benchmark S&P 500 also had its worst day in 21 years after the House sent the bailout plan to defeat by a vote of 228 to 205. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid (UNITED STATES)
  •  - A trader signals orders at the CBOT in Chicago

    A trader signals orders at the CBOT in Chicago

    Posted: 9/26/2008 5:49:34 PM EST
    A trader in the S&P 500 pit of the Chicago Board of Trade signals orders shortly before the closing bell in Chicago, Illinois September 26, 2008. Stocks rallied at the close on anticipation of the the government's proposed 700 billion dollar bailout of troubled financial institutions. REUTERS/Frank Polich (UNITED STATES)
  •  - A trader settles orders at the CBOT in Chicago

    A trader settles orders at the CBOT in Chicago

    Posted: 9/26/2008 5:48:02 PM EST
    A trader in the S&P 500 pit of the Chicago Board of Trade settles orders shortly after the closing bell in Chicago, Illinois September 26, 2008. Stocks rallied at the close on anticipation of the the government's proposed 700 billion dollar bailout of troubled financial institutions. REUTERS/Frank Polich (UNITED STATES)
  •  - A clerk keeps an eye on the market in the S&P 500 pit at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange

    A clerk keeps an eye on the market in the S&P 500 pit at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange

    Posted: 9/19/2008 1:32:01 PM EST
    A clerk keeps an eye on the market in the S&P 500 pit at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange September 19, 2008. REUTERS/John Gress
  •  - The American flag flutters in the wind above one of the entrances to the New York Stock Exchange

    The American flag flutters in the wind above one of the entrances to the New York Stock Exchange

    Posted: 9/15/2008 3:27:38 PM EST
    The American flag flutters in the wind above one of the entrances to the New York Stock Exchange September 15, 2008. U.S. stocks extended losses on Monday as cascading fears about the stability of the U.S. financial system pushed the Dow and S&P 500 down by more than 3 percent each. Following Lehman Brothers bankruptcy filing, attention turned to American International Group, once the world's largest insurer, whose stock fell more than 53 percent on concern that it may need to raise capital to cover mortgage-related losses. REUTERS/Chip East (UNITED STATES)
  •  - Traders relay trades in the S&P 500 pit at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange

    Traders relay trades in the S&P 500 pit at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange

    Posted: 9/15/2008 2:46:36 PM EST
    Traders, including Jeff Silver (L), relay trades in the S&P 500 pit at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, September 15, 2008. Global markets plummeted on Monday after investment bank Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy protection, rival Merrill Lynch agreed to be taken over and the Federal Reserve threw a life line to the battered financial industry. REUTERS/John Gress (UNITED STATES)
  •  - Trader in the S&P 500 signals orders at the CBOT in Chicago

    Trader in the S&P 500 signals orders at the CBOT in Chicago

    Posted: 4/30/2008 4:21:27 PM EST
    A trader in the S&P 500 pit of the Chicago Board of Trade signals orders in Chicago, Illinois April 30, 2008. The Federal Reserve lowered a key U.S. interest rate by a modest quarter percentage point on Wednesday in what may be the last of a series of cuts aimed at aiding an economy hit hard by a housing slump and credit market turmoil. The Fed's action takes the bellwether federal funds rate to 2 percent, the lowest since December 2004. REUTERS/Frank Polich (UNITED STATES)
  •  - Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    Posted: 4/1/2008 3:55:20 PM EST
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange April 1, 2008. U.S. stocks extended gains on Tuesday, lifting the benchmark S&P 500 and the Nasdaq up more than 3 percent, as Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc's move to bolster its balance sheet calmed worries about the financial sector's stability. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid (UNITED STATES)
  •  - Trader works in S&P 500 pit at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange

    Trader works in S&P 500 pit at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange

    Posted: 1/18/2008 1:00:49 PM EST
    Trader Kevin Gleason signals a trade in the S&P 500 pit at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange January 18, 2008. REUTERS/John Gress (UNITED STATES)
  •  - Traders work on the floor of New York Stock Exchange

    Traders work on the floor of New York Stock Exchange

    Posted: 1/4/2008 2:19:21 PM EST
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange January 4, 2008. The S&P 500 dropped 2 percent while the Nasdaq fell more than 3 percent as recession worries grew after data showing weak job growth in December and rising unemployment. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid (UNITED STATES)
  •  - A display board at New York Stock Exchange shows Dow Jones Industrial Average near close in trading session

    A display board at New York Stock Exchange shows Dow Jones Industrial Average near close in trading session

    Posted: 2/27/2007 5:08:38 PM EST
    A display board at the New York Stock Exchange shows the Dow Jones Industrial Average down more than 415 points during the closing moments of the trading session in New York February 27, 2007. U.S. stocks plummeted on Tuesday, sending the benchmark S&P 500 index to its biggest one-day slide in more than 3-1/2 years as a sell-off in China's equity market fanned worries that stock valuations there are too high and some data indicated U.S. economic growth may slow. REUTERS/Mike Segar (UNITED STATES)