Remember when stock market regulators ditched fractions and started rounding to the nearest penny? The SEC is reconsidering.
Brent crude oil fell below $116 per barrel on Monday, slipping from 4-1/2-month highs after three weeks of gains powered by signs of improving global economic growth.
Platinum rose after mostly upbeat U.S. data signaled the economic recovery is gaining traction, with a soft earnings update from the world's biggest platinum miner and strong monthly U.S. car sales reports adding to support.
The U.S. 30-year Treasury bond extended its gain to a point as higher yields and a modest stock market retreat from five-year highs drew buyers.
The euro slumped from recent highs against the dollar and yen on Monday as political uncertainty in Spain and Italy renewed concerns about the region's debt crisis just days before a European Central Bank meeting.
Bullishness from retail investors eased a bit at the end of January, according to a new sentiment index from TD Ameritrade.
European shares suffered steep falls on Monday as mounting political uncertainty in the peripheral euro zone prompted investors to lock in profits on indexes trading close to multi-year highs.
The price of gold may have stalled in recent weeks with fears that loose monetary policy at the Federal Reserve could come to an end, but one analyst told CNBC that the precious metal is set for a good rally this year regardless of whether inflation occurs or not.
Asian stocks closed mixed on Monday after Wall Street hit a five-year high in the previous session as strong economic data buoyed sentiment.
Yay, 14,000! Now what? Traders are looking for what's out there that could disrupt the bull run to new highs.
The euro hit a 14-month high against the U.S. dollar and 33-month peak against the yen, the beneficiary of stronger-than-forecast euro zone manufacturing data and expectations of easy monetary policy form Washington and Tokyo.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average hit 14,000 for the first time since 2007, but where the blue-chip average goes from here is far from certain. The market needs the Fed to continue its bond-buying program, but eventually it will need to break free from that support if the gains are to be sustained.
Prices for U.S. Treasurys turned lower on Friday after data showed an uptick in the unemployment rate, which sparked a broad rally in the stock market.
Gold rose on Friday, set for a weekly gain, after U.S. nonfarm payrolls data showed modest job growth.
Drivers are now paying more to fill up their gas tanks than they ever have at this time of year.
Hint: investors got paid a lot of cash at the end of last year.
Brent crude rose to a four-month peak, with traders citing optimism about the global economic recovery, while Brent's premium over U.S. oil futures widened nearly $1 a barrel in heavy spread trading.
Investors welcomed news that the U.S. economy added 157,000 jobs last month, sending the Dow above 14,000 for the first time since 2007.
Today's rally: it's not about the January nonfarm payroll report. The January nonfarm payroll report was slightly below expectations and not very inspiring.
European shares were flat on Friday as talks over the "fiscal cliff" stalled.
European shares closed lower on Wednesday for a third consecutive session, with resurging worries about the global economic outlook undermining investor sentiment.
Standard & Poor's decision to cut Spain's credit rating to one notch above junk status is weighing on markets.
Asian shares dipped on Tuesday following losses on Wall Street after U.S. manufacturing activity hit a three-year low in November.
As the Chinese boom slows Hermes, Remy and other posh names are still going full throttle in Asia.
The worst US drought in over 50 years is pushing commodity prices to record highs.