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  • Stocks End Lower for Sixth Straight Session Wednesday, 8 Jun 2011 | 4:27 PM ET

    Stocks finished lower for the sixth-consecutive session Wednesday as investors worried over a slowing recovery following Ben Bernanke's grim outlook and after the Fed's latest Beige Book, which showed signs of a slowdown in several regions.

  • Liesman: Don't Blame Bernanke for Market Drop Wednesday, 8 Jun 2011 | 3:29 PM ET

    I have to differ with those who say Bernanke tanked the market in Tuesday's remarks to the International Monetary Conference. My read is he's throwing the market a bone, not taking one way.

  • Stocks Slide Ahead of Close; Energy Gains Wednesday, 8 Jun 2011 | 3:29 PM ET

    Stocks were poised to close lower for the sixth-straight session Wednesday amid concerns over the recovery following Ben Bernanke's grim economic outlook and after the Fed's latest Beige Book stated that several regions showed signs of a slowdown.

  • Gap CEO: 'Keep Your Eye on the Long-Term' Wednesday, 8 Jun 2011 | 3:21 PM ET
    Gap Store

    Long-term Gap shareholders will need to be a little more patient. The nation's largest apparel retailer told investors gathered at the Piper Jaffray Consumer Conference in New York Wednesday that some of the actions it plans to take to turn around its business will be apparent by this Christmas holiday season, but most won't come until next year.

  • Stocks Zig-Zag; Energy Rises, Techs Slip Wednesday, 8 Jun 2011 | 11:17 AM ET

    Stocks fluctuated in a narrow range Wednesday amid concerns over a grim economic outlook, while oil prices advanced after OPEC failed to reach an agrreement on hiking production.

  • A recovery in the US housing market and growth for the US economy are key to the global economic recovery, along with growth in China and further funding for Greece, Gary Baker, head of European equity strategy at BofA Merrill Lynch told CNBC.

  • Futures Point to Lower Open After Bernanke Wednesday, 8 Jun 2011 | 8:37 AM ET

    Futures fell Wednesday as investors worried over Fed chairman Bernanke's view of the economy and technical market indicators that point to more weakness ahead.

  • Next Big DotCom Trend: Helping People Make Cash? Wednesday, 8 Jun 2011 | 8:27 AM ET
    Twitter

    Helping individuals to make money is the next big trend for investing in online companies, according to one of the early investors in TweetDeck.

  • The Road to Recovery Gets Steeper Wednesday, 8 Jun 2011 | 5:20 AM ET

    What is one to make of recent economic data, particularly in the advanced countries? Is the world economy slowing? If so, should policy do anything about it and, if so, what might the alternatives be? The FT reports.

  • The US economy could be facing a so-called Operation Twist rather than a third round of quantitative easing (QE3), a leading economist told CNBC Wednesday.

  • Race for Leadership of IMF Heats Up Wednesday, 8 Jun 2011 | 12:31 AM ET
    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) headquarters building is seen in Washington, DC.

    Agustin Carstens, the underdog candidate to head the International Monetary Fund, has accused European governments of trying to pre-empt the fund’s succession process and failing to tackle their own debt problems, reported the FT.

  • Stocks End Down for Fifth Day After Bernanke Tuesday, 7 Jun 2011 | 4:48 PM ET

    Stocks gave up all of the day's earlier gains Tuesday to close lower for a fifth straight session, after Fed chairman Ben Bernanke acknowledged the economic slowdown, but didn't imply any further monetary stimulus ahead.

  • Stocks Climb Ahead of Bernanke Speech Tuesday, 7 Jun 2011 | 3:06 PM ET

    Stocks remained higher in the final hour of trading Tuesday amid light volume, ahead of Fed chairman Ben Bernanke's speech on the economic outlook.

  • CNBC Senior Energy Correspondent Sharon Epperson shared her notes from the NYMEX Tuesday on an interesting divergence between Brent crude and WTI, ahead of OPEC's Wednesday meeting.

  • Stocks Rise Amid Thin Trading; Dollar Slips Tuesday, 7 Jun 2011 | 11:40 AM ET

    Stocks gained Tuesday amid a low-volume session, led by gains in energy, as the dollar declined to a one-month low.

  • Novartis To Buy Gen-Probe? Tuesday, 7 Jun 2011 | 7:25 AM ET

    Novartis has won the auction for medical testing company Gen-Probe, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal on Tuesday.

  • Ford's Growth Plans     Tuesday, 7 Jun 2011 | 6:17 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil Lebeau has the story on Ford's expansion plans over the next decade.

  • Double-Dip Unlikely so Buy Stocks: Economist Tuesday, 7 Jun 2011 | 3:53 AM ET
    Fed Chief Ben Bernanke Testifies to House Budget Committee

    Despite weak economic data a double dip recession is unlikely and investors should favor stocks over bonds, according to Chris Watling, the CEO of Longview Economics in London.

  • Stocks End Lower for Fourth Straight Session Monday, 6 Jun 2011 | 4:28 PM ET

    Stocks closed lower for the fourth-consecutive trading session Monday, led by weakness in banks and energy, as investors turned cautious over a slowdown in the recovery.

  • Two New 'Halo' Games, Live TV, Coming to Xbox Monday, 6 Jun 2011 | 3:43 PM ET

    Microsoft is intensifying its efforts to appeal to both core gamers and non-gamers, announcing two new titles in its blockbuster "Halo" franchise Monday and plans to integrate live TV into the console.