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  • Futures Remain Up After Durable Goods Wednesday, 27 Apr 2011 | 9:17 AM ET
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    Stock index futures held modest gains ahead of the open Wednesday after news that durable goods orders rose more than expected last month.

  • Will Bernanke's Briefings Be Like Trichet's? Wednesday, 27 Apr 2011 | 4:03 AM ET
    Jean-Claude Trichet

    Should we congratulate or commiserate? .....That the Federal Resereve does it too now. That the Fed has decided to flank its policy decisions by regular press briefings from now on.

  • Fed Policy Boosts Wall Street, Not Main Street Wednesday, 27 Apr 2011 | 2:08 AM ET
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    As we await Ben Bernanke’s first ever press conference this afternoon, the debate over whether the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) should extend unconventional measures rages on.

  • Stocks Close at New Multi-Year Highs Tuesday, 26 Apr 2011 | 4:43 PM ET
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    Stocks rallied to close at multi-year highs Tuesday after several robust earnings reports and a surprisingly strong report on consumer confidence added to increasing optimism about economy.

  • Big Oil: What's Good for Us Is Good for You Tuesday, 26 Apr 2011 | 4:01 PM ET
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    Five major oil companies prepare to unveil quarterly earnings numbers that are expected to show major profits at a time when Americans are facing rising gas prices at the pump.  The Obama administration thinks the oil companies should give up about $44 billion worth of federal subsidies over the next ten years.

  • Stocks Climb Before Close, Led by Industrials Tuesday, 26 Apr 2011 | 3:56 PM ET
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    Stocks rallied to new multi-year highs Tuesday after several robust earnings reports and a surprisingly strong report on consumer confidence added to increasing optimism about economy.

  • Stop Trading: Jim Cramer   Tuesday, 26 Apr 2011 | 2:31 PM ET
    Stop Trading: Jim Cramer

    CNBC's Jim Cramer with a list of stocks he has in his sights.

  • Call to the Floor: Ryder System   Tuesday, 26 Apr 2011 | 12:54 PM ET
    Call to the Floor: Ryder System

    An inside look at commercial truck leasing company, Ryder Systems and its better-than expected earnings with Gregory Swienton, Ryder System chairman & CEO.

  • Ford CEO on Earnings   Tuesday, 26 Apr 2011 | 12:15 PM ET
    Ford CEO on Earnings

    Discussing Ford's earnings and its successful turnaround with Alan Mulally, President & CEO, Ford Motor Company, and CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • Stocks Rise Nearly 1%, Powered by Earnings Tuesday, 26 Apr 2011 | 11:59 AM ET

    Stocks added to gains after an unexpected rise in consumer confidence and as several key companies, including Ford and 3M, posted better-than-expected results in a big day for earnings.

  • One Question for Bernanke, Three Possible Answers Tuesday, 26 Apr 2011 | 6:32 AM ET
    Ben Bernanke

    The outcome of Wednesday's first ever Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) press conference is likely to set the tone for the week's and potentially the quarter's trade, with the point at which investors can confirm the end or extension of quantitative easing by the US central bank fast approaching.

  • Lessons for America From Austerity’s Canary Tuesday, 26 Apr 2011 | 5:03 AM ET
    President Barack Obama speaking on Fiscal Policy

    Having just spent a week in the US I can confirm Americans and the British share an awful lot in common.

  • Stocks End Mixed Ahead of Earnings, Fed News Monday, 25 Apr 2011 | 4:49 PM ET

    Stocks continued to trade narrowly mixed in a quiet session with the techs offering one of the few bright spots as investors awaited a slew of major earnings and news of the Federal Reserve's intentions regarding monetary policy later this week.

  • Stocks Trade Mixed Ahead of Earnings Monday, 25 Apr 2011 | 3:54 PM ET

    Stocks continued to trade narrowly mixed in a quiet session with techs offering one of the few bright spots as investors awaited a slew of major earnings and news of the Federal Reserve's intentions regarding monetary policy later this week.

  • Stop Trading: Jim Cramer   Monday, 25 Apr 2011 | 2:32 PM ET
    Stop Trading:  Jim Cramer

    CNBC's Jim Cramer with a list of stocks he has in his crosshairs.

  • Stocks Slip, Led by Energy, Materials Monday, 25 Apr 2011 | 10:23 AM ET

    Stocks continued to trade narrowly mixed after an unexpected jump in new home sales, and ahead of a week filled with key earnings reports..

  • Futures Rise Slightly; Gold Hits Record Monday, 25 Apr 2011 | 9:16 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures rose slightly Monday after the long Easter weekend, after an earnings-driven rally last week.

  • Stocks Rise for the Week, Lifted by Earnings Thursday, 21 Apr 2011 | 5:07 PM ET

    Stocks gained, closing at the highs of the session after starting the week in a sharp slide in the wake of Standard & Poor's revised outlook for U.S. long-term debt as largely positive earnings propelled stocks higher.

  • Stocks Add to Modest Gains Before Close Thursday, 21 Apr 2011 | 3:58 PM ET

    Stocks added to gains in the final hour of the session after starting the week in a sharp slide in the wake of Standard & Poor's revised outlook for U.S. long-term debt as largely positive earnings propelled stocks higher.

  • Stocks Rise Moderately, Led by Tech Thursday, 21 Apr 2011 | 12:07 PM ET

    Stocks strengthened in quiet pre-holiday trading as a series of strong earnings reports lifted the market, although gains were tempered by mixed economic news.