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  • Frustration Over Gulf Oil Spill Payments Wednesday, 20 Apr 2011 | 2:26 PM ET
    Workers pull aboard boom being used to help block the flow of the oil spill from the Deepwater Horizon in Cat Bay on June 28, 2010 near Grand Isle, Louisiana.

    One year after the tragic BP oil spill, the cleanup isn't done and neither is the haggling over BP's  $20 billion dollar fund to compensate individuals and businesses over lost income.

  • Stocks Climb, Led by Tech, Energy; AT&T Falls Wednesday, 20 Apr 2011 | 11:58 AM ET

    Stocks continued to rally after a series of solid earnings reports led by technology and manufacturing companies.

  • Futures Rise Sharply Amid Upbeat Earnings Wednesday, 20 Apr 2011 | 9:15 AM ET

    Stock index futures were sharply higher ahead of the open Wednesday after a series of solid earnings reports.

  • BP Lost Time During Oil Spill: Exxon Chief Wednesday, 20 Apr 2011 | 6:20 AM ET
    A BP cleanup crew removes oil from a beach at Port Fourchon, Louisiana. Officials now say that it may be impossible to clean the hundreds of miles of coastal wetlands affected by the massive oil spill which continues gushing in the Gulf of Mexico.

    BP lost valuable time at the height of its devastating accident in the Gulf of Mexico last year pursuing solutions to contain the oil spill that were never going to succeed, the chief executive of ExxonMobil has claimed.

  • Transocean Is Still Not a 'Buy': Analyst Wednesday, 20 Apr 2011 | 6:19 AM ET
    A boat works uses a protective boom to collect oil that has leaked from the Deepwater Horizon wellhead in the Gulf of Mexico.

    Exactly one year ago, on April 20th, 2010, shares in Transocean - already listed on the NYSE - started trading on the Swiss stock exchange.

  • Stocks End Higher, Led by Materials, Energy Tuesday, 19 Apr 2011 | 4:50 PM ET

    Stocks ended higher, recovering about half of Monday's losses in the wake of Standard & Poor's revised outlook on U.S. debt amid a slew of largely upbeat earnings and a burst in commodity prices.

  • Stocks Rise Modestly Before Close; J&J Gains Tuesday, 19 Apr 2011 | 3:58 PM ET

    Stocks traded higher Tuesday as investors absorbed a slew of largely upbeat earnings reports, several from financial companies, and as energy stocks turned higher along with oil.

  • Crisis in the Gulf

    Investing is a cold-hearted endeavor, and as the response to the BP spill evolved, investors tried to find ways to profit from it. Shares of oil-dispersant maker Nalco rose in the wake of the disaster but have since fallen, as its product is alleged to have been as bad for the ecology as the oil that spilled.

  • Stocks Pare Gains as Tech, Banks Slip Tuesday, 19 Apr 2011 | 11:51 AM ET

    Stocks pared gains Tuesday after a slew of earnings reports that were largely positive a day after the markets took a thrashing following Standard & Poor's revision of its outlook for U.S. debt.

  • Futures Rise After Earnings, Housing Starts Tuesday, 19 Apr 2011 | 8:46 AM ET

    Stock index futures rose after a better-than-expected rise in housing starts and after good earnings reports from Goldman Sachs and Johnson & Johnson.

  • Seafood Supplier Recovery  Monday, 18 Apr 2011 | 4:52 PM ET

    CNBC's Brian Shactman with a look at Louisiana's seafood industry and how it has changed, one year after the BP oil spill disaster.

  • Stocks Tumble on U.S. Debt News; CAT Sinks Monday, 18 Apr 2011 | 11:56 AM ET

    Stocks continued to tumble on news Standard & Poor's has a negative outlook on the U.S.'s long-term debt, citing concerns lawmakers will be unable to come to an agreement to address budgetary challenges.

  • Reviving a $2.4B Seafood Industry  Monday, 18 Apr 2011 | 9:51 AM ET

    Activity in Louisiana's oyster beds has dropped off sharply since the BP oil spill. CNBC's Brian Shactman takes a look at how the industry is trying to make a comeback.

  • Futures Sink; S&P: U.S. Outlook to Negative Monday, 18 Apr 2011 | 9:23 AM ET

    Stock index futures fell further after news the ratings outlook for the United States was revised to "negative" by Standard & Poor's.

  • After Storms, a Widespread Path of Death and Damage Monday, 18 Apr 2011 | 5:53 AM ET
    Hurricane

    More than 90 tornadoes — described by one meteorologist as a “family” of them — hit the state of North Carolina on Saturday, causing widespread damage, reports the New York Times.

  • FDIC Eyes Tougher Rules for Big Banks Monday, 18 Apr 2011 | 1:42 AM ET
    Sheila Bair

    American banks should ringfence their riskier investment banking operations, according to a top financial regulator who wants the US to adopt restrictions similar to those proposed last week by Britain’s Independent Commission on Banking, the Financial Times reports.

  • Inflation Starts to Bite but Euro Trend Intact Monday, 18 Apr 2011 | 1:34 AM ET
    Chinese Yuan note

    I got off work the other evening and was horribly in the mood for a mango salad. So, mouth full of mango anticipation, I stopped by my local grocers only to be met by a sign: Mangos: £2.40 ($3.84). Each.

  • Stocks End Higher on Good Economic News Friday, 15 Apr 2011 | 4:47 PM ET

    Stocks ended higher as investors took heart from strong economic news and shrugged off disappointing quarterly results ahead of a big week of earnings. Merck and DuPont led the Dow higher, while BofA fell.

  • Stocks Hold Modest Gains Ahead of Close Friday, 15 Apr 2011 | 3:56 PM ET

    Stocks lost a little steam in the final hour of trading as technology companies slid, although investors remained encouraged by several upbeat economic report. Merck and DuPont gained, while BofA fell.

  • Word On the Street Now  Friday, 15 Apr 2011 | 12:30 PM ET

    Moshe Orenbuck, Credit Suisse analyst, and the Fast Money traders weigh in on oil, Bank of America and stocks you should own prior to earnings release.