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  • Futures Turn Higher, Following OPEC News Tuesday, 8 Mar 2011 | 9:20 AM ET

    Stock index futures turned higher again after news that OPEC had no plans for an extraordinary meeting.

  • China Talks a Good Game, but Will It Rebalance? Tuesday, 8 Mar 2011 | 3:55 AM ET

    Commerce Secretary Gary Locke is about to be made ambassador to China, according to numerous press reports. The move is indicative of the importance placed on Chinese relations by the White House and should be seen as a promotion for Locke.

  • 'Screwflation' and the Two-Headed Market Tuesday, 8 Mar 2011 | 3:45 AM ET
    NYSE Traders

    You can’t beat a bit of Roman mythology on a Tuesday morning, so an article by Doug Kass, the president of Seabreeze Partners Management caught my attention.

  • Stocks Close Lower as Technology Slides Monday, 7 Mar 2011 | 4:45 PM ET

    Stocks closed down, although off the lows of the day, as tech stocks dragged down the market amid high oil prices and continued turmoil in the Middle East. Alcoa and Intel sank, while McDonald's gained.

  • Stocks Ease Losses Before Close; Tech Falls Monday, 7 Mar 2011 | 3:56 PM ET

    Stocks eased losses in the final hour of trading, although remained lower, as tech stocks fell particularly hard amid high oil prices and continued turmoil in the Middle East. Alcoa and Intel fell, while 3M rose.

  • Will California Fall Into 'The Black Hole'? Monday, 7 Mar 2011 | 1:58 PM ET
    Golden Gate Bridge

    California only has a short amount of time to fix its troubled economy, with a $24 billion dollar budget deficit, or else it will deteriorate to the point of no return and enter 'the black hole', Sean Egan, founding partner and president of Egan-Jones Rating company,  told CNBC on Monday.

  • Stocks Extend Losses, Led by Tech, Materials Monday, 7 Mar 2011 | 11:49 AM ET

    Stocks extended losses amid volatility in oil prices, and as technology stocks slumped.  Disney and Alcoa fell, while Exxon rose.

  • Futures Up Slightly Despite Rising Oil Prices Monday, 7 Mar 2011 | 9:10 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slightly higher open for Wall Street Monday, despite surging crude oil prices and a volatile-early morning trading session in Europe.

  • Sanofi Extends Offer for Genzyme Monday, 7 Mar 2011 | 7:05 AM ET

    France's Sanofi-Aventis says it will extend its cash buyout offer for Genzyme until next month, as part of its agreed $20.1 billion takeover of the U.S.-based specialty drugmaker.

  • Charlie Sheen

    Since getting sober more than two decades ago, Tom Arnold, the actor and comedian, has been a quiet force in Hollywood’s recovery community, helping stage a number of interventions for drug-addicted executives and alcoholic stars, the New York Times reports.

  • Fashion World Flocks to See Galliano Collection Monday, 7 Mar 2011 | 1:33 AM ET
    ohn Galliano and his lawyer Stephane Zerbib arrive at a police station .

    Likely motivated by equal parts love and admiration and morbid curiosity, fashion insiders descended Sunday on a tony Paris townhouse to see what could very well be the last ever collection by John Galliano.

  • Stocks End Up for Week, Amid Volatility Friday, 4 Mar 2011 | 5:00 PM ET

    Stocks edged slightly higher for the week amid wild daily swings, including on Friday, as the markets climbed back in the final minutes of the session to pare losses for the day nearly in half.

  • Stocks Slide, Led by Banks; Oil Prices Surge Friday, 4 Mar 2011 | 11:58 AM ET

    Stocks shrugged off a handful of robust economic reports to extended losses Friday as oil prices surged amid increased violence in Libya.

  • Futures Lose Steam After February Jobs News Friday, 4 Mar 2011 | 9:23 AM ET

    US stock index futures lost ground after initially rising on the news of strong job gains in February.

  • Stocks End Sharply Higher in Broad Rally Thursday, 3 Mar 2011 | 4:54 PM ET

    Stocks ended sharply higher after rallying throughout the session Thursday as an upbeat report on jobless claims and falling oil prices led investors to retrace losses from earlier in the week ahead of a key jobs report on Friday. Caterpillar and Bank of America gained.

  • Stocks Advance, Led by Industrials; Oil Slides Thursday, 3 Mar 2011 | 12:03 PM ET

    Stocks rallied more than 1 percent across the board Thursday, fueled by a handful of upbeat economic news and as oil prices declined amid talks of a peace plan in Libya.

  • The World’s 15 Biggest Oil Producers Thursday, 3 Mar 2011 | 11:59 AM ET
    Unrest in the Middle East has put investors on high alert as crude oil prices move seemingly with every development in the region. In order to understand the effect of those events on both US and global oil markets, a key figure to watch is the amount of crude oil produced daily in each country. With data from the Energy Information Administration (EIA), a division of the Department of Energy, CNBC.com took a look at the countries that produce the most crude oil on a daily basis. Production is d

    With data from the Energy Information Administration (EIA), a division of the Department of Energy, CNBC.com took a look at the countries that produce the most crude oil on a daily basis.

  • Futures Gain After Job News; Eye on Trichet Thursday, 3 Mar 2011 | 9:22 AM ET

    Stock index futures added to gains Thursday after the government reported an unexpectedly large drop in jobless claims.

  • Stocks End Modestly Up Despite Oil Prices Wednesday, 2 Mar 2011 | 4:30 PM ET

    Stocks lost ground in the final minutes of trading but still showed resilience after Tuesday's sharp sell-off to end with modest gains, even as oil prices climbed above $100 a barrel.  Caterpillar and 3M gained, while JPMorgan fell.

  • Stocks Rise Modestly Ahead of Close; Apple Up Wednesday, 2 Mar 2011 | 3:58 PM ET

    Stocks lost ground just before the close but largely showed resilience after Tuesday's sharp sell-off and held modest gains ahead of the close, even as oil prices climbed above $100 a barrel.  3M and Caterpillar rose, while JPMorgan fell.