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  • Stocks Turn Lower Before Close; Energy Gains Tuesday, 24 May 2011 | 3:57 PM ET

    Stocks turned modestly lower before the close amid more news of weakness in the nation's manufacturing sector, and a positive call on commodities by Goldman Sachs lifted prices of oil and metals.

  • Stocks Trade Mixed; Energy Rises, Banks Fall Tuesday, 24 May 2011 | 11:53 AM ET

    Stocks turned mixed a day after a steep selloff, although energy and materials sectors were lifted by a positive report on commodities prices by Goldman Sachs.

  • Companies in the wind power industry are gearing up for expansion, despite hurdles such as decreasing demand for electricity and lower natural gas prices.

  • Futures Gain Slightly as Euro Debt Fears Linger Tuesday, 24 May 2011 | 9:23 AM ET

    Stock index futures gained ahead of the open Tuesday, tracking European and Asian shares higher a day after the markets sold off amid fears over euro zone debt troubles and falling commodity prices.

  • Obama Signals Rocky Road for Middle East Peace Tuesday, 24 May 2011 | 6:53 AM ET
    President Barack Obama

    It has almost been two years since US President Barack Obama took the stage at Cairo University, reaching out to a mesmerized audience and seeking "a new beginning between the United States and Muslims around the world".

  • Stocks End Sharply Lower on Global Concerns Monday, 23 May 2011 | 4:55 PM ET

    Stocks closed sharply lower, triggered by worries over euro zone debt troubles and signs of a slowing economy in Europe and Asia.

  • Stocks Decline Before Close, Led by Tech Monday, 23 May 2011 | 3:55 PM ET

    Stocks pared losses but remained significantly lower on worries over euro zone debt troubles, and signs of a slowing economy in Europe and Asia.

  • Stocks Slide, Led by Industrials; CAT Falls Monday, 23 May 2011 | 12:06 PM ET

    Stocks traded sharply lower amid worries over global growth in Europe and China, and continuing concerns about debt troubles in peripheral euro zone countries.

  • Futures Sharply Lower on Euro Zone Worries Monday, 23 May 2011 | 9:24 AM ET

    Stock index futures sank ahead of the open amid worries over global growth in Europe and China, and continuing concerns about debt troubles in peripheral euro zone countries.

  • Will Barack O'Bama Cheer Up the Irish? Monday, 23 May 2011 | 7:16 AM ET
    President Barack Obama

    US President Barack Obama (or Barack O’Bama as some Irish jokers have dubbed him) is one of many Americans with Irish roots who come back to the old country to visit the places their ancestors left.

  • As Lenders Hold Homes in Foreclosure, Sales Are Hurt Monday, 23 May 2011 | 6:08 AM ET

    The nation’s biggest banks and mortgage lenders have steadily amassed real estate empires, acquiring a glut of foreclosed homes that threatens to deepen the housing slump and create a further drag on the economic recovery, the New York Times reports.

  • Stocks End Lower for Third Straight Week Friday, 20 May 2011 | 5:06 PM ET

    Stocks ended the day sharply lower amid concerns over the restructuring of European debt issues and as retailers such as Gap offered a bleak earnings outlook.

  • Stocks Decline Before Close; Retail Falls Friday, 20 May 2011 | 3:56 PM ET

    Stocks added to losses before the close amid concerns over the restructuring of European debt issues and a weak earnings outlook offered by U.S. retailers.

  • Stocks Decline as Retailers Sink; Dollar Gains Friday, 20 May 2011 | 11:57 AM ET

    The Dow fell at the open amid poor earnings outlooks delivered by retailers and in the absence of major economic news.

  • Futures Fall After LinkedIn-Fueled Rise Friday, 20 May 2011 | 9:18 AM ET

    Stock futures fell ahead of the open Friday after Thursday's LinkedIn-fueled rise, with no major earnings or data releases on the horizon.

  • Saudi Prince Alwaleed: Markets Stabilizing     Friday, 20 May 2011 | 8:00 AM ET

    The budget deficit and debt ceiling are weighing more on the global economy, not QE2, says Saudi Arabia Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal al Saud, Kingdom Holding Company chairman.

  • Driving Forces in the Markets     Friday, 20 May 2011 | 7:14 AM ET

    Insight on the economic indicators for growth, with Dan Greenhaus, Miller Tabak Co and David Kelly, JPMorgan Funds.

  • Will Iran's Ahmadinejad Seize OPEC Platform? Friday, 20 May 2011 | 3:50 AM ET
    Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, president of Iran

    Mahmoud Ahmadinejad could chair the June meeting of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, giving the Iranian president a platform and an opportunity for the country to force a way out of its growing isolation.

  • Stocks End Higher as LinkedIn Soars on Debut Thursday, 19 May 2011 | 4:22 PM ET

    Stocks ended higher despite mostly weak economic news and falling oil prices as LinkedIn became the first major U.S. social networking company to go public in a soaring debut.

  • Stocks Gain Before Close as LinkedIn Soars Thursday, 19 May 2011 | 3:55 PM ET

    Stocks traded modestly higher amid weak economic news, falling oil prices, and a strong debut for LinkedIn's initial public offering.