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  • Stocks Tumble Amid Bleak Economic News Thursday, 19 Aug 2010 | 11:54 AM ET

    Stocks extended their losses Thursday after a weak report on manufacturing out of the Philadelphia Federal Reserve and a disappointing report on jobless claims.   Intel and GE  fell.

  • Futures Struggle After a Weak Jobs Report Thursday, 19 Aug 2010 | 9:24 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slightly lower open Thursday after the government reported a bigger-than-expected jump in unemployment claims.

  • Stocks Lose Steam but End Up; Energy Slips Wednesday, 18 Aug 2010 | 4:46 PM ET
  • Stocks Gain Before Close; Home Depot Rises Wednesday, 18 Aug 2010 | 3:53 PM ET

    Stocks were higher heading into the close Wednesday in thin trading Wednesday as investors shrugged off tepid reports from retailers.  Exxon fell.

  • Stocks Pare Losses; Exxon, Chevron Fall Wednesday, 18 Aug 2010 | 11:54 AM ET

    Stocks pared losses Wednesday, with tech-heavy Nasdaq and the S&P 500 up slightly, after a mixed batch of earnings releases, and a day after a strong rally. Exxon, Chevron fell.

  • Dow Opens Lower After Rallying Tuesday Wednesday, 18 Aug 2010 | 9:33 AM ET

    The Dow opened lower at the open after a day of strong results for the major averages, and ahead of a day light on economic news.

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    As high-yield bond trading activity has one of its best years ever, investors are looking for and finding solid investments in that arena, a Citigroup banker told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Stocks End Higher; Dow Snaps Losing Streak Tuesday, 17 Aug 2010 | 5:00 PM ET

    Stocks ended higher  Tuesday with the Dow gaining more than 100 points to  snap a five-day losing streak. The rally followed a series of government data releases and earnings reports that showed hints of strength returning to the economy.  Home Depot jumped, RIM slipped.

  • Stocks Advance Ahead of Close; RIM Slips Tuesday, 17 Aug 2010 | 3:49 PM ET

    Stocks advanced decisively Tuesday, with Dow on track to snap a five-day losing streak. The rally followed a series of government data releases and earnings reports that showed hints of strength returning to the economy.  Home Depot jumped, RIM slipped.

  • Stocks Gain More than 1%; Home Depot Rises Tuesday, 17 Aug 2010 | 11:58 AM ET

    Stocks rose significantly Tuesday after days of losses, following a series of government data releases and earnings reports that showed hints of strength returning to the economy. Home Depot gains, Kraft slips.

  • Futures Rise After Production Data Tuesday, 17 Aug 2010 | 9:22 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures are higher after the government released data on  industriarl production, capacity utilization, housing starts and the July Producer Price Index. WalMart and Home Depot reported better-than-expected results.

  • Dow Ends Lower, Fails to Snap Losing Streak Monday, 16 Aug 2010 | 4:38 PM ET

    Stocks ended a quiet trading session largely flat, with the Dow closing slightly down to mark five straight days of losses.  Technology stocks gave a modest boost to the Nasdaq, which ended higher. 3M and Boeing fell.

  • Stocks End Flat; Dow Fails to Snap Losing Streak Monday, 16 Aug 2010 | 4:12 PM ET

    Stock ended the session largely flat, with the Dow slightly lower before the close, after a session marked by quiet trading in a narrow range on mixed economic data. Technology stocks gave a slight boost to the Nasdaq, which ended higher.

  • Stocks Rise in Quiet Trading; Cisco Gains Monday, 16 Aug 2010 | 12:01 PM ET

    Stocks were modestly higher Monday amid thin volume as investors continue to digest news of a weaker economy.

  • Stocks Fall as Closing Bell Nears; Retail Drops Monday, 16 Aug 2010 | 10:15 AM ET

    Stocks slipped Friday in quiet summer trading as the closing bell neared after several reports on the economy did little to improve the mood of investors and the market continued on track to record its worst week since the week ending July 2.

  • Futures Decline; Earnings in Focus Monday, 16 Aug 2010 | 9:23 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open Monday, in the wake of a negative week for the major indexes as investors braced for the next batch of earnings and data on the state of the housing market.

  • Stocks End Down Sharply for the Week Friday, 13 Aug 2010 | 4:55 PM ET

    Stocks ended the week down sharply, with the major indexes down as much as 4 percent in the worst week for the markets since July 2.  Retail drops.

  • Stocks Slip After Mixed Data; Nordstrom Falls Friday, 13 Aug 2010 | 11:58 AM ET

    U.S. stocks were lower Friday after several reports on the economy did little to change the overall picture for investors.

  • Stocks Close Down, Off Lows of Day; Cisco Falls Thursday, 12 Aug 2010 | 5:04 PM ET

    Stocks closed lower Thursday, continuing a losing streak amid light volume and continued worries over the state of the economy. Cisco skidded, Verizon rose.

  • Stocks Close Down, Off Lows of Day, Cisco Falls Thursday, 12 Aug 2010 | 4:01 PM ET

    Stocks continued a losing streak Thursday heading into the close, amid light volume and continued worries over the state of the economy triggered by the latest batch of economic data and comments from Cisco that customers are hestitant about a recovery. Cisco skidded, Verizon rose.