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After a rocky start, stocks barreled higher Tuesday fueled by a surge in techs and a report that showed new home construction unexpectedly jumped in February. Even banks posted strong gains.
Stocks struggled to hold gains Tuesday as investors were encouraged by a report that showed new home construction unexpectedly jumped in February but banks wobbled.
Stocks struggled at the open Tuesday as investors were encouragd by a report that showed new home construction unexpectedly jumped in February but banks wobbled.
Futures rebounded Tuesday after a report showed new home construction unexpectedly jumped in February.
The FTSE 100 index's 3,750 close last week was "quite exciting," according to Nick Batsford, technical analyst at Hobart Capital, said Monday. "People are almost turning bullish," he added.
Stocks went four for four Friday in a dramatic win that delivered stocks their best week since November.
Stocks opened slightly higher Friday amid some much-needed good news from banks.
Futures pointed to a fourth straight session of gains Friday amid some much-needed good news from banks.
Stocks bounced back after a rocky start Thursday as oil prices rebounded and investors were cheered by a better-than-expected retail-sales.
Futures started the day lower Thursday but pared losses after a better-than-expected report on retail sales.
US banking stocks could post a huge rally as the market is moving away from its downside momentum, Chris Locke, a technical analyst from Oytsertrade.com told CNBC.
Find a list of resources compiled for victims of accused swindler Bernard Madoff ahead of the plea agreement scheduled for later this week.
Factory jobs disappeared. Inflation soared. Unemployment climbed to alarming levels. The hungry lined up at soup kitchens. It wasn't the Great Depression. It was the 1981-82 recession, widely considered America's worst since the depression.
Attorney Ira Sorkin confirms a report in Newsday that Ruth Madoff is getting her own counsel.
Central banks' efforts to introduce measures such as buying various assets and printing money as they bring their interest rates to zero will not work in countries with too high levels of debt, Hugh Hendry, Chief Investment Officer at Eclectica, told CNBC.
With the economy weakening, chief executives want Wall Street to see them as tough cost-cutters who are not afraid to lay off workers. But plenty of job cuts are not trumpeted in news releases, the New York Times reported.
Traders are yearning to get into the stock markets but are "terrified" and crowd the sidelines, when a winning strategy may be to just cut out the negative noise and jump in, financial guru Clem Chambers, CEO at ADVFN, told CNBC.
Bernard Madoff and $50 billion. His name and that number have become inseparable in describing the enormity of what has been called the largest white-collar fraud in history.
Citigroup's recent arrangement for converting some of the government’s preference shares into ordinary shares causes a significant loss to the retail investor, Citigroup shareholder Victor Filatov, former president of Capula Investment Management, told CNBC.
Financier Bernard Madoff said his wife should be allowed to keep nearly $70 million worth of assets held in her name, including the Manhattan penthouse where he is currently under house arrest, because they are unrelated to his alleged fraud, the Wall Street Journal reported.