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  • Futures Pare Losses on Drop in Claims Thursday, 12 Jul 2012 | 8:35 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Wall Street on Thursday as investors who continued to fret about a slowdown in economic growth were left uneasy after the minutes of the June 20 meeting of the Federal Reserve’s interest rate setting committee showed no appetite among committee members for a resumption of quantitative easing.

  • Aegis and Dentsu Are Stronger Together: CEO Thursday, 12 Jul 2012 | 5:26 AM ET

    Dentsu’s takeover of the digital communications agency Aegis would create a “compelling combination” of two companies looking to expand globally, Jerry Buhlmann, CEO of Aegis Group told CNBC.

  • Dow Logs 5-Day Losing Streak After Fed Minutes Wednesday, 11 Jul 2012 | 4:42 PM ET

    Stocks recovered from their worst levels but still finished lower Wednesday in choppy trading, after minutes of the Federal Reserve's latest meeting offered no strong hints about more easing to prop up the sluggish economy.

  • Futures Edge Higher Ahead of Fed Minutes Wednesday, 11 Jul 2012 | 8:36 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures rose Wednesday, after stocks fell for four-consecutive sessions, as investors looked ahead to the minutes of the latest Fed meeting to find out how close the central bank was to delivering a third round of quantitative easing in addition to extending Operation Twist through to the end of 2012.

  • PTT Exploration and Production, the subsidiary of PTT, may be still holding out its bid for Mozambique-focused oil and gas explorer Cove Energy, but one analyst says the acquisition is a bad idea for the Thai oil company because it would hurt its balance sheet.

  • Dow Logs 4-Day Losing Streak, Alcoa Drops 4% Tuesday, 10 Jul 2012 | 4:12 PM ET

    Stocks finished lower in volatile trading Tuesday, dragged by industrials, after a batch of profit warnings overshadowed earlier optimism that Germany's top court will approve the euro zone's new bailout fund.

  • Dodger Stadium

    Ticket sales are up 13 percent, averaging 41,000 a game. That puts the Dodgers in sixth place in MLB ticket sales.

  • Futures Gain Amid Hopes for Euro Zone Fund Tuesday, 10 Jul 2012 | 8:51 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures gained on Tuesday after euro zone leaders ratified the terms of a bailout agreement for Spain’s banking sector and as traders speculated that Germany's top court would approve the EU's permanent bailout fund.

  • Stocks End Lower Ahead of Earnings; FB Gains Monday, 9 Jul 2012 | 4:44 PM ET

    Stocks eased off their worst levels Monday but still closed in negative territory as investors remained jittery ahead of the earnings season and amid renewed global growth concerns.

  • Futures Lower Ahead of Earnings, EU Meeting Monday, 9 Jul 2012 | 8:52 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures declined Monday, extending their losses following a sharp selloff in the previous session on the heels of a disappointing jobs report and ahead of Alcoa's earnings after the bell.

  • The first half of this year may have ended on a somber note for global mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and it was no different for Asia. Deal volumes were down almost 30 percent on year across the region. But according to one analyst that doesn't mean there aren't good investment options for companies out there.

  • Stocks Close Lower After Weak Jobs Report Friday, 6 Jul 2012 | 4:33 PM ET

    Stocks eased off their worst levels in the final hour of trading, but still finished firmly in the red Friday on the heels of a disappointing June government jobs report.

  • Futures Add to Losses After Gov't Jobs Report Friday, 6 Jul 2012 | 8:34 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures extended their losses Friday after non-farm payrolls showed employers added less jobs than expected in June.

  • Stocks End Lower Ahead of Jobs; Apple Gains Thursday, 5 Jul 2012 | 4:11 PM ET

    Stocks closed lower in thin trading Thursday after a round of interest rate cuts by major central banks and as investors remained cautious ahead of Friday’s key government jobs report.

  • Futures Turn Lower After Draghi Comments Thursday, 5 Jul 2012 | 8:48 AM ET

    Futures turned negative again in choppy pre-market trading Thursday as grim comments from ECB President Mario Draghi weighed on sentiment and even trumped a pair of better-than-expected employment reports.

  • Stocks End Higher Ahead of Holiday; Energy Gains Tuesday, 3 Jul 2012 | 1:17 PM ET

    Stocks closed near session highs Tuesday on a holiday-shortened trading session, led by energy, as investors cheered a better-than-expected factory orders report.

  • Futures Trade Flat; MSFT Slips, Barclays Gains Tuesday, 3 Jul 2012 | 9:22 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures hovered around the flatline Tuesday ahead of a shortened pre-holiday trading day, as investors awaited the factory orders report.

  • Stocks End Flat as Fed Hopes Offset Weak ISM Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 5:09 PM ET

    Stocks trimmed most of their losses to close narrowly mixed Monday as hopes for stimulus from the Federal Reserve helped limit losses following a disappointing manufacturing report.

  • In Caymans, It’s Simple to Fill a Hedge Fund Board Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 12:51 PM ET
    Cayman  Islands

    As hedge funds become a dominant force in the investing universe, directorship services have grown into a big business on the Cayman Islands. And because of a quirk in the island’s tax code, these funds must appoint a board, the New York Times reports.

  • Micron

    By adding Elpida and Rexchip’s manufacturing capabilities, Micron Technology will roughly double its capacity to make DRAM memory chips, which are a key component of smartphones and mobile devices, and become a supplier to Apple.

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