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Stocks closed modestly higher amid falling oil prices and a rising dollar as investors were encouraged by a surprisingly strong report on April jobs growth.
Stocks stabilized in the final hour of trading off the highs of the day, but still up nearly half a percent amid falling oil prices and sliding energy stocks, but in the aftermath of a surprisingly strong report on jobs growth in April.
Stocks continued to trade at lofty levels, buoyed by news of surprisingly strong job gains in April.
Len Blavatnik’s Access Industries has snagged Warner Music Group for $8.25 a share, according to a person familiar with the matter, ending a three-month auction process featuring a dozen bidders.
Lloyd C. Blankfein has his share of critics, but perhaps none are more vocal than Evelyn Y. Davis, an outspoken gadfly with a long history of haranguing corporate executives at annual meetings. The New York Times reports.
Stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Friday after steep losses on Thursday, with all eyes on April nonfarm payrolls which is expected to show a slowdown in job creation.
Glencore's $11 billion from its initial public offerings in London and Hong Kong will give the commodity trader considerable firepower for acquisitions and could preface a wave of consolidation in the mining sector, analysts say.
Dramatic headlines on US debt and fears over a Greek restructuring of debt are not worrying one investor, who tells CNBC investors should be focusing on some good news from China, not on the wall of worry.
One of the consequences of ultra-loose monetary policy in the United States has been investors looking for yield in the emerging world.
Peter McCausland, CEO of Airgas, spoke with Cramer about the company's strong fourth-quarter results.
Stocks tumbled in the final hour of trading to close lower as investors took profits ahead of a key government jobs report on Friday, and as energy shares extended losses after crude oil plunged below $100.
Stocks tumbled in the final hour of trading as investors took profits ahead of a government jobs report on Friday, and as energy shares extended losses after crude oil plunged below $100.
Jimmy Dunne, senior managing principal of Sandler O'Neill, favors NYSE Euronext's merger with Deutsche Boerse over the hostile offer made by Nasdaq and ICE, he told CNBC Thursday.
Stocks turned mixed as retail and tech stocks helped to pare gains, and lifted the Nasdaq into positive territory.
Stock futures added to losses after news of a 43,000 jump in jobless claims.
Oil prices are likely to continue rising because the world's oil reserves are dwindling, but silver is likely to come down as it rose too fast, famous investor and commodities bull Jim Rogers told CNBC Thursday.
The federal government will not run short of money to pay its bills on May 16, when the federal debt reaches the legal maximum of $14.3 trillion, the New York Times reports.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Thursday's "Squawk on the Street."
Think the dollar's weak now? Upcoming M&A deals sure aren't going to help matters.
Stocks closed broadly lower Wednesday amid sliding prices for precious metals and oil, and news of weakness in the U.S. economy.
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