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  • Stocks End Mixed in Tight Trading; Techs Gain Tuesday, 11 Oct 2011 | 4:27 PM ET

    Stocks ended mixed after moving between small gains and losses Tuesday, as investors kept their focus on developments in the euro zone and ahead of Alcoa's results, which marks the beginning of third-quarter earnings season.

  • Futures Slide Ahead of Key Slovakia Vote Tuesday, 11 Oct 2011 | 8:58 AM ET

    Futures slipped Tuesday following a sharp rally in the previous session and as investors stayed cautious ahead of a key vote in Slovakia to expand the euro zone rescue fund.

  • Stocks End Near Session Highs, Dow Soars 300 Monday, 10 Oct 2011 | 4:25 PM ET

    Stocks surged in the final minutes of trading to close at session highs Monday, led by banks, amid optimism that France and Germany's pledge would help resolve the euro zone debt crisis and rescue the region's struggling financials.

  • Futures Sharply Higher on Euro Zone Hopes Monday, 10 Oct 2011 | 8:52 AM ET

    Futures were sharply higher Monday, tracking gains in Europe where investors were encouraged by German and French promises to unveil new measures to combat the debt crisis in the region by the end of the month.

  • Stocks Close Day Lower But Gain for Week Friday, 7 Oct 2011 | 4:04 PM ET

    Despite a failed attempt at the end of Friday's session to close the week out on a positive note, stocks finished higher on some tepid signs of recovery for the US economy.

  • Futures Rebound After Monthly Jobs Report Friday, 7 Oct 2011 | 8:35 AM ET

    Futures rebounded, erasing their early losses Friday following a stronger-than-expected monthly government payrolls report.

  • Stocks Log 3-Day Rally, Helped by Banks Thursday, 6 Oct 2011 | 4:21 PM ET

    Stocks finished at session highs Thursday, logging a three-day rally led by financials, after the ECB announced new liquidity measures to support banks in the euro zone and as investors waited for the crucial monthly non-farm payrolls report at the end of the week.

  • Futures Trim Gains Amid ECB Trichet's Speech Thursday, 6 Oct 2011 | 9:20 AM ET

    Futures turned negative Thursday following ECB's President Jean-Claude Trichet's grim economic outlook at a news conference after the bank's Governing Council left its benchmark interest rate unchanged at 1.5 percent.

  • Jobs Death Prompts Grief at Apple Stores Worldwide Thursday, 6 Oct 2011 | 2:21 AM ET
    Apple

    Computer buffs and admirers of technology rushed to Apple shops from New York to Australia on Thursday to mourn Steve Jobs, praising him as a visionary who transformed the daily activities of countless millions.

  • Sony Secures Abu Dhabi Funds for EMI Bid Thursday, 6 Oct 2011 | 12:02 AM ET
    EMI

    Sony has secured financing from Abu Dhabi’s investment fund for EMI as second-round bids for the UK music company came in before a deadline last night, people close to Citibank’s $3.5bn-$4bn auction said. The FT reports.

  • Steve Jobs' Obituary in the New York Times Wednesday, 5 Oct 2011 | 9:07 PM ET
    Steve Jobs

    “He was the most passionate leader one could hope for, a motivating force without parallel,” wrote Steven Levy, author of the 1994 book “Insanely Great,” which chronicles the creation of the Macintosh. “Tom Sawyer could have picked up tricks from Steve Jobs.”

  • The “Fast Money” traders discuss how likely such a deal is, and whether either stocks are a buy.

  • Stocks Close Near Highs, Led by Materials Wednesday, 5 Oct 2011 | 4:23 PM ET

    Stocks rallied sharply in the final minutes of trading to finish near their highs in another volatile session Wednesday, buoyed by a handful of better-than-expected economic news and amid optimism over the euro zone.

  • Pros Weigh Research In Motion Takeover Talk Wednesday, 5 Oct 2011 | 2:09 PM ET

    Four companies are rumored to be interested in buying Research In Motion, the "Fast Money" traders said, but how likely is such an acqusition?

  • Futures Pare Gains Despite Euro Zone Hopes Wednesday, 5 Oct 2011 | 9:13 AM ET

    Futures pared some of their gains ahead of the open Wednesday, even after a better-than-expected private sector employment report and despite optimism that a solution will be found to protect Europe's banks from the effects of the Greek crisis.

  • Stocks Rebound Sharply on EU Bank Aid Plan Tuesday, 4 Oct 2011 | 4:42 PM ET

    Stocks rebounded during the final hour of trading in a roller coaster ride on Wall Street Tuesday, following a report that EU finance ministers are examining possible ways to recapitalize banks and after Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke said he is prepared to help the economy.

  • Bad Economy? Not for M&A or Business Lending Tuesday, 4 Oct 2011 | 12:15 PM ET
    Negotiating Pay

    The global economy may look ugly from the outside, but internally there are signs of life, particularly in deal making and lending.

  • Futures Lower Amid European Bank Worries Tuesday, 4 Oct 2011 | 9:02 AM ET

    Futures declined Tuesday amid growing concerns that the threat of a Greek default will lead to another banking crisis in Europe.

  • M&A Fell in Third Quarter as Euro Crisis Simmered Tuesday, 4 Oct 2011 | 2:03 AM ET
  • Stocks Log Lowest Close in Over a Year Monday, 3 Oct 2011 | 4:33 PM ET

    Stocks kicked off the new month and quarter with a thud Monday, led by financials, as worries over Greece continued to spook investors and overshadowed a pair of better-than-expected economic news. The Dow and S&P closed at their lowest levels in over a year.

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