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  • Stocks End Lower Amid Greek Debt Talk Fears Monday, 6 Feb 2012 | 4:37 PM ET

    Stocks came off their worst levels but still closed lower Monday as investors took a breather following the recent market rally and amid ongoing debt negotiations in Greece over a fresh austerity package.

  • Future Slide Amid Worries Over Greece Monday, 6 Feb 2012 | 8:50 AM ET

    Stock index futures dipped Monday, tracking losses in Europe amid concerns over whether Greece can avoid a messy default.

  • Glencore Pays a Price for Xstrata Deal Monday, 6 Feb 2012 | 12:16 AM ET
    The Glencore logo seen in front of the Swiss commodities giant's headquarters in Baar.

    Glencore is set to pay a larger premium than expected to seal its long-coveted merger with Xstrata, a move designed to defuse concerns among Xstrata investors about a cozy deal between the chief executives of the two companies. The Financial Times reports.

  • Dow Logs Highest Close Since May 2008 Friday, 3 Feb 2012 | 4:55 PM ET

    Stocks ended near session highs Friday, with the Dow finishing at its best level since May 2008, buoyed by a monthly government employment report that blew past estimates and a handful of impressive economic news.

  • Futures Spike After Government Jobs Report Friday, 3 Feb 2012 | 8:44 AM ET

    US stock index futures surged following a monthly government employment report that blew past estimates.

  • Stocks Finish Flat Ahead of Gov't Jobs Report Thursday, 2 Feb 2012 | 4:33 PM ET

    Stocks ended narrowly mixed in a lackluster session Thursday following a handful of mixed earnings reports, decline in weekly jobless claims and ahead of the government's monthly employment report due Friday morning.

  • Futures Turn Higher After Jobless Claims Thursday, 2 Feb 2012 | 9:17 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures turned positive Thursday following news that jobless claims fell and as investors digested a handful of mixed earnings news.  

  • Stocks End Higher, All S&P Sectors Post Gains Wednesday, 1 Feb 2012 | 4:13 PM ET

    Stocks kicked off the first trading day of February with a bang, extending their robust rally from the previous month, boosted by some positive global economic news in addition to a report that Greece and its private creditors may soon agree upon a deal.

  • Futures Hold Gains After ADP Jobs Report Wednesday, 1 Feb 2012 | 8:25 AM ET

    US stock index futures indicated a sharply higher open for Wall Street, with spirits lifted by a possible announcement of an IPO by Facebook and ahead of various data on unemployment.

  • Stocks End Flat, but Post Best Jan. Since 1997 Tuesday, 31 Jan 2012 | 4:26 PM ET

    Stocks came off their worst levels but still finished narrowly mixed Tuesday, after a handful of disappointing economic news weighed on the market. Despite the session's lackluster performance, the Dow and S&P are still posted their best January since 1997. In addition, all three major averages logged their best monthly gains since October.

  • Futures Hold Gains After Case-Shiller Report Tuesday, 31 Jan 2012 | 9:06 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures held their early gains Tuesday as investors seemed unfazed following a report that showed home prices continued to decline. Futures were buoyed by renewed hopes for a deal between Greece and private sector creditors, and after the approval of a new euro zone budget discipline pact.

  • Stocks Close Flat After Erasing Sharp Losses Monday, 30 Jan 2012 | 5:19 PM ET

    Stocks cut most of their earlier losses, but still finished in negative territory Monday as ongoing worries over the euro zone debt crisis kept investors from fully jumping in.

  • Kicking Off 2012: The Bull-Bear Tug-of-War Monday, 30 Jan 2012 | 5:08 PM ET

    Jim Cramer’s researcher, Nicole Urken, takes a look at some recent data points that point to optimism for the macro economy.

  • Futures Fall Amid Renewed Greece Concerns Monday, 30 Jan 2012 | 8:51 AM ET

    Stock index futures slumped Monday, tracking losses in Europe and Asia, amid renewed worries over a second bailout package for Greece.

  • US Airways Shares Jump on Possible Bid From Delta Monday, 30 Jan 2012 | 8:24 AM ET
    Delta Airlines

    US Airways shares are higher on a report that Delta Airlines is considering buying the world's No. 5 airline, as the industry moves aggressively toward consolidation.

  • Dow Ends Lower; S&P, Nasdaq Gain for 4th Week Friday, 27 Jan 2012 | 4:57 PM ET

    Stocks finished mixed Friday, as investors digested a handful of tepid earnings and economic reports in addition to ongoing jitters in the euro zone. The S&P and Nasdaq posted their fourth weekly gains, while the Dow finished in negative territory for the week.

  • Futures Turn Lower After GDP Report Friday, 27 Jan 2012 | 8:37 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures retreated Friday, erasing their early gains, after the GDP report showed the economy grew less than expected in the fourth-quarter.

  • Stocks End Lower as Fed Optimism Fizzles Thursday, 26 Jan 2012 | 4:21 PM ET

    Stocks finished lower in thin trading Thursday following a disappointing new home sales report and as earlier enthusiasm faded over the Fed's decision to hold interest rates near zero until at least 2014.

  • Futures Hold Gains After Economic Reports Thursday, 26 Jan 2012 | 8:34 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures held their gains Thursday following a strong durable goods orders news and despite a report that showed weekly jobless claims gained slightly in the previous week.

  • Stocks End Sharply Higher After Fed News Wednesday, 25 Jan 2012 | 7:57 PM ET

    Stocks ended near session highs Wednesday, reversing their early declines, as the market cheered news that the Fed will not raise interest rates until at least 2014 in addition to maintaining its highly accommodative stance to support the recovery.

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