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  • Futures Still Slightly Up After Home Price News Tuesday, 29 Mar 2011 | 9:20 AM ET

    Stock index futures continued to trade slightly higher after news that home prices fell less than expected.

  • Picking a Winner When Everyone's 'Ugly' Tuesday, 29 Mar 2011 | 5:11 AM ET

    What do you do when the ugly get uglier and you are looking for a profit in the currency markets?

  • Tea Party Has Republicans Running Scared Tuesday, 29 Mar 2011 | 1:53 AM ET
    Former U.S. President Bill Clinton seen speaking during the inaugural Rural Summit in Washington, DC

    In the months after Bill Clinton received the same kind of electoral drubbing meted out to Barack Obama in November, he used to measure his political standing by the number of Republicans getting ready to run against him, reports the Financial Times.

  • Stocks Snap Winning Streak; AT&T Climbs Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 4:40 PM ET
    Middle East Turmoil

    Stocks turned negative in the final hour of trading to close lower Monday amid light volume, as techs and worries over geopolitical turmoil weighed.

  • Stocks Turn Lower, Led by Techs; Energy Gains Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 3:48 PM ET
    Middle East Turmoil

    Stocks turned lower ahead of the close Monday as techs and industrials weighed in addition to worries over geopolitical turmoil.

  • A piece of legislation introduced in Congress last week has some investors and gamblers hopeful that Internet gambling will be legalized.

  • All that cash piling up on corporate America’s balance sheet could end up hurting an economic recovery and further gains in the stock market.

  • Halftime: EBay CEO on What GSI Deal Brings Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 1:53 PM ET

    EBay CEO John Donahoe discusses his company's plans to buy GSI for $1.96 billion cash.

  • Stocks Rise, Buoyed by Energy; Techs Slip Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 12:09 PM ET

    Stocks rose modestly Monday, led by a handful of positive economic news, but tech stocks and geopolitical developments limited gains.

  • Using Currencies to Play M&A Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 11:41 AM ET

    Want to use currencies to trade on pending deals? Here's how.

  • Futures Point to Flat Open Amid Global Fears Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 9:23 AM ET

    Futures pointed to a flat open following three days of gains Monday, though developments in Japan, Libya and the Middle East kept alive the potential for volatile trading.

  • Merkel's State Defeat Could Bring Uncertainty Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 8:20 AM ET
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel

    The heavy and humiliating defeat for German Chancellor Angela Merkel's collation in regional elections on Sunday is unlikely to derail parliamentary support for euro zone rescue measures but may bring uncertainty in financial markets, according to an analysis by Barclays Capital.

  • Lloyds Seeks $32 Billion To Fund Sell-Off: Report Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 3:07 AM ET

    Lloyds Banking Group is looking to raise £20 billion ($32 billion) to help fund the sale of 600 branches.

  • Stocks Shrug Off Bad News and Gain for Week Friday, 25 Mar 2011 | 5:15 PM ET

    Stocks snapped a two-week losing streak to post gains after several days of quiet trading in which stocks steadily rose higher despite despite unrest in the Middle East and Libya, debt troubles in Europe, a continuing nuclear disaster in Japan and mixed economic news in the U.S. IBM and Chevron gained, while HP fell.

  • Stocks Pare Gains Ahead of Close; HP Falls Friday, 25 Mar 2011 | 4:00 PM ET

    Stocks pared gains in the final hour of trading another session of quiet trading despite unrest in the Middle East and Libya, debt troubles in Europe, and mixed economic news in the U.S. Chevron and IBM gained, while HP fell.

  • MLPs Offer Low Risk With Healthy Growth Prospects Friday, 25 Mar 2011 | 1:12 PM ET

    The search for yield has attracted many investors to master limited partnerships, known as MLPs, because it offers a number of very low risk businesses with healthy growth prospects, Brian Watson, director of research at SteelPath, an investment manager of energy master limited partnership portfolios that specialize in US energy infrastructure assets, told CNBC on Friday.

  • Stocks Gain, Led by Materials; HP Slips Friday, 25 Mar 2011 | 11:55 AM ET

    Stocks gained amid mixed economic news, and as investors focused on a handful of strong earnings reports.  IBM and DuPont rose, while HP fell.

  • Futures Continue to Rise After GDP Revision Friday, 25 Mar 2011 | 9:16 AM ET

    Stock index futures continued to point to a higher open after estimates for fourth quarter gross domestic product rose to 3.1 percent, and as investors swapped concerns over Europe’s sovereign debt crisis and developments in the Middle East for optimism about earnings.

  • Scots Incensed at 'Raid' on North Sea Friday, 25 Mar 2011 | 2:59 AM ET
    Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne holds Disraeli's original budget box as he leaves 11 Downing Street for Parliament.

    Scottish politicians accused George Osborne of using North Sea resources to “fuel his Budget”, saying the chancellor had given too little in return for his unexpected £2 billion tax raid on the oil and gas industry, reports the Financial Times.

  • A Stock Immune to Higher Oil Prices? Thursday, 24 Mar 2011 | 7:22 PM ET

    Cramer thinks this is it. Check out his interview with this company's CEO.

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