• Futures Hold Gains on Economic Signals Friday, 28 Aug 2009 | 9:11 AM ET

    At this point, stock index futures are pointing to modest gains at the open on Friday, as most markets in both Asia and Europe rose, with investors awaiting more macroeconomic data for clearer near-term market direction.

  • Overstretched Financials Held by 'Vapor': Analysts Friday, 28 Aug 2009 | 7:21 AM ET

    Banks stocks have risen too much already and are due for a correction, possibly pulling the whole market down, while optimism about a recovery is not complete, strategists and investors told CNBC Friday.

  • Stocks Close Higher, Led by Banks, Oil, Boeing Thursday, 27 Aug 2009 | 4:39 PM ET

    Stocks closed with modest gains, helped by a rally among bank stocks as well as oil prices.

  • Treasury Building

    Despite a seemingly endless flow of US government debt into the markets, foreign investors continue to gobble up Treasurys and keep yields relatively low.

  • Much like yesterday, the bulls were unable to push the market a lot higher despite bullish economic data. Is “less bad” enough to rally stocks?

  • Futures Improve After Jobs, GDP Reports Thursday, 27 Aug 2009 | 8:44 AM ET

    Stock index futures are indicating a similar lack of conviction Thursday, drifting downwards on flat European stocks and losses in Asian markets.

  • Stocks End Flat as Investors Take Breather Wednesday, 26 Aug 2009 | 5:17 PM ET

    Stocks ended flat Wednesday as investors shrugged off solid demand from today's five-year Treasury auction and some encouraging economic reports.

  • Stocks Don't Flinch After Treasury Auction Wednesday, 26 Aug 2009 | 3:57 PM ET

    Stocks were flat Wednesday as investors shrugged off solid demand from today's five-year Treasury auction and some encouraging economic reports.

  • Halftime Report: Desperately Seeking Direction Wednesday, 26 Aug 2009 | 1:19 PM ET

    As stocks waffled between positive and negative, new signs emerged on Wednesday that the bulls may be losing their grip on this market. Are we heading for a massive correction?

  • Stocks Recover After Home-Sales Report Wednesday, 26 Aug 2009 | 10:10 AM ET

    Stocks rebounded Wednesday after a sharp jump in new-home sales.

  • Futures Relatively Flat on Economic Reports Wednesday, 26 Aug 2009 | 8:54 AM ET

    Stock index futures extended losses after an initial uptick as data showed June orders for durable goods, excluding transportation, rose less than forecast despite overall orders posting their largest advance since July 2007.

  • You wanted Rick, we’ll now you’ve got him. Find out how Santelli answered more of your most pressing questions.

  • What's The Bernanke Long-Term Trade? Tuesday, 25 Aug 2009 | 5:48 PM ET

    On Tuesday President Obama announced plans to keep Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke in his job for another term. How should that impact your trading?

  • Has The Market Topped Out? Tuesday, 25 Aug 2009 | 5:38 PM ET

    Stocks touched 2009 highs while oil made an intra-day reversal. Are these signs the market has topped out?

  • Dow Logs Sixth Straight Gain Tuesday, 25 Aug 2009 | 4:41 PM ET

    The Dow rose for a sixth straight session Tuesday as stocks got a boost from an encouraging report on home prices and an unexpected jump in consumer confidence.

  • Is Tuesday's rally a bet on fundamental growth or a case of panic buying?

  • Stocks Flying High After Confidence Boost Tuesday, 25 Aug 2009 | 10:04 AM ET

    Stocks started the day higher Tuesday after an encouraging report on home prices, then soared even higher following an unexpected jump in consumer confidence.

  • Futures Tick Higher After Housing Report Tuesday, 25 Aug 2009 | 9:27 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures pointed to a modestly higher open Tuesday, following the previous day's session in which the major averages finished with very little change.

  • Web Extra: Take Your Position - Treasurys Monday, 24 Aug 2009 | 5:55 PM ET

    The Treasury is set to auction $109 billion of two-, five- and seven-year notes this week amid growing concern that the appetite for U.S. securities may be waning.

  • Wall Street Trader

    Once considered one of the ultimate buy-and-hold investments, US Treasurys are now being traded like stocks and commodities contracts, bond experts say.