Earnings from Exxon and Chevron, and September data on consumer spending, income and inflation are highlights ahead of Friday's opening bell.» Read More
ETFs were among the investment types most affected by the "flash crash" in May, but Bill McNabb, CEO of The Vanguard Group and told investors that they are still a safe place to invest.
Stocks were lower Thursday after the Fed highlighted the weakness of the recovery in its latest statement. Rob Morgan, chief investment strategist at Fulcrum Securities, and David Hefty, CEO of Cornerstone Wealth Management, discussed their market outlooks.
Darden Restaurants, the Number 1 casual restaurant chain in the United States, which has reported down quarters over the last 12 months, expects earnings growth of 15 percent to 18 percent in 2011.
Big battle between the deficit hawks and doves in Europe is becoming very public ahead of the G20 meeting this weekend. German Chancellor Angela Merkel is sticking to her plan to cut spending, despite criticism from George Soros. Even President Obama has warned against withdrawing stimulus too soon.
Sales of Apple’s latest product, iPad have hit 3 million since its launch and that’s in just 80 days. This is destined to give Apple the shot it needs to continue its star performance the company has achieved in recent years. Amazon’s Kindle, some contend, seems to be limping along.
Today's six stocks worth watching.
The housing market had been doing more or less reasonably well until very recently when the world came to the realization that the $8,000 tax credit was going to come to an end. Now, it's payback time.
The internal obsession with the stock must subside. It is a paranoid approach that is just as unnatural as the idea of Mr. Blankfein on Oprah.
Stocks opened lower Thursday after the Fed highlighted the weakness of the recovery in its latest statement. But a pair of better-than-expected economic reports helped curb the losses.
A bitter battle is now brewing between a noted short-seller and the for-profit education industry.
Two weeks ago, Hasbro's board told Providence it had no interest in a go-private transaction.
Stock index futures were lower ahead of the opening bell Thursday ahead of key economic data and after the Federal Reserve scaled back its projections for the economic recovery.
Shockingly bad housing data this week, and now the Fed's downgrade of the economy could ramp up market anxiety with each new economic report.
Research in Motion dispatches its first-quarter earnings Thursday after the bell. Mike Abramsky, RBC Capital Markets analyst, shared his optimism about RIM's survival in the consumer market.
The Dow squeaked out a gain Wednesday after the Fed renewed its pledge to keep rates low and offered a statement with no surprises.
Home builders trade up (!) today. What's up? Two things: 1) builders are DOWN 30 to 40 percent in the last two months, and 2) with these kinds of sales, builders will build even less, and inventory will come down even more. Still, the numbers were a shock...
The Fed has slightly downgraded its outlook on the US economy and on housing, and also somewhat lowered its inflation outlook.
It soon became clear that the “risk factors” section of the documents, in which BP would lay out the perceived risks to its bondholders, was too delicate an explanation to rush, says one of the people familiar with the matter, and the company realized it would likely need at least another week to finish the prospectus.
Day two of the New York Forum in full swing this morning. Mayor Bloomberg opened the meeting today by discussing the government's role to promote economic activity. Wall Street remains the top industry for the Big Apple. Finance remains the economic engine for the United States.
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev is in Silicon Valley this morning, meeting with the founders of Twitter before heading to Cisco Systems where he's scheduled to see CEO John Chambers, the company's president of emerging markets Peter Mountford, and others.