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  • Cameron May Need to Cut Spending More than Thatcher Wednesday, 12 May 2010 | 7:12 AM ET
    David Cameron

    The Queen was made to hang around for 5 days this week while her elected representatives attempted to form Britain’s next government.

  • Futures Rise as EU Debt Fears Ease Wednesday, 12 May 2010 | 7:09 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slightly higher open Wednesday as fears of contagion from the European debt crisis eased as Spain vowed to slash its public deficit.

  • TARP, PIIGS, STUPID, Time to GASP Wednesday, 12 May 2010 | 4:19 AM ET
    The European Debt Crisis - See Complete Coverage

    The only thing missing from the weekend’s $1 trillion rescue package for Europe is a good acronym, Timothy Scala, a macro strategist at hedge fund Sophis Investments told CNBC.com Wednesday.

  • Cameron Faces Challenges Beyond His Coalition Wednesday, 12 May 2010 | 2:33 AM ET
    David Cameron

    Britain’s new prime minister, David Cameron, will have to contend with the demands of his own Conservative Party as well as those of his Liberal Democratic partners, the New York Times reports.

  • Damage to BP Already Priced Into Stock: Analyst Tuesday, 11 May 2010 | 6:31 PM ET

    Two analysts told CNBC Tuesday of several views they had on how investors can benefit from the weakening euro caused by the Greek debt crisis.

  • Market 'Flash Crash': 2 Key Points Emerging Tuesday, 11 May 2010 | 5:46 PM ET

    Gary Gensler, the head of the CFTC, is also testifying in the House of Representatives on the cause of last Thursday's plunge. Mary Schapiro, the head of the SEC, has also released her testimony. ...There are two main points that most seem to agree upon.

  • These Banks Will See Topline Growth: Stock Picker Tuesday, 11 May 2010 | 5:04 PM ET

    How should investors be trading in these volatile market situations? Jamie Cox, managing partner at Harris Financial Group, and Dan Genter, president, CEO and CIO of RNC Genter Capital Management, discussed their market outlooks.

  • Dow Ends Lower; Gold Hits New High Tuesday, 11 May 2010 | 4:49 PM ET

    The Dow ended lower Tuesday as investors locked in some profits on stocks and sent gold to a new closing high as geopolitical worries left the market a little jittery.

  • Stocks retreated on Tuesday, following a 3.9 percent gain in the Dow during the previous session. So where are the best places to invest now? Bill McVail, portfolio manager at Turner Small Cap Growth Fund, and Mark Travis, CEO of Intrepid Capital Funds, shared their insights.

  • Boeing Seeks New Heights in 2010 Tuesday, 11 May 2010 | 3:42 PM ET
    A Boeing 787 Dreamliner lands after its long-waited first flight.

    After years of planning, waiting, and yes, delaying some of the most important programs in its history, 2010 is the year when Boeing will see if it can finally deliver.

  • Debt Gone Wild Tuesday, 11 May 2010 | 3:00 PM ET

    Last week’s sharp drops and heightened volatility were due in part to the severe debt crisis in Greece and, more specifically, growing fears that other European nations are at risk — especially Spain, Portugal, Italy and Ireland.

  • Riskier Assets Are Still Priced 'Fairly Low' Tuesday, 11 May 2010 | 2:31 PM ET

    Stocks opened lower on Tuesday as yesterday's global rally lost momentum. How should investors be positioned? Ed Keon, portfolio manager and managing director at Quantitative Management Associates, Prudential Financial and Jason Trennert, chief investment strategist and managing partner at Strategas Research Partners shared their insights.

  • Dow Advances, Led by Disney, AmEx Tuesday, 11 May 2010 | 2:17 PM ET

    Stocks advanced in mid-afternoon trading Tuesday, led by consumer and techs, after major exchanges agreed to put curbs on big drops in individual stocks.

  • NYSE, Nasdaq Fight Over Self Help, 'False Positives' Tuesday, 11 May 2010 | 1:33 PM ET

    In response to the statement that the Nasdaq had declared "self-help" (refused to route orders) against NYSE Arca, a NYSE spokesman said, "There are all kinds of false positives for self help, and people declare against us sometimes for no reason at all."

  • More NYSE vs. Nasdaq Fingerpointing Tuesday, 11 May 2010 | 1:21 PM ET

    The House has posted the testimony of both Larry Leibowitz of NYSE and Eric Noll of Nasdaq before the Financial Services Subcommittee, scheduled for 3pm ET today. Mr. Noll noted that as of yet there was no clear "'smoking gun' that single-handedly caused or explains Thursday's events." However, he said three events occurred around the critical 2:40-3:00pm time period last Thursday...

  • Why Investors Should Keep China in Their Sights Tuesday, 11 May 2010 | 12:07 PM ET

    China is one of the key engines of economic growth in the world. On Tuesday, reports on the country said things are going very well in terms of growth, raising fears yet again.

  • EU Deal Euphoria Fades Tuesday, 11 May 2010 | 11:33 AM ET

    That didn't last long: euphoria over the EU deal already wearing off: Spain down 5 percent, Portugal down 3 percent, Italy down 2 percent...euro weakness resumes. At least Germany backed the plan. But some are arguing that letting the euro continue to devaluate will be a long-term help to the EU economy.

  • Yoshikami: Protecting Against High-Frequency Traders Tuesday, 11 May 2010 | 11:26 AM ET

    The autopsy continues on what caused a 1000 point drop in the Dow last Thursday. But with a quick look at the chart, it is obvious to the naked eye that electronic trading was at least partially to blame for the tailspin.

  • Stocks Pull Back; Gold Prices Soar Tuesday, 11 May 2010 | 11:01 AM ET

    Stocks retreated as the global rally from the previous session lost momentum and euphoria over Europe's near $1 trillion debt rescue package faded. Gold prices soared.

  • Busch: Clegg, UK's New ‘King-maker?’ Tuesday, 11 May 2010 | 10:58 AM ET

    The UK election just got a lot more interesting in a big negative way for the British pound.