As the Fed meets and earnings news rains down, the big question in the week ahead is whether the S&P 500 can manage a break out.» Read More
The fact that Mr. Geithner takes time from his busy schedule to defend a program that has expired, speaks volumes about the damage TARP is inflicting on politicians associated with it.
Stock index futures are pointing to a mixed open Monday, regaining some ground after Dallas Federal Reserve President Richard Fisher said on CNBC that the Fed can't help the economy alone, and that there is "ample liquidity" in the market that hasn't been put to work.
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JPMorgan Chase has a proposition for the mutual funds and pension funds that oversee many Americans’ savings: Heads, we win together. Tails, you lose — alone. The New York Times reports.
The high prices and low yields of long-dated government bonds would only be worthwhile if the economy was in depression and investors should get out of the assets now, Robin Griffiths, technical strategist at Cazenove Capital, told CNBC Monday.
Global investor and author Jim Rogers answers five questions posed to him by CNBC on life, his investments and the lessons learnt from the Asian financial crisis.
The rich are sitting firmly in the public cross hairs, especially as the economy continues to stumble. Reports that Wall Street bonuses will again be high, and the debate in Congress over tax increases for the wealthy, just add to the outrage.
“We’ve all seen "Wall Street" – we’ve probably seen "Boiler Room". I’ve seen people in tears – everyone wants to come to Wall Street and be a trader.” So are traders made or born?
The Federal Reserve chairman, Ben S. Bernanke outlined the risks the central bank is prepared to take by pumping more money into the flagging recovery - but analysts still want more details.
It's back to basics for stocks in the coming week, as a tidal wave of earnings overwhelms economic reports and shifts investor focus temporarily to the health of corporate balance sheets.
Stocks ended higher for the week, but mixed for the day as financial stocks dragged down the Dow and technology stocks lifted the Nasdaq. GE and Bank of America fell, HP rose.
Matching your record up against the greats can make you feel like the market is no place for amateurs, or for those who have a day job that isn't in the markets. That's why it's important to remember that no one's perfect, not even the giants in the industry.
Stocks were mixed ahead of the closing bell as the financial stocks dragged down the Dow and technology stocks lifted the Nasdaq. GE and Bank of America fell, HP rose.
Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke took another step Friday toward further monetary stimulus, but in doing so left one key issue unanswered: What if all this intervention causes more harm than good?
So, can or will the Federal Reserve deliver us $100 oil? As the ol' Magic 8-ball would say: it appears likely.
Every good movie is filled with drama and plot twists, not unlike the economy right now. And every good movie must have a great soundtrack. So, if you had to create a soundtrack for the economy right now, which song would lead the way? Share your opinion.
A London-based asset manager slammed a decision by Russia's Supreme Commercial Court Friday to uphold a refusal by a Russian businessman to buy out minority shareholders in a privatized energy company.
Stocks turned mixed, as technology and consumer stocks rose, after a grim preliminary reading on October consumer sentiment and as bank stocks continued to fall on the potential effects of the foreclosure crisis. BofA and JPMorgan fell.
Is volume picking up again? Traders are hoping so. For the second straight day yesterday, NYSE consolidated tape volume exceeded 5 billion shares. Wednesday saw 5.4 billion shares changing hands, while 5.5 billion shares were traded yesterday—the most since July 16. That’s about a 37% increase from the 4 billion shares the NYSE has averaged over the past several weeks.