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US stock index futures were indicating a higher open for Wall Street Monday, after Greece was offered a bailout package of more than $145 billion by the European Union and the IMF.
European officials are finally getting spurred into action by the danger of contagion and sources in the City say Greek debt is a screaming buy.
The question for markets in the week ahead will be whether to ride a wave of better economic and earnings news—or give in to a growing list of worries.
News of a criminal inquiry into Goldman Sachs comes just as investors are increasingly focused on the idea that financial regulatory reform may have sharper teeth for the industry than previously expected.
Stocks pulled back again in late trading Friday, pushing the Dow more than 100 points lower. What should investors expect from the markets next week? Rob Morgan, chief investment strategist at Fulcrum Securities shared his insights.
Stocks shed 1.4 percent Friday, . Goldman Sachs tumbled on reports of a federal probe, prompting investors to unload bank shares. The Dow was down more than 130 points, or 1.2 percent, with 10 minutes to go on the clock.
Although it is harder to find a bargain on value stocks than it was a year ago, investors can still find a deal in some infrastructure companies, Mario Gabelli, of Gamco Investors, told CNBC at Berkshire Hathaway's annual shareholder meeting Friday.
The new reputational/political risk associated with the market in key stocks (BP, Goldman, Massey) is the biggest story of the week. A good example of the uncertainty in the trading community is a note sent out by Buckingham Research this afternoon regarding Goldman. It is titled: Litigation/Political Risk Too Difficult to Handicap...
Advocating the old Wall Street saying, "sell in May and then go away," a European analyst said there are "dark clouds ahead" in the markets.
Stocks continued to fall in the final hour as Goldman Sachs tumbled on reports of a federal probe, prompting investors to unload bank shares.
With CIBC World Markets predicting countries will spend about $30 trillion on infrastructure over the next 20 years, Tom Anderson, associate editor of Kiplinger's Personal Finance, offered four stocks to play the global building boom.
As the titan of Wall Street continues to be bombarded by SEC civil fraud charges and now a criminal inquiry, can its franchise remain intact?
In just a few weeks, Goldman Sachs has gone from Wall Street darling to favorite punching bag.
Apple is en fuego. But if you had to choose, which would you rather own — Apple stock or Apple products?
Dow drops at least 114 points midday, financials lead declines. What's ailing financials? What isn't..?
With the debt crisis in Europe growing more severe by the day, is now the time to invest in US stocks? Harry Rady, CIO of Rady Asset Management, and Jason Pride, director of investment strategy at Glenmede, offered CNBC their insights.
Efforts to close the tax-rate loophole that private equity and hedge funds pay on profits seems to be heating up. Are lawmakers taking a second look?
Spills, investigations, and reputational risk: Several companies in 3 different areas (energy, financials and coal) are experiencing problems Friday.
Stocks were lower in midday trading amid disappointing economic news, with financials and technology leading the way.
Real GDP increased about $162 billion since the second quarter of 2009, when the economy bottomed out. Wall Street for 2009 paid out bonuses of nearly $150 billion on profits twice that amount. The rest of the economy, on balance, went backwards.