PORTLAND, Ore.-- A 450- ton shipment of oilfield equipment that's been rumbling toward Idaho for days should enter the state sometime Thursday night or Friday morning. The "megaload," bound for the Canadian tar sands oil development, has been delayed by protests and bad weather in Eastern Oregon.» Read More
Last year, procrastinators were rewarded when they finally got around to booking flights for holiday travel. Back then, airlines were not prepared for the sharp falloff in travel and offered last-minute deals to fill up empty planes. This year? Dilly-dallying, even waiting just a few days, could carry a steep price.
Stocks skidded at the open Friday as disappointing results from Bank of America and General Electric eclipsed strong results from big techs. They slid further — with the Dow down 100 points — after a report showed a surprise drop in consumer sentiment.
Futures indicated a lower open for Wall Street Friday, as mixed earnings from General Electric eclipsed strong results from big techs.
The Dow pulled off a nearly 50-point gain Thursday after a topsy-turvy session as the boost from oil's rally ultimately beat out disappointment in earnings from Goldman Sachs and Citigroup.
Traders applied the brakes Thursday, a day after the Dow topped 10,000, as Goldman Sachs and Citigroup proved no match for Wall Street's inflated earnings expectations.
Stocks pared their losses Thursday after a third straight positive Philly Fed reading — the first time that's happened in two years. Stocks had opened lower after disappointment in earnings from Goldman Sachs and Citigroup.
After Wednesday's stellar market performance, stock index futures indicated a lower open for Wall Street on Thursday as investors take a breather and evaluate their next move.
You can’t believe a word they say.
Stocks rallied Wednesday and the Dow broke through 10,000 for the first time in over a year, fueled by strong earnings from JPMorgan and Intel.
Stocks rallied Wednesday, with the Dow homing in on 10,000, after JPMorgan and Intel got earnings season back on track and retail sales fell less than expected.
Futures pointed to a strong open Wednesday, with the Dow ready to make another run at 10,000, after JPMorgan and Intel got earnings season back on track and retail sales fell less than expected.
Ford Motor said Tuesday it will add 4.5 million older-model vehicles to the long list of those recalled because a defective cruise control switch could cause a fire.
Stocks ended mostly lower Tuesday after J&J's revenue miss stirred worries about this earnings season.
Stocks skidded Tuesday as earnings season took a turn for the worse. After a few companies delivered what analysts want to see this quarter, improvement in revenue, J&J delivered more of the same from last quarter.
Futures indicated a lower open for Wall Street on Tuesday, after the U.S. market's record-making day on Monday where the Dow Industrial Average reached a new 2009 trading high, close to the 10,000 mark.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Tuesday, Oct. 13.
It’s all about the earnings, he says. These are the companies you need to watch.
Nissan unveils its concept "Land Glider" electric car capable of tilting from side to side, sashaying into curves by up to a 17-degree angle.
There has been quite a bit of newsprint, bandwidth and hot air invested in whether the Obama Administration might push for a second stimulus package. But when you look at the current stimulus package, it's a bit of a head scratcher, considering so little of it has been spent.
Tens of thousands of Americans have turned their cars, vans and trucks into mobile offices, wired with phones and computers to stay in close touch with bosses and customers. Many don't realize the danger, the New York Times reports.