Stocks finished mixed in volatile trading Tuesday, but uncertainty over the timing of Spain's bailout request and ongoing fears over the slowing global economy put a lid on gains.
U.S. stock index futures were higher Tuesday amid expectations the Spanish government will soon request a bailout, a step necessary to alleviate the euro zone's debt crisis
Stocks gave up their earlier rally to end mixed on the first day of the fourth quarter, with the Nasdaq closing in negative territory, but a better-than-expected manufacturing report helped limit losses.
Futures were higher Monday following some better-than-expected factory output data from China and the euro zone after stocks logged their best third quarter since 2010.
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Qatar Prime Minister Sheikh Hamad Bin Jassim Bin Jabr al-Thani said in a CNBC interview he’s worried about what central bank money printing will mean for the value of the two major global currencies.
Stocks closed out the final trading session of the quarter with modest losses, but all three major averages posted robust gains for the month and the third quarter, boosted by a flood of central bank actions.
U.S. stock index futures dropped Friday as investors locked in gains at the end of a strong quarter and amid uncertainty ahead of the result of stress tests on Spanish banks.
Stocks finished higher Thursday, with the S&P 500 breaking a five-day losing streak, after Spain unveiled its economic reform plans and amid optimism China's government would provide additional stimulus.
Renewed jitters over Europe, growing fears about China and the U.S’s precarious fiscal situation all bode poorly for the recent stock rally, which could correct as much as 25 percent in the coming months, an investment manager said Wednesday.
Investors spent most of the summer believing that central bankers would protect them from the looming European debt threat, only to find in recent days that they may be wrong.
Stocks ended lower in light trading Wednesday, with the S&P 500 posting its fifth-straight decline, as investors remained on edge over ongoing financial worries in the euro zone.
U.S stock index futures were slightly lower Wednesday, a day after major indexes logged their worst one-day performance in September, amid ongoing European worries and ahead of a housing report.
The dilemma facing the Federal Reserve is the same dilemma facing the NFL when it comes to replacement refs, Pimco CEO Mohammed El-Erian told CNBC’s “Closing Bell” on Tuesday.
Stocks closed at session lows Tuesday, with the S&P 500 logging its worst day in three months, as concerns about global growth and mounting fears over Spain overshadowed initial enthusiasm over some upbeat economic reports.
U.S stock index futures remained in positive territory Tuesday following the S&P Case-Shiller home price index, but a pessimistic outlook from Caterpillar limited gains.
Though banks already have cut about half a million jobs since the 2008 financial crisis, more layoffs are coming, analyst Meredith Whitney told CNBC.
The clock is ticking on tax rules that may change on January 1, 2013 and could impact the way parents contribute to a college education.
Stocks closed in negative territory Monday, with the S&P 500 posting a decline for the third-consecutive session, as ongoing worries in the euro zone added to concerns over global economic growth.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Wall Street on Monday as market concerns about sagging global growth lingered.