A smattering of secondary economic reports and several big retailers' earnings fill what could otherwise be a quiet week, in which markets sort out big moves in interest rates and currencies.
American shoppers dug in their heels in July, bad news for the stalling economy and worse for struggling retailers.
Under little-noticed new provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform law, whistleblowers who alert the SEC to potential fraud will for the first time be entitled to collect between 10- and- 30 percent of the money recovered by the government.
As the Street begins to grapple with the most sweeping reform since the Great Depression, what must you know? Find out from finreg co-author, Senator Chris Dodd (D-CT)!
Investors concerned about a double-dip can shield themselves with large-cap companies that have global reach and ample cash to withstand a slowdown.
Toyota Motor says it intends to recall 138,000 Lexus vehicles in the United States to fix faulty engines in the latest quality problem at the world's No. 1 automaker.
Welcome back, Woody and Buzz. After a decade-plus absence from theaters, the animated heroes of "Toy Story 3" sold $153.8 million worth of tickets during their opening weekend at the worldwide box office, according to estimates issued Sunday by distributor Walt Disney.
Stocks advanced Thursday, with the Dow up nearly 100 points, as fears of contagion from the European debt crisis eased and U.S. jobless claims fell.
In our live Trading Doctor webinar this week (Finding High Reward/Risk Setups Using Technical Analysis) we showed many charts to illustrate the value of patience in waiting for a trade to exhale.
The largest U.S. home-improvement retailer, said Tuesday it is laying off 1,000 staffers as it cuts three pilot programs and cuts some support positions.
If you're planning on committing a crime, cheating on your spouse or lying to your employer about where you’ve been, it may be a good idea to leave your cell phone at home.
The financial sector reforms in the US did not go far enough to ensure the banking system was free of risks and easier to regulate, and more steps need to be taken to ensure banks are not too big to fail, Nouriel Roubini, chairman of RGE Monitor, told CNBC Monday.
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Q: On Fast Money’s trader radar we look at the stock that was lighting up screens across Wall Street. In 1929, a New York Times headline read “Abraham & Straus and Filene’s To Unite,” and this company was born. Today, the company operates the second-largest department store chain in the U.S., as well as up-scale Bloomingdale’s. However, shares got a bit of a discount today, as retailers fell on fears of further economic woes. Who is it?
This could be the greatest comeback in corporate history: a formerly bankdrupt company that has seen customers, revenues, and profits all growing at double digits—and a stock that could soon go public through an unusual method.
Investors looking to pile back into bank stocks Wednesday drew a warning from investment pros: Watch your step.
For months, we have been stuck in this trading range with more and more people fleeing or freezing every day. We are afraid and fear is chasing us, says financial psychiatrist Dr. Janice Dorn.
It may seem like the country that used to make everything is on the brink of making nothing.
Hedge fund manager John Paulson has profited more than anyone else from the financial crisis. His $3.7 billion payday in 2007 broke every record, and he made it all by betting against homeowners, shareholders, and the rest of us. Now he’s paying the price.
Morgan Stanley and Citigroup are in talks to merge their brokerage operations in a deal that could result in Morgan taking over Citi's Smith Barney unit, people familiar with the situation told CNBC.