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Stocks ended a dismal week on an up note as investors took some defensive positions in stocks like McDonald's amid nagging worries about the health of banks.
Corporate layoffs have soared since New Year's. On Friday alone, GE, Pfizer, AMD, Wellpoint and Hertz announced big cuts.
Tonight marks the television event of the season. That's right my friends, the premiere of "Options Action," the first and only cable show devoted entirely to options. And you can watch it here on CNBC at 11:30PM/ET.
At least six CEOs of publicly traded companies have been fired since the start of the New Year and we're only halfway through January. Experts say CEO firings double during bad times. And talk about bad times.
Major indexes declined Thursday as investors digested the latest round of earnings and layoff news. Bank of America skidded amid news that the bank is going back to the government for help, while JPMorgan ticked higher after beating earnings estimates.
I was talking with one of the traders at the NYSE Commissary this morning, and we agreed that last year's fourth quarter was like dying by being thrown out of a plane: it was terrifying and exhilarating at the same time. This year is like dying of consumption.
Stock futures pared their losses after a round of economic data came in more or less as expected. Bank of America skidded amid news that the bank is going back to the government for help, while JPMorgan ticked higher after beating earnings estimates.
Could a deal between Yahoo! and Microsoft be imminent? Find out what the Fast Money traders have to say!
Followed by a year marked by the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, optimism for a modest recovery seems to have taken root among some investors. Here are some of the stocks winning since the beginning of the year.
This is the live blog of Macworld from the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California. The keynote speech is by Senior VP of of Worldwide Product Marketing, Phil Schiller.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Stocks snapped a three-day winning streak Monday as traders cashed in some of their chips from last week's rally following some dismal reports on the telecom and financial sectors.
Ever since Google began scanning printed books four years ago, scholars and others with specialized interests have been able to tap a trove of information that had been locked away on the dusty shelves of libraries and in antiquarian bookstores, the New York Times reports.
Wall Street looked set to open lower in the second day of trading of the year after Friday's rebound, with investors expected to take some profits following the Dow's rise to more than 9,000.
Wall Street closed out its worst year since the Great Depression on Wednesday. For the year, the Dow fell 33.8 percent...
For several components of the tech sector, Wall Street analysts believe 2009 will be a year of transition. The first half will be painful, the second half slightly better, but the real recovery won’t occur until 2010.Here's the outlook for four key sectors.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Google and Campbell Soup popped while New York Times and Hess dropped.
After another 100 points shed in the market today, Cramer says only one thing would make him feel better: if just one portfolio manager would come out and admit that this is, in fact, not a good time to buy. Instead, there are a whole lot of "experts" out there insisting that they love this market and it's a great time to buy -- there's a lot of money to be made in the volatility, they say.
The Dow fell for the second day on Thursday after Standard & Poor's threatened to strip General Electric of its 'AAA' credit rating and slumping oil prices crippled energy shares.
As the use of the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) looks like a possibility to help prevent the collapse of the auto industry, the markets end the week roughly flat, led by technology and the NASDAQ up about 2% for the week.