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  • Wall Street Cheers April Jobs Report Friday, 2 May 2008 | 10:02 AM ET

    Stock index futures hovered around the unchanged mark Friday as investors waited for the latest employment numbers.

  • Futures rallied 12 points on better than expected nonfarm payrolls report, with minor revisions in February and March numbers. The market will like it because while the economy is clearly soft, we are not seeing a wholesale collapse in the job market. Wages, however are weak, negative in fact if adjusted for inflation.

  • Stocks Begin May On High Note Thursday, 1 May 2008 | 6:13 PM ET

    The Dow rose on Thursday as a rebound in the dollar and retreating oil prices calmed fears about inflation. What's the "Word on the Street?"

  • Dow Closes Above 13000 as Oil Recedes Thursday, 1 May 2008 | 5:24 PM ET

    Stocks continued to rally, pushing the Dow Jones Industrial Average past 13,000.

  • Financials, Techs Lead Rally; Oil Recedes Thursday, 1 May 2008 | 3:08 PM ET

    Stocks continued to rally, pushing the Dow Jones Industrial Average past 13,000.

  • Oil Ends Down at $111.82 on Stronger Dollar Thursday, 1 May 2008 | 2:57 PM ET

    Another jump in the dollar and the end of an oil workers' strike in Nigeria sent crude prices falling Thursday, as speculators who drove crude futures to nearly $120 pulled out of the market. Retail gas prices, meanwhile, rose to a new record above $3.62 a gallon.

  • Tech Stocks Gain; Exxon Slides Thursday, 1 May 2008 | 11:49 AM ET

    The Dow industrials tilted higher Thursday after a better-than-expected reading on U.S. manufacturing activity. The Nasdaq moved solidly higher, however, as big-name tech stocks continued to draw interest.

  • Exxon: Highlighting Their Many Problems Thursday, 1 May 2008 | 11:39 AM ET

    Exxon came in light on top and bottom line. There are many problems. Here are the highlights: 1) Production share and contract. Exxon has contracts to take oil out of the ground with many countries. When oil prices go up sharply, the host government takes a bigger share of the profits.

  • Exxon Drags on Dow; Techs Advance Thursday, 1 May 2008 | 10:18 AM ET

    The Dow industrials wobbled Thursday as a rise in jobless claims rattled a few cages ahead of tomorrow's jobs report and ExxonMobil's $10.9 billion quarterly profit was -- wait for it -- a disappointment.  The Nasdaq moved solidly higher, however, as big-name tech stocks continued to draw interest.

  • Exxon's Problem And Builders' Losses...Keep Building Thursday, 1 May 2008 | 9:16 AM ET

    The first of May is a day when a lot of people (including traders) are off all over the world (it's also the title of a very fine Bee Gees song, c. 1969). Futures dropped a bit as jobless claims were a bit stronger than expected; nonfarm payroll report is tomorrow.

  • Exxon Mobil Shares Down as Profit Falls Short Thursday, 1 May 2008 | 8:16 AM ET
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    Exxon Mobil posted disappointing first-quarter earnings, as record crude oil prices did not help the company as much as investors hoped.

  • Investors Second Guess Fed Wednesday, 30 Apr 2008 | 6:09 PM ET

    A triple digit rally dissolves after the Fed cuts rates as expected, a Microsoft announcement on Yahoo appears imminent, and GM shares surge. What's the "Word on the Street?"

  • Markets' Best Month:  April Month End Stats Wednesday, 30 Apr 2008 | 5:17 PM ET

    The major US markets had one of their best months in a long time.  See the highlights from Stocks, Sectors, Commodities and Currencies...

  • Fed Kills Rally but Dow Snaps Losing Streak Wednesday, 30 Apr 2008 | 5:15 PM ET

    Stocks finished slightly lower Wednesday as another rate cut and no indication from the Federal Reserve that it plans to stop anytime soon killed an earlier rally.

  • Exxon & Chevron Earnings: What Options Say Wednesday, 30 Apr 2008 | 3:03 PM ET

    Exxon Mobil is due to report earnings Thursday; Chevron will report Friday. How should investors play the oil bigs? Rebecca Darst of Interactive Brokers told CNBC that one key is to watch options trading.

  • Midday Stock Chatter: Food, Oil & Growth Wednesday, 30 Apr 2008 | 2:44 PM ET

    Headline themes ran through Wednesday's stock chatter on CNBC: Food inflation, oil and defense against economic turmoil. Click for analyst insights and recommendations.

  • Buy These Oil Stocks Ahead of Earnings Wednesday, 30 Apr 2008 | 2:05 PM ET

    Oil stocks are shooting up like geysers -- but which ones should you buy? Jason Gammel, senior oil analyst at Macquarie Capital, and Tina Vital, integrated oil & gas analyst at S&P, agree on two stocks -- for different reasons.

  • What's wrong with this picture? Crude oil is on a tear, but ExxonMobil shares have barely budged in NINE months. Can tomorrow's earnings knock the oil giant out of its trading range?

  • Gas-Tax Holiday Wouldn't Lower Prices at the Pump Wednesday, 30 Apr 2008 | 10:16 AM ET

    On the surface at least, giving drivers a summertime "holiday" on the 18.4 cent federal gasoline tax sounds like a good idea. Too bad the idea flunks Economics 101.

  • Rockefellers Call for Change at ExxonMobil Wednesday, 30 Apr 2008 | 9:16 AM ET

    Members of the Rockefeller family are calling on Exxon Mobil Corp to make corporate governance changes and adopt a renewable fuels strategy to help address the soaring cost of energy.