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  • The Week: Playing By the Numbers Saturday, 3 May 2008 | 9:45 AM ET

    A flood of numbers from both government and industry confronted investors through the week, making for some choppy trading and a lot of educated guesses from analysts, fund managers, and investors.

  • First 3 Week Advance Since October Friday, 2 May 2008 | 6:12 PM ET

    The Dow finished a strong week only marginally higher as enthusiasm over a stronger-than-expected jobs report dissipated. What's the "Word on the Street?"

  • For the week ending Friday, May 9, 2008, the U.S. Markets were negative for the week, with the Dow falling more than 200 points on Wednesday, making it the biggest point drop since 4/11/08. 

  • Stellar Week for Stocks; Buzz Boosts Yahoo Friday, 2 May 2008 | 5:20 PM ET

    Stocks closed mixed as profit-taking, oil's resurgence and downgrades on Sun put a lid on the post-jobs report rally.

  • Oil Ends Up at $116.32 on Jobs Optimism Friday, 2 May 2008 | 4:48 PM ET

    Oil jumped more than 3 percent to over $116 a barrel Friday, after a report -- showing the U.S. economy lost fewer jobs than feared in April -- eased worries about the country's economic health.

  • Weekly Market Stats: Week Ending May 2, 2008 Friday, 2 May 2008 | 4:32 PM ET

    The major US markets had their third straight week of gains.  See the highlights from Stocks, Sectors, Commodities and Currencies...

  • Investors Take Profits; Sun Goes Down Friday, 2 May 2008 | 1:26 PM ET

    Stocks pulled back after rallying on better-than-expected April jobs report.

  • Record Oil Prices Give Chevron's Earnings a Boost Friday, 2 May 2008 | 10:08 AM ET
    Chevron

    Chevron, the second-largest U.S. oil company, said Friday its first-quarter earnings rose 10 percent as record oil prices outweighed weak profits from gasoline production.

  • 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
    Exxon Mobile

    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?"