A surprise Fed rate cut helped hold back a massive selloff in the stock market, although stocks closed lower on continued worries about the US economy.
CNBC asked the pros what they would do in this kind of unsettled market. Here's what they had to say.
The conglomerate matches Wall Street forecasts with fourth-quarter earnings of 68 cents a share and forecasts a first-quarter profit of 50 cents to 53 cents a share.
Exxon Mobil said Wednesday it has begun oil production from a multibillion-dollar project off the west African coast. The company plans to drill more wells there than any of its other offshore sites.
Stocks rebounded to close mixed amid worries over the economy and geopolitical tensions.
Crude oil traded above $100 a barrel Wednesday for the first time ever. Will it keep moving higher, or has the rally run out of fuel?
Wall Street ended the year on a negative note Monday, with technology shares hit by profit-takers and falling oil prices sending energy stocks lower.
Understanding the performance of the stock market in 2007 comes down to one word: subprime.
Stocks finished little-changed after another up-and-down session.
U.S. stocks managed a largely flat close Wednesday -- despite disappointing holiday retail news -- as the battered financial sector and energy companies gave a boost to the broader market.
Stocks closed mixed after another volatile day that featured lowered outlook for two key insurers, more jitters over credit and mixed results from an effort to shore up financials.
The proposed energy-conservation bill is sure to pass, says Kevin Book -- and there are plenty of ways to profit from it. The senior vice president for energy policy, oil & alternative energy at FBR Capital Markets offered several stock plays for alert investors.
Inflation took the spotlight as the newest fear to haunt investors, sending stocks down to end a volatile week that featured more credit worries and pervasive unease over the Fed's role in the market.
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Stocks closed sharply higher on hopes that a government plan to stem home foreclosures would help ease the housing slump's drag on the economy and underpin profit growth.
Stocks posted their biggest gains in a week even though a series of strong economic reports cast doubts about whether the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates next week.
Stocks closed lower as investors worried about the impact of the credit crisis on the financial sector and on the wider economy.
Gold rallied Monday following a steep decline last week. With the dollar appearing to stabilize, what should you do?
U.S. stocks closed lower Monday as major Dow components and financials outweighed hopes for a Fed rate cut and a government plan to rescue at-risk homeowners.
Multinational energy companies are looking at opportunities in Turkmenistan, a country of five million people that borders the Caspian Sea and sits on the world’s fourth or fifth largest reserves of natural gas.