Stocks whipped back to positive territory on a seesaw day for Wall Street, which was dominated by a large dumping of financial shares and a drop in oil that staggered large energy producers.
Stocks moved out of bear territory Monday as oil retreated more than $4 a barrel, easing inflation fears, and technology got a boost from two of its largest companies.
Aetna shares dropped 5 percent and Health Net tumbled 10 percent after a Goldman Sachs analyst slapped "sell" ratings on the two health insurers' stocks Thursday.
Stocks ended mixed Monday, capping a dismal quarter and first half marked by rocketing oil prices and battered financials. The Dow is down 14 percent since the beginning of the year and ended the first half about 20 points from bear-market territory.
Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Wal-Mart and National Semiconductor popped while Wachovia and AT&T dropped.
Stocks rose the most in more than a month on Thursday with the Dow making a triple digit advance. What's the "Word on the Street?"
Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Hexcel and Amazon popped while Sigma dropped.
World stocks rallied Monday amid signs investors were becoming more confident that the worst of the economic slump might be over.
Erin Burnett has been travelling the globe in search of the market movers of tomorrow. So far she has been to Dubai in the United Arab Emirates and Mumbai, India. Today, she is in London. Like last week's comparison of the UAE and India, here are some stats comparing the UK and the US.
In Thursday’s Web Extra find out how Pete Najarian interprets recent options action in Molson Coors. Also find out which of the world's stock exchanges Karen Finerman recommends as a buy.
Money is moving out of commodities and into growth cyclicals such as technology and financials in anticipation of an economic recovery in the second half of 2009.
The recent success of two IPOs – Visa and Intrepid Potash – begs the question, is the IPO market heating up?
Time is running out for Nymex's exclusive 30-day negotiating period with CME. If they fail to reach agreement, are slumping exchange stocks as good as dead?
Stocks are up today after billionaire investor Warren Buffett offered a reinsurance plan to troubled bond insurers. However, the Sage of Omaha cannot single-handedly erase investor caution. To help investors navigate this volatile market, CNBC asked the experts where investors should place their bets.
"This tsunami of financial problems that we've had really...has another wave to it." The words are those of Andy Bischel, chief investment officer of SKBA Capital Management. You might get the impression there's no financial stock he'd be willing to get involved in. You would be wrong. The CIO offered CNBC his picks.
Tuesday was a dizzying day on Wall Street with the Dow plunging lower. What's the word on the Street?
What's the trade as volatility increases in the global markets?