U.S. stocks closed higher for a second session on Monday as Wall Street weighed moves by the Fed.» Read More
The Nasdaq has just had one of its best starts to a year in the last decade. Need we say more? If so, here you go.
The Federal Reserve fueled the rally on Wall Street Wednesday after the central bank announced a plan to buy U.S. debt.
Traders are hoping Monday's about face in the stock market is just a respite from its recent run.
There’s nothing wrong with being picky. In fact, that’s probably the only way to survive this market.
The only stock mutual fund manager to have actually gained ground in 2008 says it's time for investors to get back into stocks. So what looks good to him now?
The company's fourth quarter earnings report is particularly devastating since the company comes up way short as far as Wall Street expectations are concerned, even though analysts have been falling all over each other over the past week to lower estimates.
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The Dow closed at a 6-1/2-year low, on fears the government may be forced to nationalize some big banks even as the White House said it supports a privately held banking system.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Fortress Investment Group and Infosys popped while Sony and Barclays dropped.
The annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) kicks off today in Las Vegas and one week into the new year, the S&P Tech Sector is off to a strong start up 3.6% and only behind the Materials Sector.
Adobe Systems is up nearly 5 percent Tuesday — and continues to see call activity. The call buying began around a week ago, when we reported volume approaching four times the daily average for the maker of Photostop, Flash, and other popular software. Today, trading continued to surge...
Adobe Systems is down more than 51 percent this year — but is seeing huge call activity. The average daily call volume is 3,300, but Tuesday the software maker saw more than 12,000 contracts trade at the February 22.50 strike alone (AEQBX), most of them for $1, according to OptionMonster's tracking systems.
The bad news is that while refis are up 250 percent in the past 6 weeks, applications to purchase a home are up only 10 percent. Let's see if news of below-5 percent mortgages makes a difference.
The Fed is the big focus Tuesday, but Goldman Sachs earnings will help set the tone ahead of the open.
Stocks could chug higher this week, delivering that evasive Santa Claus rally, but it will all depend on whether investors are comfortable with the status of the auto-industry bailout. Plus, let's hope the Fed doesn't deliver any holiday surprises.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Credit Suisse and CIT Group popped while Starbucks and Diamond Foods dropped.
Sweden, Bank of England, and now the ECB have all cut interest rates, the ECB by a record 75 basis points to 2.5 percent. On the U.S. front, there is mostly negative news. Let's see how much of this negative news has been priced into the market.
Scotsman Capital's Charles Crane is buying companies he thinks will deliver earnings growth next year — even if overall S&P 500 earnings drop 20% or more. That takes Crane into a variety of sectors.
A week from today, LucasFilm and Warner Bros. will unleash "Star Wars: The Clone Wars," the latest installment of the Star Wars money-making machine. And with it comes the spotlight on cool technologies.
Kevin Cronin, Putnam's head of investments, thinks technology is the way to play the current feeble market environment.