A crush of big cap earnings and arguably the most important economic reports until September make next week the busiest of the summer for markets.» Read More
Stocks were struggling for direction Wednesday as the dollar rose and Treasurys hit six-month highs on fears the economy would heat up under the tax plan under consideration in Washington. BofA rose, while McDonald's fell.
E-Commerce China Dangdang, the Amazon of China, priced on Tuesday night at 17 million shares at $16, well above the price talk of $13-$15, shares are up over 60 percent in its debut.
Stocks closed mixed as the Dow turned negative in the final minutes of trading Tuesday after a report from Reuters that said Federal authorities are ramping up Wall Street insider trading probes. 3M and HP fell, while GE rose.
Stocks pared their gains Tuesday after a report from Reuters that said Federal authorities are ramping up Wall Street insider trading probes.
Stocks jumped Tuesday as investors bet that a deal to extend tax breaks will prompt increased spending and lift the economy. Craig Callahan, founder and president of ICON Advisors, and Scott Redler, chief strategic officer at T3live.com, shared their outlooks.
Studying the list of S&P 500 that have hit their all-time high since the recovery began in July is revealing.
The proposed extension of Bush era tax cuts is another gift to markets and makes a year-end Santa rally even more likely.
Google's making a big play in the fast-growing $1 billion e-book market — its Google's long-awaited bookstore, ebooks.com, is up and running.
Stocks ended mixed after trading in a narrow range most of the session amid light volume Monday, as investors considered Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's comments about additional Fed stimulus and regrouped after strong gains in the market last week. Cisco and Pfizer rose, while BofA fell.
Stocks moved in a narrow range amid light volume Monday, and were ending the session mixed as investors considered Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's comments about additional Fed stimulus and regrouped after strong gains in the market last week. BofA and Cocoa-Cola fell, while Cisco rose.
Google is making the leap from digital librarian to merchant in a challenge to Amazon.com Inc. and its Kindle electronic reader.
Even if Google doesn't buy Groupon, the talk of a potential multi-billion dollar deal has created buzz for both the group buying site and its rivals. While Groupon and rival LivingSocial are by far the most popular in the emerging space, they aren't alone, and some suspect other sites such as SocialBuy, Tippr, and BuyWithMe could also be ripe for a takeover.
With last week's ongoing rumors of Google hopes to buy Groupon for $6 billion, there's been a rash of interest in local companies — this could be the beginning of a a mini local bubble.
WikiLeaks' American domain name system provider, EveryDNS, has withdrawn service to the wikileaks.org name after the secret-spilling website once again became the target of hacker attacks.
Options trader Jon Najarian explains why there might be strong options activity in this company.
If you held strong and stayed in the market, despite all the bears practically begging you to cash out, then congratulations. Now you can take some profits.
Stocks ended 2 percent higher for the first trading day of the month, wiping out November's losses, after several economic reports gave investors confidence the U.S. economy is improving. Home Depot and Microsoft rose.
Stocks continued to soar more than 2 percent on the first day of December after news the Federal Reserve's regional survey showed growth is rising throughout most of the U.S. The market was strong from the start after an upbeat report on private sector jobs and news that manufacturing activity in China reached a seven-month high. Home Depot and Microsoft rose.
Netflix slips and gets bought out, the glow comes off of General Motors stock and investors shun Chinese IPOs.
A shakeout in teen retailers, private equity eyes retail acquisitions and holiday sales beat forecasts.