US Treasury yields held to lows, taking in stride weaker-than-expected data and keeping the safe-haven flows from tension in Ukraine and Israel.» Read More
Stocks whipsawed back into positive territory after regulators in the US and Europe took aim at short sellers and progress continued toward resurrecting the Resolution Trust Corporation to dispose of bad bank assets.
Lehman falls, Merrill is sold, and more fallout is likely ahead. Wall Street has likely changed forever, says the New York Times.
Attention Starbucks shoppers, there’s an early bird special over by the pastry counter. But only for the next 15 minutes, so better hurry! Sound far-fetched? Maybe not.
Oil prices will be the trigger for stocks in the week ahead. The Fed meets Tuesday and as usual, traders will watch for nuances in the Fed's post-meeting statement.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Harley-Davidson and Capital One popped while eBay and Yum! dropped.
The two factors moving the market today were 1) the drop in oil, now down almost 10 percent in two days, and 2) the rally in financials.
But the housing sector needs a merger before that happens, Cramer says.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
After hours Morgan Stanley recommended investors buy Lehman Brothers stock and set a price target of $31. What's the "Word on the Street?"
Overstock.com and its outspoken leader are going after some big fish on Wall Street. Overstock Chief Executive Patrick Byrne has filed a $3.4 billion lawsuit against brokerage firms alleging a “massive, illegal stock market manipulation scheme.” The suit has left some power players fit to be tied, including Marketwatch.com columnist Herb Greenberg. As fate would have it, our cameras were rolling on Greenberg's fit.
The Dow fell sharply on Monday after S&P jolted three leading U.S. banks with downgrades and Wachovia ousted CEO Ken Thompson. What's the "Word on the Street?"
Financials came under pressure Monday after Wachovia ousted CEO Ken Thompson. Which other banks could also go lower?
Joe Keating, CIO of private asset management at RBC Bank, picked stocks for graying Boomers. Plus: Web-Exclusive picks -- not on TV!
The judge presiding over Russia's $22.5 billion lawsuit against the Bank of New York Mellon insisted on Tuesday the case move toward a quick conclusion after more than a year of procedural delays.
Stocks finished flat Monday as concerns about the Federal Reserve's rate decision in a couple of days kept a lid on activity generated by merger buzz.
Stocks ticked higher Monday amid merger buzz but index gains were modest as the market awaits the Federal Reserve's rate decision later this week.
Morgan Stanley analysts Monday told clients to "sell the rally" in financial stocks, slashing forecasts for big bank earnings and warning that the current credit crunch is only just beginning.
Want to position your portfolio for the recovery? Then fly in the face of the crowd calling for big-cap equities. So says William Greiner, chief investment officer of UMB Asset Management. He told CNBC he believes the U.S. is already in a recession -- and says the best thing to do is buy small-cap stocks.
CNBC asked the experts where they would invest in this market environment, and here's a sampling of their recommendations.
A double helping of economic data and first-quarter earnings reports will flood the zone next week, but it's the corporate earnings that will drive stocks and give a better picture of where the economy is going. If GE's bombshell earnings miss is an indicator, the news will be as nasty as traders expect.