Stocks closed sharply lower, triggered by worries over euro zone debt troubles and signs of a slowing economy in Europe and Asia.
Stocks pared losses but remained significantly lower on worries over euro zone debt troubles, and signs of a slowing economy in Europe and Asia.
Stocks traded sharply lower amid worries over global growth in Europe and China, and continuing concerns about debt troubles in peripheral euro zone countries.
Messy Monday on several pieces of news: 1) China's PMI fell more than expected (to the lowest since July 2010), 2) S&P cutting Italy's rating outlook to negative from stable (European bonds are lower), 3) the governing Spanish Socialist party lost badly in the elections to the center-right Popular Party, setting up more clashes over austerity.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Monday's Squawk on the Street.
The nascent and growing nature of cyber attacks promises to be insulated from growing budget concerns. As a result cyber has become a buzz word and many companies will claim to have cyber as higher multiples are assumed. Analyst Alex Hamilton wades through them, offering his picks for the real players in the market.
"TouchPoint leadership is not about running faster, working longer, or wringing more productivity out of every waking minute. It’s about being present in the moment and feeling confident that you can deal with whatever happens in a way that is helpful to others and, by extension, to yourself and your organization," the authors write.
Stocks ended higher Friday, climbing just before the close to cap off the third straight week of gains in the absence of major economic news or earnings.
Stocks gained Friday as investors digested the latest hike in bank reserve requirements by China’s central bank and as the G20 meeting of finance ministers began in Paris. Cisco and Caterpillar rose, while Alcoa fell.
Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Friday, Feb. 18.
Stock index futures traded slightly higher ahead of the open Friday as investors digested the latest hike in bank reserve requirements by China’s central bank and as the G20 meeting of finance ministers got underway in Paris.
Central banker speak and a G-20 meeting are the highlights Friday, as traders check positions ahead of the long President's Day weekend.
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week kicks off its second season in Lincoln Center’s Damrosch Park. Click to see some memorable images!
This is a day-by-day look into which earnings reports the "Mad Money" host is monitoring in the week ahead.
"Project Runway" winner Irina Shabayeva debuts her first show at Lincoln Center during Fashion Week, hoping to turn the fame she garnered with her "Project Runway" win into an enduring career.
Season Six "Project Runway" winner Irina Shabayeva has been working on recent projects such as developing a capsule collection for Macy's and designing one-of-a-kind dresses for Campbell's Soup.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Wednesday's Squawk on the Street.
The company has been widely believed to be a takeover target, or that it might separately sell its meat or beverage businesses. A number of players, including Apollo Global Management and KKR, have reportedly expressed interest in a buyout. (Update)
Europe's sovereign debt woes will continue to tug at markets, as investors Tuesday also get a few new pieces of U.S. economic data and hear from Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke on the economy.