This is a treacherous market to trade in. Traders have been heavily shorting the market all morning, but the Dow has cut its losses in half, moving from down 128 to down only 50.
Stocks pushed higher Tuesday but investors were tentative after Monday's M&A-inspired rally.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Cisco and Merck popped while IBM and Xerox dropped.
The Dow and S&P rallied on Monday, snapping a three-day losing streak, as a string of corporate takeovers fueled optimism that value remained in the market.
Stocks snapped a three-day losing streak Monday as investors cheered a wave of merger-and-acquisition activity.
Technology stocks were mostly higher on Monday with the Nasdaq outperforming the broader indexes. Rob Enderle, principal analyst at Enderle Group, and Brian Marshall, senior analyst at Broadpoint AmTech, shared their sector insights and stock picks.
How should you put money to work in the wake of this uptick in M&A?
The mobile Internet and a growing Chinese business make this stock a buy, buy, buy.
U.S. stocks broke two weeks of consecutive gains to finish in the red Friday. Despite of the pullback this week, all major indices remain on track to finish the quarter up 13% or greater.
The revelation that Marvel Entertainment CEO Mr. Isaac Perlmutter received option grants for more than a million shares while the merger of his company to Walt Disney was underway is a recent example of how CEOs of target firms have used this practice for personal gain, says guest blogger, Eliezer Fich.
Stocks ended lower Wednesday as the rally after the Federal Reserve's statement faded and investors began to worry that the central bank is inching closer to withdrawing stimulus measures that have propped up the economy. The Dow had briefly popped above 9,900.
People are racing to get into this market because they’re afraid to be the last bear standing, said Dan Genter, president, CEO and CIO of RNC Genter Capital Management. He shared his views on where investors should be putting their money to work.
Corporations who are seizing the opportunity to cut carbon emissions now, without government regulation, will profit more when regulation is enacted, according to a report released Monday by the Carbon Disclosure Project, an organization that measures companies’ carbon footprint.
U.S. stocks rose to fresh 2009 highs this week, as investors continue to bet that an economy recovery might be in place. The Dow Index is once again near the 10,000-mark.
Technology became the first of the ten S&P 500 sectors to recover all of its losses incurred after Lehman’s bankruptcy one year ago.
Tellabs is up 25 percent in the last three months, and at least one big investor expects the gains to continue into the New Year.
Oracle may not grab the sexy headlines that Apple and Google command, but it might indeed be the tech industry's true, unsung heroes. And the company's first quarter earnings report, out tonight, should go a long way toward reaffirming that.
Major indexes hit new highs for the year on Tuesday, but will the rally continue? Tony Dwyer, equity market strategist, FTN Equity Capital Markets and Jim Swanson, chief investment strategist, MFS Investment Management shared their investment strategies.
One year ago on Sunday September 14, Lehman Brothers was scrambling before declaring bankruptcy later that night and Bank of America announced a deal to acquire Merrill Lynch. Here is a look at where major indices and stocks look one year later.
U.S. stocks broke their five-day winning streak on Friday, as a pullback in oil prices led investors to take profits ahead of the weeking; however, all indices posted gains of nearly two percent or more for the week.