Stocks fell in late afternoon trading on Monday, coming off highs reached after news of Osama Bin Laden's death, as investors considered the renewed potential for terror attacks in retaliation for the killing.
U.S. stock futures and the dollar both got a jolt following President Obama’s announcement that Osama Bin Laden has been killed by U.S. forces after years of heavy pursuit.
Stocks continued to trade narrowly mixed in a quiet session with the techs offering one of the few bright spots as investors awaited a slew of major earnings and news of the Federal Reserve's intentions regarding monetary policy later this week.
Stocks continued to trade narrowly mixed in a quiet session with techs offering one of the few bright spots as investors awaited a slew of major earnings and news of the Federal Reserve's intentions regarding monetary policy later this week.
Stocks continued to trade narrowly mixed after an unexpected jump in new home sales, and ahead of a week filled with key earnings reports..
U.S. stock index futures rose slightly Monday after the long Easter weekend, after an earnings-driven rally last week.
As if things weren’t strange enough in the takeover battle for Tenet Healthcare, Monday brings yet more information on the genesis of that scorched earth lawsuit last week from Tenet.
Stocks closed narrowly mixed in thin trading Monday despite a flurry of M&A activity as investors cautiously awaited the start of earnings season. Travelers gained, while Chevron fell.
Stocks traded lower in thin trading Monday amid a lack of economic news and as investors cautiously awaited the start of earnings season. Travelers rose, while Chevron fell.
Hospital operator Community Health Systems fired back against fraud allegations from rival Tenet Healthcare Tuesday, to claim a lawsuit levied by Tenet is "completely without merit."
A somewhat bizarre sequence of events with Community Health Systems trading today.
Shares of private equity-backed hospital operator HCA Holdings rose by some 4 percent in early trading in their stock market debut Thursday.
It’s shaping up to be a long fight. I’m talking about Community Health Systems’ hostile bid for Tenet Healthcare.
In anticipation of a strong recovery the Fast gang thinks companies with cash on the balance sheet will start putting their money to work.
With bulls finally pushing the S&P to pre-Lehman levels, is anything left to drive stocks higher from here?
Stocks ended the week higher despite lack of progress on a tax bill as investors looked to positive economic and corporate news. GE and Pfizer rose, while Kraft and Boeing fell.
Stocks gained Friday following a handful of positive economic news and after GE boosted its quarterly dividend for the second time this year. GE and Pfizer rose, while Kraft and Boeing fell.
Stocks gained after General Electric boosted its quarterly dividend. Stocks had been fluctuating in a narrow range Friday despite a better-than-expected reading of consumer confidence, and a narrowing of the U.S. trade deficit in October.
Community Health’s offer for Tenet Healthcare is an effort to become a leader in the for-profit hospital sector, the New York Times reports.
U.S. stock index futures eased gains ahead of the open Friday after the U.S. trade deficit narrowed more than expected in October as investors focused on slowing U.S. demand.