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  • Market Holds Its Breath Ahead of Earnings Monday, 7 Apr 2008 | 4:03 PM ET

    Stocks finished flat Monday as traders opted to pull over and let some of the earnings traffic pass before deciding what to do next.

  • Bank Talk Boosts Stocks; Alcoa Skids Monday, 7 Apr 2008 | 11:23 AM ET

    Stocks advanced Monday, helped by financials, after some encouraging news that suggests banks may be getting their act together.

  • Stocks Open Higher; WaMu, UBS Jump Monday, 7 Apr 2008 | 11:02 AM ET

    Stocks opened higher Monday, led by financials, after some encouraging news that suggests banks may be getting their act together.

  • Financials Moving Markets Monday, 7 Apr 2008 | 9:08 AM ET

    .Three big financial stocks are the top volume movers this morning--Washington Mutual, UBS, and Citigroup. Washington Mutual up 16 percent pre-open on a Journal story that private equity firm TPG and others may invest $5 b in the company, which would provide it with much-needed capital.

  • Discover to Buy Citigroup's Diners Club Monday, 7 Apr 2008 | 7:57 AM ET

    Discover Financial Services Monday said it agreed to buy Citigroup's Diners Club International operations for $165 million, expanding its global presence.

  • Pops & Drops: Fannie Mae, PetroChina... Wednesday, 19 Mar 2008 | 6:49 PM ET

    Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Fannie Mae and Darden Restaurants popped while PetroChina and Nokia dropped.

  • Dow Sheds Over 2% as Oil Plunges Nearly $5 Wednesday, 19 Mar 2008 | 6:20 PM ET

    Stocks declined Wednesday amid profit-taking from the prior session's rally, a sharp drop in crude prices and lingering concerns about credit.

  • Profit-Taking Puts Lid on Rally; Visa Surges Wednesday, 19 Mar 2008 | 1:48 PM ET

    An early rally fizzled Wednesday amid profit-taking from the prior session's rally and lingering concerns about credit.

  • Opening Rally Fizzles; Visa Shares Surge Wednesday, 19 Mar 2008 | 11:29 AM ET

    Stocks turned mixed Wednesday after an initial jump spurred by news that regulators will provide some much-needed capital relief to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Visa shares surged.

  • Visa Shares Soar In First Day of Trading Wednesday, 19 Mar 2008 | 9:51 AM ET

    Visa shares jumped as much as 38 percent in the world's largest credit card network's market debut on Wednesday, as eager investors handed some beleaguered U.S. banks a much-needed payday.

  • Discover Profit Falls, But Beats Estimates Wednesday, 19 Mar 2008 | 9:00 AM ET

    Discover Financial Services, the fourth-largest US credit card network, said Wednesday that first-quarter profit fell 65 percent, hurt by a charge related to its British credit card unit Goldfish.

  • Visa Priced at $44 a Share, For Record $17.9 Billion Tuesday, 18 Mar 2008 | 4:15 PM ET

    Visa, the world's largest credit card network, raised $17.9 billion in its initial public offering Tuesday night, making it the largest US IPO ever

  • Stocks Have Their Best Day in Five Years Tuesday, 11 Mar 2008 | 4:55 PM ET

    Stocks shot up Tuesday after a liquidity announcement from the Federal Reserve.

  • Visa Files to Raise Up to $18.8 Billion with IPO Monday, 25 Feb 2008 | 6:27 PM ET

    Visa, the world's largest credit-card network, on Monday said it may raise up to $18.8 billion in its eagerly awaited public sale of shares, which could make it the largest initial public offering ever.

  • American Express Drags Down Blue Chips Monday, 4 Feb 2008 | 4:54 PM ET

    Stocks closed lower, led by financials, after brokers downgraded several big names in the sector, including American Express.

  • Financial Downgrades Depress Stocks Monday, 4 Feb 2008 | 12:56 PM ET

    Stocks opened lower on Wall Street Monday, led by financials, after brokers downgraded several big names in the sector, including American Express.

  • Stocks Depressed, Traders Psyched Monday, 4 Feb 2008 | 11:53 AM ET

    Stocks opened lower on Wall Street Monday, led by financials, after brokers downgraded several big names in the sector, including American Express.

  • Financials Lead Stocks Lower Monday, 4 Feb 2008 | 11:06 AM ET

    U.S. stocks opened lower Monday.  Microsoft's bid for Yahoo, seen as a sign that many equities are attractively priced relative to value,  inspired some investors.

  • Jobs Report Keeps Fed Debate A "Work In Progress" Friday, 7 Dec 2007 | 11:18 AM ET

    The slightly better-than-expected increase in November non-farm jobs gave some support to stock prices, but has done little to change the debate about what the Fed will do when it meets on Tuesday. The Street has been in hot debate about whether the Fed will trim the target 4.50 percent Fed funds rate target by a quarter or a half point.

  • Goldman’s Unprecedented Defense Move Wednesday, 28 Nov 2007 | 12:32 PM ET

    Goldman Sachs (GS) is making a major shift in its analyst coverage, upgrading or downgrading 17 sectors on the fear of a softening economy. Could Goldman’s move be a bellwether of things to come? Or is it already late to the party?