Stocks sank across-the-board Wednesday as investors took a breather following disappointing economic news and a selloff in commodities.
As investors send prices soaring for not only gold, but now also silver, consumers have been unearthing ancient stashes of silverware, teapots and jewelry from long-discarded beaus, and trading them in at pawn shops or selling them on eBay for cash. The New York Times reports.
Stocks closed at new highs for yet another session despite mixed economic news and a varied batch of earnings reports, putting all three major indices on track for the best April since 2009.
Stocks continued to gain before the market closed Thursday although many tech stocks slipped after mixed earnings reports and ahead of Microsoft's results, which will be released later today.
Bullish weak dollar trades? Jon Najarian says big money is betting that the dollar will stabalize.
New rules allow anyone to demand that Web sites and service providers remove content considered objectionable. The NYT reports.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, April 27.
Should you jump into eBay after the company's strong earnings. “Technically this stock looks like it could run into trouble,” says trader Tim Seymour.
The internet commerce company posted quarterly results that topped Wall Street forecasts and raised its outlook for the fiscal year Wednesday.
"We are 12 percent away from the all-time record highs, so now is a great time to focus and rethink strategies and be mindful of risk,” said Bill Spiropoulos, CEO of CoreStates Capital Advisors.
With shares of eBay about 6% higher over the past 3 months, how should you game this stock into - and in the wake of - results, due Wednesday?
Last week, we interviewed Ticketmaster CEO Nathan Hubbard right after the company's announcement of dynamic ticketing. Since tickets are such a big part of being a sports fan, we're continuing that series today — an interview with the CEO of StubHub, Chris Tsakalakis.
Here's our Fast Money Final Trade. Our gang gives you tomorrow's best trades, right now!
How will Raj Rajaratnam's defense team counter all those undercover recordings of the hedge fund mogul receiving inside stock tips? By showing that the tipsters weren't telling him anything he didn't already know.
Welcome to my Business of The Masters live blog. Throughout the day, I'll be providing you with all sorts of nuggets about the golf world's first major taking place in Augusta, Ga. Check back here periodically for updates.
E-tickets have long been integrated into the world of air travel. It was first done in 1996 as a more convenient way to travel. For the airlines, it also reduced printing costs. But the move to electronic tickets didn't impose new terms on the consumer, which is not the case in the world of concert and sports tickets. Companies that have encouraged teams and artists to use their digital platforms have a further, more dangerous pitch from the fan's standpoint: With digital, you can better control the flow of who gets what ticket, what they can do with it and whether you can make money off the transfer.
Emerging markets had underpeformed U.S. stocks for most of the first quarter. but they surged ahead in the final month to close the gap. Also Finerman's fine print.
Etsy is like eBay, but for a niche market — handmade goods. If you've not one of the site's eight million shoppers, imagine a hipster's DIY dream of handicrafts and art. Instead of buying something mass-produced from a giant corporation, you get to browse for a unique gem.
Fund manager Raj Rajaratnam made $1 million in two minutes of frantic calls after receiving an inside tip about a big investment in Goldman Sachs at the height of the financial crisis, prosecutors said this week at the Galleon founder's insider trading trial.