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Stocks opened higher Wednesday as oil prices jumped above $71 and Home Depot raised its outlook.
Stocks ended mixed in choppy trading Tuesday after 10 banks were approved to repay TARP loans. But tech stocks gained after Texas Instruments raised its earnings and revenue targets for the second quarter.
Chrysler headed back to bankruptcy court Tuesday to get a judge to approve the termination of 789 dealer franchises, while Chrysler's plan to become a stronger automaker partnered with Italy's Fiat awaits action by the nation's highest court.
Stocks turned mixed Tuesday after the banks approved to repay TARP loans were named. But tech stocks held onto their gains after Texas Instruments raised its earnings and revenue targets for the second quarter.
Stocks opened higher Tuesday, with bank stocks rising as some of the nation's largest institutions poised to repay government bailout money.
Futures showed a relatively flat open for Wall Street on Tuesday as the dollar's rally, fueled by last week’s better than expected jobs report, fizzled out and some investors went back into stocks.
A U.S. appeals court said Friday it would conditionally approve Chrysler's sale to Fiat but is keeping the deal on hold until Monday to allow an appeal.
Stocks snapped a four-day winning streak Wednesday after a trio of weak economic reports tarnished the shine on recovery hopes. Wal-Mart led the few Dow gainers after an analyst's remarks.
Stocks pared their losses Wednesday after a trio of weak economic reports got the market off to a lower start. Wal-Mart led Dow gainers after an analyst's remarks.
Stocks retreated Wednesday as a weak ADP report on the employment situation, and misses on both ISM services and factory orders offered a reminder that the economy isn't out of the woods.
Stock index futures pointed to a lower open Wednesday ahead of key jobs and mortgage data and comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on the state of the economy.
Considering the Dow soared by triple digits after GM declared bankruptcy, traders want to know if this is the bottom for the US economy?
Stocks capped a winning month with a 1-percent rally Friday as traders squeezed in a few last-minute trades to close out the month of May. Investors were encouraged by a jump in consumer sentiment and less-bad GDP report. Oil stocks benefited from the rise in oil prices. Dell ended higher after beating its earnings target. GM ended at 75 cents a share.
Stocks made another break higher Friday as investors were encouraged by a jump in consumer sentiment and less-bad GDP report. Oil stocks benefited from the rise in oil prices. Dell shot out of the gate after beating its earnings target but other techs were slow to follow. GM fell below $1.
Stocks wobbled Friday as investors were encouraged by a jump in consumer sentiment less-bad GDP report but still remained a bit jittery. Dell shot out of the gate after beating its earnings target but other techs were slow to follow. GM fell below $1.
Stock index futures indicated a higher open for Wall Street Friday after the latest GDP report showed the economic decline began to slow in the first quarter.
Stocks ended higher Thursday as crude prices climbed after an inventory pare-down and the results of the Treasury bond auction eased concerns about government debt.
Stocks rebounded Thursday as crude prices climbed after inventories were pared more than expected. Stocks had gotten off to a wobbly start as investors juggled a bleak report on new-home sales with any optimism from the unexpected drop in jobless claims and GM's deal with bondholders.
Stocks retreated Thursday, after a higher open, as bleak report on new-home sales overshadowed any optimism from the unexpected drop in jobless claims and GM's deal with bondholders.
Stocks opened higher Thursday after an unexpected drop in initial jobless claims.