Stocks wobbled as key lawmakers said an auto bailout deal might have to wait until December.
Stocks opened sharply lower Thursday as jobless claims hit a 16-year high, exacerbating anxiety in the market about the faltering auto bailout and uncertainty about the TARP plan.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway fell just over 12 percent on Wall Street today (Wednesday), its biggest one-day percentage drop since 1987's 'Black Monday' over 21 years ago. It appears some of the Oracle's followers are losing the faith.
Financials account for some 12 percent of the S&P 500 — but 30 percent of the decline Wednesday. So who's the worst of the worst?
After several false starts, stocks pulled off a final-hour rally, boosted by a better-than-expected forecast from Hewlett-Packard.
What's (not) up with small cap stocks? A glance at the market Tuesday showed the Dow down about 1 percent but the Russell 2000 Small Cap Index down more than 3 percent, causing many an observer to wonder what the heck is — or isn't — going on with the little guys.
As the CEOs of the big three auto makers get ready to testify before the Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday, CNBC asked CEOs in advertising, healthcare and energy for their insight.
Almost every asset class — with the exception of U.S. Treasury bonds — will provide good opportunities for investors willing to take a long-term view, says Fritz Meyer, senior market strategist at Invesco AIM.
I've blogged extensively about how the industry-wide decline in advertising is hitting TV networks. Now we're in November sweeps and the networks are developing scripts for next year and we're starting to see TV networks find ways to cut back.
Immelt's interest in expanding GE's media stake comes as the company may have such an opportunity. Vivendi, which owns 20 percent of NBC Universal is nearing its annual window, which starts November 15, to exercise an option that would force GE to buy back that 20 percent stake.
Among the nations largest companies at least 5 CEOs are currently buying their own stock. What do they know that you don’t?
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway sharply increased its stake in ConocoPhillips this spring and summer, accumulating a total of 84 million shares as of the end of the third quarter on September 30, according to Berkshire's just-released quarterly portfolio filing with the SEC.
For the week, the Dow tumbled about 5%, followed by the S&P 500 down over 6%, while the NASDAQ got hit the hardest, declining nearly 8%.
Eckhart's Peter Costa has three long-term stock picks, giants in their sectors — banking, industrials, and conglomerates — that all begin with G.
Stocks enjoyed a late-day rally Thursday after the S&P 500 broke through its Oct. 10 low — but the euphoria abruptly ended amid talk of a $14 trillion consumer debt pile, and layoff talk from Sun Microsystems and Dow Chemical. CNBC's expert guests offered their views on what's coming next.
The Dow staged a monster rally on Thursday, as bargain hunters rushed back into the market to scoop up beaten-down shares.
Stocks closed sharply higher as bargain hunters rushed back into the market to scoop up beaten-down shares.
New jobless claims hit a 7-year high Thursday; and even strong companies look weaker in the future. But some strategists see hopeful market signs amid the chaos. CNBC canvassed economic and financial experts for their insights.
As the market turmoil continues, companies that once sat at the top of the S&P 500 find themselves falling further and further down the list.
Options traders seem to think General Electric is in for some turbulent times, according to one options analyst.