The S&P 500 closed lower for the fourth day in a row after the latest economic reports suggested that the job market could trip up the recovery.
Investors struggled to make sense of the market Tuesday after stocks tumbled on heavy volume sending the S&P 500 below the psychologically important 1000 threshold.
Negative sentiment prevailed in Tuesday's market despite relatively strong economic data. Is that a sign of bad things to come?
Bank of America is looking to pay back some of the billions in federal bailout aid it has received in an effort to get out from underneath the government's thumb, according to a published report.
Sure September is the worst month on average for the markets, but last September was one for the history books. Here's a look at how things have changed going into the volatile month today compared to one year ago.
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Stocks rallied for the month of August but fell on Monday as concerns about the global economy weighed on Wall Street. What must you know about this market?
Both the Dow and the S&P 500 sold off Monday after a sharp drop in China’s stock market left investors worried that asset prices had raced ahead of an economic recovery.
Nearly a year after the federal rescue of the nation’s biggest banks, taxpayers have begun seeing profits from the hundreds of billions of dollars in aid, the New York Times reports.
New York hedge fund manager John Paulson has replaced Warren Buffett as the nation's most influential investor, in the opinion of three of tonight's Fast Money traders. It's too early to know if Paulson really will be seen as the "Warren Buffett of our lifetime," as one of those traders boldly puts it, but his star is shining very brightly right now on Wall Street.
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William Galvin, Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, subpoenaed Goldman Sachs to investigate claims that the investment bank was giving preferential treatment to wealthier customers, he told CNBC in a live interview Wednesday.
There is a pattern to recessions. Aggregate demand declines, employment falls, production slows, and the economy contracts. Central bankers, focused on price stability and maximum employment, add liquidity (credit) to the system to counter the decline and stimulate growth. Risky assets whose very survival may have been questioned at the economic nadir, rebound with remarkable flourish as their near-death experience becomes a distant memory.
Stocks touched 2009 highs while oil made an intra-day reversal. Are these signs the market has topped out?
Bank of America has significant upside over the next 12 months, said Edward Najarian, senior managing director and head of bank research at Isi Group.
Is Tuesday's rally a bet on fundamental growth or a case of panic buying?
The rally on Wall Street began to fade Monday, with the S&P and Nasdaq turning negative, after a global rally that had spilled over into U.S. trading this morning. Read and listen to what the pros had to say...
Many consider Goldman Sachs the gold-standard of the Street. Could recent headlines forever tarnish the firm's sparkling reputation?
On Monday investors clearly decided it was time to take a breather after a sharp gain in Treasury debt prices drove benchmark yields lower and triggered a sell-off.