The Louisiana judge who struck down the Obama administration's six-month ban on deepwater oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico has reported extensive investments in the oil and gas industry, according to financial disclosure reports. He's also a new member of a secret national security court.
Troll through Judge Martin L.C. Feldman's 22-page ruling, which blocked the offshore drilling moratorium imposed by the Obama administration, and you can hear the voice of a man clearly exasperated by the logic of those who have argued for the moratorium...
The corporate casualties of the oil spill continue to mount as Moody's Investors Service downgraded Anadarko's rating to "junk" status. Philip Weiss, senior energy analyst at Argus Research Company, discussed his insights.
Stocks powered their way higher on Friday with both the Dow and the S&P 500 closing higher for the day and for the week. How should you be positioned now?
Carl-Henric Svanberg got a summons to the White House to answer President Obama’s questions about the spill. The NYT reports.
The Dow ended lower Monday, giving up earlier gains, as the euro retreated after Moody's downgraded its debt rating on Greece to junk status. Materials and financials were the biggest decliners.
Stocks trimmed some of their gains in mid-afternoon trading Monday after Moody's downgraded its debt rating on Greece.
Stocks rose Monday as strong euro-zone industrial data helped assuage worries about the debt crisis. Techs and industrials led the advance.
After Thursday's big rally on Wall Street, markets on Friday will turn their focus to retail sales and consumer sentiment data.
BP needs to stop “counterpunching” in the Gulf region and actively support local business to rebuild the region, entrepreneur Mark Cuban told CNBC Thursday.
BP's troubles have now spilled across the broader market, as investors move to price in worst-case scenarios for the oil giant and other firms involved in the Gulf of Mexico rig disaster.
When investors let up on the oil-services stocks – and they will eventually – this international play should be one of the first to rebound.
Stocks fell sharply after a late selloff Monday after a report showed consumer credit rose slightly. Industrials, financials and tech were the weakest links.
Stocks see-sawed Monday as investors were encouraged by strong German factory data but the market remained jittery.
Cramer also tackles the importance, or lack thereof, of stock splits.
The S&P closed higher on Thursday yet below 1105, an important technical level. Will Friday’s job report provide the catalyst needed for it to break above resistance?
Stocks eked out a gain after some late-session turbulence, led by techs. Energy stocks rebounded from the bottom of the pack to the No. 2 behind tech. Financials ended lower.
Stocks turned lower on Thursday, led by energy and financials, amid the strengthening dollar and a pair of credit downgrades on BP. Techs were among the best performers.
Both the S&P and Dow closed higher on Wednesday after investors rushed into the market late day and gobbled up stocks. Why now?
Stocks logged their third best day of the year Wednesday, led by energy and financials, as investors grabbed bargain shares beaten down in the prior session's selloff. A report showing pending-home sales hit a six-month high gave the market an extra boost.