Stocks came off their worst levels Monday, but still ended lower in extremely thin trading as investors remained nervous that the euro zone's debt problems may spread to other regions.
Political change in Italy and Greece may help soothe markets and allow investors to focus on whether the coming week's US economic data signal growth.
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Stocks rebounded to close near session highs in a volatile session Monday, but gains were limited as investors continued to monitor headlines from the euro zone.
Scott Ciccarelli, RBC Capital Markets, explains why he he is raising Home Depot's price target to $42 from $38.
Occupy Wall Street protesters are typical of a generation growing up less educated than the one before them and looking for the government to provide them a living, venture capitalist Ken Langone told CNBC.
Twenty-two of the thirty Dow components have dividend yields greater than the 10-year US treasury, which yields around 2.06 percent.
Can the U.S. trade independently of Europe? Can Europe trade independently of Greece? Can U.S. stocks trade independently of each other?
After trying to mollify its critics in recent years by offering better health care benefits to its employees, Wal-Mart is substantially rolling back coverage for part-time workers and significantly raising premiums for many full-time staff.
Citigroup earnings are being dictated by CitiHoldings, a 2008 spinoff of "non-core" assets, which Citi pushed off its balance sheet during the financial crisis but continues to weigh on the bank's earnings performance.
So far this month, the NASDAQ is up 8 percent, while the S&P 500 and Dow are up 7 percent and 6 percent, respectively -- all three major averages have not been able to post a monthly gain since April.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie — who spurned repeated calls to run for president himself — endorsed Mitt Romney for the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday, sending a signal to the skeptical GOP establishment to fall in line behind the former Massachusetts governor.
Only six out of thirty Dow components have posted a gain in the past four years, with IBM and McDonald's leading the way, up more than 50 percent.
Despite a failed attempt at the end of Friday's session to close the week out on a positive note, stocks finished higher on some tepid signs of recovery for the US economy.
Only six out of thirty Dow components have posted a gain in the past three months, with McDonald's leading the way, up 5 percent.
They are rich. They are unattached. They are looking for a little excitement. Meet the Draft Christie committee, a small but influential group of Republican-leaning donors and activists, many based in New York, united by a shared desire to see Gov.Chris Christie of New Jersey run for president. The New York Times reports.
Twenty-five of the thirty Dow components have dividend yields greater than the 10-year US treasury, which yields around 1.74 percent -- a record low.
Stocks erased most of their gains to close mixed in a thin-volume session Tuesday, following a report that no deal has yet been reached on Greece and investors waited for the outcome of a two-day meeting of the Fed on interest rate policy.
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