See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Wednesday's Squawk on the Street.
If it's beginning to look a lot more like Christmas in your neighborhood than it did last year, then you might agree with me that there's a certain measure of holiday optimism about that wasn't here last year, and it can be measured in lights.
The rally continues…new highs for the S&P 500, with the index now up 6.3% this month. That gives the S&P its best December since 1991.
Wall Street veteran Kenneth Langone said the apparent suicide of Mark Madoff, Bernard's oldest son, is the "greatest tragedy" to follow Bernard Madoff's fraud.
Although Goldman Sachs is completing a report that will shed light on the financial firm's business standards and ethics, Kenneth Langone, a venture capitalist and investment banker of more than 30 years, says the firm doesn't have anything to worry about.
Retailers are adding features like aromas, photos and recorded messages to make gift cards more attractive.
Stocks trimmed losses to end narrowly mixed Thursday as Treasury prices firmed and the dollar stabilized. McDonald's and DuPont fell, while BofA rose.
Stocks eased losses ahead of the close Thursday as Treasury prices firmed, but gains were limited by a stronger U.S. dollar. DuPont and McDonald's fell, while BofA rose.
FBR Capital Markets analyst Stephen Chick thinks so and the "Fast Money" traders weigh in.
Stocks declined Thursday as Treasurys erased most of their gains ahead of a 30-year bond auction and despite evidence the U.S. economy continues to improve. DuPont and Travelers fell, while BofA rose.
Stocks advanced at the open Thursday, then turning mixed, after weekly jobless claims fell more than expected. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, shared his market outlook.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Thursday's Squawk on the Street.
There's no question that Wall Street is a tough place; are stocks about to get beaten up by a menacing trio?
Stocks ended modestly higher Wednesday as the dollar rose and Treasurys hit six-month highs on fears the economy would heat up under the tax plan under consideration in Washington. BofA rose, McDonald's fell.
Stocks were struggling for direction Wednesday as the dollar rose and Treasurys hit six-month highs on fears the economy would heat up under the tax plan under consideration in Washington. BofA rose, while McDonald's fell.
Cramer thinks it could be. Here's how he'd play it.
Stocks fluctuated Wednesday, but remained under pressure as the dollar gained and Treasury bond yields spiked. McDonald's slipped, BofA gained.
U.S. stock index futures continued to struggle for directions as investors awaited more direction on a compromise reached between President Barack Obama and the Republicans on extending Bush-era tax cuts.
Two big Chinese IPOs priced last night above the price talk and will begin trading this morning at the NYSE.
Home Depot on Wednesday raised its fiscal 2010 earnings guidance for the second time in two months as Americans slowly begin to take on more home-improvement projects.