A reconstitution of the Russell Indexes occurs at the close of Wall Street trading Friday, reflective of the growth vs. value debate.» Read More
Job cuts jumped by 53 percent in May from April, with Hewlett-Packard's layoffs propelling the computer industry to the top spot among the biggest job cutters this year, a report by consultancy firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas showed.
Facebook CEO Sheryl Sandberg made her first post-IPO public appearance today. In a speech at Harvard Business School, she asked the newly-minted MBAs to pitch in and help Facebook’s bottom line.
Oil prices rallied early Tuesday before dropping below $99 per barrel, leading commodities trader Dan Dicker to look for a strategy that works.
As oil prices slipped Friday, commodities trader Dan Dicker saw opportunity in oil-services plays.
With year's end just a month away, relative strength is one of the best tools we have to identify stocks that are likely to beat the market in 2012.
With the price of Brent crude “sticky,” MercBloc’s Dan Dicker has his eye on some oil services companies that he thinks are undervalued.
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A few years ago, I pointed out in a column that the cost of insuring the US government against a default in the credit derivatives market, had risen above that of McDonalds, the US fast food company, for the first time, the FT's Gillian Tett writes.
Two big deals last week — Google’s takeover bid for Motorola Mobility and Hewlett-Packard’s purchase of Autonomy — underscored the growing influence of boutique investment banks. The New York Times reports.
With no fresh U.S. economic data to rattle markets Friday, traders are bracing for another ill wind from Europe.
Weekly jobless claims and consumer inflation data will catch the attention of markets Thursday, as investors continue to assess the damage done in last week's market storm.
Now that Europe's one-day summit is out of the way, the market focus may shift back to the U.S. economy and what is bothering stocks.
Rupert Murdoch's growing phone-hacking scandal continues to be the media story of the moment.
This week's rally has been powerful with most indexes nearly erasing their losses during the first three weeks of June, while sector rotation amongst tech and energy stocks has been significant.
Here is a look at the best-performing stocks in the top-performing sectors year-to-date.
European stocks were indicated to open stronger Wednesday after Tuesday's sell-off, as Asian shares shrugged off a mixed US close.
Stocks traded slightly higher, led by energy and materials stocks, ahead of the release of the Federal Reserve's policy meeting minutes this afternoon.
Stocks added to losses amid mixed earnings results, disappointing U.S. economic news, and continuing worries about the euro zone debt crisis.
Stock futures weakened after a disappointing forecast by Hewlett-Packard, and after a worse-than-expected report on housing.
In the past 8 trading sessions, energy has halved its gains in 2011, up only 8.8%, compared to an 18% increase at the end of April.