U.S. stocks closed about 1 percent lower as investors eyed renewed strength in the dollar and data that could strengthen the case for a rate hike.» Read More
It's clear that Michael Dell's honeymoon period is over, and that investors are looking for tangible results from the turnaround strategy he has implemented since returning to his namesake company as CEO. The question though is whether this is merely a dead-cat bounce, or whether Dell is truly beginning to turn things around.
The trade ahead of Dell earnings Thursday. Michael Dell has been back for a year now. Is his house finally in order?
Harbor Advisory's chief investment officer Jack DeGan has no doubts that these are challenging times. He's got some tough stocks to ride out the rough weather with.
Time to sort through the Fast Money in-box and answer more of your questions. Paul writes, “What is keeping downward pressure on Microsoft (MSFT) and what will it take to break out?
As the trading week gets underway Monday, CNBC asked the pros how to keep your stock portfolio in the green.
Five-star fund manager Barry James is known for his bearish views. He's correctly predicted bear markets. He's not bearish now -- not, at least, near-term.
For the short week ending Friday, February 22, 2008, it was hard not to get whiplash. The Dow and the S&P managed to turn in a positive performance for the week with a stunning late-day reversal on Friday, led by news of a bail out for Ambac Financial (ABK). The NASDAQ approached October 2006 lows, but ended Friday positive for the day, and down only slightly for the week.
EU and U.S. senior officials said on Friday they would crack down on counterfeiting of computer components after they seized over 360,000 fake items in just two weeks in a joint operation at the end of last year.
Stocks closed lower as a pullback from $100-a-barrel oil clipped energy stocks and weak economic reports added to investor fears that a recession is looming.
Stocks added to losses as a fall from $100-a-barrel oil clipped energy stocks and weak economic reports added to investor fuels that a recession is looming.
U.S. stocks opened higher Thursday, led by technology shares after some good news for RIM and Cisco, but the market pared gains after a report from the Philadelphia Federal Reserve unexpectedly declined.
How to trade around oil's new high, what to expect after HPQ lifted the tech sector and playing soft drinks in a soft economy. Here's the Word on the Street.
Stocks snapped a three-day losing streak Wednesday as H-P earnings inspired investors to think long term.
Stocks opened lower Wednesday after a report on consumer prices raised concerns -- in an already jittery market -- about the Federal Reserve's reaction.
Asia is weaker (Japan down over 3 percent). Some chatter about a unit of KR asking for restructuring of billions of dollars in short-term debt, reported overnight by the Wall Street Journal in Tokyo. Commodities--including energy, base and precious metals--taking a breather this morning.
Inflation data will be one of the big items to watch ahead of Wednesday's opening, after scorching hot commodities prices snuffed out a rally in stocks by the final hour Tuesday.
Trading the commodities bull run, post-Castro Cuba, Hewlett-Packard earnings and big-time after-hours action in Crocs.
Hewlett-Packard outperformed analysts' expectations with its quarterly earnings, and the company's shares jumped after market hours.
Stock gains evaporated Tuesday after oil prices hit $100 a barrel.
Hewlett-Packard's earnings after the bell could further fuel the stock's recent rebound... or they could give bears a reason to sell off tech stocks (again).