European stocks finished mixed on Monday, as investors tried to shake off the sharp fall in oil prices and mining stocks.
European stocks closed in the red on Friday as the latest U.S. jobs data came in below expectations and a fall in commodities weighed on sentiment.
After a decent start in the first two months of the year, sales slipped in the second half of March and into April.
CNBC's Bob Pisani looks ahead at earnings and oil and says "it's all about the search for a bottom."
Steelmaker ArcelorMittal retained its forecast for global apparent steel consumption growth of between zero and 0.5 percent in 2016.
Hiring was expected to have continued at a strong pace in April, even as the economy grows at a sluggish pace.
European equities finished mixed as investors digested a whole raft of new earnings, ahead of a number of important central bank meetings this week.
European stocks finished in negative territory on Friday as sharp losses in the autos and basic resources sectors dragged the wider benchmarks lower.
"Power Lunch" hosts Melissa Lee and Brian Sullivan look at 5 stocks with analyst recommendations, including Raymond James downgrading Marriott, and Bank of America giving Hershey an under-perform rating.
European stocks closed higher on Monday, as investors tried to shake off concerns as oil prices pared losses.
European stocks finished Friday in the red as investors digested the latest earnings and China data, ahead of a key oil summit this weekend.
European stocks ended sharply higher on Wednesday, helped by a rally in mining and banking stocks, following better-than-expected China export data.
"Power Lunch" hosts Melissa Lee and Brian Sullivan look at 5 stocks with analyst recommendations, including Credit Suisse bullish on three REITs: Vornado Realty Trust, SL Green Realty Corp and Corporate Office Properties Trust.
European stocks accelerated gains at the end of Tuesday's session to close higher, as investors cheered on the rally in commodity prices.
European markets ended mostly higher on Monday as a recovery in oil prices and a rally in Italian banks, boosted sentiment.
European markets closed higher Friday with investors reacting to price volatility in commodity markets and positive trade data from Germany.
European markets finished higher Wednesday as investors digested new data out of China, while eyeing the latest moves in the oil price.
European equities finished sharply lower on Tuesday, as volatility in commodity markets weighed on sentiment.
European markets closed lower on Friday in a choppy day of trade as investors reacted to a slide in oil prices and fresh jobs data from the U.S.
European markets ended sharply lower on Thursday as fresh concerns over U.S. rate hikes and losses in commodity markets dragged on sentiment.