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Stocks rose on Friday, capping their third straight monthly advance, as energy bulls drove the stocks market higher.
On a week dominated by GM, a weak dollar, and a rally in the commodities complex, the US markets rallied on Friday, to finish May in positive territory.
The US government will need to keep Treasurys yields as high as 4 percent in order to entice investors to buy them, Pimco co-CEO Bill Gross said.
With the Cleveland Cavaliers now down 3-1 to the Orlando Magic and the Los Angeles Lakers and the Denver Nuggets knotted at two wins apiece, the folks at Vitaminwater are scrambling to figure out how to update their Kobe vs. LeBron spot.
With U.S. deficits rising at a record pace, the possibility that America will lose its AAA investment rating is becoming more and more plausible. While this scenario far from inevitable, there is certainly concern that rising debt levels will decrease the creditworthiness of the U.S. government. The result — a weaker dollar.
Stocks finished lower Friday after a late selloff erased the day's gains. Stocks struggled to hold gains for much of the day but worries about a possible downgrade of the U.S.'s credit rating left the market on rocky ground ahead of the Memorial Day weekend.
On a week dominated by a new credit card bill and concerns over the US government debt AAA-credit rating, the markets end the week roughly flat to positive, following an abrupt reversal late Friday.
With so much of the beverage industry's growth coming from product categories that barely existed a decade ago, it's no wonder everyone is continuously looking for the next big thing. Coca-Cola and PepsiCo have gotten adept at snatching up some of these brands after they have successfully tested their concept in the marketplace. That's ruffling a few feathers among the independent bottlers.
With the Orlando Magic winning Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals, sports fans have come to understand that it is mathematically possible that the Cleveland Cavaliers and LeBron James won’t make it to the title matchup.
Hewlett Packard reported earnings after the bell yesterday, and met analyst expectations. All 30 Dow stocks have now reported -- here is a summary of how the season stacked up.
Pershing Square Capital Management LP's William Ackman is waging a proxy fight against Target Corp. to replace four of the company's independent directors with four of his loyalists and himself. Ironically, Ackman is attacking Target's three greatest strengths: governance, integrated merchandising, and value creation. Ackman has chosen the wrong Target.
“It almost feels like the press is trying to keep you from making money. Every story I read, no matter what it’s about, the spin is negative.” Cramer said.
Cramer highlights an interesting opportunity in banking, expresses concern over a weaker dollar, and lays out a game plan for the release of Palm’s new smart phone.
Former Coca-Cola Chairman and CEO Neville Isdell says he's watching PepsiCo's attempt to buy its two largest bottlers with great interest, but he wouldn't suggest Coke tread down the same path.
The economy may be down, but sales growth is still brewing at Honest Tea. We talked with CEO Seth Goldman about what's driving his results.
All major U.S. Indexes ended down 3% or more for the week, led by a pullback in Financials, an unexpected dip in April retail sales, and downbeat jobs data, ending the NASDAQ's 9th-consecutive week rally.
Even though Warren Buffett always says he likes stocks more when they're cheaper, he didn't do a lot of buying as Wall Street's major indexes fell to their bear-market lows (so far) in early March. Berkshire Hathaway's first quarter stock portfolio snapshot shows no blockbuster buys. A few stakes did, however, get bigger during the first three months on the year.
Product placement in movies and TV shows has become commonplace. Usually it's a casual shot that blends into the scenery, sometimes it's a little more obvious...and occasionally it hits you in the face. That was the case last night when I was being a couch potato watching the season finale of ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" on TiVo last night.
Stocks gained Thursday as investors returned to financial and technology shares on bets the recent rally could have more room to grow after a brief pullback.
With stocks rallying for over 2 months now, dividend yields continue to fall back to Earth. The average dividend yield of the Dow 30 has fallen nearly 30% since the rally began in early March. See how the 30 companies in the Dow compare.