Stocks pared their gains Thursday after a report showed the services sector grew for a fifth straight month but wasn't a blowout number. Stocks had opened higher after a pair of encouraging employment reports.
Vitaminwater has Kobe Bryant and Gatorade has Kevin Garnett, but neither of the sports drink forces owned by Coca-Cola and Pepsi, respectively, was able to sign one of the hottest names coming into the Finals. That man is Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo.
When executives at Akeena Solar wanted to give their solar panels some mainstream appeal, they looked for a way to bring brand name recognition to their little-known Andalay solar panels. Enter Westinghouse, just one brand that is getting a second life because of its appeal to Baby Boomers.
On a week that saw Apple surpass Microsoft in market cap, the BP oil spill continue to impact the ecosystem and drillers, Spain lose its AAA rating, and the worst May performance for the Dow since 1940, and the S&P since 1962, the major indexes managed to end the week on a positive note, except for the Dow which closed down slightly.
Wall Street limped to the finish of an ugly May, dropping on European debt fears and lackluster economic news, though stocks were well off their lows heading into a holiday weekend.
While investors are worried about the sovereign debt crisis in Europe, should they also be concerned about China? Tim Seymour, founder of Emergingmoney.com, discussed his insights.
Stocks erased most of their earlier losses in the final half-hour of trading Tuesday as materials and consumer discretionary stocks advanced.
US stocks declined over 4% this week, with the Russell 2000 and NASDAQ Composite leading the sell-off. During Friday's trading session, the CBOE Volatility Index rose to a 15-month high, while the Dow swung 279.71 points, dipping below the 10,000-mark, before erasing all of its losses to close up 125 points for the day.
The Dow popped over 100 points in the final minutes of trading Friday after a yo-yo session — and a rocky week. Financials gained. Dell was among a handful of decliners.
The classic way for lobbyists to defend their client’s interest is to insist that they are not actually defending their client’s interest. Really, they say, they are just looking out for ordinary Americans. The NYT reports.
With small-cap stocks thus far outperforming their large-cap counterparts off the market's lows, is now the time to invest in American blue chip companies?
Billionaire investor George Soros, chairman of Soros Fund Management, detailed his fund's actions in the first quarter of the year in an SEC filing on Monday.
Think the US is looking at a V-shaped recovery? So does Paul Hickey of Bespoke.
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US major indexes reversed last Thursday's steep drops on Monday on a near $1 trillion European Union relief package and on news that US regulators are looking at circuit breakers to prevent a re-run of last week's "flash" market meltdown.
Wal-Mart's aggressive price cuts on soft drinks are a good deal for consumers shopping for their Memorial Day barbecue, but it might not be so sweet for Coca-Cola, Pepsi, and Dr Pepper Snapple Group — not to mention Wal-Mart — in the long run.
For the first time in Google's short, but colorful and profitable history, the company may be faced with more challenges than opportunities; no where is that concern reflected more clearly than in the company's stock price.
In a wild trading week that prompted major US exchanges to cancel trades amid fears of trader errors and computer system malfunction, the three major equity indices fell 5.7% or greater for the week.
With a perfect storm of chaos hitting the markets this week—protests in Greece, a possible Greek debt default and a near-1,000 point selloff in the Dow Jones Industrial Average—how can jittery investors find the confidence to enter the market?
Not until these key things happen.