Americans are finding it tough to land a job. Or are they finding it tough to land a job they want?
It seems both the bulls and bears are owning the lousy jobs report as the key catalyst that sends the market whooshing lower -- errr surging higher. How can that be?
Stocks staged a late-day rally in light, choppy trading Tuesday, following the latest Fed meeting minutes, which showed officials debated a third round of asset purchases to stimulate the economy and after investors shrugged off a disappointing consumer confidence report.
A good day for a gold series! Gold rose again this morning, partly on our CNBC interview with Charles Evans, president of the Chicago Federal Reserve.
As we head into the thick of retail earnings season the threat of higher input costs is still weighing on investors’ minds. Most retailers were forced to start passing through select price increases in Q2, and we will hear just how that went over with the consumer as earnings hit the tape. While it is early in the game indications are so far so good.
Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.
It's another morning of rumor and innuendo, with unconfirmed reports of one large Asian bank reduced its credit lines with all French banks, and another that European regulators are considering a ban on short selling.
Futures erased all their earlier losses in a choppy pre-market session Thursday amid volatility in the European market and after an unexpected decline in weekly jobless claims.
The forecast on Wall Street is for more dizzying volatility Thursday. For the time being, equities are likely to stay vulnerable to high speed moves and wide swings as investors ran to the safety of bonds, driving rates toward historic low levels.
Cramer reached into the mailbag to answer your letters.
What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 1,500 displaying unusual volume in Thursday's trading session.
U.S. futures, sideways overnight, wilted at 3 a.m. ET...about the time Europe opened. Coincidence? I don't think so.
Citi raised earnings estimates for a numer of retailers, as July's warm weather heats up sales, according to its same-store sales preview.
The US has just entered a 500-day retail recession, a noted retail analyst believes, and before it’s over, the US will see weaker retail sales, more store closures and more retailers joining Borders in bankruptcy.
ADP numbers and better-than-expected June retail sales across the board put a smile back on retail investors’ faces today. So is it time to break out the champagne?
Many retailers outpaced Wall Street estimates for monthly sales in June, according to early reports out Thursday.
J.C. Penney's same-store sales disappointed traders in April, and the sentiment is negative going into its monthly report.
Do earnings reports from Gap and others signal that higher commodity costs are starting to hit companies where it hurts - on the bottom line?
Existing home sales, mortgage delinquencies, and MBA mortgage foreclosures data released Thursday were disappointing. The data continue to suggest that we are undergoing a very slow, unbalanced, and tenuous economic recovery.
How remodeling has helped boost these companies’ bottom line.