Stocks sank more than 2 percent Wednesday, following several economic reports that confirmed a struggling recovery and after Moody's downgraded Greece's bond ratings deeper into junk status.
Mitt Romney's presidential campaign will focus on his executive experience in the Massachusetts statehouse, but the former Bay State governor and GOP presidential hopeful's calls as co-founder of Bain Capital have had a much bigger impact on the American consumer so far. ...A report from TheStreet.
Stocks tumbled after several economic reports confirmed the economy has weakened, leading some analysts to expect further bad news in Friday's key jobs report.
With May coming to an end today, here is a look at the best and worst performing stocks within the major US averages, as of midday trading.
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Google hopes to nudge consumers and merchants into a world where the smartphone has replaced the wallet as the container for credit cards, coupons and receipts.
These companies could actually benefit from home foreclosures, Cramer said.
Do earnings reports from Gap and others signal that higher commodity costs are starting to hit companies where it hurts - on the bottom line?
A sharp sell-off in Gap after hours may be an opportunity, if you're nimble.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Friday's Squawk on the Street.
Reprofiling? Default for Greece is clearly on the agenda. Jean-Claude Juncker, the head of euro zone finance ministers, says they are considering "reprofiling" Greece's debt, which seems to mean extending the maturities. Call it what you want—reprofiling, or a "soft restructuring," but S&P has already noted that extending maturities is a form of default.
Markets run in cycles. Money rotates from one sector to the next, as traders look to capitalize on changing trends. We have seen this happen in the past few weeks as money has rotated quickly out of silver and into the U.S. dollar. Now money is coming out of crude oil. The next big victim will be gold. ...A report from TheStreet/Stockpickr.
Criminal charges against the IMF chief, flood fears remain after a Mississippi river spillway is opened, and a rundown of retailers report earnings. Here's what we're watching…
Stocks in Europe were higher as German and French Q1 GDP were both above expectations, though Portugal had negative growth, while Spain and Italy eked out small gains.
Stocks closed modestly higher on Wednesday, cutting in half the losses sustained Wednesday when a commodity rout roiled global markets.
The first quarter is now behind us and as retail earnings start to trickle out, the S&P retail index is hitting new highs.
Stocks traded modestly higher in the final hour of trading on Thursday as a commodity rout that roiled global markets on Wednesday reversed.
You can say today is "risk off" or "risk on" but the simple fact is the stock market is still being driven by risk on/risk off in general.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Thursday's Squawk on the Street.
Energy heavyweights and top financial regulators head to Capitol Hill on Thursday, a cornucopia of retail data sets the tone for the earnings frenzy, and Cisco searches for its turnaround. Here's what we're watching…