U.S. and European banks are both lower, for three reasons. With the exception of gold and gold stocks, commodity stocks are down 2-3 percent as energy and base metals weaken with the Euro falling below $1.25 today. And credit-card companies have their own troubles.
Some of the Fast Money traders are bracing for an afternoon sell-off as fears about the mounting crisis overseas drag down stocks. What must you know?
Employers in the US will be hiring “very selectively” in the second quarter of 2010, Jeff Joerres, CEO of Manpower, told CNBC.
Stocks were hammered Tuesday, logging their worst decline in months amid worries that the European debt crisis will spread and that Spain might be the next to need a bailout.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Tuesday, May 4.
The Dow plunged more than 200 points Tuesday as the dollar rallied against the euro amid worries about the European debt crisis.
U.S. futures, which were weak overnight on weakness in Europe and China, dropped a few more points near 8am ET on word that an improvised explosive device (IED) was found in a vehicle outside Aldgate East in London—a false alarm, according to reports. Greece and Spain are down about 4 percent, the rest of Europe down 1 to 2 percent. Why don't equity traders believe the Greek bailout will be helpful?
U.S. stocks fell sharply Tuesday, with the Dow down more than 200 points, as the dollar rallied against the euro amid worries about the European debt crisis.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open Tuesday as investors braced for the next batch of corporate earnings and economic data to get further insight into the outlook for the economy.
Considering the President just scolded the Street for pushing the nation into recession, why are financials inching higher?
Shares of Citi broke above $5 on Thursday. Is this level merely psychological or will it attract new money?
Stocks opened higher Monday as investors breathed a sigh of relief after European nations agreed on an aid package for Greece. How should investors be positioned going forward? Robert Doll, vice chairman and chief equity strategist at BlackRock shared his insights.
MasterCard is set to introduce a Web shopping mall on Monday that it says can pinpoint with considerable accuracy what its cardholders are likely to purchase. The NYT explains.
Cramer explains the little-known mechanics of these popular deals.
The S&P 500 has barely budged since hitting a 17-month high last week as volume continues to be light. Where is everybody?
Gift and travel rewards were the rage before, but the recession has made many consumers opt for cash-back options in their credit cards.
The list of the biggest earners in finance usually reads like a Who’s Who of Wall Street. But these days, it reads more like a Who’s That? The New York Times explains.
Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning does as much off the field as he does on it. He has endorsement deals with MasterCard, Reebok, Sony, Oreo, DirecTV, Gatorade and Wheaties.
The Dow fell below 10,000 for the first time since last November amid worries about the US job market and Europe's ability to get a grip on its debt. The blue-chip index is now down over 4 percent for the year.
What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.