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Stocks rallied to the finish line after another volatile session as signs began to emerge that credit markets may be defrosting. The Dow gained more than 400 points.
Stocks were higher in a wobbly session as investors digested remarks from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson.
Stocks rose more than 1 percent out of the gate Monday as investors snapped up some bargains after Friday's selloff. Investors will be closely watching comments from Bernanke before a House panel. He is expected to say that we may need a second government package to stabilize the economy, according to prepared remarks.
U.S. stock index futures were higher Monday, at the start of an earnings-packed week, when investors will have a chance to dig down into corporate numbers in addition to tallying up bailout packages.
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Prospects for a revised financial bailout improved as the Senate prepared to vote tonight and House leaders said headway is being made. However, CEOs are split on whether passing the bill is truly the best way to tackle the financial crisis.
Holiday sales are expected to grow at the slowest pace in six years as shoppers worry about jobs, the housing and stock markets and high gas and food prices, according to a forecast from the National Retail Federation being released Tuesday.
The Wall Street Journal reported this afternoon that MGA Entertainment is willing to share revenues from future sales of its Bratz Dolls with rival Mattel in order to avoid further litigation. (UPDATED)
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Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Nucor and Borders popped while Mattel and Amylin dropped.
Stocks finished higher in feather-light trading Wednesday, boosted by a rise in financials and energy stocks, as well as a better-than-expected durable-goods report.
Stocks advanced in light trading Wednesday, boosted by a rise in financials and housing stocks, as well as a better-than-expected durable-goods report. Earlier, stocks had swayed, torn between the encouraging durables report and oil's ascent amid the threat of tropical storm Gustav.
Stocks turned lower Wednesday as rising oil prices offset a better-than-expected report on durable-goods orders.
U.S. stock index futures bounced back after a better-than-expected report on durable-goods orders.
The jury Thursday begins deliberating how much money to give Mattel -- if any -- in its case against Bratz maker MGA Entertainment and CEO Isaac Larian.
Mattel wants at least $1.8 billion in damages from MGA Entertainment and its CEO. MGA says Mattel deserves no more than $39 million. That's quite a range.
During a lunch break in Mattel's lawsuit over the Bratz dolls, Mattel CEO Bob Eckert spoke exclusively with CNBC.
I'm sitting in on closing arguments in the penalty phase of Mattel's case against privately held MGA Entertainment. The CEOs of both companies are in the Riverside, Calif. courtroom 70 miles from their offices. It's standing room only. (UPDATED.)