Stocks rose Friday, with Wall Street headed to a fourth week of gains ahead of the long holiday weekend.» Read More
A major US retailer announced job cuts Monday amid worries about the fate of the stimulus plan and the economy.
It's Groundhog Day, the day meteorologists turn to these furry little prognosticators to determine whether Spring will come early or we will have another 6 weeks of Winter.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average won’t find a secure base until it sheds another 1,000 points, which it could do before March, but that will signal the capitulation is over, Alpesh Patel, principal from Praefinium Group, told CNBC.
Companies are cutting jobs by the tens of thousands. State and local governments are penny-pinching, too. So what about Uncle Sam?
Markets are in for more tough sledding as the calendar flips over to February and stocks close out their worst January ever with no signs of reprieve from bad economic news.
Challenger, Gray & Christmas reported today the pace of tech industry job cuts jumped 167 percent in the second half of 2008, with computer, electronics and telecom firms slashing 186,995 jobs in 2008. It's the highest total since the 228,325 job cuts in 2003. And January is shaping up to be equally brutal.
Jack Welch, former charman and chief executive of General Electric, gave CNBC his outlook on the economy, U.S. innovation and current GE leadership.
More companies announced layoffs on Thursday as the employment picture continued to dim.
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More companies announced layoffs on Tuesday as the employment picture continued to dim.
Yahoo investors are preparing for the worst and hoping for the best, but those hopes are dim for any good news after the bell tonight when the company reports its fourth quarter earnings.
With a new CEO at the helm, what should you expect from Yahoo! earnings Tuesday after the bell
Another round of layoffs was announced by big-name companies Monday, adding to the gloom over rising unemployment.
The Presidential inauguration just added fuel to Wall Street's fires of volatility during the week, but it was just part of the market picture. Through it all, CNBC guests had plenty of suggestions about places for stock-market investors to put their money, as Courtney Reagan explains in this edition of "The Week and You:"
More bad earnings news and dismal economic reports could steamroll stocks in the week ahead, but the market may gain some traction if it appears the Obama Administration is making progress with programs to help the economy.
Movement in a few key sectors could give stocks a much-needed boost.
Following a Historic-Presidential Inauguration, marked by heighten volatility in the markets, all major US indices finish the week in negative territory.
Stocks ended a topsy-turvy week mixed as techs and banks rallied but about half of the Dow finished the day in negative territory.
U.S. stocks fell sharply Friday as worries about earnings continued to rattle the market.