Stocks opened higher Thursday after a drop in jobless claims and confirmation of strong Chinese exports.
Stocks fell sharply after a late selloff Monday after a report showed consumer credit rose slightly. Industrials, financials and tech were the weakest links.
Stocks eked out a gain after some late-session turbulence, led by techs. Energy stocks rebounded from the bottom of the pack to the No. 2 behind tech. Financials ended lower.
Stocks turned lower on Thursday, led by energy and financials, amid the strengthening dollar and a pair of credit downgrades on BP. Techs were among the best performers.
If you think gold is near its top, you might not have taken this little tidbit into account.
The US holds 70 percent of its currency reserves in gold. Know how much China has?
Gold and stocks have been buddies lately. When gold goes up, the S&P 500 goes up. When gold goes down (like today), the S&P 500 goes down. It’s been this way for one year. This is not the norm.
Gold may have given up some gains in Thursday’s session, but it's still hovering near its all- time high. Should you get on board here or has this metal lost its luster?
Investors are taking advantage of new highs in gold prices by taking profits in gold options.
Gold prices surged to a record high on Wednesday as investors piled in, seeking safety from turmoil in government bond markets and the risks of Greece's debt crisis spreading to other countries. Is gold a crowded trade or can investors still get in? Scott Redler, chief strategic officer at T3live.com and Jim Iuorio, managing director at TJM Institutional Services shared their insights.
Stocks retreated on Tuesday, following a 3.9 percent gain in the Dow during the previous session. So where are the best places to invest now? Bill McVail, portfolio manager at Turner Small Cap Growth Fund, and Mark Travis, CEO of Intrepid Capital Funds, shared their insights.
Cramer interviews the CEO of one of his favorite mining companies.
Gold is becoming an increasingly attractive investment as a hedge against sovereign risk and volatility in the foreign exchange markets. Can investors still get into gold? Tom Pawlicki, precious metals analyst at MF Global, and Frank Holmes, CEO and CIO of U.S. Global Investors, shared their outlooks.
The Dow jumped 1.3 percent Monday, its biggest gain in over two months, after some positive U.S. economic reports and details of a European financial rescue package for Greece.
Stocks advanced on this first trading day of May after some positive economic reports and details of a European financial rescue package for Greece provided some measure of relief.
The Dow dropped over 200 points Tuesday, its worst loss in months, after the debt ratings on Greece and Portugal were downgraded. Goldman Sachs ended higher. The VIX jumped more than 30 percent, it's biggest one-day surge since October 2008.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Tuesday, April 27.
Stocks pared their losses Tuesday after a report showed consumer confidence rose to its highest level since September 2008.
U.S. stock index futures edged lower ahead of the open Tuesday as the Federal Reserve prepared to start its two-day policy meeting and Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein is scheduled to appear before Congress.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index will top out on April 19, which will trigger a 15 to 20 percent pullback in other stock markets, but stocks will move higher later in the year Robin Griffiths, technical strategist at Cazenove Capital said Monday.