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  • For the week ending Friday, June 20, 2008, the markets dropped on disappointing earnings results from the financial sector, and a continued spike in crude oil prices added to investors' concerns over inflation. The Dow closed below 12000 on Friday for the first time since Mid-March.

  • In Tech We Trust? Friday, 20 Jun 2008 | 6:14 PM ET

    Will the fast-growth of Research In Motion and Oracle save your money from battered bank blues?

  • Icahn Finally Adopts His Own Web Strategy Thursday, 19 Jun 2008 | 3:59 PM ET
    Carl Icahn

    Corporate raider Carl Icahn has had much to say about Yahoo's internal machinations and its refusal to submit to the hostile overtures of Microsoft. He's had much to say about the company's planned partnership with Google, which surprisingly, seemed a little more positive than many experts had anticipated.

  • Dow Closes at Lowest Level in 3 Months Wednesday, 18 Jun 2008 | 5:04 PM ET

    Stocks closed lower Wednesday, led by financial and auto stocks after worrisome results from Morgan Stanley, CarMax and FedEx. Regional banks also took a hit after Fifth Third cut its dividend.

  • Buying Opportunities in Japan and Brazil Wednesday, 18 Jun 2008 | 9:16 AM ET

    Taking a look at emerging markets such as Brazil and developing economies in Asia, but also at stocks that have not yet roused investors' interest such as Japanese companies could offer fresh buying opportunities, as there still are plenty of good shares around, Charlie Morris, manager of global trend fund at HSBC, told "Worldwide Exchange" on Wednesday.

  • US, China Sign Business Deals, Eye Investment Pact Monday, 16 Jun 2008 | 9:55 PM ET
    China, Chinese Flag

    U.S. and Chinese companies signed 35 business deals in sectors ranging from automobiles to telecommunications on the eve of high-level trade and investment talks between the two countries.

  • The Week:  Pickers Think Big, Global, High-Quality Saturday, 14 Jun 2008 | 8:45 AM ET

    The week began with a flashback to the credit crisis.  It ended with figures showing the fastest inflation in six months and the lowest consumer-sentiment reading in 28 years.  Along the way, as the stock market ebbed and flowed, CNBC guests assembled a collective portfolio that was heavy on technology, energy, and global exposure.

  • What Pros Like: Stock Picks for a Rocky Market Thursday, 12 Jun 2008 | 4:04 PM ET

    Stocks had a rocky afternoon as the market lost all its initial gains, then rebounded right before the close. Here's what some of the pros were recommending for investors.

  • Stock Picks: Liking Stocks—Just Not Lehman Thursday, 12 Jun 2008 | 12:04 PM ET

    Barry Ritholtz has had a "sell" on Lehman Brothers for several months.  The latest management turmoil just confirms his view.

  • Really Real-Time Quotes for You Monday, 2 Jun 2008 | 7:29 AM ET

    Starting today we're bringing you real-time quotes straight from the Nasdaq.

  • Netflix Drifts into the Clouds Tuesday, 20 May 2008 | 7:47 PM ET
    Netflix

    Today's Netflix announcement with Roku about a new way to get movies from the net directly to your TV screen and bypassing the computer screen in your home office, is cool for a number of reasons.

  • Stocks Close Mixed; Nasdaq Declines Monday, 19 May 2008 | 4:16 PM ET

    Stocks finished mixed as an early rally fizzled and weakness crept into techs, retail and housing.

  • Uptick in Leading Indicators Boosts Stocks Monday, 19 May 2008 | 2:21 PM ET

    Stocks advanced Monday as an uptick in leading indicators offered investors a modest confirmation of the optimism they've been trading on.

  • Investors Jump Into Stocks Amid Hopes Worst Is Over Monday, 19 May 2008 | 2:21 PM ET
    People pass the statue of the bull near Wall Street in New York on Jan. 5, 2004, file photo. Artist Arturo Di Modica, who sculpted and owns the famous statue, is selling it to the highest bidder with a catch: it must stay where it is and be donated to the city of New York. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

    World stocks rallied Monday amid signs investors were becoming more confident that the worst of the economic slump might be over.

  • Play The Sectors That Pay Thursday, 8 May 2008 | 4:13 PM ET

    Muscular retail sales figures encouraged traders -- as the dollar slips again and crude oil continues to soar. How should investors read these ostensibly contradictory signs? Erik Ristuben of Russell Investment Group and Holly Isdale of Lehman Brothers offered their sector insights to CNBC.

  • Stocks Falter as Oil Rises; Yahoo Plunges Monday, 5 May 2008 | 4:26 PM ET

    Stocks declined as the market pendelum swung back the other way, sending oil prices to a new high and early cyclicals such as financials and retail lower. Yahoo plunged.

  • GM Drags on Dow; Oil Fuels Commods Trade Monday, 5 May 2008 | 2:15 PM ET

    Stocks declined, with General Motors dragging on the Dow amid news of another strike and Yahoo weighing on technology stocks.

  • Yahoo Falls, Microsoft Gains and You're Angry Monday, 5 May 2008 | 12:26 PM ET
    Yahoo

    Barely two hours into trading and Yahoo shares were on the decline in a big way, off about $4.50 a share, or almost 20 percent; while Microsoft shares are on the increase. Both stocks are well off their lows and highs of the morning, however, as investors try to figure out what they'll both do next. If anything. They will do something. But what?

  • SAP Chiefs See Slowdown, Currency Headwinds Wednesday, 30 Apr 2008 | 9:58 AM ET

    Top executives for SAP say they see a slowdown in the United States as well as an unfavorable currency market in the coming year.

  • SAP Profit Falls More than Expected, Shares Sink Wednesday, 30 Apr 2008 | 6:56 AM ET
    SAP

    Business software company SAP reported quarterly results that fell shy of expectations Wednesday and also said it will delaying the launch of new subscription software for small and medium businesses.