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Stocks pared their losses Friday as some traders saw the selloff that resulted from SEC charges against Goldman Sachs for securities fraud as a buying opportunity.
Stocks skidded Friday, snapping a six-day winning streak, after the SEC shocked the market, charging Goldman Sachs with fraud over its handling of subprime mortgages.
Ray Elliott put in less than six months on the job last year at Boston Scientific as the medical device maker's new CEO. But, according to "The New York Times," in that short amount of time Elliott received enough total compensation to make him the second-highest paid head honcho behind only Oracle's Larry Ellison (albeit a distant #2.)
Stocks rose for a fourth straight week, ending with a rocky session on Friday as news of help for Greece got the market off to a positive start but the sinking of a South Korean naval ship rattled the market.
With the melt-up continuing in the face of some serious headwinds, how should you trade this bull market that just won’t quit?
Debate on the scope and risks of the US health care plan still rages even as Pres. Obama unveiled a $14 billion plan to help homeowners. And the impact of a Greek bailout on the Eurozone economies is still a question. Jim Rogers, chairman of Rogers holdings, offered CNBC more insights into American and global markets.
Stocks pushed higher Friday after a slightly better-than-expected reading on consumer sentiment. Stocks had gotten off to a higher start after the EU and IMF reached a deal to provide a safety net for Greece.
Oracle reported a profit that topped Street expectations and Apple shares hit a new record high. What is driving tech at this stage and does it have more room to run? Roger Kay, president and founder of Endpoint Technologies, and Rob Sanderson, director of research at ABR Investment Strategy, shared their sector outlooks.
U.S. stock index futures were higher ahead of the open Friday after a safety net for Greece's debt problems was hammered out between European Union leaders and the IMF and ECB president Jean-Claude Trichet said he found the plan "workable".
The American markets are reacting to the country’s problems the same way they did health care. Cramer explains why that is wrong.
On Thursday the Dow gave up a triple digit gain in an afternoon sell-off to close flat. How should you be positioned now?
The S&P 500 and Nasdaq ended slightly lower Thursday after comments from ECB President Trichet gave the dollar a boost. Financials advanced, while energy and materials stocks declined.
The business software bellwether reported a higher profit that topped what analysts were expecting as revenue from new software licenses ratcheted higher for the second quarter in a row.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, March 25.
Stocks rallied Thursday, led by banks, after testimony by Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke on Capitol Hill and some encouraging earnings reports.
Bulls pushed the Dow higher on Thursday however technical analysis suggests the market may be over-exuberant.
Stocks bounced back Thursday after a drop in the previous session as the latest batch of earnings reports beat expectations.
Stocks look set for a small rebound from the previous session's sharp declines Thursday, with stock index futures rising and European markets higher.
With Oracle reporting earnings on Thursday, how should you trade this stock?