The much-awaited Santa rally has evaded the market since the surge in stock prices in the first half of last week.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Monday ahead of a data packed week, with the all-important jobs report on Friday in focus.
Markets will be laser-focused on Friday's October jobs report in the week ahead and may even look past more than a dozen scheduled Fed speeches.
Take a look at some of Tuesday's early movers: UBS, FIT, LNG, FCAU, GM, F & more
A type of high-intensity hydraulic fracturing is spreading through the American oil patch, boosting productivity for U.S. drillers.
Easing the U.S. export ban on crude oil may result in higher gasoline prices, but the benefits would outweigh the cost, Bill Richardson said.
Most companies beat on earnings. But in their second-quarter reports, these 10 blew the doors off.
There's no correlation between crude oil and the S&P 500 right now but there has been at times in the past, said John Kosar of Asbury Research.
David Einhorn struggled in July, with his flagship Greenlight Capital LP fund dropping 6.1 percent, according to a source familiar with the firm.
Jim Cramer takes a deep dive to figure out how his call on oil could have been so wrong!
China, weak oil hit commodity stocks
"Fast Money" traders discussed how to play oil stocks as the commodity's price continues to fall.
With data from the latest SEC filings, CNBC Pro ran a study of more than 40 prominent hedge funds to find where the big money is placing bets.
While the number of rigs operating is down more than 50 percent, oil production in the U.S. actually upticked last week, John Kilduff said.
Since when did Janet Yellen become a market commentator? Jim Cramer shares the best way to play the head of the Fed.
Jim Cramer speculates on David Einhorn's target for attack in the fracking industry. Think twice about ditching the drillers with Cramer's take!
Dennis Gartman of "The Gartman Letter" says hedge fund titan David Einhorn is "terribly, terribly" wrong when it comes to oil.
U.S. oil prices are heading into a sweet spot that could spur the fracking industry to crank up some of the drilling it shut down.
Material concerns about fracking companies like Pioneer Natural should ease despite David Einhorn's criticism of the industry, one oil and gas analyst said Monday.
U.S. stocks closed higher, following positive momentum from Europe, as investors looked to Fed speeches and data for signals on rate hike timing.