Japan's benchmark Nikkei index soared to a one-week high on Wednesday, underpinned by continued weakness in the yen and optimism about the Federal Reserve's policy decision.» Read More
U.S. stock index futures briefly pared their gains after a report showed more jobs were lost in October than expected. Earlier, futures had bounced after the two-day selloff that followed the U.S. presidential election that saw the Dow log its worst two-day point drop on record.
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Is Paulson leaking his potential bailout beneficiaries before an official announcement?
As government officials weigh how to limit executive pay at financial firms looking for a handout from the bailout, proxy advisor Glass Lewis & Co. has released its report on executive pay in 2007.
For the week ending Friday, October 3, 2008, the major U.S. Indices declined steeply on continued uncertainties over the financial bailout / rescue plan, concerns in the credit markets and more economic deterioration.
The "Dream" name disappeared this morning, in favor of T-Mobile's "G1" moniker instead, a nod to the first handset powered by Google's mobile operating system dubbed Android. And now the market has to weigh whether this is merely another competitor available, or everything Blackberry and iPhone aren't.
Smart phone maker Palm shifted to a loss in its most recent quarter, though the deficit wasn't as deep as analysts had forecast.
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As of this morning, 473 (just under 95%) of the S&P 500 companies have reported earnings. Here's a look at which companies have had the biggest surprises so far...
Stocks ended a mundane week mixed, despite modest gains Friday fueled by plunging oil prices that nevertheless couldn't offset a cautionary trading environment.
Ford Motor said Thursday its redesigned Ka city car would debut in the upcoming Bond film "Quantum of Solace," scheduled for release in North America on Nov. 7.
Best Buy will start selling the iPhone on Sept. 7, becoming first U.S. chain to do so outside of Apple's and AT&T's own stores.
As of this morning, 449 (just under 90%) of the S&P 500 companies have reported earnings. Here's a look at which companies have had the biggest surprises so far...
Medal Round - Day 1: After a week of ups and downs, we are now up to the medal round. The playing field has been narrowed from twenty countries to ten. And the winners are...
Following are Wednesday's biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Consol Energy and Flowserve popped while News Corp and Sprint Nextel dropped.
If you're wondering why we have been getting these triple digit swings in the Dow every since we hit bottom about July 15th, the answer is evident today with Freddie Mac's earnings.
Sprint Nextel warned subscriber defections would swell in the current quarter and shocked investors with a $3 billion convertible offering that sent its shares down 11 percent.
Whether stocks add to Tuesday's heady gains or not will be determined in part by whether oil prices stay in a downtrend.
In the first 10 days after Apple opened its App Store for the iPhone, consumers downloaded more than 25 million applications, ranging from games like Super Monkey Ball to tools like New York City subway maps. It was nothing short of revolutionary, not only because the number was so high but also because iPhone users could do it at all.
The markets end the week roughly flat as an increase in oil prices and the highest unemployment rate since March 2004 weighed on stocks, but Financials rallied.