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Stocks lost ground in afternoon trading but traded in a fairly tight range, though the Nasdaq posted losses approaching 1.5 percent.
Stocks opened slightly higher, bouncing off a rough day Monday but moving hesitantly as an economic report showed consumer weakness continues to hamper growth.
Hedge fund manager Bill Ackman said Pershing Square Capital Management's proxy fight with Target isn't about poor management at the discount retailer. Instead, it is about building a more qualified board.
All this talk about “green shoots” is out of control. It’s become the go-to oh-aren’t-I-clever analogy for signs of economic recovery. It’s obnoxious. It’s factually inaccurate. And it must be stopped!
Is AIG worse than Ticketmaster? Bank of America worse than Comcast? Call them Bad Company, the Final Four.
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It’s not that business is getting better, Cramer said of companies’ recent performances, it’s that they’ve pulled the belt tighter.
Stocks ended flat for the day as news of a Chrysler bankruptcy filing quashed the day's gains, but logged solid gains for the month of April.
Stocks opened higher Thursday as investors took heart from signs of recovery in the economy and the Federal Reserve's statement that the economic outlook was improving.
Stocks advanced but ended off their highs Wednesday after the Federal Reserve said the recession appears to be easing.
Around lunchtime on Wednesday the S&P 500 was trading around 870 – a level that some traders believe could be a point of resistance for stocks. Can it break higher?
Futures pared gains Wednesday after the first look at first-quarter GDP showed the economy contracted at a sharper pace than expected.
Any number of headlines Wednesday could knock stocks out of their side ways trading pattern, but the Treasury market is the one to watch as the Fed winds down its two-day meeting.
Following are the “Fast & Furious” trades - answers to the key questions heading into the open.
Stocks bounced back from a swine flu-induced drop Monday as traders scooped up shares of drug makers and pharmacies.
The threat of a widespread swine flu outbreak weighed on the markets Monday, and for good reason: Even if the virus is contained, it's still likely to put a crimp on spending for a wide array of goods.
Following are the “Fast & Furious” trades - hot ways to play tomorrow's market moving events. Also you'll find the gang's "Final Trades" here.
McDonald’s has been on our “buy” list for more than five years, said David Palmer, senior restaurant analyst at UBS.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Dendreon and Saks popped while Starbucks and Dell dropped.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Yum! Brands and Piper Jaffray popped while Microsoft and Abbott Labs dropped.