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While the Greek debt crisis and tougher regulations could hurt big financial institutions that invest with their own money, the damage is likely to be short-lived.
Expectations of higher interest rates could be good for stocks in the coming months, though not for banking shares, according to a new analysis.
Although the knee-jerk reaction was to sell and ask questions later, is the Fed's rate hike a signal that the economy is improving?
Stocks paused Monday ahead of earnings season however industrials and ag surged higher with Potash and Mosaic hitting 52-week highs. How should you be positioned?
Because there are too many good reasons to buy stocks.
Stocks closed at a 14-month high Monday as news of an energy deal and a lifeline for Dubai helped buoy the market — and investors' appetite for risk.
Stocks were higher in afternoon trading Monday as news of an energy deal and a lifeline for Dubai helped buoy the market.
Don't let the pundit-speak about "lagging indicator" or the market's move Friday fool you, the job market is crucial to the stock market right now.
Companies including TD Ameritrade, Coach and Turkey's Turkcell could be on Warren Buffett's radar, according to a quantitative screen by Standard & Poor's.
Stocks could head into Friday on a positive note, rising on 'October-end' momentum. Existing homes figures for September will be in the spotlight.
Economists forecast the GDP number to show growth anywhere from just under 3 percent to as high as 4 percent - the first positive growth for the U.S. economy since second quarter, 2008.
The floor under stocks feels a bit shaky, and the market could give way to more profit taking this week.
Ahead of Friday's opening bell, investors will be watching earnings from Microsoft and Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's address at the Boston Fed's annual conference.
The weakening dollar has been one of the catalysts driving stocks and other risk assets higher, and it is a main focus of traders this week as they sort through a deluge of corporate earnings news and watch the dollar shrink to a 14-month low.
Stocks could trade a bit choppy Wednesday, as investors react to a tidal wave of earnings news and watch fluctuations in the dollar and other risk assets.
Earnings reports from General Electric and Bank of America are the big numbers for markets Friday, and they matter nearly as much in the foreign exchange and Treasury markets as they do in the stock market.
The Dow crossed the 10,000 level and all of sudden the bears grew quieter.
The Managing Editor of CNBC TV goes to the same investor conference ... one year later ... and finds a world of difference.
More and more small-time traders are flooding into the market, and they’re choosing this company over even the NYSE.
The contrast between the president's speech today at the GM plant in Lordstown, Ohio, and his speech yesterday on Wall Street could not have been more glaring.