Stocks closed higher after a staging a late rally triggered partly by positive comments from the economist known as "Doctor Doom."
Stocks edged lower at the open as the market gave back some of its gains from this week's rally.
Wall Street was heading for a mixed open, after a steep drop in jobless claims help offset some negative news on earnings.
Although financial stocks remain well off of their 2007 highs, some have been clawing their way back. Brokerage stocks have rebounded with such force that they’re among the top-performing sectors year-to-date, benefiting as investors slowly come back to the market. Trading volume has also improved in the past few months.
About two months ago, I wrote a column about how Matthew Weitzman, our family’s financial planner, was under investigation for reportedly siphoning money from clients’ accounts. Well, the ax finally fell on Wednesday.
The head of the Securities and Exchange Commission said Tuesday she is making the issue of new rules restricting short-selling a priority as the agency hears from an array of interests about ways to limit trades that bet against a stock.
In intraday trading, stocks are rebounding off yesterday’s losses, and the brave bulls are out again on the banks.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Amylin and BHP Billiton popped while General Motors and Advanced Micro Devices dropped.
As worrisome as stock market action may be, it seems there could be upside for some stocks, no matter if the next leg is higher or lower!
A Bank of America official told us that for every $1 they spend on sports marketing, they net $3. They also said that out of all the new checking accounts that were opened in 2008, 10 percent of those were attributed to their sports marketing programs.
Despite the economic downturn, there is no downturn in the Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF) business.
President Barack Obama's stimulus plan makes strange bedfellows.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
In this Web Extra the traders reveal what to expect from options expiration on Friday as well as CPI numbers, Citigroup's earnings report and more!
Jitters about dismal corporate earnings were confirmed after the bell Monday, when Alcoa kicked off the reporting season with a wider-than-expected loss, sending stock index futures lower Tuesday morning.
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Puts are trading heavily in shares of Marshall & Ilsley on Monday, after downgrades on the financial services firm.
Thursday was a busy day in options on Charles Schwab, according to Rebecca Darst of NYSE Euronext. There was also wide-ranging options action among companies that make medical devices.
With so much gloom and doom in the market we thought you might like hearing about some good news for a change.