Those who live off their savings and investments are hit hard by falling interest rates, as corporations borrow cheaply and sit on the cash. The NYT reports.
Dividends may be crucial to beating stock-market benchmarks and getting a better return than bonds. Here are the highest-yielding U.S. stocks. ...A report from TheStreet.
Yesterday, it was nearly $16 billion in investment grade debt floated from companies like Dell and Home Depot. Today, more names join the parade.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Friday's Squawk on the Street.
Stocks ended mixed Tuesday after the Fed released minutes from its last meeting saying the economy would have to get much worse before it provided more support. Boeing and Intel fell.
Stocks were mixed Tuesday after the Fed released minutes from its last meeting saying the economy would have to get much worse before it provided more support. .
Hewlett Packard holders and those considering the stock; know that buybacks traditionally don't work and act accordingly.
The new boring: the economy muddles along, with no growth. The balance sheet of corporate America is in good shape. ... Corporations are starting to say, we have a ton of cash, let's go out and buy someone and cut expenses.
Through their latest acquisition, is Intel effectively buying their way into Apple's gadgets. Is Apple that hot?
The traders are keeping an ear to the ground in technology amid growing chatter that even more deals are on the way.
Stocks rebounded heading into the final hour of trading Wednesday, threatening to snap a four-day losing streak. The Dow was higher, finding firmer footing above 10,000.
Dell has been selling similar phones in China and Brazil since late last year and has been promising a U.S. version since January.
"We are sad that our marriage is over and we wish each other the very best for the future," Woods and Elin Nordegren said in a joint statement released by their lawyers.
Accused of securities fraud in a 78-page complaint, the Wyly brothers say they were victims of bad advice, reports The New York Times.
Stocks largely ended down Friday, but significantly off earlier losses as the tech-heavy Nasdaq turned slightly higher. The moves were amid light trading and continuing worries about the economic recovery and bearish action in expiring August options. HP fell.
Stocks pared losses Friday, and the Nasdaq turned slightly higher, amid continuing worries about the economic recovery and bearish action in expiring August options. HP fell.
Stocks fell Friday, led downward by energy and industrials, following Thursday's selloff over economic concerns. Arthur Hogan, director of global equity products at Jefferies, discussed his market insights.
Research in Motion's BlackBerry Torch is getting a dim reception in the marketplace so far, a troubling sign for a company that needs a smartphone hit to stem market share losses.
The Dow lost almost 350 points in last week after the Federal Reserve took a more cautious tone about the pace of recovery and said it would start buying Treasury bonds to try to stimulate growth. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services shared his market insights.
Stocks opened lower Thursday after weekly jobless claims rose unexpectedly, indicating the US economy's problems are far from over. Ethan Anderson, portfolio manager at Rehmann Financial, and Dan Genter, president, CEO and CIO of RNC Genter Capital Management, discussed their insights.