Monkeys threw a wrench into Asian markets in the Lunar New Year's first week of trading, with sell-offs in Japan, Singapore and Down Under Wednesday.» Read More
The Dow fell below 10,000 for the first time since last November amid worries about the US job market and Europe's ability to get a grip on its debt. The blue-chip index is now down over 4 percent for the year.
Markets opened lower on Thursday after a surprise jump in jobless claims, a disappointing signal on the employment front ahead of Friday's jobs report. How is unemployment affecting the markets? Kelly Campbell, founder, principal and CEO of Campbell Wealth Management and David Kelly, chief market strategist at JPMorgan Funds shared their insights.
Now even Toyota's golden child is tarnished. Early this morning in Japan, Toyota announced that there was a design flaw in the anti-lock brakes of third generation Prius models made up until January of last year.
Futures fell sharply Thursday after a surprise jump in jobless claims, a disappointing signal on the employment front ahead of Friday's jobs report.
Toyota posted earnings earlier today, but the loss of trust rolls on. Clearly Toyota is a company in trouble. Today, we want to know if you would buy a Toyota, buy the stock, buy neither, or buy both? Share your opinion by taking our poll.
Cisco's better-than-expected earnings could put some life into tech Thursday. Investors will also digest Toyota earnings, jobless claims and chain store sales data.
Looks like the Mad Money host could have been wrong: 2010 might be better than he thought. But hey, when the facts change…
Automakers, both big and small, will launch a variety of models as soon as this year to ride the consumer shift to smaller, greener vehicles.
Stocks snapped a two-day winning streak Wednesday after tepid reports on employment and the services sector. Pfizer, Merck and Home Depot were the biggest decliners on the Dow.
Plus, get the Mad Money host’s trade of the day.
Stocks struggled Wednesday after tepid reports on employment and the services sector.
Ever since Toyota first addressed complaints about unintended acceleration last October, there have been a steady number of complaints from Prius owners. I've heard them from time to time and they basically amount to Prius owners saying their car suddenly sped up or the brakes didn't work properly.
Stocks were set to ease slightly at the opening, following the S&P's best two-day gain since October. But numbers on the employment landscape will likely dictate early sentiment.
Stocks turned a shaky start into a full-throttle rally Tuesday as UPS delivered an encouraging earnings report, pending home sales rose and Ford reported a double-digit increase in sales.
U.S. may lose Aaa rating? Traders passing around comments that were made about 2:30pm ET by Moody's. Commenting on the U.S. government budget that was presented yesterday, Moody's called it a "small start to the big task of returning to a sustainable debt trajectory," and then went on to say...
President Obama on Monday sent Congress a $3.8 trillion federal budget that includes a $100 billion jobs package, more education spending, higher taxes on families earning more than $250,000 a year and a focus on controlling the deficit. What kinds of impact will this have on stocks going forward? Barry James, president of James Advantage Funds discussed his views.
Today in Washington, Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood publicly blasted Toyota for being slow to react to concerns about its accelerators and unintended acceleration. LaHood said federal safety officials had to "wake them (Toyota) up" to the seriousness of the pedal issue.
Investors are struggling to make sense of Tuesday's market action. Industrials and materials led the rally but tech lagged, badly. Can the rally continue without tech?
Stocks made another push higher Tuesday afte a shaky start as UPS delivered an encouraging earnings report, pending home sales rose and Wall Street braced for a hearing on the "Volcker Rule" later today.
Stocks kicked off February with a rally, after a dismal January, energized by an earnings beat from ExxonMobil and a strong manufacturing report. Alcoa and Exxon led the Dow. Apple gave the Nasdaq a boost but Amazon took a hit.