The Dodd-Frank bill (that's what it's being called, folks): bad, but it could have been worse. That's what most Wall Street traders and analysts I have spoken with this morning say about the financial regulatory reform bill passed in the wee hours of the morning.
The Russell indices is set to rebalance on Friday, which could cause some major market moves. What kind of shakeups should investors expect to see? Robert Gasser, CEO of Investment Technology Group, shared his insights.
The economic news has been terrible this week (housing, jobs), but the S&P 500 is up 2.4 percent. How to account for that? Some point to the reduced headline risk in Europe (Germany has had an amazing week, it's only about 1 percent from a 52-week high!), and perhaps reduced headline risk from BP helped at the margins. But the driving factor is likely this...
"The recent market collapse has once again rewarded the short sellers," says the head of a website that tracks daily short movements. "Short selling is back."
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Tuesday, April 27.
Here, we present the top 10 class-action lawsuits in the United States either won, settled or pending, and in terms of damages sought as compiled by LawInfo.com.
ADC Telecommunications is breaking out, and the bulls are looking for a prolonged run.
So where are the criminal indictments of Wall Street CEOs after the largest economic crime spree is U.S. history?
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, Jan. 28.
Stocks are gaining as the market digests — and attempts to understand — Citigroup's negative quarterly earnings report. What's really on traders' minds? Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, offered his insights to CNBC.
It's early, but sell the news is the mantra so far for earnings. Stock are futures down, bonds and the dollar are up this morning. The S&P 500 recorded its largest down day in almost a month last Thursday, despite a good report from Intel. In-line (Citi) or even slightly better than expected earnings (Intel) may not be good enough...
Tyco reports earnings later this month, and option traders are looking for it to break out.
The Supreme Court has raised doubts about the validity of part of the anti-fraud law enacted in response to Enron and other corporate scandals early this decade.
The Dow eked out a gain Tuesday in light, choppy trading following Monday's rally. Health-care, utilities and materials were the best-performing sectors.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Tuesday, Nov. 10.
Stocks opened slightly lower Tuesday as investors took a breather after Monday's rally — but it was a short-lived breather with stocks bouncing back within the first hour of trading.
Futures indicated a slightly lower open for the U.S. stock market on Tuesday amongst mixed reports from corporates on earnings, outlook and employment and ahead of the Veterans Day.
It's "risk on" in global markets, a trend traders say could help keep stocks heading higher for now.
Let’s call this what it is: A new bull market in stocks has emerged from the ashes of the financial meltdown and the deep recession that followed. And it’s signaling the onset of economic recovery.
Stocks rallied Thursday as investors were encouraged by the latest jobless report and round of corporate earnings.