Stocks UBS ETF (CH) - SBI Domestic Govt 1-3 (CHF) A-dis

  • Stocks opened lower Wednesday as the market waited for the Federal Reserve's decision on interest rates.

  • At least there was some good economic news today: both CPI and core CPI were below expectations, so inflation concerns are indeed receding.

  • Credit Crunch

    The continued turmoil in the financial markets could spark a wave of mergers among banks and remaining brokerage firms in the coming weeks, according to Wall Street executives.

  • Now What? Traders are holding out hope for capitulation. That could come anytime, but it doesn't have to be this week or even next week. The big fear? The snow balling affect of fund redemptions will keep the selling pressure on.

  • Despite a belief that lowering rates may not do much, most traders disagree. Cutting rates is an attempt at reflation, and at this point that has become a major concern. Paying interest on reserves--which the Fed is now doing--is also a form of lowering rates.

  • Stocks declined Wednesday as disappointing economic data added to the weight on investors shoulders over the strained credit market and haggling on Capitol Hill.

  • Stocks declined Thursday as dismal reports on factory orders and jobless claims piled on to a market already on edge about a freeze in the credit markets and the bailout bill as it heads to the House. GE was the biggest drag on the Dow.

  • Stocks declined Thursday as dismal reports on factory orders and jobless claims piled on to a market already on edge about a freeze in the credit markets and the bailout bill as it heads to the House. GE was the biggest drag on the Dow.

  • Stocks declined Thursday as dismal reports on factory orders and jobless claims piled on to a market already on edge about a freeze in the credit markets and the bailout bill as it heads to the House. GE was the biggest drag on the Dow.

  • If the House of Representatives votes down the emergency economic bill, the billionaire investor has an alternative plan — that he'd stake with his own funds.

  • Stocks declined Thursday as dismal reports on factory orders and jobless claims piled on to a market already on edge about a freeze in the credit markets and the bailout bill as it heads to the House.

  • U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slightly mixed open for Wall Street, with investors cautious after the Senate approved a sweetened version of the $700 billion bailout package for banks.

  • 1) Word on the Street is GE, our parent company, is pricing the common stock offering at $22.25; waiting on final size. 2) Fertilizer stocks are down notably this morning, as Mosaic reported earnings well below expectations.

  • Stocks ended lower Wednesday amid concerns about strained credit markets and the economic slowdown.  Banks rallied as investors were encouraged by progress on bailout talks on Capitol Hill.  GE got a vote of confidence -- to the tune of $3 billion -- from Warren Buffett.

  • Stocks declined Wednesday as disappointing economic data added to the weight on investors shoulders over the strained credit market and haggling on Capitol Hill.

  • Stocks opened lower Wednesday, with investors at the mercy of progress on the proposed government financial bailout package.

  • Stocks looked set to start Wednesday in the red with investors at the mercy of progress on the proposed government financial bailout package.

  • In a mood reminiscent of WaMu-JP Morgan, the FDIC says Citi is buying Wachovia's banking operations, and assume the senior and subordinated debt.

  • Stocks logged a 200-point gain amid news that lawmakers are close to reaching an agreement on a Wall Street bailout.

  • Stocks shot up after a report that lawmakers are very close to reaching an agreement on a Wall Street bailout.