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

  • Stocks had a wobbly start to the first half  as a $3 jump in oil prices and selloff in European banks rippled through the market.

  • Stocks plunged at the opening bell as a $3 jump in oil prices and selloff in European banks rippled through the market.

  • Wall Street looks set to start July just like June -- with red arrows. U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower start after wrapping up the worst first-half of the year since the first half of 1970 on Monday.

  • Fortune Brands is down 6 percent after lowering their earnings guidance for Q2 and the full year--yes that Fortune Brands that owns liquor (Jim Beam, Maker's Mark, Canadian Club, Sauza, Courvoisier), golf equipment (Titleist, Cobra), and home products (Moen, MasterBrand cabinets).

  • The U.S. Justice Department said it asked a federal court in Miami for an order authorizing the Internal Revenue Service to request information from Zurich-based UBS about U.S. taxpayers who may be using Swiss bank accounts to evade federal income taxes.

  • The Dow industrials moved higher, backing away from bear-market territory, as oil prices pulled back.

  • Investors took fright on Monday that UBS could face further losses and sent it stocks tumbling to a 10-year low after news the Swiss bank might sell off the heart of its U.S. wealth management business.

  • UBS headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland.

    Beleaguered Swiss bank UBS is considering the sale of Paine Webber, the heart of its U.S. wealth management business, according to sources with direct knowledge of the matter.

  • Massachusetts authorities sued two subsidiaries of Swiss bank UBS Thursday, charging they misled investors about how safe auction rate securities were.

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    The Dow closed lower on Tuesday with stocks slipping on concerns about the economy after consumer confidence fell to a 16-year low. What's the "Word on the Street?"

  • 1) Reliance Steel just jumped 5 percent as they updated guidance, raising it 30 percent from previous guidance, due to much higher increases in carbon steel prices.

  • Banc of America Securities expects Merrill Lynch and UBS to write down $3.5 billion and $7 billion respectively in the second quarter and forecast a quarterly loss for the investment banks.

  • Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Petrochina and AIG popped while Sirius and UBS dropped.

  • Stocks bobbed up and down Thursday, struggling to hold onto gains, as investors weighed oil's retreat against a dismal manufacturing reading and a fresh wave of concern about banks.  Oil slipped nearly $5, settling at $131.93 a barrel.

  • Stocks wavered Thursday after a dismal manufacturing reading and a slew of analyst downgrades.

  • A former UBS banker pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to helping an unidentified billionaire real estate developer hide $200 million in assets from U.S. tax authorities.

  • Stocks wavered Thursday after a dismal manufacturing reading and a slew of analyst downgrades.

  • Stocks declined Thursday, with the Dow dropping below the key 12000 mark, but were cushioned by AIG's advance.

  • Stocks closed lower Wednesday, led by financial and auto stocks after worrisome results from Morgan Stanley, CarMax and FedEx. Regional banks also took a hit after Fifth Third cut its dividend.

  • Stocks declined Wednesday, led by financials, after worrisome results from Morgan Stanley and a dismal outlook from FedEx. The Dow briefly slipped below 12,000 -- the first time that's happened since March 18, when the market was reeling from the collapse of Bear Stearns.