Stocks closed higher for a third-consecutive session Wednesday, led by banks, amid end-of-quarter window dressing and after the Greek parliament approved austerity measures to avoid a debt default.
Stocks were higher for a third session Wednesday, led by banks, following the Greek vote and a positive pending home sales report.
Despite high unemployment, debt ceiling fears, riots in Greece, earthquakes in Japan and a host of other negative headlines, most of the American consumer related stocks are doing pretty darn well lately.
Financial sector stocks have underperformed the broader market year to date, which may be a good reason to beef up bets in the sector. ...A report from TheStreet.
Online-radio service Pandora Media and Internet real-estate tracking website Zillow are about to join a rare group of publicly traded companies that have single-letter ticker symbols.
Limits on debit card fees have once again have roiled the banking sector with Street chatter suggesting the fight is far from over.
Ever since Bruce Jenner appeared on a Wheaties box, companies have used top athletes to boost sales. Check out our list of top athletes with lucrative endorsement deals.
In today's Dallas Morning News, Nike congratulated Finals MVP Dirk Nowitzki. It took a championship for Nike to give the Mavericks power forward his own ad, even though Nowitzki has been a Nike athlete for a long time. We shouldn't blame Nike.
Stocks finished lower for the sixth-consecutive session Wednesday as investors worried over a slowing recovery following Ben Bernanke's grim outlook and after the Fed's latest Beige Book, which showed signs of a slowdown in several regions.
Stocks were poised to close lower for the sixth-straight session Wednesday amid concerns over the recovery following Ben Bernanke's grim economic outlook and after the Fed's latest Beige Book stated that several regions showed signs of a slowdown.
The Senate has voted to let the Federal Reserve limit the fees that stores pay banks each time a shopper swipes a debit card.
Stocks fluctuated in a narrow range Wednesday amid concerns over a grim economic outlook, while oil prices advanced after OPEC failed to reach an agrreement on hiking production.
It’s much better to use a credit card overseas than rely on cash or travelers checks for a number of reasons—most notably the fact that Visa and MasterCard provide some of the best exchange rates possible—the question becomes, what are the best credit card companies for foreign travel?
Changing tastes and income levels aren’t the only things that are driving Chinese consumers’ spending habits. When selling to them, companies would do well to account for the effect of regulations as well, which is driving some of them upmarket.
Analyst Gene Munster sizes up the competition and renders his verdict.
The mobile payment wars are heating up. Paypal is suing the search giant for stealing mobile payment secrets. A look at who gains from this legal action, with Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray.
Google hopes to nudge consumers and merchants into a world where the smartphone has replaced the wallet as the container for credit cards, coupons and receipts.
Tech stole the spotlight Thursday with investors wondering just how rapidly new innovations, such as Google Wallet, would generate a sea change in the way people shop.
Each quarter near the end of the earnings season, CNBC.com publishes a list of 20 stocks in the S&P 500 trading at the greatest premiums or discounts to their analysts’ consensus target prices.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Wednesday's Squawk on the Street.