Stocks closed near session highs Tuesday, with the Dow posting its biggest gain in almost two weeks, despite a 5.8-magnitude earthquake in Virginia that shook parts of the U.S. East Coast and after investors shrugged off a handful of disappointing economic news.
With gold prices nearing $1,900 and more assets flowing in, the SPDR Gold ETF has become the largest ETF in the world, surpassing the heavily-traded S&P 500 SPDR.
Stocks squeezed out a small gain in thin, choppy trading Monday, erasing most of the session's earlier rally as traders were hesitant to fully jump in without any proper market conviction.
Futures rose on Monday, helped by a gains in the European markets and after all three major averages logged their biggest four-week decline since Mar. 2009 in the previous week.
The Dow and S&P closed near the flat line after toggling between small gains and losses for most of the afternoon in light volume trading Wednesday. The Nasdaq fell, however, as tech stocks dragged on the market.
On June 20th trader Stephen Weiss suggested Verizon as a slow money trade. What does he think about this stock, almost 2 months later?
Cellphone plans that let people gobble up data as if they were at an all-you-can eat buffet are disappearing, just as a new crop of data-gobbling Internet services from Netflix, Spotify, Amazon, Apple and the like are hitting the market or catching on with wide audiences. The New York Times reports.
BlackRock President Robert Kapito recommends a balanced portfolio that is 60 percent global, dividend-paying stocks despite a "disheartening" week for the market.
Company insiders are buying up these stocks en masse. Should you?
These stocks become more attractive as they go lower, too.
After almost three months of being on Rochdale Securities' sell list, Goldman Sachs was upgraded by Richard Bove to neutral from sell, who noted its stock is now selling below book value.
The recent drop in the stock market has lifted dividend yields in the Dow by 27 basis points from their levels in April 29, when the index closed near a three-year high.
State police say they're investigating damage caused to Verizon equipment that disrupted service in parts of central New York, including 911 emergency calls in two counties.
These stocks could be bought now at discount, the "Mad Money" host said.
Seeking shelter from the market in high-yielding stocks like Verizon and International Paper, says Mad Money host Jim Cramer.
Although Wal-Mart's expansion of its Express stores represents a step in the right direction, persistent unemployment among its core consumer base and high gas prices continue to put pressure on its supercenters, according to a Stifel Nicolaus report.
Stocks took a sharp nosedive in another choppy day Monday to finish at session lows as investors fled from risky assets following S&P's downgrade of U.S.'s credit rating last week in addition to ongoing economic jitters.
As stocks continue to tumble after Standard & Poor's cut the U.S. credit rating for the first time in history last week, Goldman Sachs has released reports saying it expects Coca-Cola and TJX stocks to rise over the next year.
Futures took a nose-dive Monday following last week's downgrade of U.S.'s credit rating from triple-A for the first time in history by ratings agency Standard & Poor’s.
Thousands of Verizon Communications workers are on strike from Massachusetts to Washington, D.C., over labor issues.