Stocks Verizon Communications Inc

  • Stocks paused after a strong rally on Tuesday to end mixed on relatively low volume as investors took a breather ahead of the jobs reports on Friday.  GE and Alcoa rose, while AT&T fell.

  • Stocks were mixed as the closing bell neared, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq slumping, as the prospect of the Federal Reserve resuming Treasury purchases to boost the economy countered a disappointing report on private sector hiring. GE and Alcoa rose, while AT&T fell.

  • Plus, get calls on retail, insurance, tech and more.

  • Stocks were mixed as the prospect of the Federal Reserve resuming Treasury purchases to boost the economy countered a disappointing report on private sector hiring, sending the Dow higher.  GE and Alcoa rose, while  AT&T and Travelers fell.

  • Stocks held significant losses heading into the close after the dollar rebound prompted investors to take profits following the September rally, and at the start of a week heavy on jobs news and earnings. Amex and Alcoa fell, while JP Morgan rose.

  • Stocks held significant losses heading into the close after the dollar rebound prompted investors to take profits following the September rally, and at the start of a week heavy on jobs news and earnings. Amex and Alcoa fell, while JP Morgan rose.

  • Stocks opened lower Monday, then turned mixed, ahead of a week filled with earnings reports and economic news—including the big government employment data release on Friday. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, shared his insights.

  • See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Monday's Squawk on the Street.

  • Verizon

    The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) confirmed Monday it will still investigate unjustified charges by Verizon Wireless after the cell-phone operator said it would refund millions of dollars to customers.

  • Verizon Wireless

    Verizon Wireless said it's issuing refunds to 15 million wireless customers for erroneous charges on their accounts. The refunds will be anywhere from $2 to $6, the company said, which means the total bill for Verizon could be up to $90 million.

  • Apple

    Apple's approach to $300 brings it close to a $274 billion market cap, second only to Exxon Mobil's $315 billion value as the largest U.S. companies by stock value. Apple sits high atop the tech sector, with Microsoft now a distant second. But even as Apple continues to climb to all-time highs, some analysts see reason to point even higher. ...A report from TheStreet.

  • Stocks declined after a volatile session, but ended the month with the best September results in 71 years.  American Express and Caterpillar fell.

  • Stocks declined as the session end neared as quarter-end rebalancing, and profit-taking, caused the markets to waver despite positive economic news.  American Express and Caterpillar fell.

  • Telecom is the biggest winner this quarter, up close to 20 percent; banks are the worst, up just 5 percent. Is the trade about to change? Jason Goldberg, managing director and banking analyst at Barclays Capital, and David Burks, telecommunications analyst at Hilliard Lyons, shared their insights.

  • Stocks extended losses on the last trading day of the session despite a series of economic reports providing evidence of returning strength in the U.S. economy. Caterpillar and Hewlett-Packard fell, while Boeing rose.

  • Close-up of a pen on stock price chart

    M&A activity is back in the spotlight this week. Already a handful of high-profile acquisition announcements are getting positive feedback from investors, as they bid up shares of both the acquirers and buyout targets. That behavior is pretty telling about market sentiment right now. ...A report from TheStreet.

  • Stocks were slightly lower Monday amid a flurry of merger and acquisition activity and in the absence of significant economic news.  Alcoa fell, HP gained.

  • Stocks edged lower Monday, following a four-week winning streak for the markets. Where should investors look to put their money? Patrick Becker, principal at Becker Capital Management and Bob Auer, portfolio manager at Auer Growth Fund discussed their insights.

  • A too-high yield could be more of a warning flag than a green light.

  • Plus, get calls on Apple, the PetroBras offering and more.