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Amid slumping consumer confidence, shoppers remained resilient, but retailers were reporting mixed results for September.
There is yet another hint that a greatly expanded European Financial Stability Facility, or (down the road) euro bonds are coming. European officials are slowly talking themselves into greater euro integration. Whether that will happen fast enough is the question.
Stocks posted a three-day gain Tuesday, but lost steam in the final hour of trading, after a report that the euro zone became divided over terms of Greece's second bailout.
What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 1,500 displaying unusual volume in Tuesday's trading session.
End of quarter rally? The talk on trading desks this morning is hopes for a rally based on simple math: Stocks have dramatically underperformed bonds this month—and this quarter. Simply put, pension funds should buy stocks and sell bonds going into the end of the quarter.
Futures maintained their strong gains Tuesday following a report that home prices in major U.S. cities continued to show seasonal strength and on mounting expectations that EU policy makers have come up with a strategy to deal with the euro zone debt crisis.
The “Mad Money” host lays out his “Game Plan.”
What if doctor's offices were like gym memberships? Pay a monthly fee and come as often as you like: no insurance, no deductible, no paperwork, no bill. It's called direct primary health care and may be available in your state.
Greg Wasson sits down with the "Mad Money" host.
Cramer certainly thinks so.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer says every portfolio should have some defensive, recession-resistant stocks, with Greg Wasson, Walgreens CEO.
Insolvent, deficit, debt crisis. These words have been used for months characterising the debt ceiling.
Stocks closed to the upside in another thin trading session Wednesday after investors largely shrugged off a handful of weak economic news and looked ahead to Friday's employment report in addition to earnings season, which kicks off next week.
Stocks were modestly higher in another thin trading session Wednesday after investors largely shrugged off a handful of weak economic news and looked ahead to Friday's employment report in addition to earnings season, which kicks off next week.
Stocks edged higher in another choppy, thin-volume session Wednesday after investors largely shrugged off news that ISM non-manufacturing index slipped last month and China's latest interest rate increase.
Also: Portugal raised $1.2 billion in a 3-month debt auction, a day after having their debt cut by 4 notches to debt by Moody's. The bad news is they paid a steep price: 4.96 percent. The Portugese stock market is down 2.6 percent this morning.
Futures were lower Wednesday as traders were disappointed by China's latest attempt to slow inflation and some bad news from the jobs market.
Stocks closed higher Tuesday, with the Nasdaq rebounding into the positive territory for the year, as investors bet that Greece will be able to avoid a default on its debt and ahead of a crucial confidence vote in Athens.
Stocks advanced broadly after existing home sales fell less than expected and amid optimism over a confidence vote for Greece later this afternoon.