Despite rough economic data the bulls could not be held down and reversed a 100 point drop in the Dow. But that might not be such a positive sign after all...
Plus, a call on Friday's jobs number.
U.S. commercial banks earned $5.2 billion trading derivatives in the second quarter, as the level of risk eased in the global market for the complex financial instruments, according to a government report released Friday.
President Barack Obama has described how his Administration intends to overhaul U.S. financial regulations. The hallmarks of these reforms, he said, would be transparency and accountability. A more difficult challenge will be to persuade the Federal Reserve System to release similar information on the $2 trillion of emergency loans it made as part of its economic recovery program.
Pres. Bush goes on TV Thursday and urges Congress to quickly pass a $700 billion rescue package for the U.S. financial system. Key lawmakers say they've reached an agreement, in principle, on the major parts of the plan.
Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson and Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke head to Capitol Hill to sell the $700 billion bailout plan. Warren Buffett invests $5 billion in Goldman Sachs. WaMu talks to suitors about a takeover.
Stocks hit new highs for 2009 after the weak dollar sent oil, gold and other commodities sharply higher.
Stocks advanced Tuesday as the two-year Treasury auction was met with solid demand and the dollar retreated.
Euphoria fades Monday as the market digests previous days' events. Japan's Mitsubishi seeks a piece of Morgan Stanley—killing hopes for a Morgan/Wachovia merger. And NYSE adds 30 stocks to the "no short" list.
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AIG makes a deal with the Fed for loans up to $85 billion in exchange for a 79.9 percent stake in the insurer. Barclays buys several Lehman businesses for $1.75 billion. WaMu is for sale. And the SEC announces rules against naked short selling.
We’re almost there, Cramer says. Here’s your game plan for our all but inevitable rebound.
Stocks hit fresh 2009 highs on Wednesday in a broad-based rally triggered by positive economic data.
September, a traditionally weak month for stocks, has contrarily been strong for markets in the last several trading sessions, but how far will the rally continue? Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, offered CNBC his market insights.
On Tuesday, even "good" financials start out looking pretty bad: Goldman Sachs' earnings plunge and AIG scares investors again. But volatility makes the market hard to predict.
Tom McManus says investing is like a golf game. Instead of the most 'memorable' swing… it's really about avoiding mistakes.
Stocks struggled to hold gains on Tuesday even after a number of positive economic reports. So how should investors position themselves? Bernard McSherry, senior vice president of strategic initiatives, Cuttone & Co. shared his market strategies.
Reflecting back one year after the historic September that shook the financial markets, Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, offered CNBC his insights.
Cramer can’t understand why the president sounded so downbeat on Monday, especially when there were plenty of reasons to feel positive.
So I told you all last Friday about the Wells Fargo Exec hanging out and partying down in a fancy foreclosure. Today I heard back from Wells and.... sounds like there is in fact some justice left in today's housing market.