Earnings continue to come in largely above expectations, but other factors are waylaying the stock market's recent advances - ranging from Walmart's price cuts to analyst Richard Bove's downgrade of Wells Fargo to rising oil prices.
Despite promises by President Barack Obama, more than 70 million Americans who have health insurance through their jobs could be open to higher costs or denials of some coverage under a leading overhaul plan making its way through Congress.
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The IBM model is turning into something of a playbook for other massive tech companies looking to come up with a new, more efficient, streamlined way of banking profits.
Google, IBM and AMD are the next tech giants to report earnings after the bell on Thursday. So what should investors expect? David Eiswert, portfolio manager at T. Rowe Price Associates, shared his insights.
More Nobel Prize winners were announced this week, and it was interesting to note that a record number of women (five) were honored this year. This dovetails with something I’ve been hearing a lot recently – women on the rise throughout the U.S. economy and the world.
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The corner office is getting a bit more bullish about the economy. While investors have been bidding up shares in the stock market for months, many chief executives and boards had privately remained skittish about their own businesses until recently.
Wall Street will quickly shift its focus to corporate earnings news once the books are closed on the third quarter this week.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Cisco and Merck popped while IBM and Xerox dropped.
The Dow and S&P rallied on Monday, snapping a three-day losing streak, as a string of corporate takeovers fueled optimism that value remained in the market.
Stocks snapped a three-day losing streak Monday as investors cheered a wave of merger-and-acquisition activity.
How should you put money to work in the wake of this uptick in M&A?
Stocks rallied Monday, after a three-day losing streak, as investors cheered a wave of merger-and-acquisition activity.
Mergers and acquisitions, rising Japanese yen and the Judaic Day of Atonement: what do they mean for stocks? Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, offered CNBC his market insights.
After missing in action for much of this year's stock rally, mergers and acquisitions are making a big comeback.
Propelled by M&A activity and chatter, U.S. stock futures are up modestly this morning despite a sell-off in Asian markets overnight.
Futures swung to indicate a positive open for Wall Street on Monday, riding a wave of merger and acquisition activity and despite stocks in Europe and Asia falling.
There’s a whole class of geniuses who, if you will, are extremely successful because they borrowed someone else’s ideas. Author David Murray calls it, “Borrowing Brilliance.”
Markets have been trading higher in the last few trading sessions, but will the rally continue? Alec Young, equity strategist at Standard & Poor’s, and Greg Olsen, partner at Lenox Advisors, shared their insights and investor advice.