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Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Markets in Shanghai and Hong Kong pared earlier steep losses on Monday after worries about a new strain of avian flu drove both indices to fresh lows for 2013. Meanwhile, Japan's benchmark Nikkei revisited the 13,000 mark after the yen slid to a four-and-a-half year low against the dollar.
Signs the economy has entered a soft patch could slow Wall Street's bull but it may be earnings season that ultimately makes stocks stumble.
While industry profits should continue to improve, the 'risk on' banks may offer the best opportunity for investors.
Earnings season kicks off in the week ahead and these quarterly reports could really make or break the bulls.
First ISM, then ISM services, then ADP, then initial jobless claims, and now nonfarm payrolls...but man! A 95,000 increase in private payrolls? It's the "end of the end of QE talk."
JPMorgan Chase won a court victory today that may have saved it $769 million dollars.
First, a soft ISM, now a soft ADP and soft ISM Services. Weaker economic data and global growth fears weigh on markets.
Fed Governor Daniel Tarullo told CNBC that whether banks should be split is up to Congress, which should also talk about limits on short-term bank liability.
Some smaller regional lenders are seeing increasing commercial loan demand. Here are previews for the five largest U.S. regional banks by TheStreet.com.
Pope Francis, who has said he wants the Catholic Church to be a model of austerity and honesty, could restructure or even close the Vatican's scandal-ridden bank, Vatican sources say.
Bank of America agreed to pay $165 million to resolve claims from the U.S. credit union regulator over purchases of mortgage-backed securities by corporate credit unions that have since failed.
Apple and GE vie for the third spot in our "Squawk Box Money Madness" stock tournament's "Favored 4" round. Vote now on our Facebook page to send one of them through and the other packing.
EBay CEO John Donahoe said Thursday the company will help transact $300 billion of business in 2015, a 71 percent increase from 2012'S $175 billion in transactions.
Check out which companies are making headlines before the bell Thursday:
Facebook vs. Google is the first of Thursday's doubleheader kick-off of the second round of our "Squawk Box Money Madness" stock tournament.
Australia is scrapping the panel that sets interbank lending rates after the proposal of new international guidelines and an exodus of the banks that set the rate in the wake of the Libor rate-rigging scandal.e.
Stocks erased most of their early declines to close narrowly mixed Wednesday, with the S&P 500 finishing slightly below its closing high, but ongoing economic and political concerns over Europe kept a lid on gains.
Returning from war is not an easy thing. Returning from war and needing a job is even more difficult. Right now, the national unemployment rate is 7.7 percent. For post-9/11 veterans, it's more than 10 percent. There's a massive effort underway to change that.
JPMorgan Chase may be losing its pull in Washington while at least eight federal agencies investigate the nation's strongest bank, The New York Times reports.