Patti Domm is CNBC executive news editor, responsible for news coverage of the markets and economy. Prior to joining CNBC in 1999 as senior news editor, Domm was the equities editor for the Americas at Reuters. She was also Wall Street editor at Reuters, reporting on mergers, acquisitions and the Street. She also edited three CNBC books on personal investing. Domm serves on the board of the Financial Womens Association of New York.
Stocks enter the week ahead locked in an intense tug-of-war between investors who hope the worst is over and those who expect more bad economic news to derail the market's rally.
There should be some answers Friday for a market that's been stressing about the government's stress tests.
While Wall Street's bulls are battling to hold the high ground, the bears may have the edge going into Thursday.
The wave of corporate earnings reports in the coming week could wash over the stock market without eroding its recent gains.
Early morning earnings reports from Citigroup and General Electric, and an update on GM's restructuring, are the key hurdles for stocks Friday.
Oil companies have yet to cut production and capex amid low oil prices. But if oil drops furthers, that could change.
Good earnings and improving economic data are causing money to pile into the stock market.
Names on the move ahead of the open.
Oil is skidding amid oversupply and concerns about slowing growth and deflation.
Patti Domm is CNBC Executive Editor, News, responsible for news coverage of the markets and economy.
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