Investors seem increasingly less worried about disaster in the euro zone and more comfortable with the status quo in the U.S. economy.
Despite what Gordon Gekko said, greed may not be good.
An SEC roundtable on market stability, taking place in Washington Tuesday, has already generated a very rare joint letter by the major stock exchanges that proposes creating a "kill switch" in an effort to control runaway algorithms.
Third-quarter earnings season, which will kick off with Alcoa's report set for next Tuesday, is bringing out the inner bear of one noted bull.
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It's going to be pretty exciting on CNBC.com Tuesday. It's the debut of "Futures Now," our first live Web show.
The more stocks rise, the further behind hedge funds fall—with the industry now lagging market returns by double-digit percentage points.
High frequency trading has become an extremely polarizing issue, and there are two competing viewpoints.
IKEA isn’t just for college students looking to furnish their dorm rooms on the cheap, Mike Ward IKEA USA president told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” on Monday.
It turns out that many of the elements that make gaming so intensively attractive to so many young people are actually very useful in motivating those same youngsters to work harder and longer on scholastic and skills-based pursuits.
With their candidate fading in the polls as the debates approach, party operatives focus on tactical corrections, but fail to grasp that the basic GOP message—lower taxes, deregulation and free trade—is unappealing to voters scarred by the Great Recession and corporate abuses.
Much has been made by bears about the deceleration in earnings growth, and it's true, the numbers are slowing. But it's still growing.
Facebook has its eye on mobile but it also sees several potential new revenue streams,COO Sheryl Sandberg.
Traders are looking for a rally from Yelp as the consumer-review network hovers near the top of its recent range.
The founder of Boston Beer explains to CNBC how they fared so well during the recession, his connection to John Paulson and what he thinks about Mitt Romney.
What were the analysts saying about the homebuilder’ massive run up, Caterpillar’s warning, Apple’s iPhone 5 launch and Vodafone? Find out in this week’s CNBC.com Stock Blog Roundup.
The times they are a-changing. Who would have thought that Hollywood environmentalists would find themselves aligned with Persian Gulf oil barons?
Although Research In Motion’s positive quarterly report injected the market with new hope for the struggling company, one analyst cautioned investors against considering the stock a value play yet.
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The U.S. is the best house on a bad block, and investors should stick with U.S.-focused stocks, Alec Young, global equity strategist at S&P Capital IQ, told CNBC on Friday.