Investors swarmed the distressed housing market, buying thousands of foreclosed properties and pushing prices higher faster than anyone expected. Now they're now pulling back.
Since the 2009 lows, below-average days for volume yielded gains of 296 percent, while above-average days saw losses of 37 percent.
A few days after SAC Capital's Steve Cohen gets snared in the SEC's insider trading net, the NetNet TV gang debates whether the war against insider trading is a mistake.
Japanese stocks are rising as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's coalition won control of the upper house of the Parliament.
Industrials have been strong, and now the bulls are targeting Emerson Electric.
Four years after the auto industry bottomed out with GM and Chrysler going bankrupt, those automakers and the industry as a whole is roaring again.
Heineken challenges air travelers to drop their planned itineraries and play "Departure Roulette:" the chance to jet off to an exotic location for free.
In what it calls a "cautionary tale for wealthy investors," The Wall Street Journal reports on the destruction of a $135 million dollar hospital endowment created by a couple who were early investors with Warren Buffett.
BTIG's Rich Greenfield, a veteran analyst, and a journalist, me, will moderate questions e-mailed and tweets.
Earnings so far: not so great, but we promise they'll be better in the second half! That's the bottom line from some companies this morning: sound familiar? The mess from Microsoft (MSFT) and Google (GOOG) is being muted by modest beats from big Industrial companies.
Steven Cohen's long personal immunity to the accusations of insider trading that have circled his hedge fund and former employees has come to an end.
A weak day for techs following disappointing earnings from Microsoft and Google has not deterred the bulls.
Detroit has become a pariah of the muni world, but analysts are holding out hope that the nation's largest government bankruptcy isn't contagious.
Fresh on the heels of 14 Emmy nominations, the company is expected to show a revenue increase and earnings-per-share growth when it reports Monday after the bell.
A bipartisan bill in the U.S. Senate, called the SAVE Act (Sensible Accounting to Value Energy), could help borrowers buying an energy-efficient home get a larger mortgage.
If all you followed were Google and Microsoft, you might have reason to be depressed about earnings. But look a little beyond them and you'll cheer up.
Upside option activity in Bank of America was on fire again yesterday.
The tapir has been getting alot of attention for representing the Fed's looming taper, but CNBC now offers much better suggestions the animal that best symbolizes the Fed's pullback.
A momentous thing happened on CNBC.com yesterday: Apple wasn't the top stock looked up by readers of the Web site.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway will buy its 30th daily, The Press of Atlantic City, next month.