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U.S. Treasury yields could continue to set record lows, as investors flee the latest wave of euro zone worries amid fears of global recession.
Rain is expected in the Midwest this week, but it’s too late for much of the corn crop, nearly half of which is now expected to be in poor condition or worse.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Monday:
Mitt Romney says America can't afford to tax job creators including small business. Get Romney's ideas for business creation on CNBC’s “The Kudlow Report” Monday night.
The restaurant sector encountered headwinds that lead to worse-than-expected second-quarter earnings. Following Yum! Brands and Chipotle, McDonald’s was just the latest restaurant chain to miss estimates for the quarter. But should investors buy or sell?
Stocks staged a strong comeback from their lows Monday, with the Dow posting a triple-digit recovery, but all three major indexes still finished in the red amid fresh worries over the euro zone.
Yahoo has flirted with a breakout above $16 in recent months, but it could never sustain anything north of that threshold for very long. That could be change with new CEO Marissa Mayer in charge.
On the most basic level, expectations for Apple’s earnings aren’t wandering lost in the valley of indecision. Wall Street analysts expect about $10.35 a share on revenue of $37.2 billion for the third quarter due to be reported after the close of trading on Tuesday.
The prospect of military conflict over Iran's nuclear program, on one hand, versus a deteriorating global economic outlook, on the other, are divergent factors that nevertheless pushed oil prices to their highest level since May last Thursday.
Take a look at some of Monday's midday movers:
Fighting fires isn't going to resolve the crisis, says this think tank guru.
With Instagram being acquired by Facebook for a $1 billion, the sky seems to be the limit for startups. So which startup trends are the next big thing?
U.S. stock index futures added to sharp losses Monday amid worries that Spain will need a full sovereign bailout and mounting fears that Greece may leave the euro.
Bruce Gibney, Founders Fund partner, says TaskRabbit has created a huge number of jobs for Americans.
Take a look at some of Monday’s morning movers.
Traders were making last-minute bullish bets on Hasbro on Friday before the company releases its second-quarter earnings numbers in the pre-market this morning.
Swiss private bank Julius Baer posted first half numbers that beat analysts’ forecasts, helped by strong client money inflows of 5.5 billion Swiss francs ($5.54 billion).
Marc Lasry has never been afraid to go his own way. After betting on Obama in 2008, and on Ford in 2009, the hedge fund owner is now putting his money on a long-term European comeback, the New York Times reports.
“With a pretty surprising downturn in Europe, June was definitely a leg down for a lot of companies," one pro said. And the GDP report could be a "whack across the forehead."
Drought in the U.S. Midwest and rising tensions in the Middle East could keep upward pressure on gasoline prices this summer.