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.
Elevated jobless claims or a very weak reading on first quarter GDP Thursday could give the markets pause, as investors continue to pick apart the Fed's commitment to its easing policies.
Regardless of what Bernanke says at his first media briefing, the markets are convinced the Fed chairman will keep the stock market rallying and the dollar in decline.
Regardless of what Ben Bernanke says at his first quarterly media briefing Wednesday, the markets are convinced the Fed chairman will lay out policies that will keep the stock market rallying and the dollar in decline.
Brazilian oil giant Petrobras is confident the type of drilling accident BP faced in the Gulf of Mexico last year would not happen in its offshore operations, a company official said recently.
Positive earnings surprises have helped keep stocks buoyant, a trend that may help counteract the "sell in May" theory.
The final week of July is guaranteed to be one of the busiest of the summer.
Plenty of trading tax proposals have been floated around by politicians, but how effective would they really be?
CEO Mark Dunkerley said lower fuel costs and strong demand propelled the strong quarterly results.
Names on the move ahead of the open.
Patti Domm is CNBC Executive Editor, News, responsible for news coverage of the markets and economy.
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