A slump in oil below $50 a barrel—a level it has held above for most of the past decade—has raised the prospect of a new era of lower prices.
Investment guru Mark Mobius dismissed claims that oversupply is behind oil's selloff, and believes the end of the broader commodities rout is near.
The proportion of voters who think the country is headed in the wrong direction has risen to 65 percent, a NBC News-Wall Street Journal poll finds.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
There's no correlation between crude oil and the S&P 500 right now but there has been at times in the past, said John Kosar of Asbury Research.
The YPO Global Pulse survey paints an inconsistent portrait of the world economy—a US market on track, but a decline in global confidence.
Disney shares are trading at an all-time high, up nearly 45 percent over the past 12 months, and they're expected to keep going strong.
Jim Cramer says the weakness in the oil market has caused this stock, and many others, to suffer.
Apple, Microsoft, and Yahoo are sinking after reporting earnings. Have investors lost their taste for the titans of buybacks? Larry McDonald of Societe Generale and Andrew Burkly of Oppenheimer discuss with Brian Sullivan.
According to a new research, the standard used to determine the ideal indoor temperature is based on the body heat of the average man.
Investors are holding the least amount of cash maybe ever, and that's not good for the long-term outlook of the bull market.
Twitter's stock has fallen to all-time lows since its IPO, but one options trader says to buy in for a comeback.
Puerto Rico's Government Development Bank announced that it was only able to make a partial payment on its Public Finance Corporation debt.
China has stepped up its short-selling crackdown with new rules that prevent traders borrowing and repaying stocks within a day.
While the concern used to be an employer finding someone more efficient than you, these days you need to worry about R2D2 taking your job.
Amazon has placed new limits on its Prime subscription service, making it more difficult to split the service with several other people.
The wealthy continued their buying spree of luxury homes in the second quarter, but there are signs that prices may be nearing a top.
US carrier has a major change of heart, announcing it would no longer accept lion, leopard, elephant, rhinoceros and buffalo trophies.
Energy stocks are the worst performing sector this year and the most expensive. But is there reason to buy? Gina Sanchez of Chantico Global and Rich Ross of Evercore ISI discuss with Dominic Chu.
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