President Donald Trump said Monday he's in no rush to respond to a coordinated attack that hit Saudi Arabia's oil industry over the weekend.Marketsread more
The price of oil could go sharply higher, depending on the duration of the disruption at Saudi oil facilities and whether there is a military response.Powering the Futureread more
Energy stocks, one of the worst-performing sectors this year, spiked Monday after an attack on Saudi Arabia's heart of oil production Saturday sent oil prices soaring.Marketsread more
The Saudi-led military coalition battling Yemen's Houthi movement said on Monday that the attack on Saudi oil plants was carried out by Iranian weapons and did not originate...Oilread more
"The United States military, with our interagency team, is working with our partners to address this unprecedented attack and defend the international rules-based order that...Politicsread more
Crude oil's spike following attacks on Saudi Arabia's energy supply has experts weighing whether or not the gains will last.ETF Edgeread more
"In the old days, the averages would've plunged on this kind of oil shock. I know because I've lived through a bunch of them, starting in 1973," Jim Cramer says.Mad Money with Jim Cramerread more
Traders in the fed funds futures market on Monday were pricing in a 34% chance that the Fed will stay put on rates.The Fedread more
The meeting comes amid months of stalled trade talks between Washington and New Delhi, resulting in both sides taking retaliatory measures.Asia Politicsread more
Gas prices could rise by about 20 cents per gallon "starting tomorrow," oil analyst Andy Lipow says Monday.Oil and Gasread more
Some operators are cashing in on the CBD craze by substituting cheap and illegal synthetic marijuana for natural CBD in vapes and edibles such as gummy bears, an AP...Health and Scienceread more
The Brexit bounce back that lifted stocks in July is unlikely to carry into August, and markets will be put to the test early on — by global manufacturing data Monday, Friday's U.S. jobs report and another big earnings wave.
The closed out the month of July on Friday at 2,173, within points of its all-time high.
But August is not a great time for stocks historically, and over the past 20 years, the Dow has performed worse then on average than during any other month. According to Bespoke, the Dow averaged an August decline of 1.3 percent but was positive 55 percent of the time.
Stocks were sharply higher for the month of July, rallying with world equities, which had sold off after the U.K. vote to leave the European Union in late June. The S&P 500 was up 3.6 percent, while the Dow was up 2.8 percent for the month to 18,432. The Nasdaq rose nearly 7 percent to 5,162.