Stocks snapped a three-day losing streak Thursdayas a trio of encouraging economic reports — the Philadelphia Federal Reserve's manufacturing report, leading indicators and weekly jobless claims — fueled recovery hopes.
The Department of Education has selected student lender Sallie Mae and three other companies to service the $550 billion in outstanding federal student loans and future loans owned by the government.
Healthcare stocks rebound, so is significant reform dead? Healthcare stocks have been moving off their lows since Tuesday and are up significantly today after moving almost straight down in June.
Stocks advanced Thursday as a trio of encouraging economic reports — the Philadelphia Federal Reserve's manufacturing report, leading indicators and weekly jobless claims — fueled recovery hopes.
Stocks advanced Thursday after an encouraging report on manufacturing from the Philadelphia Federal Reserve.
Stocks post modest midday rally. Stocks moved up modestly after the open, led by two of the weakest sectors in the past week: financials and commodities.
The latest polls reveal a growing public revolt against massive deficits and massive government intervention, especially among independent voters. We sorely need limits on spending, borrowing, debt creation, TARP-ing, bailing-out and government expansion.
Stocks advanced on Thursday after a trio of encouraging economic reports: The Philadelphia Federal Reserve's manufacturing report, leading indicators and weekly jobless claims. But tech stocks continued to retreat, pulling the Nasdaq into negative territory while the Dow and S&P ticked higher. Read and listen to what the experts had to say…
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The economy will recover this year but at a slow enough place to cause challenges for investors, a panel of financial experts told CNBC.
What is good for consumers may not always square with what is good for banks. And the banking industry is bracing for a fight as the plan to overhaul the industry heads to Capitol Hill.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke deserves to be reappointed, because he did a great job in saving the US banking system from collapsing, Jack Welch, author of "Winning" and "Straight from the Gut," told CNBC Thursday.
In the overhaul of financial regulation proposed by the Obama administration on Wednesday, rating services will avoid the radical changes their detractors have urged.
Futures popped a few points as continuing claims for unemployment recorded its first weekly drop since January. While last week was a record high (about 6.8 m), this at least is a step in the right direction.
US stock index futures were flat Thursday as investors digested the Obama Administration’s changes to financial regulation and looked toward key economic reports including jobless claims.
Market manipulators are bound to find a way around sweeping reforms proposed for the financial services system, hedge fund manager James Chanos told CNBC.
One stock in particular should benefit now that Washington’s plans are coming into focus.
President Obama's approval rating eased by five points this spring as Americans worried about unemployment and the federal budget deficit, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll.
The big winner of the Obama financial-regulation plan appears to be the Federal Reserve, which becomes the consolidated supervisor of large, systemically important banks.
US banks could become less competitive—and less profitable—from President Obama's proposed financial overhaul, analysts say