The Dow poked into positive territory Monday afternoon, led by Bank of America, as a jump in new-home sales buoyed bank stocks. Still, the blue-chip index struggled to stay above water as worries about a record $200 billion in Treasury auctions this week and lowered outlooks from Honeywell and Aetna cast a shadow over the market.
Stocks got a quick pop Monday after a sharp jump in new home sales, but quickly resumed their decline as lowered outlooks from Honeywell and Aetna cast a shadow over the market.
Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Caterpillar and Merck popped while McDonald's and Ericsson dropped.
Nortel Networks Corp., a former Canadian tech icon with roots going back to World War One, started selling key assets on Friday in an auction process that has already polarized opinion and sometimes reads like a soap opera.
A small but growing number of investors are using their money back parties in a lawsuit, helping companies avoid some of the risks and costs of litigation in exchange for part of any money paid out when the case is settled or resolved by a court.
Stocks climbed on Thursday with technology the star of the day largely due to optimistic comments from Nokia.
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One of the reasons the current market malaise is said to be unique is its global nature. Conventional wisdom suggests that the U.S. led the world into decline, and will lead it out. James Moffett of Scout International Advisors believes other countries played their own parts in the downturn, and stocks — including foreign stocks — will lead the recovery.
Stocks jumped on Wednesday, rebounding from a two-month low, after a surprisingly healthy earnings report from IBM fueled optimism...
Stocks clawed their way back from a midday rout as banks surged and investors relaxed after the Treasury Secretary nomination hearing ended.
Stocks clawed their way back after paring earlier gains amid worries about the confirmation hearing of the Treasury Secretary nominee.
Stocks opened higher Wednesday as investors hope President Barack Obama's economic team will bring clarity to the markets.
With the big game just around the corner, here are some of the companies that are primed for big business on the back of Super Sunday.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open for Wall Street Wednesday as investors hope President Barack Obama's economic team will bring clarity to the markets.
Nortel Networks filed for bankruptcy on Wednesday, hoping to save a once high-flying business whose decade-long decline has accelerated with the global economic crisis...
The final week of October promises to be volatile and even scary, but traders are holding out hope that it's the month where stocks finally hit bottom, even if it means another stinging downdraft before it's over.
Friday couldn't come fast enough for stock investors. Thursday, like most of the week, was punctuated by wild, gut wrenching swings. Friday doesn't look like it will be much different.
Ericsson posted stronger-than-expect ed third-quarter earnings on Monday, benefiting from heavy network traffic and emerging unscathed from the financial turmoil roiling world markets.
Thursday will be a big day for Research in Motion as the company prepares to release its second fiscal 2009 quarterly earnings into a climate that's either really good, or really bad, for the wireless leader, depending upon who you believe on Wall Street.
The Virtual Worlds Expo is well underway in Los Angeles, companies using the event as a platform to make announcements about their companies.