Americans may be asked to come to the aid of their banks again — this time, with the added inducement of possibly making some money for themselves, the New York Times reports.
Stocks slid on Thursday with the Dow and S&P falling to 12-year lows and the Nasdaq finishing at its lowest level since March 2003.
Following are the day's biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Home Depot and Wellpoint popped while Legg Mason and Novartis dropped.
Stocks ended at session highs Wednesday, led by banks, amid enthusiasm for this so-called "bad bank" plan and as the $825 billion stimulus package neared approval.
Stocks held onto a nearly 200-point gain Wednesday after the Federal Reserve issued its statement on the economy.
Stocks shot out of the gate Wednesday as lawmakers prepared to move ahead on an $825 billion economic stimulus plan and banks got a boost from this so-called "bad bank" plan.
The Fed takes center stage Wednesday in a market that will see another deluge of earnings news. Traders are also watching for more news on the Obama Administration's plans for the TARP and the proposal to develop a "bad bank" to hold toxic assets
Plus, Cramer makes the call on retail, oil and stocks with dividends.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Google and Fluor Corp popped while Research In Motion and General Motors dropped.
Facing record outflows, money-losing investments and troubled money market accounts, the mutual fund industry is among the hardest hit in the credit crisis. How will the industry pick up the pieces?
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of PetroChina and Freeport McMoRan popped while Legg Mason and Google dropped.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Chesapeake Energy and Legg Mason popped while Johnson & Johnson and Kraft Foods dropped.
With less than a week before the Presidential Election, the candidates are rushing to key battleground states to convince voters of their economic plans to deal with the financial crisis. But will it help?
A series of companies reported earnings Wednesday, offering a mixed picture and generally cautious outlooks.
The bailout bill that President Bush quickly signed into law on Friday must do what financial experts have been unable to do for the last year — put a dollar value on mortgage-related assets that no one wants, reports The New York Times.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of AIG and Petrobras popped while Kraft and General Motors dropped.
Stocks declined Monday as a more than $16 jump in oil prices exacerbated the selloff on Wall Street started by worries about the ability of the government bailout to revive the financial system.
Stocks declined Monday amid increasing worry about how far the government bailout plan will stretch and as oil prices shot up nearly $20 a barrel.
Stocks declined Monday as investors have begun to realize that, despite the government bailout, there's more pain to come.
Stocks opened lower Monday as Friday's euphoria cooled with investors realizing that financial woes could go on for quite some time and a fresh wave of new developments emerged.