On Monday even the most conservative investors were talking about sex and the charges filed against Dominique Strauss-Kahn. Will they ripple across the market?
Stocks pared losses as materials and bank stocks gained, but investors remained on edge about the European debt crisis.
The market is for sale, and has a problem. It's not the Dominique Strauss-Kahn bombshell, though that doesn't help. The real issue is not the commodity selloff, and not just the European debt issues, it's the end of QE2...
Stock index futures continued to trade lower after news an index of manufacturing activity was much lower than expected.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Monday's Squawk on the Street.
Criminal charges against the IMF chief, flood fears remain after a Mississippi river spillway is opened, and a rundown of retailers report earnings. Here's what we're watching…
The “Mad Money” host reveals what earnings he plans to monitor.
The first quarter is now behind us and as retail earnings start to trickle out, the S&P retail index is hitting new highs.
As retailers begin to report their first-quarter earnings later this week, this much we know: Sales were strong online. But the same trend juicing e-commerce sales—high gas and food prices—also may be forcing consumers to put the brakes on their spending, and that could make retail stocks a tough sell after the first-quarter earnings results are out.
Cramer explains why he would rather buy shares of home improvement retailer Lowe's over rival Home Depot, even though the latter is currently stronger company.
Stocks posted the best first quarter in more than a decade, although the last day of the quarter was fairly lackluster, with stocks dropping just before the close in another low-volume session. AmEx and Intel led Dow decliners, while 3M rose.
Stocks fell just before the close during in another low volume session, but the market remained on track to post the best quarterly results in more than a decade.
Is $106 the breaking point for oil? First, some traders insisted $100 oil was the line in the sand: go over it, and our rally would falter. But it didn't happen: after a brief, three-week flutter, the major indices are knocking on the door of their old highs.
Shares of Home Depot popped Tuesday after the company announced plans to buy $1 billion of its own shares. Are other retailers about to do the same?
With the markets on a decline, investors need to put money into value plays, said Rob Hoxton, president and CEO of Hoxton Financial, and Robert Auer, portfolio manager at Auer Growth Fund.
Last week it was Wal-Mart with a dividend increase ... who’s next?
Just because prices are going up doesn't mean your portfolio has to suffer. An inflationary environment may be difficult for a lot of companies, but there are some names that appear poised to profit.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, Feb. 23
Stocks ended lower Wednesday, extending losses from the previous session, as oil briefly crossed the $100 mark and investors continued to worry over over the political unrest in Libya.
Stocks were under pressure Wednesday, extending the previous day's sharp losses, as oil briefly crossed the $100 mark and investors remained jittery over the political unrest in Libya.