Stocks snapped an eight-day winning streak Friday, but still managed to finish up more than 1 percent for the week. Telecoms and industrials were the week's best performers, while energy and materials were the worst.
Stocks declined Friday as the dollar advanced, sending oil and stocks lower. Plus, uncertainty over the health and financial-reform bills unsettled the market. Boeing rose. Palm tumbled.
Stocks turned lower Friday as the dollar strengthened and oil fell below $82 a barrel.
This is what happens when you combine pent up demand, a slowly improving economy and the most generous incentives we've seen since Cash for Clunkers.
U.S. futures drifted ahead of the open Friday, taking a breather from their recent strong gains, as investors braced for potential volatility because of quadruple witching - market index futures, market index options, stock options and stock futures expiring at the same time.
For the second time this week, Investigators from Toyota and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have found nothing wrong with a Prius the driver blamed for suddenly accelerating.
The Dow rose Thursday as jobless claims beat and the CPI report showed little sign of inflation. How should investors be positioned in this environment? Christian Thwaites, president and CEO of Sentinel Asset Management, and Jason Trennert, chief investment strategist and managing partner at Strategas Research Partners, shared their insights.
Three years after Alan Mulally vowed to make Lincoln a world-class brand again, the Ford division surged into second place in the J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study.
Despite all the defective gas pedals and brakes, shares of Toyota have marched higher over the past few weeks.
Shares of Ford Motor surged to a five-year high Wednesday after a ratings agency upgraded the automaker's debt and said Ford has the potential to improve its finances even further.
The challenges facing new GM CFO Chris Liddell could not be any bigger. Two months into his job at the country's largest auto maker he's trying to steer a company from money-losing post bankruptcy status to profitable future as a publicly traded company.
After being down all day, the Dow and S&P eked out gains Monday, led by Walmart after an analyst upgrade on the stock. Plus financials pulled off a gain amid relief after Sen. Chris Dodd unveiled his financial-reform bill.
Stocks wavered Monday as mostly lukewarm financials were counterbalanced by Wal-Mart's strength. What's ahead? Katie Stockton of MKM Partners and Carter Worth of Oppenheimer offered CNBC their market outlooks.
Stocks declined Monday as the dollar gained after a warning from Moody's on the U.S. and other nations with AAA debt ratings and amid worries about China tightening. Financials took a hit amid jitters over financial reform.
Stocks were lower Monday after a warning from Moody's' on the U.S. and other nations with AAA debt ratings and amid worries about China tightening. But Walmart jumped 1% after an analyst upgrade.
It seems like a case of Deja Vu. Another Monday press conference in California where Toyota's technical staff will refute a claim about sudden acceleration.
Stock index futures followed international markets lower Monday, but Wall Street is coming off a bullish trend that could continue given some stronger economic numbers.
Investigators with Toyota and the federal government were unable to make a Prius speed out of control as its owner did on a California highway, casting doubt about the driver's account.
Responding to a request from the House Oversight Committee for clarification about allegations from an ex-Toyota attorney, the Japanese auto maker sent a letter on Friday to Rep. Edolphus Towns.
What started as a week filled with hope and promise for Toyota executives is ending with a thud. That thud is the sound of more legal cases and investigations being filed or launched against the Japanese automaker.