On March 18 of this year the Treasury announced they would buy $300 billion of Treasury paper to support the market. They will finish the program this week and some are worried about possible fallout in the market.
Stocks rallied Thursday, rebounding off of the prior session's rout, after reports showed the economy grew more than expected last quarter and jobless claims fell.
Futures pointed to a positive open for Wall Street on Thursday ahead of the all-important U.S. third-quarter gross domestic product data.
Stocks tumbled to session lows late Wednesday, with the Dow down more than 100 points, as worries about the recovery gripped the market.
The proposed financial reform bill would amend the Federal Reserve Act to take away the central bank’s independent ability to bailout a specific company.
Stocks were lower at the halfway point Wednesday as investors shrugged off some good news and worries about the recovery gripped the market.
Stocksskidded Wednesday, despite a rise in durable-goods orders and some earnings beats, as worries about the recovery dragged on the market.
While President Obama unveiled $3.4 billion worth of stimulus grants for smart grid technologies Tuesday in Florida, CNBC was in South Carolina, looking at Itron, a company that stands to reap big profits from that money.
The weak consumer confidence report that hit U.S. stocks on Tuesday is having a lingering effect this Wednesday, with global stock markets falling and stock index futures pointing to another lower open on Wall Street.
Stocks struggled Tuesday as energy stocks rose along with oil prices. But consumer-discretionary stocks dragged on the market after a disappointing consumer-confidence report.
Stocks pulled back Tuesday after a report showed consumer confidence declined in October.
Stocks opened slightly higher Tuesday after encouraging reports on housing and earnings and as the dollar retreated.
Futures indicated a mixed open for Wall Street on Tuesday, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq due to begin the day in negative territory while the Dow Industrial Average and the S&P 500 index are expected to open higher.
Stocks retreated Monday, led by financials and commodities, as the dollar rebounded.
Stocks retreated Monday, led by financials, as the dollar rebounded and Dutch bank ING announced plans to split in two.
Stocks advanced Monday, helped by an upbeat economic report and a couple of earnings beats.
Futures pointed to a higher open for Wall Street on Monday as a new week brings another heavy dose of corporate earnings, following the first weekly loss in three for the U.S. stock market's major averages.
A cursory look at quarterly earnings suggests corporate America is regaining its foothold. But a look at the stock market's reaction indicates otherwise.
Bond investors need to think like lenders, because their money needs to be productive, said Bill Larkin, portfolio manager at Cabot Money Management.