Oct 22, 2009 06:48 EDT
Stocks likely to drop modestly at open, continue a late-day sell-off from the previous session. Stock futures are pointing toward a modest decline at the open, continuing a sell-off that began late in trading a day earlier.
Oct 20, 2009 11:50 EDT
A report on housing starts is making investors nervous that the economy will be slower to recover even as companies post stronger-than-expected profits.
Oct 16, 2009 18:07 EDT
Stocks fall as results from Bank of America, General Electric rattle investors; Dow falls 67. Stocks ended a strong week with a flash of selling after Bank of America Corp. and General Electric Co. signaled that businesses and consumers are still struggling to pay off their debts.
Oct 16, 2009 17:14 EDT
How the Dow Jones industrials and other major stock indexes fared in Friday's trading. Stocks ended a strong week with a flash of selling after Bank of America Corp. and General Electric Co. signaled that businesses and consumers are still struggling to pay off their debts. Stocks slid Friday as results from the companies dented hopes that earnings would show strong signs of improvement in the July-September period. A rise in oil also helped the market end well off its lows, following a similar pattern from earlier in the week.
Oct 16, 2009 14:47 EDT
Technical problems force halt of trading at Nasdaq's options trading floor. Trading on the floor of the Nasdaq stock market's Philadelphia Stock Exchange has been halted after technical problems.
Oct 13, 2009 20:00 EDT
A strong rally Wednesday lifted the Dow Jones Industrial Average to its first close above 10,000 in over a year, amid growing optimism about a recovery in profits and the overall economy.
Oct 13, 2009 16:24 EDT
Investors grew cautious Tuesday after quarterly sales from Johnson & Johnson fell short of expectations and an influential analyst warned that bank shares are overheated.
Oct 13, 2009 12:55 EDT
China Real Estate, ZST Digital IPOs to gauge state of US investors' taste for Asia investments. Two Chinese IPOs expected to start trading this week are going to be a gauge for Americans' taste for Beijing's offerings, some of which have flopped this fall.
Oct 09, 2009 18:07 EDT
How the Dow Jones industrials and other major stock indexes fared in Friday's trading. The stock market is keeping its momentum going, giving shares their best week in more than two months. Moderate gains on Friday led by health care and utility companies pushed stocks to their best weekly performance since July after two down weeks. The Dow Jones industrial average reached its highest level in a year.
Oct 08, 2009 16:49 EDT
NC-based Cree plans to add 575 more jobs by 2013 as demand for efficient lighting expands. A North Carolina-based maker of energy-efficient lighting elements is expanding and plans to add 575 jobs in the next three years.
Oct 08, 2009 08:39 EDT
Stock futures climb after surprising profit from Alcoa, drop in initial jobless claims. Stocks appear headed to a sharply higher opening after Alcoa kicked off earnings season with an unexpected profit and weekly jobless claims fell more than expected.
Oct 07, 2009 15:48 EDT
Aastrom Biosciences receives delisting letter from Nasdaq for not remaining in compliance. Aastrom Biosciences Inc., which develops stem cell therapies, said Wednesday it received a notice saying it might be subject to delisting from the Nasdaq.
Oct 02, 2009 18:18 EDT
Stocks fall but end off lows after disappointing jobs report for September; Dow slips 22. Investors retreated further from stocks Friday as the pile of disappointing economic reports grew larger.
Oct 02, 2009 18:06 EDT
How the Dow Jones industrials and other major stock indexes fared in Friday's trading. Investors retreated further from stocks Friday as the pile of disappointing economic reports grew larger. A modest slide left stocks lower for a second week, the first consecutive drop since July. The Dow Jones industrial average fell for a fourth day, losing 22 points one day after sliding 203 on reports of weak manufacturing and a jump in claims for jobless benefits.
Sep 28, 2009 17:38 EDT
A burst of corporate dealmaking is giving investors a shot of confidence about the economy. Large acquisitions from Abbott Laboratories and Xerox Corp. pushed shares of drugmakers and technology companies higher, and the buying spread to other parts of the market as investors hoped that the $6 billion-plus deals could be a sign that takeover activity is finally picking up.
Sep 28, 2009 16:06 EDT
A flurry of corporate dealmaking is giving investors a shot of confidence about a recovery in the economy.
Sep 28, 2009 11:53 EDT
Corporate dealmaking is boosting investors' hopes for a recovery in the economy.
Sep 25, 2009 18:45 EDT
Stocks fall as durable goods orders, new home sales lag expectations; Dow sheds 42 points. Investor confidence suffered another blow Friday as disappointing reports on manufacturing and home sales stirred worries that the economy will struggle to recover.
Sep 25, 2009 18:08 EDT
How the Dow Jones industrials and other major stock indexes fared in Friday's trading. Investor confidence suffered another knock Friday as disappointing reports on manufacturing and home sales stirred worries that the economy will struggle to recover.
Sep 21, 2009 18:13 EDT
GHL Acquisition announces CEO leaving to comply with Nasdaq listing requirements. GHL Acquisition Corp. said Monday that its chief executive resigned so the company could comply with requirements for having its shares listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market.