• Chinese Chicken Farm

    US Isn’t Exporting Chicken Below Market Value, WTO Tells China

    The world’s trade referee said China “acted inconsistently” in slapping tariffs on U.S. chicken products.
  • Wall Street Falls on Eurozone Rescue Fund Concerns

    Stocks retreated on Friday after two days of gains as wealthier nations appeared to pull back from a European Union plan to broaden funding for a plan to deal with the region's sovereign debt crisis.
  • Steve Jobs

    How Much Higher Can Apple Shares Go Without Jobs?

    As far as investors can see, the outlook for Apple's shares remains as bright as an iPad screen despite the resignation of Steve Jobs, the company's legendary co-founder, as chief executive.
  • Markets advance as Alcoa lifts earnings optimism

    Stocks climbed on Tuesday, with all indexes briefly above 1 percent after better-than-expected results from Alcoa Inc and CSX Corp gave a promising start to the earnings season and sparked a broad rally.
  • Market ends down on housing data and technicals

    Stocks fell more than 1 percent in yet another late-day selloff on Tuesday as unexpectedly poor housing figures and the puncture of a key technical level sapped buying interest.
  • Stock futures point to higher open after sell-off

    Stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wednesday, recovering from a sell-off in the previous session, as investors awaited monthly data on pending home and auto sales.
  • Wall Street set to open lower

    Wall Street was set for a lower open on Friday as concerns over the euro-zone debt crisis and U.S. financial reform fractured investor confidence in risky assets.
  • Markets gain on earnings outlooks, financials

    U.S. stocks rose sharply on Thursday, driving the Dow and S&P 500 to new 18-month highs as Qualcomm and Best Buy boosted their profit outlooks and financials surged for a second day.
  • Pending home sales unexpectedly plunge

    The number of U.S. workers filing for jobless benefits fell last week, but a surprise decline in January pending home sales contracts to a 10-month low underscored the slow nature of the economic recovery.
  • Stocks flat as energy losses offset retail sales

    Stocks pared early gains on Thursday, hurt as weaker-than-expected energy demand hit the oil and gas sector, offsetting solid February retail sales figures.
  • Wall Street flat before earnings season's start

    Stocks were treading water on Monday after a week of gains as investors waited for the start of an earnings season that will show whether profits and outlooks will be strong enough to extend stocks' advance.
  • 3M, McDonald's drag Wall Street lower

    Stocks fell on Tuesday after a disappointing outlook from 3M Co and a second straight month of falling domestic sales at McDonald's Corp triggered concern about consumer spending.
  • Stocks flat; broker upgrades offset jobs data

    U.S. stocks barely budged in a choppy trading session on Friday, lifted by several broker upgrades that offset disappointing data showing the unemployment rate rose to its highest in more than 26 years.
  • Stocks' rally to be tested by jobs data

    The rally in U.S. stocks, which stumbled in recent days on worries about the economic recovery and continued government stimulus, will be tested this week by crucial data on growth and jobs.
  • Wall Street jumps as analyst's comments lift financials

    Banks led U.S. stocks sharply higher in a volatile session on Monday, after positive comments on financials from normally bearish analyst Meredith Whitney sparked hopes for the sector ahead of earnings.
  • Rally's fate hinges on Fed, home sales

    Without further signs of life in the lackluster economy or hints from the Federal Reserve the outlook is improving, stocks' three-month rally may run into more obstacles next week.
  • Rally's fate hinges on Fed, home sales

    Without further signs of life in the lackluster economy or hints from the Federal Reserve the outlook is improving, stocks' three-month rally may run into more obstacles next week.
  • Wall Street falters on economic, corp outlook jitters

    U.S. stocks declined on Thursday as bleak reports on housing and the labor market dented hopes the economic slump was abating and outlooks from bellwethers like UPS heightened worries about corporate profits.
  • Wall Street falters on economic jitters

    U.S. stocks declined on Thursday as bleak reports on housing and the labor market dented hopes the economic slump was abating and outlooks from bellwethers like UPS heightened worries about corporate profits.
  • Wall St. slips as drug M&A overshadows banks

    U.S. stocks fell in choppy trade and the Nasdaq slid to a fresh 6 and 1/2-year low on Monday as shares of the biggest drugmakers fell after Merck's proposed a $41 billion takeover of Schering-Plough .

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