Dow Tumbles 100 Points, Gold Surges
January 15 2015 3:18 PM
After the Dow dropped more than 100 points Thursday as oil prices decline, analysts are looking ahead to Intel's earnings.
Citigroup, BofA Profit Misses Signal A Lackluster Earnings Season For Banks
January 15 2015 11:06 AM
Citigroup and BofA shares dropped Thursday after profits missed estimates, signaling a lackluster earnings season for the banking sector.
Prepare For 'Devastating' Tax Season, IRS Watchdog Warns
January 15 2015 12:11 AM
The nation's taxpayer advocate says the government is operating in a state of "collective denial."
Fed's 'Beige Book' Reveals Layoffs, Hiring Freezes At Energy Firms
January 14 2015 4:31 PM
Oil prices are causing energy firms to lay off employees, underscoring concern for the U.S. economy, according to the "Beige Book."
Dow Plunges 200 Points As Oil Inventories Hit 80-Year High
January 14 2015 11:45 AM
The Dow tumbled Wednesday after crude oil inventories rose more than expected, while retail sales and bank earnings missed.
US Retail Spending During Holiday Season Disappoints
January 14 2015 10:29 AM
Retail sales dropped last month, surprising economists after consumer spending was expected to jump as gas prices tumbled across America.
JPMorgan's Earnings Miss, Sending Shares Falling
January 14 2015 9:06 AM
JPMorgan's shares dropped more than 2 percent Wednesday after the investment giant's profit dropped 6.6 percent due to legal expenses.
Poor Families Pay Double The State, Local Tax Rate As The Rich: Study
January 14 2015 9:00 AM
New data show poor families pay double the state and local tax rate that is paid by the top 1 percent of households.
Oil Prices Extend Slide In Commodities Sell-Off
January 14 2015 4:51 AM
Commodities came under pressure after the World Bank cut its forecasts for global growth, reinforcing worries of a gloomy economic outlook.
Venture Funds Raised Almost $30 Billion In 2014
January 13 2015 5:22 PM
Analysts say strong IPO prospects helped spur interest in the private equity market.
Dow Soars 275 Points After Alcoa's Earnings Beat Street
January 13 2015 10:52 AM
Alcoa boosted investor optimism by posting its best annual results since 2008.
Alcoa Kicks Off A Mixed Earnings Season As Oil Prices Slide
January 12 2015 5:38 PM
Alcoa posted strong kick off to earnings season Monday, but corporate results are broadly expected to show challenges of cheap oil.
Earnings Season Kicks Off With The Big Six Bank Titans
January 12 2015 1:39 PM
JPMorgan Chase is first of six major U.S. banks scheduled to post quarterly earnings results this week.
Dow Tumbles More Than 100 Points
January 12 2015 11:17 AM
Economists are preparing to sort through a slew of data points that will reveal the overall health of the U.S. economy.
Economic Sanctions Just Don't Work
January 11 2015 1:00 PM
Economists and foreign-policy experts say sanctions "make us feel good without altering behavior."
Will White House's Free Community College Plan Work?
January 10 2015 8:12 AM
Getting students into community college is one thing. Getting them to graduate is another.
Jobless Rate Drops, But So Does 'Participation Rate'
January 09 2015 3:30 PM
The unemployment rate fell in December, but in a lame post-recession recovery millions remain at the margins.
India’s Infosys Sees 13% Profit Growth In Q3
January 09 2015 10:50 AM
The company said it aims to move beyond traditional outsourcing and into advanced digital services to sustain the momentum.
US Unemployment Rate Falls To 5.6%
January 09 2015 8:49 AM
U.S. jobless rate falls from 5.8 percent to 5.6 percent. Hourly wages decline by 5 cents an hour. Long-term unemployed unchanged.
European Shares, Dollar Dip Ahead Of US Jobs Data
January 09 2015 7:09 AM
More weak data from Europe ensured shares worldwide were set to end their first full week of 2015 in the red on Friday.