US Stocks Open Flat Ahead Of Yellen Speech
March 27 2015 10:22 AM EDT
U.S. stocks traded flat Friday after the U.S. economy grew more slowly than expected at the end of 2014.
Sharp Slowdown In US Economic Growth In Final Months Of 2014
March 27 2015 9:20 AM EDT
The downward revision comes after economic growth smashed expectations in the third quarter after GDP grew 5 percent.
S&P 500 Joins Dow, Turns Red For 2015
March 26 2015 5:09 PM EDT
The S&P 500 joined the blue chip index and turned red for the year as economists look ahead to Friday's final revision of U.S. GDP.
Germanwings Crash Sends Airline Stocks Tumbling
March 26 2015 4:08 PM EDT
Airline stocks took a hit Thursday in the midst of reports the Airbus A320's co-pilot Andreas Lubitz deliberately crashed the plane.
Dow Drops 100 Points As Oil Surges On Saudi Airstrikes In Yemen
March 26 2015 11:16 AM EDT
Tensions in the Middle East escalated overnight, triggering fears over crude oil supply.
Dow Plunges Nearly 300 Points
March 25 2015 4:47 PM EDT
Analyst says the drop was driven "mostly by an overbought tech sector and overbought biotechs.”
Heinz-Kraft Merger Unlikely To Face Antitrust Hurdles
March 25 2015 3:37 PM EDT
Some 98 percent of U.S. food cabinets and refrigerators contain at least one product from either Kraft or Heinz.
Dow Tumbles 200 Points As Business Investment Drops
March 25 2015 1:20 PM EDT
U.S. businesses spent less on investment for a sixth straight month, causing concerns that a strong dollar will weigh on corporate profits ahead of earnings season.
Dow Tumbles 100 Points As Dollar Strengthens
March 24 2015 5:18 PM EDT
Global commodity prices such as oil are usually quoted in dollars and are likely to fall when the greenback is strong.
Airbus, Lufthansa Shares Tumble After Germanwings Crash
March 24 2015 10:55 AM EDT
Shares of of U.S. airlines -- including Spirit, American, Delta and Southwest -- have also edged lower.
Nasdaq Inches Toward Record High
March 23 2015 6:01 PM EDT
The Nasdaq composite closed above 5,000 for the third time this year, and only the fifth time ever.
US Stocks Edge Higher Ahead Of Greek Bailout Negotiations
March 23 2015 11:58 AM EDT
A standoff continues between Athens and its eurozone creditors, with a deadline looming within days.
UN Security Council To Hold Emergency Meeting On Yemen
March 21 2015 10:27 PM EDT
Some 100 U.S. Special Operations forces were evacuated from an airbase in southern Yemen Saturday after al Qaeda seized a nearby town.
Many Americans Choosing Fines Over Enrollment In Obamacare
March 21 2015 7:25 PM EDT
The health care law requires most Americans to have insurance, or pay a fine to Uncle Sam during tax season.
Mercedes-Benz Aims To Change The Future With Driverless Car
March 21 2015 6:26 PM EDT
The German automaker showcased its "Luxury in Motion" F 015 self-driving model this week in California.
3 Credit Cards Offering The Best Gas Rewards
March 21 2015 3:17 PM EDT
General-purpose credit cards are better than gasoline-branded cards because they feature greater rewards and lower annual percentage rates.
Nasdaq Closes Above 5,000 For Second Time Since 2000
March 20 2015 5:55 PM EDT
The Nasdaq composite closed above 5,000 for only the second time since the tech bubble in 2000.
Nasdaq Within Spitting Distance Of All-Time High
March 20 2015 10:19 AM EDT
The technology-heavy stock exchange topped 5,000 for the third this month as investors await speeches from two Fed officials.
US Stocks Close Mixed On Fed's Caution Over Interest Rate Hikes
March 19 2015 5:56 PM EDT
“Investors woke up today and realized not a lot has really changed from the Fed’s previous stance."
Starbucks' Shares Hit New High Despite 'Race Together' Backlash
March 19 2015 3:38 PM EDT
The company announced a 2-for-1 stock split this week, the first since October 2005.