S&P 500 Soars To Within A Mere 5 Points Of All-Time Record
December 19 2014 5:26 PM
The Dow and the S&P 500 completed three straight days of gains Friday, as U.S. stocks soared to the largest three-day rally since 2011.
Hanukkah Rally? Santa Claus Surge? Whatever ... It's A Blowout!
December 18 2014 5:35 PM
The Dow skyrocketed 400 points Thursday, and the S&P 500 jumped more than 2 percent, in their biggest one-day gains this year.
Can Nike's Earnings Withstand Russia's Ruble Crisis?
December 18 2014 1:15 PM
Nike, the world's largest sportswear maker, reports Thursday and analysts will be eyeing possible foreign exchange headwinds.
Dow Skyrockets As Oil Prices Rally
December 18 2014 10:48 AM
The Dow soared Thursday after global; crude oil prices bounced back from five-year lows earlier this week.
Russian Ruble Crisis Spreads To US
December 17 2014 4:48 PM
Even as the Russian ruble appeared to rebound after a sharp decline, the ripple effects of the crisis will be widespread.
Dow Surges 300 Points As Fed Stays 'Patient' On Hiking Rates
December 17 2014 3:25 PM
The Federal Reserve replaced "considerable time" from its monetary policy Wednesday, promising to be "patient" when hiking rates.
All Eyes On Janet Yellen Ahead Of Fed's Press Conference
December 17 2014 12:15 PM
U.S. Federal Reserve prepares Wednesday to debate inflation concerns at a meeting in Washington.
Amid Russian Crisis, Which Country Is Next?
December 16 2014 3:32 PM
Russia's oil-dependent economy faces three key problems: Falling oil prices, trade sanctions and a flight of investment capital.
Dow Leaps 200 Points Despite Russia’s Currency Slide
December 16 2014 12:03 PM
The Blue Chip Dow rebounded Tuesday after a surprise dividend hike from Boeing cut early losses following Russia's surprise interest rate hike.
Spain-Based Repsol To Buy Talisman Energy For $8.3B
December 16 2014 9:12 AM
Spanish oil and gas company Repsol has agreed to buy Canadian-based oil and gas producer Talisman Energy for $8.3 billion.
Dow Takes Wild Ride As Oil Prices Tumble
December 15 2014 4:56 PM
On Monday, the Dow jumped and declined more than 100 points as oil prices continue to drop.
All Eyes On US Federal Reserve After 'Abenomics' Survives
December 15 2014 1:01 PM
After Japan's economic program "Abenomics" survived elections Sunday, all eyes are now looking ahead to the Fed’s final meeting of 2014.
UK Private Equity Firm And Partners To Pay $8.7B For PetSmart
December 15 2014 8:55 AM
PetSmart shares jumped over 4 percent Monday after the company announced it agreed to be acquired by BC Partners for $8.7 billion.
Is $2-Per-Gallon Gas On The Horizon In The US?
December 12 2014 5:10 PM
On Friday U.S. oil dropped below $58 a barrel, a low not seen since May 2009.
Dow Tumbles As Oil Prices Continue Plunge
December 12 2014 11:05 AM
The Dow tumbled more than 150 points Friday, despite consumer sentiment hitting a seven-year high, as global oil prices continued to plunge.
Cheaper Gas Prices Weigh On US Inflation
December 12 2014 10:11 AM
U.S. wholesale prices fell last month, as lower gasoline prices begin to weigh on U.S. inflation.
Dow Leaps High, But Gains Are Cut After Oil Prices Fall
December 11 2014 5:44 PM
Plunging oil prices may serve as a headwind for the global economy, but many say it's a tailwind for the U.S. as gas prices continue to fall.
US Oil Prices Drop To Lowest Level Since July 2009
December 11 2014 4:27 PM
The benchmark for U.S. crude oil prices tumbled below $60 a barrel Thursday, a psychologically important level.
Lending Club Shares Soar More Than 60% In IPO
December 11 2014 11:57 AM
Wall Street bets big that the company can do for lending what Uber and Airbnb have done in their respective industries.
Declining Gas Prices Powering Surge In US Retail Spending
December 11 2014 9:57 AM
The recent drop in gasoline prices, coupled with Thanksgiving weekend sales, helped U.S. consumers pick up retail spending last month.