The U.S. economy is exhibiting a split personality with consumers feeling flush but businesses tapping the brakes.
The prospect of the U.S. government proving unable to solve this problem in time appears to be what's keeping fund managers up at night.
These stocks are among the most active in Tuesday's extended session.
The stock market will lose some lift before the end of the year if this trend continues.
These stocks are making significant moves in Monday's extended session.
The major U.S. averages start the week with smart gains, lifted by a robust retail sales and a positive earnings report from Citigroup.
Even bullish calls sound a bit bearish these days.
Stocks have lost their QE3-inspired mojo as investors are opting to take profits instead of risks.
The ratings agency cuts the country's long-term sovereign debt rating to 'BBB-' on concerns about its deepening recession and political rifts.
Are the low expectations for third-quarter earnings season setting stocks up to outperform?