10/24/11 - 05:44 PM EDT
The Dow gains as investors cheer strong earnings from Caterpillar and a fresh spate of merger activity.
10/21/11 - 05:06 PM EDT
U.S. stocks surge on strong earnings and optimism that European officials will make progress on the region's debt crisis. Chao Deng recaps the day.
10/20/11 - 08:50 AM EDT
Stock futures are pointing to a higher open Thursday after initial claims saw a bigger-than-expected decline although investors are keeping a cautious eye on the latest progress in Europe.
10/19/11 - 12:08 PM EDT
If Tuesday was any indication of whether earnings can put euro fears on the back burner, the answer was a resounding 'no.'
10/19/11 - 08:59 AM EDT
Stock futures are pointing to a mixed opening following a report that France and Germany agreed to expand the eurozone bailout fund.
10/18/11 - 05:17 PM EDT
Stocks surged late in Tuesday's session following a report that France and Germany agreed to expand the European bailout fund to €2 trillion.
10/17/11 - 04:44 PM EDT
Stocks sink 2% after Germany throws cold water on expectations for a speedy debt solution in Europe.
10/14/11 - 04:42 PM EDT
Stocks' gains accelerated Friday as investors cheered Google earnings and a jump in U.S. retail sales. In the video, Chao Deng recaps the day's action.
10/13/11 - 09:10 AM EDT
Stocks futures are pointing to a lower open Thursday as weak export growth in China raised concerns about global economic growth.
10/12/11 - 02:48 PM EDT
The Federal Reserve's policymaking arm considered another round of asset purchases at its last meeting and kept the option on the table if further support is needed.