Investors overlooked weaker-than-forecast housing data and the potential for over two-dozen European banks to fail European Central Bank-administered stress tests on Sunday, driving the markets higher in midday trading Friday.
Instead of dealing with fiery and oftentimes combative activist hedge funds, semiconductor KLA-Tencor is giving itself a do-it-yourself balance sheet makeover.
U.S. stock markets rise slightly on Friday despite U.S. home sales for September missing economists' forecasts and a sharp revision downward in August sales.
U.S. stock futures are trading lower after Amazon reported weaker-expected third-quarter earnings and gave a disappointing outlook for the holiday season.
Stocks paired sharp gains after a doctor was rushed to Bellevue Hospital in New York with Ebola-like symptoms
Markets began to back off highs headed into the final hour Thursday after corporate earnings and leading economic indicators buoyed stocks through most of the session.
Stocks surged on Thursday amid strong third quarter earnings from Caterpillar and General Motors, and an unexpected rise in manufacturing activity.
U.S. futures are rising on better-than-forecast economic data from China and the eurozone, which may boost investors’ confidence in the global economy going into the end of the year.
U.S. stock markets closed lower after three straight days of gains after the EIA reported higher than forecast oil inventories.
U.S. stocks move lower in midday trading on Wednesday on higher than forecast oil inventories released by the Energy Information Administration.