Existing home sales rose 2.4% in December to 5.04 million, according to the National Association of Realtors.
GE reported better-than-expected fourth quarter earnings on Friday, but the company has been taking measures to narrow its focus and become an industrials company.
The battle over dollar stores is nearly over. Family Dollar shareholders voted on Thursday to approve a takeover bid by rival Dollar Tree, despite higher competing offers from Dollar General.
The European Central Bank announced a quantitative easing program this morning.
As the Sundance Film Festival begins in Park City, Utah, the rise of independent film divisions from major movie studios in recent years has lessened the importance of film festivals.
Shares of Netflix jumped a staggering 17% on Wednesday, after an impressive fourth quarter earnings announcement, making it TheStreet's Move of the Day.
President Obama delivered his seventh State of the Union address last night, and proposed ideas to strengthen the middle class.
The European Central Bank is widely expected to announce major stimulus measures on Thursday, aiming to revive sluggish growth and deflation in the eurozone.
President Barack Obama will deliver his seventh State of the Union speech Tuesday at 9pm eastern.
Stocks took a turn for the worse in midday trading on Tuesday, as the fall in oil prices interrupted the markets rally earlier in the morning.