Stocks tumbled Friday after the government's latest jobs report showed that hiring was much slower than anticipated in December, fueling fears of a broad economic slowdown
Stocks tumbled Friday after the government's latest jobs report showed that hiring was much slower than anticipated in December, fueling fears of a broad economic slowdown.
Veteran trader Steven Porpora says the market action is sending a clear signal that defense is the best offense.
Major stock averages gave up their gains in the last hour of trading Thursday, as better-than-expected economic data couldn't keep blue chips and tech shares from closing near the flat line.
Stocks started off 2008 on a sour note Wednesday, continuing the slide that ended the previous year, owing to a weaker-than-expected read on manufacturing activity and another surge in oil prices.
Amid Nigerian violence and OPEC production constraints, crude cracks another psychological barrier and continues to defy the skeptics.
Shares tumble after ISM disappoints, NCC slashes its dividend and BOA downgrades chips.
Stocks pared losses but were still mired in the red Monday afternoon as relatively benign housing data did little to entice buyers on the final trading day of a rocky year.
Shares stumble on the final day of 2007 as traders sell losers for tax purposes and are reminded the subprime saga isn't over yet.
The electronics retailer is picking up on a new trend that lets it keep its gift card revenue, even for cards that go unused. Farnoosh Torabi and Aaron Task report.