Joseph Woelfel

Before joining TheStreet.com in August 2008, Woelfel worked as a senior editor at Thomson Financial North America, a division of Thomson Reuters. Prior to that, he was an assignment editor and copy editor at Dow Jones Newswires. He has a bachelor's degree in journalism from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, N.J.

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General Motors Halts Production at Michigan Plants Amid Record Low Temperatures

General Motors Halts Production at Michigan Plants Amid Record Low Temperatures

General Motors halts production at 15 Michigan manufacturing plants because of a natural has shortage, a report says.

Dow Cracks 25,000 After Fed Holds Rates Steady, Apple and Boeing Surge Higher

Dow Cracks 25,000 After Fed Holds Rates Steady, Apple and Boeing Surge Higher

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rises sharply Wednesday, getting a boost from a surge in shares of Apple and Boeing.

Apple Earnings, the Fed, Trade Talks, AMD and eBay - 5 Things You Must Know

Apple Earnings, the Fed, Trade Talks, AMD and eBay - 5 Things You Must Know

U.S. stock futures are higher as nerves are soothed by Apple's earnings report; the Federal Reserve's decision on interest rates is expected Wednesday afternoon; U.S. trade talks with China are set to resume; Advanced Micro Devices jumps on solid sales guidance.

Dow Closes Modestly Higher Ahead of Apple Earnings

Dow Closes Modestly Higher Ahead of Apple Earnings

The Dow Jones Industrial Average posted modest gains Tuesday ahead of financial results from tech bellwether Apple Inc.

Verizon Falls After Telecommunications Giant Posts Mixed Quarter

Verizon Falls After Telecommunications Giant Posts Mixed Quarter

Verizon's adjusted earnings in the fourth quarter beat estimates by 3 cents.

Apple, AMD, PG&E, Huawei and the Federal Reserve - 5 Things You Must Know

Apple, AMD, PG&E, Huawei and the Federal Reserve - 5 Things You Must Know

U.S. stock futures are mixed amid worries that a U.S. decision to pursue criminal charges against the chief financial officer of China's biggest tech company could stall progress in trade negotiations between the world's two biggest economies; the Fed begins a two-day meeting Tuesday; Apple, AMD, Verizon, Pfizer and 3M report earnings Tuesday; PG&E, the nation's largest utility, files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

Entegris and Versum Materials Agree to Merge, Form $9 Billion Chemicals Company

Entegris and Versum Materials Agree to Merge, Form $9 Billion Chemicals Company

The combined company will have a value of about $9 billion.

Dow Dragged Lower by Caterpillar's Weak Earnings, Nvidia Sinks Nasdaq

Dow Dragged Lower by Caterpillar's Weak Earnings, Nvidia Sinks Nasdaq

Stocks fall sharply on Monday after Caterpillar issues a profit warning and Nvidia slashes its revenue forecast for the fourth quarter.

Caterpillar, Versum and Entegris, Nissan, Shutdown - 5 Things You Must Know

Caterpillar, Versum and Entegris, Nissan, Shutdown - 5 Things You Must Know

U.S. stock futures decline as a rally sparked by a surprise concession from Donald Trump to end the 35-day government shutdown fizzles; Caterpillar and Whirlpool report earnings Monday; chemical companies Versum and Entegris reach merger deal; Nissan confirms receives SEC inquiry into executive pay.

Dow Closes Higher to End Week With Modest Gains

Dow Closes Higher to End Week With Modest Gains

Stocks rose by Friday's close, getting a boost from a number of strong corporate earnings reports even as investors continue to worry about a lack of progress in U.S.-China trade talks.