U.S. stocks wobbled Thursday and commodities came under pressure as investors ramped up bets that the Federal Reserve would tighten monetary policy. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 9.5 points, or less than 0.1%, to …
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- U.S. stocks rose modestly Thursday as investors welcomed mostly positive economic news and digested testimony from Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke. The Dow Jones industrial average (INDU) rose …
Nadia Simmons: In our last commentary on oil stocks from Nov. 20, we examined the NYSE Arca Oil Index (XOI) to find out what the current outlook for oil stocks was. In the summary, we wrote that the combination of a strong resistance …
(1) In April 2004, the Fed pumped $155 billion in liquidity from the last week in April - right after the Hindenburg Omens were generated - to the third week of May, a 22 percent annual rate of growth in M-3, to stave off a crash. Even with the …
NEW YORK, April 29 (Reuters) - Physical gold stocks held at CME Group’s Comex warehouses in New York have dropped to a near-five year low in a further sign that gold’s price crash unleashed a frenzy of demand as investors scramble to …
Warren Buffett is sending a clear signal that he believes Berkshire Hathaway's stock is undervalued by announcing a plan to repurchase stock for the first time since taking over the firm in 1965. Berkshire said Monday that the company …
Ball Corp., a supplier of metal packaging and one of the two S&P 500 companies that split its stock this year, did so in tandem with a boost to its dividend. The dual move was designed to send a signal to investors that it has strong cash …
The euro soared to a nine-day high of $1.2059. It was last up 0.92 percent at $1.2025. Major world stock markets climbed, while the day's gains in European stocks were halved at the prospect of ongoing euro strength. The pan-European …
The stock market has been running in place since December. That's when the Dow Jones industrial average first hit the 18,000 level, a level that it's still struggling to stay above. And beneath the surface, stocks are weaker than they appear …