Jul 9, 2012 Today the aluminum company Alcoa kicks off America's quarterly corporate earnings season. Markets are bracing for disappointing numbers which may last through the Summer and Fall.
Jul 9, 2012 After the markets close today, everybody on Wall Street will be waiting to hear from the big aluminum producer Alcoa. The company's earnings are likely to give us clues about a lot more than metal.
Jul 5, 2012 Amidst glimpses of positive economic indicators, dismal consumer confidence continues as retail sales figures are down for chain stores in June.
Jun 12, 2012 Machines -- they do such a good job cleaning your dishes, but what about running your stock market? In his new book, Dark Pools, Scott Patterson says that technology on Wall Street has left regulators mystified.
May 9, 2012 Kate Warne, investment strategist at Edward Jones, discusses why profits are up at Macy's given all the things weighing on consumers, and the latest earnings from Toyota and Disney.
May 2, 2012 The Dow closed near its highest level in about four years yesterday, but how can that be when there are so many other economic indicators recently that don’t look so great?
Apr 24, 2012 Later today we'll find out how Apple did over the last few months. And given the recent drop in Apple's stock price, there are questions about whether the company can remain the juggernaut that it's been.
Apr 19, 2012 Big banks and other companies are reporting their earnings for the first three months of the year. What do they mean for the year ahead?
Apr 19, 2012 The corporate earnings reports are flooding in this morning, with companies like Southwest Airlines and Verizon telling us how they did in the first part of this year. In recent quarters, companies have padded their profits by cutting costs.