Sep 19, 2013 You've heard of the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq. Do people really still stand around and yell out buy and sell orders at these places? Paddy Hirsch explains what an exchange is -- by taking us to the supermarket.
Jul 25, 2013 Facebook's latest business results have the company and investors in high spirits today. Sales rose significantly and the mobile advertising efforts seem to be working.
Jul 5, 2013 Samsung is selling huge numbers of smartphones and its profits are up 47 percent. Not good enough, say investors.
Jun 14, 2013 Part of what’s moving traders is uncertainty about the Fed’s next moves. But a number of key factors around the world have investors bracing for more sharp peaks and deep valleys.
Jun 6, 2013 Uncertainty over the Federal Reserve's next move is throwing investors for a loop and unsettling markets. Diane Swonk, chief economist at Mesirow Financial, explains what the 'Fed Dread' is all about.
Jun 4, 2013 Stock markets were up this morning, though data from a variety of sources indicate a only tepid economy. Juli Niemann, analyst with Smith Moore & Company, says it's precisely this bad news that is making the market rally.
May 21, 2013 Stock markets are up in the U.S., but how many Americans actually stand to benefit?
May 9, 2013 The new normal for the Dow Industrial average seems to be hovering around15,000 points. U.S. markets were down slightly this morning but still trading above the 15,000 mark.
Apr 24, 2013 Apple plans to spend $100 billion over the next two-and-a-half years to ease investor concerns over the company's shifting share prices.
Apr 18, 2013 Today, the tech world today brings you hits from the 80s and 90s: Microsoft and IBM are expected to report healthy earnings today. But what is up with Apple? It’s stock fell again yesterday, and is down 40 percent since last fall.