stock market


The week interest rates popped upward

May 24, 2013
Chances are the Dow could end up with a loss for the week. But the big story may be bonds.
Posted In: bonds, stock market, interest rates

Japan markets down on stimulus jitters, China manufacturing data

May 23, 2013
After an electrifying run over the past several weeks, stock markets around the world are down this morning.
Posted In: Japan, stock market

Quiz: What percentage of Americans own stock?

May 21, 2013
Stock markets are up in the U.S., but how many Americans actually stand to benefit?
Posted In: stock market, stock

Markets tread water above 15,000

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.
Posted In: stock, stock market, Dow

After another strong day globally, stocks turn down in the U.S.

May 8, 2013
Share prices in Germany hit a new record high today. Asian markets were strong. But U.S. markets were down slightly this morning.
Posted In: stock market, global economy

Stocks around the world reach 5 year highs

May 7, 2013
Mark Luschini, chief investment strategist at Janney Montgomery Scott, explains what's got markets running strong.
Posted In: stock market, global economy

Social media and the stock markets after that one AP tweet

Apr 30, 2013
One tweet sent the stock market downward, but just for a minute. Now the Commodity Futures Trading Commissions is looking at how social media and the markets should interact.
Posted In: Twitter, social media, stock market

What Google search can tell you about the stock market

Apr 26, 2013
New research has found a link between Google search terms and the stock market. In other words, check out what people are searching for and then buy or sell.
Posted In: stock market, Google

A check in on earnings, at the half

Apr 24, 2013
Earnings season continues on Wall Street with Procter & Gamble, Ford, Boeing, Qualcomm, and Eli Lilly & Co. all reporting today.
Posted In: Earnings, stock market

Cyprus bailout to calm U.S. markets

Mar 25, 2013
Richard DeKaser, economist with Wells Fargo, discusses the impact of Cyprus' bailout on the U.S. economy.
Posted In: cyprus, stock market, bailout