All eyes are on the Fed today. Most expect short-term interest rates to hold steady, but analysts are divided over what's ahead. Some are talking about the possibility of a rate cut as early as next month, Amy Scott reports.
News of Alcoa's hostile, $27 billion bid for Canadian competitor Alcan pushed the Dow ever higher today. The stock market's on a winning streak it hasn't seen since 1927. Amy Scott looks into whether it can sustain it.
For years, a stock symbol of one to three letters suggested the company was listed on the New York or American Stock Exchange. Nasdaq-listed companies used four or five letters. But that may change. Amy Scott reports.
Corporate America has posted 14 quarters of double-digit earnings growth. But in this earnings season analysts predict S&P 500 companies will report only about 3.5% growth. And analysts say that's OK. Amy Scott reports.
Eight universities will reimburse students over $3 million to settle charges that they accepted kickbacks to steer them toward "preferred lenders." Citibank is paying up too, but many other schools and lenders are still under investigation.