U.S. futures higher ahead of confidence data
U.S. stock-market futures indicate a small rebound for Wall Street after the prior day's rout, with consumer-confidence and home-price data expected to provide some distraction from worries about Europe's sovereign-debt crisis. See full story.
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MarketWatch's rundown of corporate headlines of interest to investors early Tuesday. See full story.
Europe stocks trim gains as Spain's yields surge
A sharp rise in Spanish borrowing costs at a debt auction spurs a downward move in European stock markets on Monday, while Spain's banking sector further struggles after a fresh round of downgrades from Moody's Investors Service. See full story.
Euro rebound cut short by Spanish auction
A euro rebound versus the dollar is cut short by a sharp rise in Spain's short-term borrowing costs. See full story.
German consumer confidence to rise in July
Sentiment is set to improve in July from an already elevated level, suggesting household spending will continue to spur growth in Europe's largest economy, data from German market-research group GfK show. See full story.
Liberals are disappointed with President Obama because he's failed to live up to their expectations. Here are Obama's four biggest failures. See full story.
It's a situation that seems to defy supply-and-demand logic: If there's more demand in the housing market, wouldn't the cost of borrowing funds to buy a home be significantly on the rise? See full story.