Applied Materials slashes outlook
Applied reduces full-year forecast citing weak demand. Shares fall. See full story.
Tuesday's biggest gaining and declining stocks
MarketWatch's daily rundown of shares making sizable moves in the U.S. stock market. See full story.
U.S. stock indexes fall as dollar climbs
U.S. stocks erase gains as the U.S. dollar advances, hitting energy and natural-resource companies that make up roughly a fifth of the companies on S&P 500. See full story.
Oil falls as Norway prevents industry lockout
Oil futures give up ground after Norway's government decides to avert an industry lockout by stopping a petroleum workers' labor strike and imposing arbitration. See full story.
Gold futures edge up after BOJ comments
Gold futures move higher slip as investors move into the U.S. dollar after Chinese data show a slowdown in trade in June. See full story.
Not everyone is suffering from our hard times, writes Rex Nutting. If you are a corporation, this is the best of times. 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.