U.S. stocks' win streak in peril on Spain concern
Wall Street succumbs to a bout of Friday selling, putting U.S. stocks on track to break three days of gains but still eke out a gain for the week. Investors key off bearish developments in Europe, eclipsing results from General Electric and Microsoft among others. See full story.
Friday's biggest gaining and declining stocks
MarketWatch's rundown of U.S. stocks making sizable moves before the opening bell on Wall Street. See full story.
Updates, advisories and surprises
A roundup of the latest corporate earnings reports and what companies are saying about future quarters. See full story.
Treasurys rise as Spain worries grow
Treasury prices rise on Friday, as lackluster corporate earnings and worries about Spain's surging borrowing costs lead investors to seek the safety of U.S. government debt. See full story.
Spain's Valencia region seeks financial aid
The Spanish region of Valencia says it will apply for financial aid from a newly created government fund, as it struggles to refinance maturing debts. See full story.
I'm leaving MarketWatch after the markets close tomorrow, ending 13 years of round-the-clock news excitement, Internet mania, 4:45 a.m. wake-up calls, and constantly impending financial disaster. 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.