Dollar gains on fading EU summit hopes
The dollar strengthened against the euro in Asian trading hours on Monday, as investors looked ahead to a summit of European leaders this week. See full story.
U.S. stock futures track global markets south
U.S. stock-market futures track Europe and Asia markets lower Monday, as investors cast a nervous eye toward the European Union summit at the end of the week. See full story.
European stocks slump ahead of EU summit
European stocks drop broadly as investor expectations diminish in the runup to a closely monitored European summit starting Thursday. See full story.
Asian stocks drop on lingering Europe fears
Mainland Chinese and South Korean stocks tumble to lead Asian markets lower on unrelenting worries about the euro-zone debt crisis, with commodity shares losing ground across most of the region. See full story.
Stocks to watch Monday: Shire, Kirby, Tesla
MarketWatch's rundown of corporate headlines of interest to investors early Monday. See full story.
The Death Cross occurs whenever the 50-day moving average drops below the 200-day moving average. 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.