U.S. stocks recoup piece of prior day's loss
U.S. stocks rise, shaving weekly losses, after the European Central Bank says it will take further steps to ease loans collateral for banks. See full story.
Banks rise amid relief over Moody's review
Investors take the rating agency's long-awaited downgrades in the financial sector in stride, bidding the shares of a handful of the biggest banks higher. See full story.
Japan gives nuclear industry a reason to cheer
Japan's devastating disasters last year derailed some growth in the nuclear industry world-wide, but demand for uranium is poised to strengthen after the nation that fed doubts over safety approved its first restart of nuclear reactors since the catastrophe. See full story.
Crude oil trades higher, but stays under $80
Crude-oil prices bounce off October lows but stay below $80 a barrel as the dollar weakens and European central bankers move to loosen some lending rules. See full story.
Has pessimism on Spanish stocks been overdone?
Investors may not be ready to rush back in just yet, but several analysts say the selloff in Spanish stocks has gone too far. 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.