J.P. Morgan, Wells Fargo lift financials
J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. lift the S&P 500 financial sector and led Dow gainers on Friday after the bank reported a second-quarter profit of $5 billion, as investors breathe a collective sigh of relief that the firm's $4.4 billion trading loss was not bigger than most analysts' estimates. See full story.
Stocks up after longest decline since May
U.S. stock indexes rebound sharply after extended decline, with one analyst chalking up the rally to equities being down to more compelling levels. See full story.
Friday's biggest gaining and declining stocks
MarketWatch's daily rundown of stocks making sizable moves in the U.S. stock market. See full story.
Europe stocks up on China GDP; oils, telecoms rise
A Friday rally in European stocks takes the sting out of what's otherwise been a mostly lackluster week for the region's bourses. See full story.
PFGBest debacle riles commodity futures industry
Commodity traders have seen their fair share of action this year, but now must also face growing concerns over the integrity of futures trading in the wake of the latest regulatory investigation. See full story.
As executives, investors, "future astronauts," reporters and the Branson family gather at the Farnborough Air Show to wallow in the potential of exploring the outer reaches, our man, Shawn Langlois, draws a line. 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.