Oil extends 7-day streak, at best since mid-May
Crude rallies 3.1% to end up for a seventh straight day of gains, as traders grow more convinced about prospects for lower supplies and react to Middle East strife. See full story.
German parliament backs Spain bank aid
By a wide margin, Germany's parliament backs a package of aid for the ailing Spanish bank sector. See full story.
Euro near two-week high
The dollar falls, pushing the euro to its highest level in almost two weeks, as U.S. stocks recovered after weak economic data amid comfort that the Federal Reserve will compensate with easier policy. See full story.
Weak Slovenian banks highlight euro-zone risks
Slovenia could well be the sixth euro-zone country to receive a bailout to shore up its troubled banks. Slovenian and EU officials rule out the likelihood, but economists question their promises -- similar assurances were made before Ireland and Portugal were thrown a lifeline. See full story.
5 things Yahoo's Mayer can learn from Steve Jobs
Steve Jobs is one of the few CEOs in Silicon Valley who has successfully orchestrated the turnaround of a fallen tech giant. As Marissa Mayer starts as the CEO of Yahoo, what can she learn from Jobs's turnaround of Apple? 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.