Dollar trades up as euro bulls take a breather
The dollar recovers a bit of lost ground after falling to its lowest level for three months against the euro late last week. See full story.
Glencore to make new Xstrata bid: report
Trading firm is tweaking offer made Friday to woo shareholders, according to unnamed sources. See full story.
Stock futures drift lower as QE debate heats up
U.S. stock index futures fell fell Monday to start off a week where the Federal Reserve is expected to launch another round of monetary stimulus after the jobs report disappointed. See full story.
Economy 'highly mediocre,' top forecaster says
The economy is stuck growing at about 2%, a level that 'highly mediocre,' says winner of the Forecaster of the Month award, CIBC economist Avery Shenfeld. See full story.
Stocks to watch Monday: AIG, Michael Kors, Sears
MarketWatch's rundown of corporate headlines of interest to investors early Monday. See full story.
Microsoft's launch of its new mobile software was highly consumer focused. But it should be focusing more on the obvious customer target: the corporate BlackBerry crowd, stuck waiting until next year for anything new. See full story.
Since the recession, companies avoided hiring new employees by pushing existing staff to work longer and harder. But experts say employers may have squeezed everything they can out of their workforce--and now have no choice but to start hiring. See full story.