Stock futures soar on EU summit results
U.S. stock index futures point toward a sharply higher Wall Street open. The catalyst: European Union leaders embrace steps to address soaring borrowing costs for Spain and Italy. See full story.
Stocks to watch Friday: AZZ, ValueClick, RIM
MarketWatch's rundown of corporate headlines of interest to investors early Friday. See full story.
Europe stocks rally after EU growth, bank plan
European stock markets jump and bond yields drop sharply in morning action on Friday, after European leaders struck a deal on a growth package and agreed to allow the euro zone's rescue funds to recapitalize the region's ailing banking sector. See full story.
Gold, silver rally after EU bank plan
Gold futures rally in Asian electronic trading after European leaders put forward a plan to stabilize the region's banking sector. See full story.
Euro soars as EU moves to bolster Spain, Italy
The euro soared versus the dollar and remained sharply higher Friday morning after European Union leaders announced steps to bring down Spanish and Italian borrowing costs. See full story.
This week marks the return of initial public offerings in the wake of the Facebook flop, while investors still debate whether the IPO process has been helped or hindered by the fallout. 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.