U.S. stocks rally on European agreements
U.S. stock rally reduces second-quarter losses after European Union leaders agree to steps to bolster the economies of the region's more troubled nations. See full story.
International stock funds in a world of hurt
'Stop the world, I want to get off' must be a common refrain these days for international-stock-fund shareholders. A tumultuous quarter left bailed-out countries and burned out investors, writes Myra Saefong. See full story.
Q2 earnings outlook the most negative since 2001
Companies are wrapping up their most negative earnings outlooks for a single quarter in more than a decade, led by Ford, Procter & Gamble and others that took a beating in moribund international markets. See full story.
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U.S. stocks close another volatile week on Friday, notching some of their best point gains of 2012 just a week after closing out with some of the biggest losses of the year. See full story.
Congress approves student loan, highway bill
Senate lawmakers approved a $120 billion highway bill Friday that would renew federal funding for transportation projects for the next two and a quarter years. See full story.
Might gold's continual failure to respond to positive sentiment conditions mean that bullion has entered into a major bear market? That possibility needs to be taken seriously. 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.