Surprise: Stocks having a strong year

NEW YORK For all the scary headlines a bailout of Spanish banks, JPMorgans huge trading loss, the sputtering job market, Facebooks failed initial public offering its a wonder stocks arent down more this year.

Hot start: Dow and S&P have best January since '97

NEW YORK – It's the best start for stocks in 15 years. In what was mostly a slow and steady climb, the Dow Jones industrial average rose 3.4 percent in January and the Standard & Poor's 500 gained 4.4 percent, the best performances for both indexes to open a year since 1997.

China’s Stocks Decline on Cash Crunch, Slowing Industrial Profit

China’s stocks fell, driving the benchmark index lower for the sixth time in seven days, on concern about a cash crunch after interbank lending rates jumped and profit growth for industrial companies slowed.

China’s Stocks Decline on Cash Crunch, Slowing Industrial Profit

China’s stocks fell, driving the benchmark index lower for the sixth time in seven days, on concern about a cash crunch after interbank lending rates jumped and profit growth for industrial companies slowed.

US 10-year note auction meets with weak demand

NEW YORK: A US Treasury auction of $21 billion of reopened 10-year Treasury notes on Wednesday had the weakest investor demand in nearly a year as investors turned to beaten down stocks and away from the lower-risk government debt.

5 Stocks I Found in the Bargain Bin

As the market has fallen, more stocks have ended up in the bargain bin. Time to get greedy?

Five Service Stocks that Pass the Strategies of Market Legends

Over the past several decades, America has shifted consistently and dramatically toward being a service-dominated economy. Fifty years ago, 59% of U.S. private jobs came from the service

US stocks plunge as worries about Europe intensify

US stocks plunge as worries about Europe intensify

Sensex rises most in 3 weeks; gains seen temporary

MUMBAI – The BSE Sensex gained the most in three weeks on Thursday as investors looked for bargains in battered down stocks, with energy giant Reliance Industries leading the gains after a disappointing performance in the year so far. (46 mins ago)

Stocks, Oil Fall on Greek Aid Talks as Swiss Franc Strengthens

Stocks dropped for a fourth day, the longest losing streak since February, and U.S. index futures fell as European ministers prepared to extend aid to Greece. Oil declined and the Swiss franc strengthened. (31 mins ago)