Fixed-income investors have been having a tough time of it. A global-central-banking push to lure investors into stocks and real estate has dragged yields on even the riskiest debt to record lows.
U.S. stocks on Friday advance to a fourth weekly gain, with both the Dow industrials and the S&P 500 at all-time closes, as data cast a positive spin on the economy.
Steve Orr reports on new highs for the Dow and S&P 500 and a six-year high for consumer sentiment.
For the first time, evidence is beginning to appear that the market has been rising at what has now become an unsustainable pace.
Here's what traders need to know about Campbell's earnings and an upcoming speech by Bernanke.
Energy stocks rebound Friday, with refiner Tesoro Corp. leading the way and rallying 7%.
Turkey's rating upgrade from Moody's had been widely anticipated, and the price gains on its debt reflected the expected nature of the accomplished. But the upgrade real impact be yet to come.
Uni-Pixel, a touch-screen technology company, trended Friday as it plunged, while Autodesk also fell hard.
Yahoo Inc. is reportedly talking to Tumblr about a possible merger, according to several media reports which also noted that Microsoft and Facebook are also eyeing the social blogging site.