Stocks

1. Stocks look sunny: It’s shaping up to be a positive day for the stock market. U.S. stock futures were pointing higher and European markets gained in early trading. Most Asian markets ended the day with positive results. This comes

A hacktivist group that opposes the ­Dakota ­Access Pipeline has commandeered the computer network of a major U.S. airline. The group has given executives just two hours to pay it $ 1 million; in the meantime, a slideshow that vividly

The U.S. is now one of the priciest equity markets in the world, according to data from StarCapital, which ran the numbers on CAPE ratios. The measure, which stands for cyclically adjusted price/earnings ratio, often rises before a bear market,

Shares in European airlines and tour operators slumped on Friday after terror attacks rocked Spain, killing or injuring people from at least 34 countries. Five armed attackers knocked down several people with a car before being killed in a shootout

The Trump bump for the stock market may be a thing of the past. Investors are suddenly very nervous again — and with good reason. Corporate executives are abandoning the president. There are also growing doubts that Trump will be

U.S. stocks rallied after the White House announced that Steve Bannon, a controversial key adviser to President Donald Trump, would be leaving his job Friday. Oil surged, while havens like gold and the yen gave back gains. Major U.S. equity

1. Terror attacks hit travel stocks: Shares in European airlines and tour operators are falling after a spate of terror attacks rocked Spain, killing or injuring people from 24 countries. Air France(AFLYY), British Airways owner IAG (ICAGY), easyJet (ESYJY) and

How much of your emergency savings should be held in a savings account instead of the stock market or other account that has higher returns with various risks?– Mary There’s no question you should always have some money tucked away

1. Retail doom & gloom?: Wall Street is on alert for more trouble in the retail sector after bleak quarterly earnings from Coach (COH) and Dick’s Sporting Goods (DKS) Tuesday. Target(TGT) posts results Wednesday ahead of the open. The discount

Dick’s Sporting Goods’ stock plunged Tuesday after the retailer missed expectations and lowered its earnings forecast. The stock price plummeted 18% after a quarter-to-quarter gain still fell short of expectations. It’s the worst day of trading in company history and