Though Apple had a record-breaking quarter, the energy slide and strong dollar have been fierce headwinds for many other firms.
Earnings reports this week showed how Netflix, IBM, Microsoft, and eBay are thinking about their futures. Plus: Europe's QE is no cure-all.
We break down this week's Swiss surprise. Plus, our take on big bank results, Tiffany's sell-off, and Priceline's new 5-star status.
Anticipation was building this week for the ECB to start a quantitative easing program, while a Greek exit from the eurozone re-emerged.
Plus, a 'patient' Fed sparks a rally, FedEx under-delivers, and more.
Wide-moat stocks have performed better than the market overall as investors sought stability in a fully valued market.
It was a good year for wide-moat stocks overall, but Exxon, Amazon, and a few others lagged the market, says Morningstar markets editor Jeremy Glaser.
Plus, more muddling for Europe, a pricey purchase for Merck, and U.S. retail registers ring.
Plus, no QE present yet for the eurozone, auto sales rev, and Barnes & Noble reclaims its Nook.
A closer look at Berkshire's deal for Duracell, what net neutrality may mean for Internet service providers, and more.