Equity markets were up strongly this week on Australia's interest rate increase and optimism about third-quarter earnings.
U.S. equity markets were down this week on more news that the economic recovery isn't as spry as folks thought this summer.
Equity markets stumbled this week as investors again fretted about the pace of recovery.
Equity markets were up big this week as investors bought into a range of positive news.
Gold and other precious metals rise as employment and economic concerns still weigh.
Investors celebrate news that the U.S. economy appears to be on firmer ground.
A depressed consumer wrung out by unemployment and housing is not what the stock market had in mind when it started rallying a few months ago.
The market moves sideways as some measure pace of recovery with a stopwatch, others with a sundial.
Investors worry about the robustness of the U.S. economic recovery.
Investors weigh the pros and cons of rising interest rates and oil prices.
Stocks continued to rally on positive manufacturing and productivity news.
Treasury bond yield volatility takes investors for a ride.
Concerns over the global global economy weighed against bullish retail news this week.
Economic indicators signaled more of a bottom rather than the beginnings of a full-scale reinvigoration.
The Morningstar US Market Index ended the week up almost 6% as investors embraced positive bank stress test news.
Signs that the U.S. economic contraction may be slowing pushed stocks higher.
After a steep early drop, equity markets end the week basically flat.
Positive earnings news from a handful of banks, industrial conglomerates, and media firms keep rally rolling.
Unexpectedly positive earnings news from the financial sector buoys investor optimism.
Despite a Friday drop, stocks continue to advance for the week as government plan details emerge.
Investors weigh the impact of new federal spending tied to the Fed's bold course of action.
Upbeat financials news, health-care acquisition activity, and general psychological relief push stocks higher.
February 23-27, 2009.
Temper your excitement with real-world expectations.