Stocks rise to highest levels since 2008. Dow gains 490 points for the month of April. S&P is up nearly 38 points.
Taiwan has sidelined a proposal for a new factory that would have threatened endangered dolphins, signaling a new priority on environmental considerations.
Bond trading revenue decreases, along with losses at a Japanese investment, caused Morgan Stanley's first-quarter income to fall by 48 percent
Technology stocks rallied, and the blue-chip index reached a high of nearly three years
The Dow gained about 187 points, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq rising sharply, too
Standard and Poor's cut its outlook for long-term US credit on Monday, sending US stocks downward
S&P downgrades its long-term outlook for US credit because it thinks that policymakers may not agree on how to deal with long-term financial problems
Citi earnings under the microscope following Bank of America's disappointing earnings. Also on deck: China fights inflation (again) and a new all-electric Beemer debuts.
The Dow rose about 56 points, with Merck and DuPont gaining and Bank of America and Cisco falling
Mortgage lenders ordered to reimburse customers they foreclosed on improperly. Regulators tell 16 mortgage lenders to hire auditors to find out who could have avoided foreclosure in 2009 and 2010.