Morgan Stanley should be commended for their earnings in the first quarter, even at a loss, but investors should still beware of Morgan Stanley.
The Dow gained 186 points to close at 12184 Friday after a deal to forge stronger ties between most of Europe's economies sent stocks sharply higher
Euro deal would centralize oversight over European Union nations' budgets. The euro deal boosted the Dow 173 points in midday trading, but Britain is a holdout and euro agreements in the past have ultimately disappointed investors.
My Alaska encounters with fly fishing and grizzly bears reveal how much America benefits from federal regulations. Without them, this pristine wilderness would likely not exist, and neither would many protections for consumers and workers.
The Dow closed down more than 90 points after the Department of Labor released a discouraging jobs report on Friday
The Dow rose about 38 points, with DuPont rising and Verizon falling. The Nasdaq rose about 15 points.
Stock market falls on technology slump. Nasdaq leads stock market lower with lowest close in nearly a month.