Topic: Exxon Mobil Corporation
Pointing to record profits and unprecedented gasoline prices, President Obama and congressional Democrats want to end subsidies to the oil and gas industry. Republicans and the industry say that would harm the economy.
04/30/2011 04:59 pm
Exxon-Mobil earned 69 percent more during the first quarter than a year ago, and the industry is trying to keep a $4 billion annual tax subsidy
04/29/2011 10:19 am
Bernanke press conference will be one for history books – and traders. Earnings will also be released from the likes of Boeing, BP, Starbucks, and Moody's.
04/27/2011 01:00 am
The Fed will hold its first-ever quarterly briefing, and new data will likely reveal sluggish economic growth for the first quarter
04/22/2011 05:50 pm
GE hoax, devised by a group of imposters who sent out a fake press release, tricked the Associated Press and Dow Jones news wires into publishing an incorrect story about how GE would give a $3.2 billion tax refund to Washington. Can the scammers behind the GE hoax hurt business?
04/14/2011 12:10 pm
Stocks and commodities fall sharply, after Goldman warns of substantial pullback in oil prices. Dow loses 117 points.
04/13/2011 01:53 am
Dow falls 29 points as gold soars to new record and oil prices reach highest level since 2008. Traders focus on impact on stocks of a potential government shutdown.
04/08/2011 06:09 pm
Tech stocks got a mild boost from Texas Instruments' bid for National Semiconductor. While tech stocks edged up, however, the Dow and S&P fell slightly.
04/05/2011 06:11 pm
Stocks closed out the quarter with the Dow gaining 742 points, its biggest first-quarter point gain in more than a decade and its biggest percentage gain since 1994.
03/31/2011 07:52 pm
Oil surges to its highest level since September 2008. Natural gas prices rise, too.
03/23/2011 05:41 pm