Topic: Russell Investment Group
Stocks rise on positive Cisco earnings and a housing report that points to future growth. Wal-Mart and Facebook shares fall.
Just because there's a sovereign debt crisis doesn't mean there's no opportunity in Europe, especially if investors are selective and defensive.
With the housing market and auto sales showing some signs of life, pundits predict a better economy for 2012. But the ripple from a European downturn could erode the economic pace in the US.
12/25/2011 10:00 am
The Dow ended 144 points higher, with gold taking a dive and government bond yields rising. The S&P 500 gained about 15 points, and the Nasdaq closed about 21 points up.
08/24/2011 06:37 pm
Federal Reserve will start purchasing assets again, some market observers predict. The chances of the Federal Reserve starting another round of quantitative easing shot up in the last week as markets became unstable.
08/12/2011 02:16 pm
Stocks on the Dow average drop for the seventh day in a row as professional and individual investors pull back from risk.
07/03/2010 08:24 am
Initial unemployment claims and an ADP report suggest that the US is creating jobs at a slowing pace.
07/01/2010 02:07 pm