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Reports that Ukrainian forces attacked Russian military vehicles knocked stocks down, but recognition that a wider conflict wasn't starting sent them back up.
U.S. stocks are closing higher as investors were relieved by reports of easing tensions between Ukraine and Russia.
U.S. stocks stabilized on Wednesday after energy stocks and earnings from a major beer brewer helped the market stem its recent declines.
Fears that the crisis in Ukraine is escalating into a new and dangerous phase roiled financial markets Wednesday.
The stock market fell to its lowest point since May as traders worried that tensions between Russia and Ukraine could flare up.
Global stock markets recovered some lost ground Monday following last week's U.S. jobs report. But it's unclear if the sell-off is over.
There was news good and bad from Tesla Motors, Zillow, Trulia, SeaWorld, Southwest, Electronic Arts and the market itself.
No matter what you might think to the contrary, the numbers don't lie Buying a home is usually a really bad investment.
If you're trying to pick a mutual fund based on how it did last year, take note: New research shows actively managed funds are consistently inconsistent.
A thousand days is a long time for the bull market to run without interruption, but it doesn't necessarily mean a correction is right around the corner.
Don't let the short week fool you. There's big news ahead for the American economy, including June's monthly employment report, due out Thursday.
New York state's attorney general files a securities fraud lawsuit against Barclays , accusing the British bank of giving an unfair edge to certain clients.
More records fall on Wall Street Tuesday as the Dow and S&P 500 set new highs, but there are lots of doubters worried that a market correction is imminent.
Many people let their fears about the economy scare them out of stocks, a new survey shows. But trying to time the market is likely to crush your portfolio.
Wall Street's future hinges on how far traders push automation, how hard regulators push back and how well the world's exchanges keep the public's trust.
College seniors about to receive their degrees are finding the job market a bit less scary than it's been in recent years.
The stocks we used to call high-fliers spent most of Friday getting shot down. Tech and biotech led the decline, pushing the Nasdaq to one of its worst days in two years.
The U.S. Justice Department is investigating high-speed trading for possible insider trading, Attorney General Eric Holder will tell lawmakers Friday.
Short-selling can make you rich during a market downturn, but make sure you know how the process works and you work in its hidden expenses in your costs.
Americans have largely shaken off the doom and gloom felt during last fall's government shutdown, results of the new Financial Optimism Index show.
You might also want to add this to marriage vows: in wealth or in poverty. The average wedding last year cost a record $30,000, and that doesn't include the honeymoon.