Vera Bradley

Stocks Keep Rising Ahead of May Jobs Report

Investors are often cautious on the day ahead of the government'€™s monthly jobs report, but that wasn't the case Thursday. The Dow and the S&P 500 both rallied to record highs.

Fed to Announce Which Banks Can Raise Payouts, Buy Back Stock

The Federal Reserve will announce this afternoon which banks will be eligible to raise their dividends and buy back stock. Some analysts say regional banks are likely to be the big beneficiaries. Evercore Partners says Keycorp, State Street and Northern Trust are the ones most likely to raise their payouts.

Wall Street Watch Thursday: TiVo Gets a Thumbs-Up

There are more people firing up their TiVo boxes these days: The DVR pioneer posted encouraging news on the subscriber front after Wednesday's market close. TiVo now watches over 2.7 million subscribers, 41% ahead of where it was a year ago. The news isn't all good, though.

What to Watch Next Week on Wall St.

Netflix's massively controversial rate hike will finally go into effect, and new waves of earnings will wash ashore, including fashion brands, retail outlets, Barnes and Noble, and a curious company whose fortune might well represent the health of the gaming industry.