Stock Market

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange during the afternoon of August 26, 2015 in New York City. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed nearly 620 points up, erasing some of the losses from earlier in the week. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images

Stocks Rebound On Wall Street Posting Biggest Daily Gains Since 2011

By Andy Giersher (CBS) — Stocks soared on Wednesday, rebounding from a string of consecutive down days that pushed equity markets into correction territory. All three of the major indices posted gains of nearly 4-percent […]

08/26/2015

A screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) shows market numbers towards the close of the day on August 24, 2015 in New York City. As the global economy continues to react from events in China, markets dropped significantly around the world on Monday. The Dow Jones industrial average briefly dropped over 1000 points in morning trading and closed down 588 points. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

With Stocks Down, Is Now A Good Time To Buy?

CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports on what you need to consider before you jump into the market, plus some stocks experts suggest might be worth the gamble.

08/24/2015

Traders work on the floor of the New York The Dow finished down more than 600 points after Standard and Poor's downgraded the U.S. credit rating. (Credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Stock Market Free Fall: What Should You Do?

Shock waves on the stock market as the three main U.S. indices suffered one of the steepest selloffs in years.

08/21/2015

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Stocks Move Lower After Mixed Earnings And Overseas Concerns

By Andy Giersher (CBS) — Stocks closed modestly lower on Tuesday as traders sifted through solid housing data and a mixed batch of earnings results. The S&P 500 lost 6, the NASDAQ fell 32 and […]

08/18/2015

The Nasdaq composite index is viewed in Times Square. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Stocks Close Mixed; Dow Pressured By Disney

Stocks closed mixed on Wednesday, giving back most of the session’s early gains, as disappointing earnings and falling crude oil prices kept financial markets in check.

08/05/2015

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

After The Bell: Stocks Close Higher As NASDAQ Posts Record For Third Straight Session

Stocks closed slightly higher on Monday, with the NASDAQ eking out another record, as investors digested quarterly earnings. The Dow Jones industrial average added 14, the S&P 500 gained 2 and the NASDAQ closed up 9, settling to an all-time closing high of 5,218.86.

07/20/2015

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

After The Bell: Stocks Trade Higher As Earnings Season Begins

Stocks traded higher Tuesday as earnings season kicked into high gear and investors eyed encouraging developments overseas.

07/14/2015

headline concerning Greece's debt crisis scrolls across a stock ticker at the New York Stock Exchange in the afternoon on June 29, 2015 in New York City. The Dow plunged 300 points as the Greek debt crisis worsened amid fears that Greece will be unable to pay the almost $1.8 billion that it owes the International Monetary Fund on Tuesday. (Photo by Bryan Thomas/Getty Images)

After The Bell: Stocks Plunge As Greek Debt Crisis Escalates

Stocks closed sharply lower on Monday as the deepening Greek debt crisis rocked financial markets around the globe.

06/29/2015

The Nasdaq composite index is viewed in Times Square. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

After The Bell: Stocks Kick Off June On A Good Note

By Andy Giersher (CBS) — Stocks moved higher on Monday, the first trading day of June, as traders took a positive spin on mixed economic data. “A lot of stuff is out there right over […]

06/01/2015

The Loop headquarters of GrubHub. (Credit: CBS)

GrubHub Stocks Soar In First Day On Wall Street

Investors sent shares of online food ordering service GrubHub Inc. jumped 51 percent to $39.20 in early trading in its stock market debut Friday.

04/04/2014

(Photo by Mary Turner/Getty Images)

#BIGMONEY: Twitter Stock Skyrockets On First Day Of Trading

The hottest initial public offering in recent memory opened on Wall Street on Thursday.

11/07/2013

Shelves Filled With The Apple iPad (Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

The iPad Trumps Oil: Apple Is Most Valuable US Company

Investors seem to think you want an iPad more than oil, as Apple Inc. became the most valuable company in the United States, surpassing Exxon Mobil Corp. on Wednesday.

08/10/2011

Mayor Rahm Emanuel

Economic Worries Might Complicate City Budget Woes

Questions about the economy constitute a new threat to Chicago’s already shaky financial picture. As CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports, Mayor Rahm Emanuel has been working on the city’s 2012 budget, trying to figure out how to eliminate a $600 million deficit.

CBS 2–08/09/2011

Jason Stratton

Like Everyone Else, Chicago Investor Tries To Remain Calm

CBS 2’s Mike Parker talks with some local players about the catastrophic losses the markets suffered Thursday.

08/04/2011