Technology is showing some strains. Netflix and Apple earnings will be very important in the week ahead. It remains to be seen whether rising oil and gas prices will hurt consumer spending.
A decent report on jobless claims and gains for IBM and financial stocks fuel the rally. Big tech stocks pull back. Microsoft and Google earnings disappoint.
Financial stocks have led the market all year, and Wall Street likes second-quarter earnings enough that the momentum could continue.
Rising demand and Middle East worries have pushed prices up 14 cents a gallon in just a week. When can we expect a break?
Stocks soar after the Federal Reserve chairman says the economy still needs help, and the Fed expects to keep rates low.
It's easy to blame Egyptian turmoil for the increases, but one energy analyst says domestic demand is growing rapidly, too.
MSN Money's Charley Blaine explains what's behind the big drop-off in performance and where investors should look next.
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
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The IRS is struggling to combat identify thieves who file fraudulent tax returns in the names of older residents who don't need to file.