Stocks turn up -- as the dollar falls -- after the Fed vows to step in to boost economy. Pfizer is buying King Pharmaceuticals. Drilling shares rise after Obama lifts drilling moratorium.
The financial giant will reportedly lead the much-anticipated initial public offering for for video-streaming service.
With the Dow above 11,000, investors will worry about the dollar and the economy and tackle earnings season. Reports are due from Intel, JPMorgan Chase, Google and General Electric.
Despite profit-taking, the Dow and S&P 500 stomp on doomsayers who saw continued weakness after a slow summer. Gold slips. AIG moves to shed government involvement.
The video game developer lowers its fiscal-year earnings and sales forecasts, saying its new 3-D game machine will not arrive in time for the holidays.
The privately held generics company will sell for about $1.2 billion in cash.
A morning recovery falls apart as a weak report on jobless claims disappoints investors. Wall Street cheers Nike earnings. Gold moves higher, and Starbucks raises prices.
Unease about the economy fuels gold buying, but oil drops. Adobe weigh on techs. Microsoft sells $4.75 billion in debt. Sears will partner with Forever 21 chain, hoping for 'pizzazz.'
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