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U.S. stock index futures reversed earlier loses ahead of the open Friday after Dow components Bank of America and General Electric beat estimates with their quarterly earnings.
Stocks skidded Thursday, led by financials after JPMorgan's earnings failed to impress analysts and a pair of weak manufacturing reports.
Stocks trimmed some of its earlier losses but remained lower Thursday, led by financials, following a pair of tepid manufacturing reports that overshadowed strong earnings results from JPMorgan.
Stocks skidded Thursday after a pair of disappointing manufacturing reports fanned worry about the economic recovery.
Carlyle approached NBTY with an offer in early May, according to people familiar with the deal. NBTY moved to a limited auction, quickly after Carlyle jumped the process with a $55 a share offer. NBTY accepted, and has a 35 day go-shop.
U.S. stock index futures turned positive ahead of the open after JPMorgan posted better-than-expected earnings for its second quarter, offsetting growth concerns caused by dovish Federal Reserve minutes and moderating gross domestic product growth in China.
Stocks closed mostly flat Wednesday after an up-and-down day punctuated by negative economic news and a lowered growth forecast by the Federal Reserve.
Two barometers of the US economy are moving in different directions, sending mixed messages about the depth, breadth and speed of the recovery.
Stocks climbed into positive territory at the halfway point Wendesday, led by technology, after Intel's strong earnings and outlook. Financials were mostly lower.
U.S. stock index futures were higher ahead of the open Wednesday, thanks in part to better-than-expected earnings from Intel, suggesting the major averages could extend their winning streak to a seventh consecutive session.
Stocks closed higher Tuesday, the sixth straight session of gains, as investors focused on earnings and shrugged off a downgrade on Portugal. .
Stocks opened higher Tuesday as investors shrugged off a downgrade on Portugal, instead focusing on earnings. The Dow jumped over 100 points at the start, led by Alcoa, after the company kicked off earnings season with a beat. Apple shares fell.
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U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open Tuesday after Alcoa got earnings season off to a positive start by beating estimates. Positive sentiment overcame another debt downgrade for Europe.
General Growth Properties said it has filed for a plan of reorganization with a U.S. court and confirmed it is looking to emerge from bankruptcy protection in October with less debt in its balance sheet.
The Dow pulled off its fifth straight gain Monday, led by Microsoft. Alcoa fell.
Stocks struggled Monday as materials and banks dragged and investors were a little jittery ahead of earnings season, which kicks off after the bell today with Alcoa. Techs were the day's best performers.
Stocks pulled back Monday as materials and banks dragged and investors were a little jittery ahead of earnings season, which kicks off after the bell today with Alcoa. Techs were the day's best performers.
Apache has a reputation of grabbing mature assets on the cheap and squeezing substantial value out of them. There is a distinct possibility that the reported $10-plus billion asset sale could include BP's Alaska operations.
U.S. stock index futures declined ahead of the open Monday in the wake of the strongest week for the major averages in almost a year and ahead of the start of a new earnings season.