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Futures shaved earlier losses Wednesday after durable goods orders jumped much more than expected in July, but still remained under pressure after Moody’s downgraded Japan’s economy by one notch on concerns over the size of the country’s budget deficit.
Stocks closed near session highs Tuesday, with the Dow posting its biggest gain in almost two weeks, despite a 5.8-magnitude earthquake in Virginia that shook parts of the U.S. East Coast and after investors shrugged off a handful of disappointing economic news.
The American banking system is "much better than it was" in 2008-2009, Patrick H. Daugherty, partner with Highland Capital Management, told CNBC Tuesday.
Futures were higher Tuesday, boosted by better-than-expected manufacturing data in Germany and China, and ahead of a handful of reprots in the U.S.
Security and outsourcing company G4S is planning to spend 200 million pounds ($330 million) per year on acquisitions, the company's CEO told CNBC Tuesday, after the company beat analyst expectations to post first-half earnings growth of 8 percent.
Hewlett-Packard announced a new desktop computer on Monday just days after the company suggested it had plans to spin off the PC unit. The company hasn't yet made a decision on what to do with its PC business, an executive said on CNBC.
Find out what the “Mad Money” host thinks is needed for the market to get better.
Stocks squeezed out a small gain in thin, choppy trading Monday, erasing most of the session's earlier rally as traders were hesitant to fully jump in without any proper market conviction.
High-frequency trading should not be broadly categorized as one strategy, Dick Grasso, the former chairman and CEO of the New York Stock Exchange, told CNBC Monday.
Futures rose on Monday, helped by a gains in the European markets and after all three major averages logged their biggest four-week decline since Mar. 2009 in the previous week.
Stocks accelerated their selloff to finish near session lows in light, choppy trading Friday as investors were reluctant to remain in the market ahead of a weekend, amid worries over a global recession in addition to the ongoing euro zone jitters.
Technology companies typically don’t make the best targets for activist investors, given how quickly things can change in their business. And it’s hard to imagine anyone could mount a successful fight on a company with a $49 billion market value. But when it comes to Hewlett-Packard, all bets are off.
Futures were off their worst levels Friday, but were still lower, pressured by losses in Asia and Europe and many investors concerned the world economy is on the brink of another recession.
Stocks closed off their worst levels Thursday, but were still down sharply, following a handful of disappointing economic news and over continuing worries over the stability of euro zone banks.
The Fast traders explain why they wouldn't buy H-P on the news it is acquiring a software company and spinning off its PC arm.
Futures extended their sharp losses Thursday after a gloomy forecast on global growth, continuing worries about the European debt crisis and following news that jobless claims rose more than expected last week.
An enforcement lawyer at the Securities and Exchange Commission says that the agency illegally destroyed files and documents related to thousands of early-stage investigations over the last 20 years, according to information released Wednesday by Congressional investigators, reported the New York Times.
The Dow and S&P closed near the flat line after toggling between small gains and losses for most of the afternoon in light volume trading Wednesday. The Nasdaq fell, however, as tech stocks dragged on the market.
The weakness of the American consumer is having repercussions in China, which may stop buying more U.S. Treasurys as it focuses on internal consumption rather than exports, Stephen Roach told CNBC Wednesday.
Futures remained mixed Wednesday after news core producer prices rose at their fastest pace in six months in July, but were buoyed by several positive earnings news from big retailers.
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