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Stocks surged Thursday with the Dow jumping at least 200 points after another strong batch of earnings reports. Sandy Lincoln, investment strategist at M&I Investment Management, and Bill Smead, CEO and CIO of Smead Capital Management, shared their insights.
Stocks advanced Thursday after another strong batch of earnings reports revived optimism about the economic recovery. Regional banks rallied.
Ben Bernanke's two-day stint in front of Congress ended with the Fed chairman doing something few expected him to do: Nothing.
Stocks rallied on Thursday after the latest batch of earnings reports. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services shared his market outlook.
Stocks shot out of the gate Thursday after the latest batch of earnings gave investors some cause for optimism. A better-than-expected housing report also gave the market a boost.
The Chairman formally known as everybody's favorite Uncle Ben stepped before Congress and said the economic outlook was "unusually uncertain." Sorry, but it's always unusually uncertain.
Barrick Gold has found support at its 200-day moving average for most of the year, and call buyers are stepping in as the mining stock tests those levels.
I think the most “captivating” part of Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke was not what he said, but what he omitted. Yes, the unusually uncertain comment captured the essence of why businesses aren’t hiring with European debt crisis, health care, Fin Reg and taxes all creating the miasma.
Apple merits a home in any portfolio, even if buying it is anathema to all your instincts as an investor. But for those who are transfixed by nominal stock prices and don't want to shell out the cash (classic retail mistake), there are derivative plays off Apple that are less capital-intensive.
Forget about stress tests as a way of gauging the health of Europe's banking sector. Instead you should look to the biggest-spending soccer team, according to Jim O'Neill, chief global economist for Goldman Sachs.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open Thursday after a testimony by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke spooked investors and pushed the major indexes lower in the previous session.
An economy that has yet to show signs of a sustained recovery is providing little reward for investors looking to take risks, Travelers President and CEO Jay Fishman said.
Here's what analysts and others say they're watching before the bell Thursday.
Is it time to buy or is there still too much volatility? Share your opinion.
Fresh economic data Thursday could feed the market's phobia about a weaker economy, ahead of another round of testimony from Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke.
Stocks were lower on Wednesday amid weakness in techs and retailers. Barry Knapp, head of US portfolio strategy at Barclays, shared his market outlook.
Market drops on Bernanke comments; a failure of expectations. The S&P 500 dropped about 12 points as Mr. Bernanke's written testimony came out. There were several statements in the written testimony that caught traders' attention...
Stocks lost more than 1 percent Wednesday as testimony from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke rattled the market. Morgan Stanley and Apple rallied after smashing earnings expectations.
Stocks skidded Wednesday as testimony from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke rattled the market. Morgan Stanley and Apple rallied after smashing earnings expectations.
A fairly disappointing open for the markets given the solid 2 percent gains in Europe earlier and a round of excellent earnings reports across a broad array of sectors. Although many companies reported strong earnings this morning, their commentary on the economy was more subdued.