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"Closing Bell" will be ready yet again for earnings after the close today. CBS is set to report fourth quarter numbers. Analysts expect the broadcasting company to earn $0.43 per share, excluding one-time items, on revenue of $3.85 billion, according to Thomson Reuters.
Why doesn't the market go down any more? That is the most common question I am asked.
The upside of this winter’s snowstorm after snowstorm could be more roofing jobs for contractors and more revenue for Owens Corning, which makes shingles, the company’s chairman and CEO, Michael Thaman, told CNBC Wednesday.
Plus, get Cramer's take on the Airgas buyback announcement.
News reports quoting Israel's foreign minister's claim that two Iranian warships would soon pass through the Suez Canal sent markets into a "fear trade."
Cynics who saw inflows into U.S. equity mutual funds in January dismissed it as a fluke, convinced that...just like last year...February would once again see outflows.
Traders puzzled by the weaker than expected January retail sales, reported yesterday, might have a partial answer from Deutsche Bank's Joe LaVorgna, who in a note to clients said the IRS delay in processing federal tax refunds may have been a contributor , though he notes its ultimate impact was likely minor.
Stocks significantly pared gains amid word out of Israel that Iranian warships would be going through the Suez Canal. JPMorgan and HP rose, while Verizon fell.
Stocks off their highs mid-morning, traders citing comments from Israel's foreign minister that two Iranian war ships planned to go through the Suez Canal, possibly en route to Syria.
This year, PIIGS have out-performed all other developed markets as investors continue to close their underweight positions.
Investors could profit from areas such as techs, utilities and insurance stocks, said Doug Roberts, chief investment strategist at Channel Capital Research and Jamie Cox, managing partner at Harris Financial Group.
The S&P will more than double in the next two and a half years in a best-case scenario, legendary investor Laszlo Birinyi Jr., president and founder of Birinyi Associates, told CNBC Wednesday.
"When one part of the stock market is out of favor, what part of the market should we be invested in? It's the same in the bond market," says one investment pro.
Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.
Homebuilding stocks are up this morning as January Housing Starts were well above expectations—but does anyone bother to read these reports anymore? The surge was all multi-family.
Stock index futures remained higher after news that core inflation rose more than it has in two years, and that housing starts grew more than expected.
Futures have been up all morning but were little changed by the morning's economic news, as January Housing Starts were a tad stronger than expected, Building Permits a tad weaker. Both January Producer Price Index and Core PPI were stronger than expected; the dollar rallied on that news.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Wednesday's Squawk on the Street.
Intuit is expected to keep growing in the consumer segment, and the buyers are following up on last week's bullish activity ahead of its earnings report tomorrow (Thursday).
New York court officials outlined procedures Tuesday aimed at assuring that all homeowners facing foreclosure were represented by a lawyer, a shift that could give tens of thousands of families a better chance at saving their homes. The New York Times reports.