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Here's what analysts and others say they're watching before the bell Wednesday.
Gold might be breaking down technically, but you wouldn't guess it looking at the options activity in gold-related stocks yesterday.
Durable goods orders for June due Wednesday could have as much directional sway with stocks as the flood of earnings news coming from companies like Boeing, Conoco Phillips and Comcast.
Amid all the kerfuffle over Europeans outing their weak banks, it seems people have forgotten how surprisingly strong the US banking system has become. The six largest banks earned nearly $15 billion, or $3.87 per share, for common stockholders in a single quarter — despite huge challenges ranging from market volatility to concerns about a double-dip recession to the political winds blowing harder against their core business models. A report from TheStreet.
Despite some good earnings reports Tuesday morning and modestly higher futures pre-open, stocks have given up much the day’s early gains on some disappointing economic data. Here's a complete market breakdown.
Stocks pared their gains on Tuesday as worries about a drop in consumer confidence offset some earlier better-than-expected earnings results. Ted Parrish, co-portfolio manager at Henssler Equity Fund, and Eugene Peroni, senior VP and portfolio manager at Advisors Asset Management, shared their insights.
The Dow pulled off its fourth-straight gain, led by DuPont after better-than-expected earnings from the chemicals maker. But the gain was more modest than in recent sessions as a drop in consumer confidence tempered investors' enthusiasm. Financials rose, while energy and consumer-discretionary stocks were among the weakest links.
Stocks seesawed on Tuesday after consumer confidence showed a drop in July—to its lowest level since February—on job market worries. Jim Meyer, CIO and co-founder at Tower Bridge Advisors, shared his market outlook.
Every industry in the S&P 500 looks like a value relative to the historical average of its forward price-earnings ratio, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Either the profit and economic outlook for each and every sector is totally misunderstood or some of these stocks are value traps.
When you look at the commercial real estate market right now, there is a tremendous amount of distress that is not really visible yet," according to Scott Rechler.
Stocks struggled Tuesday as worries about a drop in consumer confidence offset better-than-expected result from DuPont. Energy and consumer discretionary were among the weakest sectors.
A new recession would be due around 2012 but central banks will not be able to throw cash at it anymore, Jim Rogers, chairman of Rogers Holdings, told CNBC Tuesday.
Stocks were higher on Tuesday following better-than-expected quarterly results from DuPont—then gains were pared after glum consumer confidence data. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, shared his insights on what to watch for going forward.
Stocks turned lower Tuesday as worries about a drop in consumer confidence offset better-than-expected result from DuPont.
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With the U.S. economic recovery proceeding so slowly, the big stories once again this earnings reporting season are whether companies are growing revenue, as opposed to boosting profits through cost-cutting, and whether end-market demand is increasing.
Activision Blizzard released the potential blockbuster "Starcraft II" on Tuesday, and one large trader is playing for a rally.
Can commercial real estate possibly resurrect itself without the mortgage-backed securitization market? It's a chicken and egg question, really. Does commercial real estate need securitization to come back to survive, or will the securitization market return if prices go up?
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Here's what analysts and others say they're watching before the bell Tuesday.