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IBM's disappointing second quarter results will compete with a barrage of corporate earnings reports ahead of Tuesday's opening bell.
Stocks rebounded after losing 1% last week as techs gained ahead of some key earnings from the sector this week. Qualcomm and Motorola rose, while Bank of America and Apple fell.
Analysts have been more upbeat on company earnings. Investors don't share that sentiment. Here are the five companies whose share prices are most out of line with analysts' EPS upgrades over the past month.
Companies have been hoarding more cash more than ever due to concerns over a double-dip recession and uncertainties in the environment.
Duncan Niederauer, CEO of NYSE Euronext, is on the Closing Bell with Maria Bartiromo today and Financial Reform is on his mind. Since the bill passed, there have been serious debates as to whether it will actually benefit the American people and help bring the economy back on its feet.
Recent economic data showing a slowdown in manufacturing, a dip in retail sales and the lowest level of consumer confidence in the last 11 months all contributed to the Dow’s 260-point wipeout on Friday.
Bank of America losses extended Monday, sliding more than 4 percent by the middle of the trading session, following a tremendous selloff Friday after disappointing earnings.
Stocks were modestly higher Monday, led by the technology sector, as investors focused ahead on upcoming earnings reports. Motorola rose more than 4 percent but Apple tumbled.
The consensus estimate for IBM is for $2.58 a share, with revenue at $24.2 billion, according to Thomson Reuters.
As if Wall Street doesn't have enough to worry about during a mostly dreary year, history also is not on the side of a market rebound for the remainder of 2010.
Eighteen months in office, President Obama should be evaluated on what he accomplished. On the President’s watch, unemployment has jumped from 7.7 to 9.5 percent, the jobless count has increased 2.7 million, and 3.4 million more Americans have quit looking for work altogether.
Most companies have been reporting earnings that beat Wall Street expectations. Will the trend continue throughout the season in this first big earnings week? Sam Stovall, chief investment strategist at Standard & Poor’s, shared his earnings outlook.
Stocks bobbed after an early pop Monday as banks and homebuilders weakened. Stocks has started the day higher after a report showed U.S. firms have increased their hiring plans.
This market is bound to grow and so investors should take advantage of these following sectors, agreed Sarat Sethi, partner and portfolio manager at Douglas C. Lane & Associates, and Craig Callahan, founder and president of ICON Advisers. They shared their best investment plays.
It seems that some days all news is good news to the stock market and the next day all news is bad news. And other times it seems as though the stock market extrapolates one single economic indicator as though it alone matters.
Stocks opened higher Monday, rebounding off of last week's market selloff—then pulled back. Will a rally form and hold? Robert Doll, vice chairman and chief equity strategist at BlackRock, discussed his market outlook.
I never believed in the "V"-shaped recovery. I was more with Lee Cooperman's square-root design of an economic graph. It looks to me like that is the best we can now hope for.
Today's six stocks worth watching.