As the Fed meets and earnings news rains down, the big question in the week ahead is whether the S&P 500 can manage a break out.» Read More
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Stocks closed sharply higher Wednesday, nearly wiping out losses from the previous session, after the Federal Reserve reported it has seen "modest signs of growth" in the economy and as investors focused on strong earnings reports and a slide in the dollar. Boeing and DuPont rose, BofA fell.
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The country’s largest home lender, Wells Fargo & Co., has realized $21 billion of profit since it merged with Wachovia two years ago, its CFO Howard Atkins, told CNBC Wednesday.
Stocks lost a little ground in the final minutes of trading, but were still significantly higher, after the Federal Reserve reported it has seen "modest signs of growth" in the economy and as investors focused on strong earnings reports and a slide in the dollar. Boeing and Intel rose.
Believing in yourself is the most important life lesson, Larry Fink, BlackRock chairman and CEO, told CNBC Wednesday. But sometimes, it takes others to have that belief first.
Stocks are at the highs of the day as the dollar hits session lows. With that, stocks have recovered most of their losses from yesterday (Tuesday). The dollar’s retreat is once again pushing up commodities and commodity stocks late in the morning, with metal and energy stocks are amongst the leadership groups today.
Stocks added to gains after several companies posted positive earnings results and as investors shrugged off concerns about the effect of the foreclosure crisis on banks and a rise in Chinese interest rates. Boeing and DuPont rose, while Bank of America fell.
"The last ten years have conditioned people to think short term as opposed to long term," Bill Miller said. "Now, stocks are cheap and people should buy good, quality companies at reasonable prices, put them away and ignore the fluctuations of the markets."
Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.
Morgan Stanley is out this morning with somewhat tepid earnings results of five cents per share. Morgan felt the pain of a slowdown in sales and trading and losses from a failed casino investment, but nonetheless, generated net revenues of $6.8 billion.
Stock index futures pointed to a slightly higher open for Wall Street ahead of yet another batch of earnings, but concerns over the global economic recovery persisted after China unexpectedly raised interest rates to curb economic growth.
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The S&P 500 is set to decline over the next two weeks and could fall below 1,109 points, Carol Harmer, director of Charmer Charts, told CNBC Wednesday.
The problems banks have with mortgages will take a long time to be solved and bank stocks are not attractive despite the recent drop in price following fears over problems with foreclosures, famous investor Jim Rogers told CNBC Wednesday.
Bank of America may be trying to bring down the curtain on the foreclosure furor, but there were numerous indications Tuesday that the problems would not move off-stage so quickly.
The value of Indonesia's contemporary art market has tumbled 50 percent since the global financial crisis. Experts are now recommending that investors look for bargains in what some has described as Southeast Asia's "best" and "most-neglected" art market.
One day does not a market make, but stocks may have hit a temporary rough patch.
InterContinental CEO Andrew Cosslett answers five questions posed to him by CNBC on his career, his investments and the lessons learnt from the Asian financial crisis.