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Stocks turned sharply lower on Wednesday following reports that showed new home sales hit a record low last month. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, shared his market outlook.
At a time when many banks have become notorious for taking money away from checking account customers, a start-up is planning to double what it’s putting back in account holders’ wallets.
Today's six stocks worth watching.
The Federal Reserve's Open Market Committee is expected to issue its latest decision on interest rates and the US economy this afternoon. Paul Schatz, president of Heritage Capital, discussed his insights ahead of the event.
Bids are light. This was no selloff yesterday: bidders simply walked away. Consolidated volume at the NYSE (trading in all NYSE listed stocks on all exchanges) was 4.7 billion shares (5 billion is normal), one of the lighter volume days of the year.
Stocks turned lower Wednesdy after a report showed new home sales hit a record low last month.
People will beg, borrow and steal before they give up their iPod. Unfortunately for the stock market, that is not the case when it comes to everything else.
Here's what analysts and others say they're watching before the bell Wednesday.
US stock index futures pushed higher Wednesday, after stocks closed lower Tuesday as a result of weak housing data
More disappointing economic news sapped stock prices Tuesday, making the Fed's comment on the economy Wednesday a bigger event than it might otherwise have been.
Stocks fell sharply Tuesday, dragged down by disappointing housing data and weakness in energy shares.
Troll through Judge Martin L.C. Feldman's 22-page ruling, which blocked the offshore drilling moratorium imposed by the Obama administration, and you can hear the voice of a man clearly exasperated by the logic of those who have argued for the moratorium...
Vanguard founder Jack Bogle says the American economy is back from the brink, but the nation could face debt problems like Europe's if the US is not careful about borrowing.
Stocks fell further in late trading Tuesday as energy stocks dragged and technology and health care stocks were higher.
Hornbeck Offshore Services, Noble, Hercules Offshore, Diamond Offshore and other deepwater drillers all rallying modestly midday, as a federal judge has blocked the offshore drilling moratorium imposed by the Obama administration.
Walgreens, Rite Aid at 52-week lows. The Walgreens conference call ended earlier. Bottom line?
"There is an interesting statistic, which says unless we invest in the infrastructure of this country, instead of on stimulus spending, then you can't build your business," Lutnick said.
Companies such as Apple, General Electric, JPMorgan Chase and Apple are on a newly released list of stocks commonly used by computer-generated high-frequency trading (HFT) programs, according to BNY ConvergEx Group, an institutional investment advisory firm in New York.
Jeff Bezos should give away the Kindle free of charge, to spur more sales of higher-profit online books.
There won’t be a double dip although markets will continue to stay volatile, said Matt McCormick, banking analyst and portfolio manager at Bahl & Gaynor Investment Counsel.