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Airlines have been flying high on strong earnings, but many option traders aren't on board. OptionMonster's tracking systems have been detecting heavy call selling and put buying in the sector, reflecting a generally skeptical attitude by traders.
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The government bond market rally is over and investors are switching their portfolios to the stock market, Royce Tostrams, technical analyst at Tostrams Groep, told CNBC Friday.
The falling dollar's strong grip on financial markets has inflated market expectations for the weekend G-20 finance ministers meeting in Korea, but the gathering is unlikely to end with little more than a few loose promises.
Stocks closed modestly higher after a see-saw session as the dollar rose, and investors absorbed the meaning of a large batch of earnings reports and economic news. Home Depot and United Technologies rose, while Bank of America and Alcoa fell.
A tombstone in Lucite, with a black, not white, background sits on the windowsill in Steve Schwarzman’s office to remind him of a big and costly mistake involving the purchase of a steel company.
Stocks rose out of negative territory after rallying earlier in the sessions as the dollar rose, and investors absorbed the meaning of a large batch of earnings reports and economic news. Home Depot and United Technologies rose, while Bank of America and Caterpillar fell.
The only question you ask after listening to ITT Education’s spacer third quarter conference call was this: What planet are these guys living on?
Politically, female respondents were more gentle on the Obama Administration and more critical of Republican responses to the White House., according to a new CNBC All-America Survey. And the two genders are definitely split on the issue of regulation and the Tea Party.
Third-quarter earnings results could be producing a paradigm shift for US companies, in which multinationals fuel an economic recovery that strictly domestic companies cannot.
The current state of our economy may not have people hiding money in mattresses, but it certainly has them putting a majority of their monthly funds into basic savings accounts. A report from TheStreet.
Given the company's massive pile of cash and numerous acquisitions throughout 2010, a growing crowd of market commentators are looking to Google (GOOG) as the General Electric (GE) of the 21st century. A report from TheStreet.
Stocks are advancing modestly as earnings are handily beating expectations, but some stocks that have had fabulous price runups-recently are down.
The Bulgari Blue Diamond, sold for $15.7 million on Wednesday at Christie's New York, setting a new world record for the price paid per carat for such a stone in open bidding.
Stocks pared gains, although remained higher, after several positive earnings reports gave investors a reason to believe the U.S. economy is improving, even as they digested a mixed batch of economic reports. Home Depot and McDonald's rose, while Bank of America fell.
The United Airlines-Continental merger is good for the industry and also for Southwest, its CEO and chairman Gary Kelly, told CNBC Thursday.
Investors tumbled and bruised by the markets’ crashing waves have moved as a herd into the seemingly safer, more stable realm of bonds.
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