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Investors tend to use the first week of the year to rebalance their portfolios from last year’s winners, said Jerry Castellini, president and CIO of CastleArk Management, and Wayne Kaufman, chief market analyst at John Thomas Financial.
Many market strategists have an upbeat outlook for U.S. equities in 2011, but global markets, particularly in developing countries, also may offer upside this year.
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The economy added 103,000 jobs in December. Unemployment fell to 9.4 percent, largely because 260,000 adults dropped out of the labor force and are no longer counted as unemployed by the government.
The news that Starbucks is dropping the company name and the word "coffee" from its logo set off a media firestorm.
U.S. stock index futures shaved losses after news fewer jobs were created in December than expected, but the unemployment rate fell to 9.4 percent.
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Federal regulators are investigating whether California violated securities laws and failed to provide adequate disclosure about its giant public pension fund, according to a person with knowledge of the investigation. The New York Times reports.
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A good many economists agree that American companies are on the verge of ramping up hiring, even as they disagree on how many jobs were created last month.
Stocks ended mixed as the Dow's rally skidded to a halt as retailers reported weaker-than-expected December sales. Verizon and Travelers slid, while Microsoft gained.
ACA Management, the placement agent of the infamous $2 billion synthetic CDO, known as ABACUS 2007-AC1, has filed suit against Goldman citing fraud and unjust enrichment.
Stocks traded mixed Thursday as technology stocks rose and retailers skidded following weaker-than-expected December sales. Verizon skidded, while Microsoft gained.
This is a great time for investors to hunt for good value plays, said Bill Smead, CEO and CIO of Smead Capital Management, and Harvey Neiman, portfolio manager of Neiman Large Cap Value Fund.
Despite those strong sales gains, why aren’t their stocks moving much to the upside?
Monsanto matched market expectations with its earnings results on Thursday and reaffirmed its financial goal for the full year. But Kevin Kirkeby of Standard & Poor’s said he still has a “hold” rating on the stock.
Stocks turned mixed as retail stocks skidded on news of weaker-than-expected December sales. Verizon and AT&T fell, while Boeing rose.