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The internal obsession with the stock must subside. It is a paranoid approach that is just as unnatural as the idea of Mr. Blankfein on Oprah.
Stocks opened lower Thursday after the Fed highlighted the weakness of the recovery in its latest statement. But a pair of better-than-expected economic reports helped curb the losses.
A bitter battle is now brewing between a noted short-seller and the for-profit education industry.
Two weeks ago, Hasbro's board told Providence it had no interest in a go-private transaction.
Stock index futures were lower ahead of the opening bell Thursday ahead of key economic data and after the Federal Reserve scaled back its projections for the economic recovery.
Shockingly bad housing data this week, and now the Fed's downgrade of the economy could ramp up market anxiety with each new economic report.
Research in Motion dispatches its first-quarter earnings Thursday after the bell. Mike Abramsky, RBC Capital Markets analyst, shared his optimism about RIM's survival in the consumer market.
The Dow squeaked out a gain Wednesday after the Fed renewed its pledge to keep rates low and offered a statement with no surprises.
Home builders trade up (!) today. What's up? Two things: 1) builders are DOWN 30 to 40 percent in the last two months, and 2) with these kinds of sales, builders will build even less, and inventory will come down even more. Still, the numbers were a shock...
The Fed has slightly downgraded its outlook on the US economy and on housing, and also somewhat lowered its inflation outlook.
It soon became clear that the “risk factors” section of the documents, in which BP would lay out the perceived risks to its bondholders, was too delicate an explanation to rush, says one of the people familiar with the matter, and the company realized it would likely need at least another week to finish the prospectus.
Day two of the New York Forum in full swing this morning. Mayor Bloomberg opened the meeting today by discussing the government's role to promote economic activity. Wall Street remains the top industry for the Big Apple. Finance remains the economic engine for the United States.
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev is in Silicon Valley this morning, meeting with the founders of Twitter before heading to Cisco Systems where he's scheduled to see CEO John Chambers, the company's president of emerging markets Peter Mountford, and others.
Stocks see-sawed lower for a third session on Wednesday. Is this the beginning of a pullback? Kim Caughey, VP and senior equity analyst at Fort Pitt Capital Group, and James Dailey, CIO and senior portfolio manager at Team Asset Strategy Fund, discussed their insights.
The government's weak 5-year auction initially dampened some buying activity in Treasurys and put the spotlight on Thursday's auction of $30 billion in 7-year notes.
Apple will sell one million iPhone 4 smartphones tomorrow, according to BGC Partners, hitting a sales milestone that took the first iPhone 74 days to reach and the iPhone 3G three months.
The latest batch of lousy economic data took a sharp turn for the worse this morning with an awful new home sales report for the month of May.
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Given that consumer debt levels have barely budged from record highs and that many boomers had been depending on home price appreciation for retirement, we believe the recent housing price declines will cause somewhat of a permanent shift in the saving and spending patterns of middle Americans.
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.