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The Chinese get going, again: as the Shanghai Index has hit new 52-week highs, Chinese investors have rushed back into the market, opening the most new stock accounts (484,799 last week) in the past 18 months.
Futures indicated a lower open for Wall Street Wednesday as cautious words from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and Yahoo's missing revenue expectations lent to investors taking profits.
Global stocks held close to 9-month highs on Wednesday with Europe seeing some falls in choppy trading on cautious words from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, who said unemployment would remain high into 2011.
If the market doesn't start to hustle now, the S&P and Dow are likely to fall from here onwards, and we could see a new bear-market low, Chris Locke, MD of Oystertrade.com Management said Wednesday.
Another wave of much better-than-expected corporate results Tuesday shows that Wall Street's analysts have badly miscalculated earnings this quarter.
Morgan Stanley reports its second-quarter earnings before the opening bell on Wednesday. Will the Wall Street firm follow in the footsteps of Goldman Sachs — or disappoint like Bank of America? Michael Mayo, analyst at Calyon Securities, offered CNBC his financial-stock outlook.
A late rally pushed stocks higher Tuesday following better-than-expected earnings from several Dow components. The Dow logged its seventh-straight gain, the Nasdaq, it's tenth.
Apple is expected to report strong earnings results after the closing bell on Tuesday. Keith Woolcock, co-founder of Cyck Partners shares his insights on the company.
The Dow advanced Tuesday as a slew of components beat earnings expectations. But there were pockets of weakness throughout the market, including chips, hardware, banks and retail. The Nasdaq was lower.
Think of Wall Street as an obese person trying to find a healthy lifestyle. Then you'll begin to understand second-quarter earnings this year.
As many companies report better-than-expected second-quarter earnings, investors ask if the economy is finally on its way to a recovery. David Goerz, CIO of Highmark Capital and Ken Shreve, market commentator at Investor’s Business Daily shared their insights.
Stocks lower midday, the Caterpillar conference call is the likely culprit. While some may feel that Mr. Bernanke bears some of the blame for the markets coming off their highs (he emphasized the "slow recovery"), most traders put the blame on Caterpillar's rather poor conference call, which began at 11 AM ET.
The trend continues: earnings beat, but revenues light. But that's good enough: stock futures are popping on the news. Why? Two reasons.
Southwest posted a quarterly profit on Tuesday, after three straight quarters of losses as lower costs boosted its bottom line. Senior airline analyst Jamie Baker at JPMorgan discussed the company’s earnings and his outlook.
Stocks have weakened midday, but after the S&P 500 has rallied 8 percent in the last 7 trading sessions, no one seems surprised. Bids are light; bonds have rallied.
A huge guest list on Closing Bell with Maria Bartiromo from 3-4PM ET this afternoon. Maria will speak with CEO of Caterpillar, Jim Owens and Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold’s CEO Richard Adkerson in two exclusive interviews today.
Companies as diverse as Caterpillar, Merck and Coca-Cola reported quarterly profit that beat analyst estimates. Does this signify an embryonic bull market at last? Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, offered CNBC his stock-market insights.
The bulls are putting their money "in good hands" Tuesday morning, betting on a rally in Allstate before its earning report two weeks from now.
Maria interviewed Nouriel on Closing Bell this afternoon. Roubini said we’ll have a V-shaped recovery, seeing growth back to 3%. It’s going to feel like a recession even though we’re technically out of the recession.
The Dow bolted out of the gate Tuesday as a slew of components beat earnings expectations. But there were pockets of weakness throughout the market, including chips, hardware, banks and retail. The Nasdaq was lower.