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President Obama continues to push for Congress to complete health care legislation by August. But making that deadline appears to be difficult. The House is reportedly considering delaying its August recess to complete the bill. Tonight, the President will hold his fifth primetime press conference since his inauguration.
Stocks continue to trade higher, despite cautious comments. "The American consumer is not going to be the source of a global boom by any means." That was Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke, responding to a question during his testimony in the Senate this morning.
Many companies have reported earnings that have surprised to the upside, but how will they perform for the rest of the year? Dan Genter, CEO of RNC Genter Capital Management shared his insight and investment strategy.
It’s time for our weekly market psychology update with Jordan Kotick, Global Head of Technical Strategy at Barclays Capital. Kotick is currently travel through Russia and Eastern Europe.
Wells Fargo reported a record quarterly profit on Wednesday and Edward Najarian, head of bank research at ISI Group, shared his insights on the bank and its earnings results.
Amid choppy earnings, is the rally running out of steam? Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, offered CNBC his stock-market insights Wednesday.
Stocks wobbled Wednesday as a slew of earnings beats, including one from Pfizer, were encouraging but disappointing reports from two of Wall Street's biggest names dragged on the market.
Stocks bounced back from a lower open Wednesday, but bank stocks skidded after two of Wall Street's biggest names issued disappointing earnings. Morgan Stanley and Wells Fargo both declined, even though the Wells numbers appeared to beat analyst estimates. Traders appeared to be focusing on the sustainability of the Wells numbers, while Morgan's loss was much broader than expectations. Another heavy earnings calendar will shape the market's day again. Read and listen to what the experts had to say...
Caterpillar makes all types of construction and mining equipment, a great bellwether for the economy with a market capitalization of $23.7 billion.
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.