Markets took some reassurance from the Fed's meeting minutes that while its bond buying is ending, the Fed will move slowly to raise interest rates.» Read More
Mad Money's Jim Cramer, discusses the good and bad news on Eaton's earnings miss this quarter, with Sandy Cutler, Eaton Corp., CEO, saying this is the first time in a decade we missed estimates, but we are still confident.
Things are getting better in the markets, says Mad Money's Cramer, which is why so many industrial stocks keep powering higher.
Carter Worth, Oppenheimer Asset Management chief market strategist, checks the charts to get a read on whether technical indicators are signaling stocks are set for a breakout, or sell-off.
The Fast Money traders, weigh in on which stocks and sectors are "under-owned" and how to play it., and the trade action on Apple and Google
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.
Todd Schoenberger, LandColt Trading LLC, discusses the worst performing sectors of the S&P 500 as markets close.
Markets reversed gains after the Dow rose its 3.5 year highs this morning, with Sam Stovall, S&P, and Todd Schoenberger, LandColt Trading.
JPMorgan's CEO Jamie Dimon said a Greek default would have "zero impact on U.S. banks." The Closing Bell team discusses.
First Niagara Bank is up 2% today - The northeastern bank posted record earnings results for 2011. John Koelmel, First Niagara Bank president & CEO, discusses.
Netflix is exploding to the upside after blowing past analyst estimates. The stock is up roughly 67% this year, but can the rush continue? Michael Pachter, analyst at Wedbush, explains: "The content owners are smart guys."
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports the U.S. markets pare early gains. Weekly jobless claims up but still under 400,000. Netflix surges following blowout quarterly earnings. Caterpillar profits jumps 58 percent. But AT&T posts a quarterly loss of $1 billion even though revenues beat the Street.
European markets close higher on the heels of yesterday's Fed announcement. Miners lead the markets higher. Talks between Greece and private sector debt holders resume today. The euro touches a five-week high against the U.S. dollar. Italy sees solid demand at auction for 2-year debt. Lagarde says that if necessary, the public sector should participate in debt reduction. With Deutsche Bank CEO Josef Ackermann.
The fourth largest container port in the nation wants to capitalize on the widening of the Panama Canal but needs to dredge the river deep enough to accommodate bigger ships, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.
Insight on why a six to ten percent drop from the current level of 1320 in the S&P is on the way, with Gina Sanchez, Roubini Global Economics (RGE) director of equity and asset allocation strategy.
As traders anticipate the fourth quarter GDP numbers, Andrew Busch, BMO Capital Markets shares his currency trading strategy on how to play the economic data.
CNBC's Jane Wells has the story on the fastest growing port in the nation with as much as 25 percent of the west coast port traffic could come east.
"I am trying to limit the number of variables that I am betting on," says William Browder, Hermitage Capital Management CEO, who says banks in Europe currently have a zero percent interest rate when they should be a six percent.
US stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street today which will add about 0.2 per cent, reaching its highest point since July, after the Federal Reserve indicated on Wednesday that interest rates were likely to remain at near zero until at least 2014. Europe is following a 1 per cent gain for the FTSE Asia-Pacific index, where trading was again thinned by holidays in China, Australia and India, and the FTSE Eurofirst 300 is up 0.8 per cent.
Netflix is the stock to watch as the company blew through expectations and beat the Street; The markets are continuing to digest comments from the FOMC yesterday; Investors anticipate another earnings rush today with AT&T, Caterpillar and 3M set to report and look ahead to day's economic data, including weekly jobless claims and durable goods and Greece's debt crisis continues to remain unresolved, reports CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.
US futures point to Wall Street opening higher. European shares rose today halting two days of losses, after the U.S. Federal Reserve said interest rates would remain low for a considerably longer period than expected and it was ready to offer additional stimulus to boost economic growth. Asian shares firmed on the same news.