U.S. stocks closed higher, breaking two days of losses amid details of QE in the euro zone and anticipation of Friday's nonfarm payrolls report.» Read More
On a week where oil topped $73 per barrel for the first time in 8 months before receding on Friday, treasury auctions moved the equity market, and GM and Citi were replaced in the Dow, the markets are flat to positive on the week, but the Dow manages to go positive year-to-date.
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Stocks rebounded late on Monday to end around break-even. Late gains were triggered by momentum in the S&P 500 which recently pierced its 200-day moving average.
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Stocks opened lower Monday as the dollar and U.S. Treasury yields soared on the back of last week's cheerier jobs data, which prompted speculation that the Fed may raise rates at its next meaeting.
Stocks opened lower on Monday as the dollar and U.S. Treasury yields soared on last week's hopeful jobs data, which prompted speculation that the Federal Reserve may raise rates at its next meeting. Read and listen to what the experts had to say…
Today, Cisco and Travelers replaced Citigroup and GM on the Dow. Here is a look back at the previous 10 changes to the Dow and what happened to the benchmark in the days leading up to and following the change.
Although oil prices could see a spike to the $80 range, they will most likely settle near $60 a barrel, said Dennis Gartman, founder of The Gartman Letter.
If last week is any indication, the market focus will be less on stocks and more on bonds and the dollar; while the dollar staged a late-week rally, the Treasury auction this week and continued weakness in long-dated Treasuries continues to be a worry for traders.
Stocks opened lower Monday as the dollar and U.S. Treasury yields soared on the back of last week's cheerier jobs data, which prompted speculation that the Fed may raise rates at its next meeting.
With stocks rallying for over 3 months now, dividend yields continue to fall back to Earth. Today, two new components join the Dow, one with a dividend and one without. See how the 30 companies in the Dow compare.
Futures pointed to a lower open for Wall Street Monday as the dollar and U.S. Treasury yields soared on the back of last week's cheerier jobs data, which prompted speculation that the Federal Reserve may raise rates at its next meeting.
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Investors are now concerned that the current state of world economies can’t support oil much above $60. Will oil’s collapse trigger the next leg down?
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There’s no keeping this market down. The S&P 500 recorded another day of gains; the current four-day advance is now the index's longest winning streak since early April.
The Dow Industrials briefly turned positive for the year earlier this morning. WAHOO! But wait…the S&P 500 turned positive for 2009 nearly one month ago and is now up over 4.5% this year. So why the performance lag in the Dow (compared to the S&P)?
With the exit of Citigroup and GM from the Dow, new comers Cisco and Travelers bring some heft back into the index. As of Monday's close, the price weighted index is taking out $4.44 (combined price of Citi and GM) and adding in $61.41 (CSCO + TRV). Here's how this change will impact the weight of the remaining 28 stocks of the Dow.