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About half the Dow 30 and a quarter of the S&P 500 report next week, and analysts expect the majority of those companies—from a broad range of industries—to continue beating expectations.
U.S. stocks managed to close the week in positive territory, up about 1% or greater. The Dow Jones industrial average settled above the 10,000-level twice this week, reaching its highest close in a year.
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner told CNBC in an interview that the economy will grow at a significant ate in the second half of this year and positive growth in 2010 at a level that will begin to gradually bring down the unemployment rate. Is he right? Bruce Kasman, chief U.S. Economist at JPMorgan discussed his insights.
Meaning: shareholders. Here are two companies that delivered surprise quarters – but not in a good way.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Following my post earlier this week on the highest yielding stocks in the Dow, here is a deeper look at the dividends of the S&P 500.
Stocks shot out of the gate Monday, fueled by earnings optimism, but then pulled back near the final hour of trading as investors took some profits.
With emissions rules looking inevitable, companies are taking steps to prepare for a number of different government scenarios.
Two and a half months away from the end of the year and the average dividend yield of the Dow 30 has continued to fall since the market lows. See how the 30 companies in the Dow compare.
U.S. stocks posted their strongest weekly performance since mid-July, with all indexes rising nearly 4% or greater for the week.
Investors are eager for signs that the economic recovery is underway - and after hours it seems Alcoa delivered.
This stock’s a great play on the move from paper money to plastic cards.
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According to a study by the Health division of the RAND Corp., restrictions on the availability of fast food in poorer neighborhoods of Los Angeles "are unlikely to improve the diet of residents or reduce obesity."
For many people who do not have bank accounts, or cannot get a credit card, the pre-paid debit cards are irresistible. But their convenience comes with a catch. The New York Times reports.
Three new stories may offer hope for the class warfare that has run roughshod over our national psyche of late: a Cadbury descendant called Kraft that "American plastic cheese company", Michael Moore's "Capitalism" movie flopped, and the Louvre is opening a McDonald's.
All major U.S. Indexes declined 1.8% or more for the week, logging weekly losses for a 2-straight week. A pullback in Industrials, a worse than expected ISM Manufacturing September reading, and continued weakness in the U.S. jobs data also pushed the CBOE Volatility Index (.VIX) up by 11.8% for the week.
On Wednesday, the convenience store chain delivered a petition to Capitol Hill Wednesday with nearly 1.7 million signatures on it, urging Congress to pass legislation from stopping credit cards in charging 'excessive transaction fees.'
I'll start by saying that trying to handicap what city will win the Olympic Games is an idiotic exercise. Not all of the 106 voting IOC vote with rationale and sometimes the winner is a product of the order in which cities get eliminated and how those votes are passed on.
After hours the traders poured over Nike earnings, looking for insights into Wednesday’s market action as well as trading opportunities.