Stocks ended slightly higher after trading lower most of the session as Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke indicated the central bank would continue to stimulate the economy, even amid signs of growing strength in the U.S. economy, evident in news out early in the session. Cisco and BofA rose, while Merck fell.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, Feb. 3.
Stocks turned higher after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke indicated the central bank would continue to stimulate the economy, even amid signs of growing strength in the U.S. economy. Cicsco and Bank of America rose, while Merck fell.
Stocks fell Thursday as investors weighed strong signs of an economy on the mend against increasing worries over Egypt and signs pointing to an end to the recent rally. Merck and Alcoa fell, while Bank of America gained.
Stocks ended sharply higher as the Dow and the S&P 500 hit new multi-year highs, easily erasing losses from Friday's sharp sell-off on turmoil in Egypt as investors focused on upbeat earnings and economic news.
Stocks added to solid gains on Tuesday, pushing the Dow and S&P 500 to multi-year highs, as the market easily erased losses from Friday's sharp sell-off in the wake of turmoil in Egypt as investors focused on upbeat earnings and economic news. Pfizer and Alcoa rose, while P&G fell.
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Stocks continued to rise Tuesday, nearly erasing losses from Friday's sell-off in the wake of turmoil in Egypt. Pfizer and Bank of America rose, while McDonald's fell.
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President Obama is set to unveil the administration's agenda for the third year of his term and what most business leaders are looking for is for a shift in rhetoric. The first two years of the administration were focused on highlighting business excesses and painting the ills of the economy as directly the result of greed and corruption. Business has been an easy target.
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Stocks closed higher with the Dow finishing 20 points shy of 12,000 on the strength of materials and tech stocks and as investors awaited a handful of major earnings later this week. Alcoa and IBM rose, while BofA fell.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Monday, Jan. 24.
Stocks trimmed gains, but remained significantly higher, as techs and materials lifted the market as investors awaited a handful of major earnings from the sector later this week. Alcoa and IBM rose, while BofA fell.
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