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In Monday's rally, the sector topping the tape was Financials, and leading the way were credit card stocks, notably American Express, Discover and Capital One.
Th e Dow rallied to a new high for 2009 after the Group of 20 pledged to keep stimulus in place until recovery was assured.
Although the Dow has reached it's 2009 high, its current level is somewhat similar to where it was several weeks ago, but what does this tell you about the market's future?
Dow Industrials hits new highs, but other indices lag. In most recoveries, small caps notably outperform big caps, but this has not been the case with this recovery.
With all the buzz around the dollar, the traders are also seeing life in the retail sector... and some see it as primed for the next big pop.
Stocks rallied Monday, coming off their best weekly performance in a month, after the Group of 20 pledged to keep stimulus in place until recovery was assured.
The health care reform bill passed by the House this weekend now moves to the Senate, which has its own version of a bill. So how do investors play health care stocks? Les Funtleyder, health care strategist for Miller Tabak and Ipsita Smolinksi, health care analyst for Capitol Street gave their outlook on Monday to CNBC.
Toward the end of last week, the markets saw a huge run-up. Does this bode well for stocks this week? Art Cashin, director of floor operations for UBS Financial Services, offered CNBC his insights.
McDonald's, the world's largest fast-food chain, said Monday that monthly sales growth edged down in October in the U.S., only the third time the monthly figures haven't climbed in 6 1/2 years.
The Group of 20 (finance ministers and central bank governors) signaled that while they would eventually be withdrawing their loose monetary stance, it would not be imminent.
On a week where the Dow closes above 10K, gold tops $1,100 and unemployment hits 10.2%, the markets shrug off negative data to end the week up over 3%.
Don't let the pundit-speak about "lagging indicator" or the market's move Friday fool you, the job market is crucial to the stock market right now.
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Stocks ended mixed Wednesday as a post-Fed rally fizzled. Stocks had opened higher as investors cheered some encouraging readings on the economy, then swung in about a 50 point range after the Fed's statement, before finishing narrowly mixed.
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Stocks finished mixed Tuesday as techs struggled after a downgrade on Intel. Transports rose following news that that Warren Buffett is buying Burlington Northern railroad. Industrials also gained after this week's encouraging manufacturing reports.
Companies including TD Ameritrade, Coach and Turkey's Turkcell could be on Warren Buffett's radar, according to a quantitative screen by Standard & Poor's.
Stocks tumbled Tuesday, led by techs after an analyst downgrade on Intel. Transports rose following news that Warren Buffett is buying Burlington Northern railroad.
While the Burlington Northern deal is getting a lot of attention, it has not brought pre-open trading in the S&P futures into positive territory yet. Risk aversion has become a more prominent theme since last Wednesday, when the S&P 500 dropped below its 50-day moving average for the first time since July.
Seesaw moves in the stock market have not discouraged some strategists who believe the market remains in an uptrend, despite near-term choppiness.