Stocks were heading to the best results for a week before Labor day since 2006 after a series of economic reports gave investors reason to think the U.S. economy is beginning to turn around. JP Morgan rose and McDonald's fell.
Stocks held gains after investors digested August jobs data that was largely better than expected, but still offered reason for concern, and news that service sector activity grew less than forecast. Verizon and AT&T fell, Caterpillar rose.
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Stocks rebounded heading into the final hour of trading Wednesday, threatening to snap a four-day losing streak. The Dow was higher, finding firmer footing above 10,000.
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Following triple digit gains and losses for the Dow this week, the major US indexes ended mixed on Friday, with the NASDAQ chalking up a positive performance. Within the S&P, energy and financial companies fell the most.
Stocks largely ended down Friday, but significantly off earlier losses as the tech-heavy Nasdaq turned slightly higher. The moves were amid light trading and continuing worries about the economic recovery and bearish action in expiring August options. HP fell.
Here’s our Fast Money Final Trade, where the 'Fast' traders give you the best plays for Thursday.
The traders discuss the best plays in the auto industry following news that GM filed for its IPO.
Stocks were mixed Wednesday, following a mixed batch of earnings reports. Doug MacKay, president and CIO of Broadleaf Partners, and Mike Holland, chairman of Holland & Company, discussed their best plays.
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