U.S. stock index futures struggled to find direction ahead of the open Friday as investors waited for results from the European Union's bank stress tests and the next batch of corporate earnings.
Wall Street will be closely watching the results of the European bank stress tests on Friday even as the deluge of earnings continue.
Why the traders think you might want to take these stocks for a spin before earnings reports Friday.
While the Fed Chairman said the economic outlook remained "unusually uncertain," America’s manufacturing base is seeing a pick-up in demand. So what's going on here?
Stocks rallied on Thursday after the latest batch of earnings reports. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services shared his market outlook.
Ben Bernanke may have brought out the bears Wednesday but the bulls argue investors missed a slew of positive signs. How should you read it?
Market drops on Bernanke comments; a failure of expectations. The S&P 500 dropped about 12 points as Mr. Bernanke's written testimony came out. There were several statements in the written testimony that caught traders' attention...
Pepsi is throwing its marketing weight behind Pepsi Max. It's a high caffeine, zero calorie beverage that's aimed directly at the consumer that gravitates to Coke Zero.
A slew of prominent companies are reporting Wednesday and Thursday, but the 'Fast' traders are waiting to hear what these names say.
Have you noticed a disconnect between bearish economic data and earnings which have been decent to good?
Apple, Citigroup and Ford are tirelessly touted by the media and fund managers. Yet, analysts favor lesser-followed companies. Here are 10 large-cap stocks, all S&P 500 members, that receive rave reviews from analysts but get little attention from investors.
The stock market is fixating on crumbling confidence in the U.S. economic recovery and may continue to ignore the good news that's likely to show up in corporate earnings reports in the coming week.
The Dow halted a 7-day winning streak on Thursday to end the week down 1%. Financial stocks were down the most among the major S&P 500 sectors, posting a loss of nearly 3%.
Over the past 3 months, McDonald’s has challenged $70 a total of 4 separate times and failed every time. Will earnings finally send it above this key level of resistance?
The Dow fell by triple digits Friday with disappointing earnings from some big banks largely blamed for the weakness. But there may be more than meets the eye...
Recent data underscores what should be obvious by now: that this recovery will be three steps forward and two steps back.
Considering Intel just reported their best results in the company's 42-year history, are we looking at a brand new bull?
US stocks posted their best weekly gain since July 17, 2009, with the S&P 500 rising 5.41%. Next week, Alcoa will kick off Q2 earnings season, scheduled to report after the bell on Monday.
Wendy's is introducing a line of new salads such as Apple Pecan Chicken and BLT Cobb as the fast-food chain tailors its sales pitch to focus on "real" ingredients to appeal to foodies.
Stocks extended their winning streak for a third straight session Thursday, helped by a late round of buying in consumer staples and materials. Bank and tech stocks remained the day's weakest links.