Using infrared and microwave images of the entire planet taken twice a day, Lanworth can distinguish between each type of agricultural commodity—corn, soybeans, wheat and on and on—and discover the total number of acres of each planted overall.
Stocks ended a quiet trading session largely flat, with the Dow closing slightly down to mark five straight days of losses. Technology stocks gave a modest boost to the Nasdaq, which ended higher. 3M and Boeing fell.
Stock ended the session largely flat, with the Dow slightly lower before the close, after a session marked by quiet trading in a narrow range on mixed economic data. Technology stocks gave a slight boost to the Nasdaq, which ended higher.
As part of a growing trend among hedge funds and Wall Street firms, Cold War-style satellite surveillance is being used to gather market-moving information.
The Orange Bowl lost an orange sponsor when FedEx decided not to renew the BCS game. But sources tell CNBC that Discover Card, which also has orange in its logo, is expected to be the new sponsor of the BCS game.
The major indexes end the week in negative territory with the NASDAQ bringing up the rear, losing 5% for the week and suffering its 4th worst week of the year.
Why famed strategist Douglas Kass of Seabreeze Partners is now bullish banking and non-banking names in the financial sector.
Stocks wobbled following a mixed bag of economic data Friday. What should investors expect going forward? Christopher Zook, chairman and CIO of CAZ Investments shared his outlook.
Investors are at odds over whether the bond market or the stock market is the better way to invest.
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Since the zero interest rate policy (ZIRP) was put into effect in December 2008, Fed days have typically been positive for the S&P 500.
Stocks gained Monday amid light volume as investors hung back to await news from the Federal Reserve meeting on Tuesday. Shares of Hewlett-Packard plunged nearly 8 percent.
Stocks gained Monday as investors continued to find reasons to support the market, although trading was light as most investors awaited news from the Federal Reserve's meeting on Tuesday.
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What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.
With chatter suggesting that BlackBerry has avoided a ban in Saudi Arabia and potentially other Mideast nations, is the stock oversold?
Companies hoarding cash since the start of the recession are beginning to pass on some of it to shareholders , but it's unlikely to match the boom of a decade ago.
Stocks rose across all sectors Monday as investors continued to fuel a modest August rally. Financials were among the weakest performers, and Hewlett Packard shares suffered from the sudden exit of CEO Mark Hurd. Cisco, McDonald's lead the Dow.
Stocks opened higher on Monday as investors looked past weakness in the US jobs picture and kept a mild August rally in gear. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services shared his market outlook.
US stocks posted modest gains during the first week of August, led by the S&P 500 index with a gain of 1.82%. Within the S&P, health care and energy companies rose the most. Pork belly future contracts jumped 18% for the week, while the dollar fell to a 15-year low against the Japanese yen.