Stocks kicked off August with a rally, snapping a three-day losing streak, after a better-than-expected manufacturing reading and some strong bank earnings out of Europe. The Dow jumped 2%.
The Dow and S&P 500 rose more than 1.5 percent Monday, with both indexes hitting a 10-week high, boosted by energy and materials. But RIM and Walmart fell.
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July marked the best month for the Dow and the S&P 500 in a year. But will that momentum continue through the rest of the summer? Robert Doll, vice chairman and chief equity strategist at BlackRock, discussed his market outlooks.
Economic reports on jobs, manufacturing and the consumer could be what trips up stocks in the week ahead, deflating some of July's 7 percent gain.
US stocks posted their best monthly performance of the year, led by the Dow Jones Industrial Average with a gain of 7.1%. Within the S&P 500 sectors, industrial and material companies rose the most in July.
Visa reported a profit of $716 million on Wednesday after the closing bell, outpacing estimates, as consumers resumed spending. Robert Dodd, senior transaction processing industry analyst at Morgan Keegan shared his analysis on the credit card giant.
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Stocks rallied to a one-month high Friday, led by industrials, as the latest batch of earnings reports gave another shot of confidence to recovery hopes. Verizon, AmEx and GE all gained more than 3 percent.
US stocks posted their second best weekly performance of the year, led by the NASDAQ Composite with a gain of 4.15%. Within the S&P 500 sectors, industrial and material companies rose the most.
Stocks rose sharply Friday, led by industrials, after investors digested through the results of the EU bank stress tests and embraced a handful of encouraging U.S. earnings reports from earlier this morning. GE jumped after the firm raised its quarterly dividend.
Markets were little changed in the wake of Europe's stress tests results. What's the market trying to tell you?
Stocks mostly fell on Friday as investors sorted through the latest batch of earnings. Can the July market gains continue? Steven Stahler, president of Stahler Investment Group, and Roy Williams, CEO of Prestige Wealth Management, discussed their insights.
The fast-food chain reported earnings Friday that slightly topped estimates, helped by same-store sales gains across all regions.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Friday, July 23.
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?