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Stocks advanced on this first trading day of May after some positive economic reports and details of a European financial rescue package for Greece provided some measure of relief.
Stocks advanced Monday after some positive economic reports. How much longer will the rally last? Phil Orlando, chief equity market strategist at Federated Investors and Scott Wren, senior equity strategist at Wells Fargo Advisors shared their insights.
Stocks opened higher Monday after Greece was offered a bailout package of more than $145 billion by the European Union and the IMF.
Machinists at Boeing's St. Louis defense systems plant have authorized a strike if a contract is not accepted before the current agreement expires next month.
Although it is harder to find a bargain on value stocks than it was a year ago, investors can still find a deal in some infrastructure companies, Mario Gabelli, of Gamco Investors, told CNBC at Berkshire Hathaway's annual shareholder meeting Friday.
But that’s no reason to sell stocks, he says. Here’s how you survive the debt tsunami crossing the Atlantic.
Better corporate profits and economic news could keep the market humming, as long as the slow fuse on the Greek debt situation doesn't end with a bang.
The Dow pulled off an eighth straight week of gains. It was a straight flush this week, with the Dow ending higher in five of five sessions this week, for a total gain of 1.7 percent.
The next time the market pulls back, Cramer says, consider these winning plays.
The Dow clawed back in late trading Wednesday. Technology and industrials gained while health-care and telecom shares continued to drag.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, April 21.
Stocks wobbled in mid-afternoon trading Wednesday. Technology and industrials gained while health-care and telecom stocks continued to drag.
Stocks have been rallying in the last few trading sessions, but there are concerns that the economic recovery could freeze and affect market gains. Robert Barbera, chief economist at ITG shared his economic insights.
Stocks pushed higher Wednesday, led by techs and banks as optimism about the economic recovery gained strength and worries about the Goldman Sach charges subsided.
Traders note it's another Macro vs. Micro day ... the juggernaut of strong earnings, especially Apple and the banks versus Greece. As the EU/IMF start negotiations with Greece, the 10 year Greek bond yields are at 8.3 percent, blowing out another roughly 40 basis points.
Uncertainty surrounding Goldman Sachs will likely overshadow the positive news from dozens of major corporate earnings reports in the week ahead. Some analysts say the Goldman spacer fraud charges could be the event that will trigger a much anticipated stock market correction.
Take advantage of the declines in these stocks, Cramer says. Friday’s “scandal” won’t keep them down for long.
Cramer explains why stocks can still move higher and the US in particular right now is "more investable than most" other countries.
The aircraft leasing unit of embattled American International Group has agreed to sell 53 passenger jets to Australia's Macquarie Group to raise a much-needed $2 billion in cash.
The Dow finished above 11,000 for a second straight day Tuesday but it was a rocky session as Alcoa's revenue miss and a regional-bank downgrade rattled the market. 1,200 remained out of reach for the S&P 500.