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As the stock market continues to trend higher, with the S&P 500 on track for its best first quarter since 1998, industrial and financial stocks are on track for a strong finish, moving ahead of last year's winners.
With just one day away from quarter and month end, the Dow and S&P are on track for their best Q1 since 1999 & 1998, and the NASDAQ Composite since 2006 based on March 29th closing levels.
The stocks that make this list are there for good reason – and it’s not uncommon for them to keep going higher.
Markets advanced Monday after a reported showed consumer spending ticked higher last month. Boris Schlossberg, director of currency research at GFT Forex, Peter Beutel, president of Cameron Hanover, and Todd Colvin, vice president of MF Global, shared their outlooks on equities, currencies and commodities.
Stocks rose Monday, led by energy stocks as oil topped $82 a barrel. Boeing was the biggest gainer on the Dow. Financials were weak.
Companies are increasingly sharing their record cash hoard with investors, and that trend should accelerate with a new wave of increased dividends and buybacks this quarter, according to a report from an investment bank.
As the Dow flirts with the psychologically important 11,000 level, there's something you should know before you place your next bet!
Stocks advanced Monday after a reported showed consumer spending ticked higher last month.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open Monday, despite news out of Moscow that suicide bomber blasts have killed at least 37 people in that city's subway system.
After traders celebrated what was cynically dubbed “Dow 10k 2.0” just 5.5 months ago, the Dow Industrials is now just a small hop away from regaining the 11,000 level. Once it reaches that level, the Dow will have rallied 68 percent from its March 2009 low.
The American markets are reacting to the country’s problems the same way they did health care. Cramer explains why that is wrong.
As we approach another quarter and month end, the Dow and S&P are on track for their best Q1 in over 10 years, and the NASDAQ Composite since 2006 based on March 24th closing levels.
Stocks snapped a two-day winning streak Wednesday as a downgrade on Portugal's credit rating sent the dollar higher and stocks and commodities lower.
Markets remained lower on Wednesday after sales of newly built U.S. homes fell for a fourth straight month to a record low in February. What should investors expect going forward? Michael Jones, chief investment officer at Riverfront Investment Group and Andrew Kanaly, chairman of Kanaly Trust Company shared their insights.
Stocks fell Wednesday as a downgrade on Portugal's credit rating sent the dollar higher and stocks and commodities lower.
So-called mega-caps are making a comeback against smaller companies, which have led the bull market up until this point. But which companies will lead?
Stocks remained lower Wednesday after a disappointing new-home sales report, but didn't add much to its losses. Stocks started the day lower after Portugal's credit rating was downgraded, accelerating jitters about European debt problems.
Wondering where to put your money now? Cramer highlights his favorite sectors.
Stocks ended higher Monday, led by health care, as passage of the health-care bill lifted uncertainty surrounding the legislation that was hanging over the market. Citigroup jumped after an analyst upgrade.
Plus, Cramer takes issue with Goldman Sachs and its conviction-sell list.