Stocks were slightly higher heading into the close of trading Friday, but the late-session boost may not be enough to push the markets higher for the week. Disney and Boeing fell, while HP rose.
Stocks were lower on Friday, following news that China would take a second step to tighten monetary conditions. How should investors be positioned? Zahid Siddique, associate portfolio manager at Gabelli Equity Trust, and Bob Phillips, senior partner at Spectrum Management Group, shared their outlooks.
Currency friction between the United States and China is on a "collision course," as both countries manage two opposing monetary and economic interests, Jim Rickards, sr. managing director at Omnis, a market intelligence firm, told CNBC on Friday.
Stocks shed losses from earlier this week to close broadly higher Thursday, lifted by the successful return of General Motors to the U.S. stock market and relief that Ireland was addressing its debt crisis. Alcoa and Boeing rose, while Intel fell.
American businesses that import Chinese goods face higher prices, but exporters are predicting sales growth. The NYT reports.
The Baltic Dry Shipping Index, a leading economic indicator used by market insiders to gauge global demand for dry commodities, has been on the decline in the last two weeks. Is this an indicator of how the overall global economy is likely to perform in the future? Doug Mavrinac, maritime equity research head at Jefferies shared his insights.
China boosted its ambitions to challenge Airbus and Boeing for a slice of a global market worth $1.7 trillion with a 100-plane order for its first commercial jetliner at a lavish ceremony on Tuesday.
In addition to GM, there are at least six other IPOs scheduled to price this week, and some of them may give more insight into the near future of the IPO market.
Herein are movers that grabbed the "Fast Money" traders attention this week.
Stocks sank for another day Friday, concluding the worst week for the markets in three months as investor worries about a slowing Chinese economy and debt troubles in peripheral European countries sent materials, energy and other commodities lower. Boeing and Alcoa fell, while Disney and Intel rose.
Stocks declined, with the Dow and S&P on track to closer lower for a fourth day, as investor worries about a slowing Chinese economy and debt troubles in peripheral European countries sent materials, energy and other commodities lower. Boeing and Alcoa fell, while Disney and Intel rose.
Stocks drifted lower after an initial bounce on an upbeat consumer sentiment reading as Stocks drifted lower again, after an initial bounce on an upbeat consumer sentiment reading, as investors worried about the effects of slower growth in China and debt troubles in Ireland and Portugal. Boeing and Merck fell, while Disney and Intel rose.
Stock index futures indicated a lower opening Friday, following weakness in global market on fears of higher interest rates in China and the worsening economic situation in Ireland.
The "Fast Money" traders note some market movers that caught their eye Thursday.
Stocks closed down Thursday soon after Walt Disney released worse-than-expected results into a market already weakened by disappointing results from Cisco and a rise in the dollar as European debt troubles continued to roil currency markets. Cisco and Disney fell, Chevron rose.
Stocks declined ahead of the close Thursday, as Walt Disney released worse-than-expected results into a market already weakened by disappointing results from Cisco and a rise in the dollar as European debt troubles continued to roil currency markets. Cisco and Disney fell.
Wall Street looked set to start the day lower Thursday, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq futures particularly weak after disappointing results from Cisco Systems.
Boeing halted test flights of its 787 Dreamliner on Wednesday, a day after an electrical fire aboard one of its test planes forced an emergency landing in Texas, but said it was too early to tell if the incident would push back the plane's delivery schedule.
Stocks finished in positive territory after wavering much of the afternoon and trading lower earlier, as the dollar rose for a third day ahead of a meeting of G20 leaders beginning Thursday. Bank of America and Chevron rose, while Boeing fell.