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If the market continues at its current pace since the March lows, it could hit 1,280 on the S&P by the end of the year, said Laszlo Birinyi Jr., president of Birinyi Associates. He shared his market insights.
Raytheon is scheduled to report earnings this morning, and traders are positioning for a move lower.
There’s still a week-and-a-half left in the month, but the markets are currently maintaining yet another month of gains.
Stocks finished lower after well-known banking analyst Dick Bove downgraded his rating on Wells Fargo.
Stocks advanced Wednesday as investors were encouraged by a few earnings reports, including Morgan Stanley, Yahoo and SanDisk. The VIX, widely considered the best gauge of fear in the market, dropped to just above 20.
Stocks opened lower Wednesday as a raft of companies beating earning estimates but failed to impress investors.
Stocks opened lower on Wednesday as a slew of firms beating earnings estimates failed to generate much market momentum. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, shared his insights.
Great earnings from three big banks, but futures haven't moved. What's up? Traders note that good earnings are being sold because stocks have rallied so much going into earnings season (the S&P 500 is up almost 4 percent this month alone).
Earnings season continues in earnest Wednesday, as we roll on with a week that will ultimately see 25 percent of the S&P 500 report their quarterly numbers.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of UnitedHealth and BlackRock popped while Lockheed Martin and State Street dropped.
Stocks retreated Tuesday after several earnings reports beat expectations but economic numbers missed their targets. The Dow shed more than 50 points, or 0.5 percent, but still held above 10,000. The S&P and Nasdaq each lost about 0.6 percent.
There are signs the nation's factories are stirring from one of the worst recessions in decades. If nothing else, hints of a rebound at big industrial firms will boost the stock market and lift people's 401ks.
Plus, highlights of the most important earnings reports.
Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Cytec Industries and Chevron popped while Domino’s Pizza and Las Vegas Sands dropped.
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner told CNBC in an interview that the economy will grow at a significant ate in the second half of this year and positive growth in 2010 at a level that will begin to gradually bring down the unemployment rate. Is he right? Bruce Kasman, chief U.S. Economist at JPMorgan discussed his insights.
Following my post earlier this week on the highest yielding stocks in the Dow, here is a deeper look at the dividends of the S&P 500.
The Carbon Disclosure Project has been tracking the carbon footprint of S&P-500 members since 2003. We've also included their total 2008 emissions where available.
The markets are higher today, with the Dow reaching within 68 points of 10,000 in this morning's trading. The Dow, which closed on Friday at a new high for 2009 at 9864.94 is currently trading near October 2008 levels, as it also managed to reach a new intraday peak for 2009 today at 9931.82.
Two and a half months away from the end of the year and the average dividend yield of the Dow 30 has continued to fall since the market lows. See how the 30 companies in the Dow compare.
Stocks rallied for a second day Tuesday as news that Australia has raised rates revitalized hope for the global recovery.