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The commodity’s rallying, and despite common wisdom that’s a good thing.
Over the years I’ve traveled on many field assignments, met CEOs of the biggest companies on earth, and powerful world leaders. In the past I’ve been humbled by some of these experiences. But last week I had one of the most truly humbling and eye-opening experiences of my life, and it had nothing to do with meeting an executive or a member of royalty. It was the men and women of The United States Navy.
Historically and on average, the U.S Markets have been up about 58% of the time or more on the day of Veterans' Day. The S&P has averaged best of the major indices on the day of Veterans' Day, up an average of 0.1% and up 64% of the time.
Warren Buffett agreed to buy one of America’s largest railroad companies in a deal valued at $44 billion. So what does Buffett’s move say about investing in America right now? David Pearl, co-CIO of Epoch Investment Partners, shared his insights.
The Air Force will soon release its final request for proposed bids in the long saga of replacing it's mid-air refueling tankers. Boeing and Northrop Grumman/EADS are facing off again for a massive deal that will start at $35 billion, but could end up over $100 billion.
New Zealand's national carrier Air New Zealand will buy 14 new Airbus planes at a cost of around US$1 billion to replace its domestic fleet of Boeings, the airline said on Tuesday.
Despite a weak start to the last week of October, the Dow and S&P are now both up 2.58% and 0.85% for the month as of Thursday's closing session. Even though October ranks as a slightly positive month historically on average, up more than 53% of the time for all three major U.S. Indexes, the Nasdaq Composite has trailed behind, currently down 1.2% month to date.
Stocks tumbled on Wednesday in a broad sell-off, sending the benchmark S&P 500 lower for a fourth straight day, erasing October gains.
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Charles Lindbergh famously fell asleep while crossing the Atlantic, and despite strict federal rules against it, experienced airline pilots say it's not uncommon to sneak a nap inside the cockpit.
With Microsoft's earnings report this morning, two thirds of the Dow 30 have now reported. Here is a summary of how things stand in terms of EPS and revenues.
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.