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.
Stocks bounced back from a lower open Monday as all the uncertainty surrounding the health bill lifted after the House approved it. Merck and Pfizer remained at the front of the Dow pack. Citigroup jumped after an analyst upgrade.
Considering the Dems got one piece of sweeping legislation through Congress, will they able to do it again?
Plus, Cramer gives viewers his call on Iron Mountain.
Stocks snapped an eight-day winning streak Friday, but still managed to finish up more than 1 percent for the week. Telecoms and industrials were the week's best performers, while energy and materials were the worst.
While the stock market continues to reach new highs for the year, dividend yields for the thirty stocks that make up the Dow Jones Industrial index have remained relatively unchanged in the past seven months.
Stocks declined Friday as the dollar advanced, sending oil and stocks lower. Plus, uncertainty over the health and financial-reform bills unsettled the market. Boeing rose. Palm tumbled.
Stocks fell Friday as the US dollar strengthened, after having opened higher on "quadruple witching": the expiration of four key futures and options contracts. Jack Bouroudjian, chief executive of IndexFuturesGroup.com and CNBC market analyst, discussed his outlook.
There are a few warnings signs materializing this morning ... We've had two days of weakness in energy stocks. Traders note that energy stocks have outperformed the commodities dramatically over the last few months. The dollar strength is also pressuring commodities. Still, the market has advanced this week on numerous positives...
Stocks turned lower Friday as the dollar strengthened and oil fell below $82 a barrel.
Today is a quadruple-witch day. Quadruple-witching occurs on the 3rd Friday of every last month of the quarter when index futures, index options, stock options and stock futures expire on the same day. Here is a look at how quadruple-witches have affected the markets.
The Dow rose for an eighth straight day, ending near session highs after a late rally. Industrials led the way, with Boeing and 3M at the top of the Dow.