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Stocks pulled off a modest gain Friday after an early blast from a surprisingly good jobs report and then a subsequent retreat as the dollar gained strength.
After an early rally on the better-than-expected jobs report, the market turned lower as a rebounding US dollar sent investors out of stocks and commodities.
President Barack Obama announced plans to send 30,000 more U.S. troops to Afghanistan in an accelerated deployment aimed at a quicker U.S. exit. Which stocks may see a rise as a result? Howard Rubel, aerospace and defense analyst at Jefferies & Co., and Alex Hamilton, senior analyst at Jesup & Lamont, shared their views.
All twelve of the S&P 500 Aerospace and Defense stocks were trading up this morning on the news that President Obama has decided to expedite the deployment of 30,000 troops to Afghanistan. Will the trend continue?
In a shorter holiday week, U.S. stocks ended flat Friday, as positives struggled with the Dubai debt news. Alan Valdes at Kabrik Trading and Doug Kreps at Fort Pitt Capital Group offered CNBC their portfolio advice.
The U.S. equity markets are relatively quiet ahead of Thanksgiving, but will there be some stock cheer the week after Black Friday and for the rest of the holiday season? Historically and on average, the U.S. Markets have been up on the week after Thanksgiving Day and continued to uptrend from Thanksgiving to Christmas Day.
The holiday crush at the nation’s airports has taken hold several days earlier as travelers sought less expensive flights, the NYT reports.
Stocks declined Tuesday but ended off their lows for the day after the Fed raised its forecast for 2010.
Stocks continued its decline on Tuesday after a report showed the economy grew less than expected in the third quarter. Eric Thorne, investment advisor at Bryn Mawr Trust Wealth Management and Carmine Grigoli, chief investment strategist Mizuho Securities shared their market outlooks.
Boeing and Duke Energy are among the companies awarded stimulus funds today as part of $4.5 billion set aside for enhancing smart grid technology.
Stocks opened lower Tuesday, after soaring to new 2009 highs on Monday, as a report showed the economy grew less than expected in the third quarter.
Corporate bond market hot: what's up? While equity trading volumes have dried up in November, stock traders are talking about the avalanche of corporate bond issuance this month.
Plus, get calls on tech, pharma and more.
The proposed merger between British Airways and Iberia would be bad for consumers as the flag-carrying airlines would raise ticket prices on their competing routes, Michael O'Leary, CEO of discount Irish carrier Ryanair, told CNBC Friday.
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.