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Stocks ended higher amid light volume for a second straight day Thursday following a pair of upbeat economic reports. Adobe jumped, McDonald's slipped.
Stocks rose modestly in light late-afternoon trading Thursday after a pair of upbeat economic reports. Adobe jumped, McDonald's slipped.
Stocks rose Thursday after encouraging readings on jobless claims and the trade deficit. Financials led the way, while McDonald's capped gains on the Dow.
Cramer looks at four technical points that could benefit the bulls.
Stocks closed lower Tuesday as the Dow and the S&P 500 ended a four-day winning streak amid renewed concerns about the European banking sector and light post-holiday trading. Amex sank, Oracle rose.
Stocks fell Tuesday as the Dow and the S&P 500 were on pace to end a four-day winning streak amid renewed concerns about the European banking sector and light post-holiday trading. Amex, AIG fell, Oracle rose.
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Stocks extended gains Thursday afternoon, although were still up modestly, amid subdued trading ahead of the August jobs report on Friday. Home Depot rose, American Express fell.
Stocks were mixed Tuesday after the Fed released minutes from its last meeting saying the economy would have to get much worse before it provided more support. .
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Stocks were trading higher Tuesday after a conflicting batch of economic data including a slight boost in consumer confidence. Investors remain concerned about the economy's direction, and trading was thin. Intel, Boeing fall.
Stocks capped a rocky week with a rally Friday as investors breathed a collective sigh of relief after Fed Chairman Bernanke said the Fed was willing to do what it takes to stabilize the recovery.
Stocks continued to rally in volatile trading Friday as investors breathed a collective sigh of relief after Fed Chairman Bernanke said the Fed was willing to do what it takes to stabilize the recovery.
The Dow surged by triple digits on Friday after Fed chair Ben Bernanake said the Fed was ready to take further steps if needed to spark growth.
Stocks rallied, with the Dow jumping over 100 points, after a rocky start. HP skidded.
Stocks rose Friday after a reading on economic growth came in better than expected. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, and Peter Costa, president of Empire Executions and CNBC market analyst, discussed their market outlooks.
U.S. stock index futures edged higher before the bell Friday ahead of a key speech from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and the latest measure of second-quarter economic growth data.
The Dow lost its grip on 10,000, ending near session lows Thursday as trading was light and investors braced for two events Friday: the latest reading on second-quarter GDP and a speech by Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke.
Stocks retreated Thursday after an early pop following a report that showed jobless claims fell last week.