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.
Stocks opened lower for a fifth straight day Wednesday following a disappointing durable-goods report. Joseph Keating, EVP and CIO at CenterState Bank, and David Hefty, CEO of Hefty Wealth Partners, discussed their market outlooks.
Stocks fell for a fourth straight session Tuesday, ending at their lowest levels in seven weeks, after a dismal report on existing home sales stoked worries about the economic recovery. But several homebuilders finished higher amid some buzz that now might be a good time to get into the sector.
Stocks continued their selloff Tuesday after a dismal report on existing home sales renewed worries about the economic recovery. Homebuilders and oil drillers rose.
With the markets lower for the fourth trading session, are we headed for a double-dip? David Kelly, chief market strategist at JPMorgan Funds and Sandy Lincoln, investment strategist at M&I Investment Management shared their insights.
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Stocks ended a quiet trading session largely flat, with the Dow closing slightly down to mark five straight days of losses. Technology stocks gave a modest boost to the Nasdaq, which ended higher. 3M and Boeing fell.
Stock ended the session largely flat, with the Dow slightly lower before the close, after a session marked by quiet trading in a narrow range on mixed economic data. Technology stocks gave a slight boost to the Nasdaq, which ended higher.
Stocks wobbled following a mixed bag of economic data Friday. What should investors expect going forward? Christopher Zook, chairman and CIO of CAZ Investments shared his outlook.
Stocks tumbled Wednesday on light volume as investors lost confidence in the global economic recovery following the Federal Reserve's grimmer outlook and softening growth in China.
Stocks tumbled more than 250 points Wednesday amid light volume as investors continued to lose confidence in the strength of the global economy in the wake of the Federal Reserve's dimmer outlook and a decline in China's domestic economy.
Stocks opened sharply lower Wednesday and sank even further, after a gloomier assessment of the US economy from the Federal Reserve. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, discussed his insights.