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Stocks remained lower Wednesday after the Fed’s latest "beige book" report pointed to a slowly recovering economy. Boeing fell. RIM rose.
Even amid the trumpeting of an economic recovery and the resurgence of the stock market, companies reporting earnings are showing a strong reticence to part with the cash stowed away in their coffers.
Stocks declined Wednesday after a weak durable-goods report and disappointing earnings report from Boeing.
Stocks wavered on Wednesday as investors sifted through a mixed bag of earnings and a drop in durable-goods orders. Joseph Duran, CEO and co-founder of United Capital Financial Partners, and Ron Carson, CEO of Carson Wealth Management Group, discussed their market outlooks.
The Dow pulled off its fourth-straight gain, led by DuPont after better-than-expected earnings from the chemicals maker. But the gain was more modest than in recent sessions as a drop in consumer confidence tempered investors' enthusiasm. Financials rose, while energy and consumer-discretionary stocks were among the weakest links.
Stocks struggled Tuesday as worries about a drop in consumer confidence offset better-than-expected result from DuPont. Energy and consumer discretionary were among the weakest sectors.
Stocks were higher on Tuesday following better-than-expected quarterly results from DuPont—then gains were pared after glum consumer confidence data. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, shared his insights on what to watch for going forward.
Stocks turned lower Tuesday as worries about a drop in consumer confidence offset better-than-expected result from DuPont.
iPhone users don’t have to fear criminal charges for jailbreaking their iPhones, thanks to new rules the Library of Congress handed down yesterday. But the hack is still risky.
U.S. stock index futures pushed higher ahead of the open Tuesday in the wake of better-than-expected result from DuPont and ahead of more corporate earnings.
One word: Apple.
After the best 3-week period in a year, traders are keeping a close eye on the next key level in the S&P. Is the market about to break out or break down?
The world of hackers can be roughly divided into three groups. “Black hats” break into corporate computer systems for fun and profit, while the “white hats” help companies stop their disruptive counterparts. But it is the third group, the “gray hats,” that are the most vexing for companies. The NYT explains.
How much do you know about some of the more notable IPO's in investing history? Take our quiz and find out.
These early-stage outfits are gaining popularity and beginning to draw investment dollars. Do you know who they are?
US stocks posted their second best weekly performance of the year, led by the NASDAQ Composite with a gain of 4.15%. Within the S&P 500 sectors, industrial and material companies rose the most.
Some technology bellwethers’ higher second-quarter profits are not being reflected in their stock prices, but investors shouldn’t be discouraged, according to Kennard Allen, portfolio manager of the T. Rowe Price Science & Technology Fund.
Large debt loads can weigh on a company's balance sheets, but a firm not having debt doesn’t necessarily mean it’s a money-making business. So are debt-free companies good investments right now? Doug Sandler, co-founder of Riverfront Investment Group, discussed his insights.
Behind the scenes, the company is constantly tweaking how it searches and scans the Internet.
In its bid to take on Apple and Google in smartphones, Hewlett-Packard won't use Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 software.