U.S. stocks snapped four weeks of consecutive losses, led to the upside by the NASDAQ Composite, posting a gain of 1.98%. This week, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed below the 10,000-mark, its lowest close since November 4, 2009.
On a day when the market seemed confused - moving within relatively a wide range and ending the day to the downside - there were many reasons why this confusion was warranted.
The Dow dropped more than 100 points, or 1 percent, as financials and commodities sold off amid jitters about the global recovery. Home Depot and HP were the only Dow components that ended higher.
U.S. stocks finished the first week of February on a negative note, led to the downside by the Dow Jones Industrial Average. This week, the Dow broke below the 10,000-mark, trading as low as 9,835.02 on Friday, its lowest level since November 5, 2009.
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The Mad Money host explains Monday's rally.
Stocks kicked off February with a rally, after a dismal January, energized by an earnings beat from ExxonMobil and a strong manufacturing report. Alcoa and Exxon led the Dow. Apple gave the Nasdaq a boost but Amazon took a hit.
The bulls are hoping that Monday's stock market action kick-started a rally after the S&P 500 made gains following a terrible January.
Plus, the Mad Money host reacts to Goldman's bonus brouhaha and Exxon's earnings.
Stocks advanced on the first day of February, energized by an earnings beat from ExxonMobil and a strong manufacturing report.
Markets rose on the first day of February, energized by strong earnings report from ExxonMobil and a positive manufacturing report. Where are stocks headed? Daryl Guppy, CEO of GuppyTraders.com and a CNBC contributor, shared his market outlook.
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Although global economies appear to be recovering, the inevitability of higher interest rates still weighs on stocks. Manufacturing indexes were strong in India, China, South Korea and Australia. Australia may raise rates again tomorrow, by 25 basis points to 4 percent. The U.S. reports on its own manufacturing activity with the ISM at 10am ET.
Investors started February on an optimistic note, bidding stocks higher after logging the worst month for the market in over a year in January.
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