ConocoPhillips reported a 71 percent decline in its quarterly profit. Other oil giants including Chevron and Exxon will announce results later on this week. What should investors expect? Tina Vital, integrated oil and gas equity analyst at Standard & Poor’s U.S. Equity Research, shared her outlook.
Energy was a bright spot in Tuesday’s market largely due to strong earnings from BP. How should you game the rest of big oil earnings?
Stocks struggled Tuesday as energy stocks rose along with oil prices. But consumer-discretionary stocks dragged on the market after a disappointing consumer-confidence report.
Of the major indexes, the Nasdaq fared the worst on Tuesday. Is the tech trade over?
Stocks pulled back Tuesday after a report showed consumer confidence declined in October.
Stocks opened slightly higher Tuesday after encouraging reports on housing and earnings and as the dollar retreated.
Both the Dow and S&P closed lower on Monday as investors ditched natural resource names after commodity shares succumbed to pressure from the higher U.S. dollar.
Stocks advanced Monday, helped by an upbeat economic report and a couple of earnings beats.
On a mostly negative week for the markets, where tech outperformed and the NASDAQ 100 was the only major index positive for the week, the Dow finishes in the red to close below the 10,000-mark on Friday.
With Microsoft's earnings report this morning, two thirds of the Dow 30 have now reported. Here is a summary of how things stand in terms of EPS and revenues.
When you're running a company the size of Microsoft, you're going to face issues. Lots of them. Competition with Apple, and Google, and Sony, economic vagaries, the European Commission, the Justice Department. Product development, innovation, politics.
There’s still a week-and-a-half left in the month, but the markets are currently maintaining yet another month of gains.
The CEO of oil giant BP believes the drop in the dollar in recent months is a major factor behind oil prices breaking through $75 a barrel.
Oil hit a 1-year high on Monday, driven by bullish sentiment across the financial markets. John Kilduff, vice president and co-head of MF Global, as well as a CNBC contributor, discussed the future of oil prices.
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U.S. stocks managed to close the week in positive territory, up about 1% or greater. The Dow Jones industrial average settled above the 10,000-level twice this week, reaching its highest close in a year.
Dow 10,000 may sound impressive, but look back just two years, and the index of the 30 biggest US shares was sitting comfortably above 14,000.
Traders are making bullish bets on the Valero Energy options that expire at the end of today's session.
The Dow pulled off a nearly 50-point gain Thursday after a topsy-turvy session as the boost from oil's rally ultimately beat out disappointment in earnings from Goldman Sachs and Citigroup.
While the Dow’s financial stocks have been by far the best performing stocks since that low, other industrial and tech stocks have actually been the primary source of the Dow’s move higher.