Stocks declined Friday as investors shrugged off a surge in consumer sentiment, instead focusing on the fact that consumers are squirrel away their money at a feverish pace. But techs gained after encouraging earnings from Palm.
Futures pointed to a lower open for Wall Street Friday, despite the fact that stocks in Asia and Europe rallied on the back of higher commodities and metals prices.
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U.S. stocks finished mixed Tuesday as a quick boost from a well-received Treasury auction fizzled and Boeing dragged on the Dow.
ExxonMobil said Monday it has completed an expansion of its natural gas processing capacity at a site in Colorado, allowing it to handle up to 200 million cubic feet of gas per day, double its current output.
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The stock market's losing streak continued Monday, with Wall Street suffering an across-the-board slump that had some worrying about a long summer for investors.
Futures indicated a lower start to the week for Wall Street Monday as investors fretted over the global economic outlook after the World Bank cut its 2009 forecasts for most economies.
At the March 9 bottom, the banks were falling fast and behemoths like Google were at risk of falling out of the Top 20 biggest companies in the S&P 500. Three months later, that has changed significantly.
Exxon Mobil was ordered Monday to pay about $500 million in interest on punitive damages for the Exxon Valdez oil spill off Alaska, nearly doubling the payout to Alaska Natives, fishermen, business owners and others harmed by the 1989 disaster.
The leader of Canada's east coast province of Newfoundland has announced a tentative agreement to develop an offshore project estimated to contain 223 million barrels of oil.
The Dow Industrials briefly turned positive for the year earlier this morning. WAHOO! But wait…the S&P 500 turned positive for 2009 nearly one month ago and is now up over 4.5% this year. So why the performance lag in the Dow (compared to the S&P)?
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The Dow, S&P and Nasdaq were all down over 2%, as of late this morning. While these moves are significant, we have seen drops like this before in this rally.
The Dow eked out a gain Friday, bumping it into positive territory for the year, as Bank of America shares rallied. But techs, energy and commodities retreated as crude oil dropped to around $72 a barrel.
Stocks opened lower Friday as crude oil dropped below $71 a barrel and banks dragged after Bank of America lowered its outlook for the sector.
Floor trading resumed at the New York Stock Exchange after a computer glitch knocked out trading in 242 stocks around midday.
Expect more energy price volatility price ahead, said Mark Waggoner, president of Excel Futures, and Rachel Ziemba, analyst at RGE Monitor.
Worries that rising interest rates could put a damper on consumer and business spending dragged down both the Dow and S&P on Wednesday.