U.S. stocks pulled back from recent highs to close lower, as investors weighed soft auto sales and looked ahead to domestic data.» Read More
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Jan 27- 3 M Co, the maker of Scotch tape and Post-it notes, reported a 7 percent increase in fourth-quarter profit as sales rose across its businesses and the company reaffirmed financial targets for 2015.. The company said net income attributable to 3 M rose to $1.18 billion, or $1.81 per share, in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, from $1.10 billion, or $1.62 per share, a...
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Jan 22- For massive conglomerate General Electric Co, the plunge in oil prices stands to both help and hurt. Since 2007, GE has invested $14 billion in this once-fast-growing unit through acquisitions. "We recognize that lower oil prices will affect this business, but no one knows how much yet," said Charlie Smith, chief investment officer of Fort Pitt Capital, which...
Some of Thursday's midday movers:
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*Buyback, dividend hike, guidance lift Boeing, 3 M, CVS. NEW YORK, Dec 16- The Dow and S&P 500 were holding onto small gains in volatile trading Tuesday afternoon, helped by a rebound in energy shares and investor bets the Federal Reserve will be cautious in removing support in the face of a more fragile global economy. U.S. crude, which fell as much as 4.1 percent, was last...
*Buyback, dividend hike, guidance lift Boeing, 3 M, CVS. NEW YORK, Dec 16- U.S. stocks rose in a volatile Tuesday session as energy shares rallied and investors bet the Federal Reserve will be cautious in removing support in the face of a more fragile global economy. "Perhaps markets think the Fed will not be as on-schedule on taking out that language," said Quincy Krosby,...
NEW YORK, Dec 16- U.S. stocks rose in a volatile Tuesday session as energy shares rallied, and on bets the Federal Reserve will be cautious in removing support in the face of a more fragile global economy. Adding to global concerns, data showed factory activity shrinking in China and euro zone business growth remaining weak. "Perhaps markets think the Fed will not be...
Emerging markets are looking weak, and the effects of oil's plunge is spreading through the market.
3M said it expected organic sales to rise 3 percent to 6 percent in 2015, excluding the effect of foreign exchange rates.
Dec 16- 3 M Co, a maker of adhesives, abrasives and other products for a variety of industries, said it expected organic sales to rise 3-6 percent in 2015, excluding the effect of foreign exchange rates. Greater China area, which represents about 20 percent of international sales, continues to represent the biggest growth opportunity for 3 M in the next three years,...