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The Dow and S&P closed higher on Thursday as investors bet on a year-end rally with money rotating into the technology sector.
3M was one of Wednesday's biggest gainers in the Dow, despite a cautious outlook from the company. What's the trade?
Stocks rebounded Wednesday, as a weaker U.S. dollar gave a boost to commodities, sending materials stocks higher.
Stocks opened flat to slightly lower Wednesday as concerns mounted over the global economy and the US dollar continued to assert itself as a popular safety play.
Stock index futures indicated a more even-keeled market Wednesday, though debt concerns regarding Dubai and elsewhere remain prominent in the minds of investors.
The downgrade of Greece's credit rating gave pause to the "risk trade" and could send even more buyers into the relative safety of Treasurys through year end.
Stocks skidded Tuesday as disappointing reports from McDonald's, 3M and Kroger offset an earnings beat from FedEx. Gains in the dollar also weighed on the market.
Stocks skidded Tuesday after disappointing sales from McDonald's and gains in the dollar.
The Fast Money traders are closely watching the action in the dollar and what it's doing to commodity stocks across the board.
U.S. stock markets are sliding Tuesday on a stronger dollar and disappointing announcements from McDonald's and 3M. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, told CNBC why the markets are especially "vulnerable" now.
Stocks skidded Tuesday as the strengthening dollar chased buyers from the equity markets.
Stocks looked set for a slight rise at the open Tuesday as European markets erased early losses and FedEx helped sentiment with some bullish guidance.
Stocks opened slightly lower Wednesday as investors grew jittery over a government report showing that housing starts fell sharply in October.
A smart speech by the Fed chief has given investors the green light.
Don’t let the bears fool you out of this market.
Remember how bad things were last year? Then stop crying about one bad week in the markets.
…Cramer changes his mind. What do you do?
A cursory look at quarterly earnings suggests corporate America is regaining its foothold. But a look at the stock market's reaction indicates otherwise.
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.
Ahead of Friday's opening bell, investors will be watching earnings from Microsoft and Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's address at the Boston Fed's annual conference.