U.S. stock index futures gained ahead of the open Tuesday, following a mixed close in the previous session, as a clutch of strong earnings after the bell helped to boost investor sentiment.
Stocks traded mixed ahead in lackluster trading, although the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq hit new two-year highs on thin gains amid a lack of economic news. Alcoa and 3M rose, while American Express fell.
Stocks traded narrowly mixed amid thin trading and a lack of economic news as stocks struggled to move beyond recent highs. 3M and Alcoa rose, while AmEx fell.
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Stocks were mixed Thursday despite a batch of relatively positive economic news. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services shared his market outlook.
Stocks were mixed after a handful of positive economic reports, including a slightly better-than-expected gain in industrial production, and a slightly better-than-expected report on consumer price inflation. Caterpillar and Bank of America rose, while Alcoa fell.
Stocks ended the week higher despite lack of progress on a tax bill as investors looked to positive economic and corporate news. GE and Pfizer rose, while Kraft and Boeing fell.
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Stocks traded mixed Thursday following an encouraging weekly jobs report. Where should investors be positioned going forward? Robert Doll, chief equity strategist at BlackRock, shared his insights.
Stocks ended modestly higher Wednesday as the dollar rose and Treasurys hit six-month highs on fears the economy would heat up under the tax plan under consideration in Washington. BofA rose, McDonald's fell.
Stocks were struggling for direction Wednesday as the dollar rose and Treasurys hit six-month highs on fears the economy would heat up under the tax plan under consideration in Washington. BofA rose, while McDonald's fell.
Stocks fluctuated Wednesday, but remained under pressure as the dollar gained and Treasury bond yields spiked. McDonald's slipped, BofA gained.
Stocks advanced Wednesday, boosted by a handful of positive news on the corporate front, but a rise in bond yields and the dollar limited gains. Robert Millen, co-portfolio manager at Jensen Investment Management, and David Joy, chief market strategist at Columbia Management, shared their best plays.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Wednesday's Squawk on the Street.
Stocks closed mixed as the Dow turned negative in the final minutes of trading Tuesday after a report from Reuters that said Federal authorities are ramping up Wall Street insider trading probes. 3M and HP fell, while GE rose.
Stocks pared their gains Tuesday after a report from Reuters that said Federal authorities are ramping up Wall Street insider trading probes.
After the President announced a deal to renew Bush-era tax cuts, investors drove the S&P above its 2010 closing high of 1225. Now what?
U.S. stock index futures rose decisively Tuesday after President Barack Obama gave his support to an initial compromise over Bush tax cuts and an extension to unemployment benefits.
Stocks have been strong all morning on the U.S. tax deal; the S&P 500 and the Dow Industrials is on track to open at a 2-year high, joining the NASDAQ, the Dow Transports, the Russell 2000, and the S&P Midcap.
Dow component 3M said it expects its adjusted earnings to grow 10 to 14 percent next year over its predicted profit for 2010.