Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Wednesday.
Stock sectors that could do well if Democrats win in November have been outpacing those that might be in favor if Republicans get control of the White House and Senate, according to an index created by LPL Financial.
Stocks rallied 2% this week after the Fed's QE3 move and could keep going. But there are some trouble spots that could trip up the bulls.
Stocks wobbled out of the gate Wednesday, with traders hesitant to make any strong commitments head of the afternoon Federal Reserve policy decision.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a mixed open on Wall Street on Wednesday as investors turned their attention away from the G20 Summit and the euro zone crisis and concentrated instead on domestic concerns.
Take a look at some of Wednesday’s morning movers:
Adobe beats earnings but shares fall; Jamie Dimon takes to Capitol Hill again but little new is learned; Wall Street waits to see what the Fed will do tomorrow; Steve Wynn’s former wife sues to sell her shares.
Stocks rallied Tuesday amid optimism that the Federal Reserve will announce further steps to help the economy following their two-day meeting, but finished off session highs after reports that a German official said there were no plans to use the EU's rescue fund to buy bonds of troubled countries.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Tuesday:
The takeout speculation that has ignited a small recovery rally in Dendreon is empty talk; instead investors interested in the lucrative prostate cancer drug market should look to Medivation as a more attractive acquisition target, says a Jefferies analyst in a research note Tuesday.
U.S. stock index futures were higher Tuesday, as investors bet on the Federal Reserve announcing further economic stimulus measures after its monetary policy meeting.
“Fundamentally, the market belongs much lower, but everybody thinks the Fed’s extending Operation Twist or will pull something else out of its hat,” says market strategist Peter Boockvar.
The software sector is rife with speculation that technology giants looking to diversify from PC and hardware sales will buy software specialists like Quest Software and BMC Software as merger and acquisition activity heats up in the sector.
Take a look at some of Thursday’s morning movers:
Apple unveiled a new MacBook Pro with retina display at it's Worldwide Developers Conference Monday.
Take a look at some of Tuesday's morning movers:
Check out which companies are making headlines after-the-bell Monday:
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Adobe hopes to capture a new generation of creative professionals with the release of its latest software package, Shantanu Narayen, Adobe Systems president and chief executive, told CNBC Monday.
Shantanu Narayen, Adobe Systems president and CEO, provides an inside look at its creative cloud initiative and the advantages of providing customers affordable access to new Adobe apps, with CNBC Jon Fortt.