Some of Wednesday's midday movers:» Read More
While the historic health care vote dominated headlines, we are seeing weakness this morning out of Asia, where India's Sensex Index dropped 1 percent in response to Friday's quarter point rate hike. There's also weakness in Europe, as Greece is down another 3.2 percent on uncertainty about what, if any, support Greece may get with its debt crisis...
There are exactly five sectors where analysts have, on average, raised their earnings estimates during the last month, and exactly five sectors where analysts have negatively revised their consensus estimates.
S&P Futures little changed as the February Consumer Price Index (CPI) showed virtually no inflation pressure. And: As the S&P 500 hit another new high yesterday, traders were passing around lots of technical charts, in particular noting that the Relative Strength Index (RSI) is in unusally overbought territory.
Option volume in the Gap is unusually bullish as its shares trade just below five-year highs.
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Financials racked up gains again Thursday but after a 10 day winning streak, should keep betting on the banks?
Stocks slipped at the open Thursday after the government said weekly jobless claims fell but not as much as analysts had anticipated.
Stock index futures were treading water Thursday after posting a slight a gain Wednesday on the back of gains in financial stocks.
Stocks ended higher Wednesday, led by financials as the sector got a shot of confidence from a well-known analyst -- and investors. Staples and telecoms were the biggest decliners.
China reported better than expected February export data, up 45.7 percent (!) from a year ago. Banks continue to raise capital. Still waiting for Citigroup to announce details of their trust preferred offering. And Northeast regional bank Susquehanna Bancshares announced a pricing of common and trust preferred securities.
Stocks continued to rise Wednesday, led by banks, amid a fresh vote of confidence for the sector.
U.S. stock index futures were flat to slightly higher Wednesday after Wall Street eked out a gain Tuesday and investors waiting for economic data on the housing sector and business inventories.
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What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, March 10.
Stocks are nearly 70 percent higher than when they hit their trough this time last year, and the street is as divided as ever about whether the rally will endure.
Shoppers will soon be able to stand outside the designer Norma Kamali’s boutique in Manhattan, point a phone at merchandise in the window and buy it — even late at night when the store is closed.
The Dow fell below 10,000 for the first time since last November amid worries about the US job market and Europe's ability to get a grip on its debt. The blue-chip index is now down over 4 percent for the year.
Investors are closely watching the 5-day financial forecast with a wicked winter storm threatening to bring parts of the Northeast to a standstill.
If concerns about Dubai are overblown, are banks oversold? Is the dip a buying opportunity?
Stocks declined Tuesday but ended off their lows for the day after the Fed raised its forecast for 2010.