Take a look at some of Thursday morning's early movers:
Stocks ended higher Wednesday, recovering a portion of the previous session's steep decline, buoyed by some better-than-expected economic reports and amid optimism over Greece's bond swap offer.
U.S. stock futures pointed to a higher open Wednesday, a day after Wall Street suffered its biggest one-day drop this year, following a handful of better-than-expected economic news.
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I decided to seek out some excellent growth candidates by taking a look at small-cap stocks with market capitalization below $1 billion that were members of the Russell 3000 Index. I screened out stocks with price-earnings-to-growth, or PEG, ratios that were less than 1. In other words, these stocks are selling at a discount to their earnings growth and they carry zero debt.
Take a look at some of Monday morning's early movers:
S&P futures popped about 5 points as the ADP Employment Change for December came in much stronger than expected, at 325,000 jobs created, well above the consensus of 175,000. This bodes well for the December nonfarm payroll report, out tomorrow.
The euro is weaker, S&P futures are down, and European banks are still parking money with the European Central Bank. Spain weaker on reports it is seeking International Monetary Fund loans.
With just six days left before Christmas, the holiday shopping season isn’t over yet, says Thomas Filandro of Susquehanna Financial Group. “I think the opportunity exists for a big surge in business,” said Filandro. “This week, including Super Saturday, could represent just 35 percent of the business, and the week after, a total 50 percent so its not over yet.”
Used to be, customers would come running when stores cut prices. But these days, more Americans are becoming blase about bargains.
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Stocks rallied sharply Wednesday, with the Dow posting its biggest one-day point and percentage gain this year, after global central banks announced a plan to support the global financial system and a handful of better-than-expected economic reports.
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Stocks closed near session highs in volatile trading Monday, led by financials and energy, amid hopes for coordinated action from euro zone policymakers to contain the region's debt crisis.
Students may be back in the classroom, but the back-to-school shopping season has not winded down yet. It comes as more and more parents do their shopping in piecemeal. The late trips to the mall may be a function of the struggling economy, but not all of it.
Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.
S&P futures jumped nearly 10 points as July durable goods were far stronger than expected, in fact, at a gain of 4 percent, was more than twice consensus, and the June numbers were revised upward as well.