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The Dow tried to push above 10,000 a couple times, but struggled to sustain gains above that level as investors worried the recent selloff may be the beginning of a correction. Banks and techs came on strong, while drug and retail stocks were weak.
Stock futures pared losses following news that the economy lost 20,000 jobs in January while the actual unemployment rate fell to 9.7 percent.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Friday, Feb. 5
Ronald Williams says any such change in regulation won't increase accessibility or lower costs.
It’s been a tough week for the bulls as the Dow has had its worst two-day drop since June, the S&P had its worst one-day drop since October of last year. Are the markets headed for a correction? Joe Battipaglia, private client market strategist at Stifel Nicolaus, shared his insights.
With a slew of banks set to report earnings this week, the Fast Money desk is closely watching the action in the financials. Is weakness already priced in?
Major companies continued to pour support into the Haiti relief effort following last Tuesday's devastating earthquake, and the US Chamber of Commerce said corporate aid pledges had already exceeded $16 million by 11 am Eastern.
Were you so preoccupied with tech on Thursday that you missed the important action in Pharma. If so, Pete Najarian has got you covered!
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Texas Instruments and Sunoco popped while Aetna and Amazon dropped.
Stocks erased their losses Wednesday — and the Dow and Nasdaq pulled off a gain — after a better-than-expected report on Midwest manufacturing.
Six out of the last 10 Januarys have been down for markets, so what should investors expect this time? Michael Gurka, global asset strategist at EmpowerGlobal Funds, shared his market outlook.
Futures mostly shrugged off news that weekly unemployment claims hit their lowest level in 15 months, but stocks were still poised for a gain in a holiday-shortened session Thursday.
As the S&P 500 continues to flirt with new highs for the year, technical-savvy traders have benefited from paying close attention to moving averages for any signals of a potential pullback.
Stocks rose on Monday, with the Nasdaq hitting a 15-month high buoyed by Internet giant, Amazon.
In today's trading session, a total of 59 stocks in the S&P 500 reached new 52-week highs. Here is a look at those companies.
With the health care debate continuing, how can investors make money in the sector? Barbara Ryan, managing director and senior pharmaceuticals analyst at Deutsche Bank Securities, and Charles Boorady, health care providers analyst at Citigroup, shared their insights.
Stocks tumbled Thursday after an analyst downgrade on the chip sector and gains in the dollar. Intel, Alcoa and GE were the Dow's biggest losers.
Stocks fell sharply Thursday as a jobless-claims report did little to assuage economic worries and investors pushed the dollar higher.
The Dow dropped over 100 points Thursday, led by Intel, after an analyst downgrade on the chip sector. A stronger dollar also weighed on the market.
Stocks were set to extend the previous session's losses at the opening bell Thursday, with European stocks dragging on sentiment as miners and food producers struggled.