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There’s no keeping this market down. The S&P 500 recorded another day of gains; the current four-day advance is now the index's longest winning streak since early April.
We are at the beginning of a slow and uneven recovery but we will see the S&P 500 reach 1,000 by year-end, said Bob Doll, vice chairman of BlackRock.
Anybody I’m connected with on Twitter or Facebook has surely noticed me giving lots of character-love to the online charity event Tweet to ReMIND, which hits fever pitch now as we approach Memorial Day Weekend.
In this Web Extra, we bring you the day's biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Philip Morris and Merck popped while AT&T and Micron dropped.
Around lunchtime on Wednesday the S&P 500 was trading around 870 – a level that some traders believe could be a point of resistance for stocks. Can it break higher?
Futures dropped as the first quarter GDP estimate, at down 6.1 percent, was well below expectations of down 4.7 percent. However, the downside impact has been limited because personal consumption was higher than expected.
Any number of headlines Wednesday could knock stocks out of their side ways trading pattern, but the Treasury market is the one to watch as the Fed winds down its two-day meeting.
Following are the “Fast & Furious” trades - answers to the key questions heading into the open.
The S&P 500 closed modestly higher on Monday with investors betting that big banks will post at least decent quarterly results. And after hours Goldman did far more than that...
After a couple of bearish days, the bulls regained their footing in the shortened trading week. There was plenty of action off the trading floor as well, with a major decision by the Federal Accounting Standards Board, a heartening merger in the housing industry, and some impressive earnings projections from Wells Fargo.
BlackRock's Bob Doll says the investor needs to realize where we are in both the economic cycle and the market cycle, and he has some suggestions about where to re-adjust a portfolio. (Part One)
BlackRock's Bob Doll says the investor needs to realize where we are in both the economic cycle and the market cycle, and he has some suggestions about where to re-adjust a portfolio. (Part Two)
Brent Wilsey is one of countless market-watchers who expect the earnings season to be a rough one, but the president of Wilsey Asset Management is not one to overlook the price tags on the stocks of the companies involved. "Stocks are beaten down way more than they should be," he told CNBC. "This is a great opportunity to be buying these companies at these prices."
The S&P 500 slid on Tuesday, with investors jittery about the start of earnings season and what Corporate America will say about profits.
Cramer extols the virtues of cautious investing, and makes calls on Apple, Google, Hershey, Deere and more.
Humana is up more than 7 percent Friday and seeing heavy call activity, amid rumors of a takeover by Aetna. More than 26,500 HUM calls traded in the first hour of the day — that's nearly six times the average daily call volume...
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of eBay and General Motors popped while ConocoPhillips and Steel Dynamics dropped.
Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Blackstone and Autozone popped while Apple and US Bancorp dropped.
The president’s more concerned with retribution than recovery, Cramer says.
Companies that want to reward theirs investors should make that their mantra.