A report on the health of the service sector, and ADP's private sector jobs report are of big interest to markets that are already counting down to Friday's July employment report.
Stocks ended higher after the Fed left interest rates unchanged and kept the "extended period" language in its statement. Financials were the day's best performers, with JPMorgan and Bank of America leading the Dow.
Stocks advanced Wednesday, with banks rebounding after a sharp selloff in the previous session after both Greece and Portugal had their debt ratings downgraded. Bank of America and JPMorgan were among the early leaders on the Dow. Dell skidded.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open Wednesday in the wake of a sharp selloff in the previous session caused by another Greek debt downgrade, but comments from the Federal Reserve could change momentum later.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, April 28.
The traders spent Tuesday sifting through a slew of highly anticipated earnings reports from Goldman, Coke, IBM and more. How should you put money to work, now?
Greece easily sold a bunch of short term bills Tuesday morning with demand far exceeding the supply. An originally planned sale of 1.2 billion Euros in 6 and 12 month bills was expanded to 1.56 billion Euros. The yields were so high, however, as to be painful.
I think it was James Carville ("It's the economy, stupid!") who said he wanted to come back as the bond market since he could then rule over everyone.
Stocks rallied off a lower open Thursday as news of a Greek bailout and a sharp drop in jobless claims helped calm jittery investors — and put them in the mood to take some risks. Energy and industrials were the day's best performers; Financials were the worst.
Stocks opened lower Thursday as investors shrugged off an encouraging jobless report and news of a bailout for Greece. Financials took a hit, with JPMorgan leading the Dow's decline, as investors worry that debt problems in Europe could spread
Stock futures, already in positive territory on an apparent deal to rescue Greece, added to gains on good news from the labor market.
Ben Bernanke said the Fed could begin pulling back stimulus by removing some cash from the financial system and then raising interest rates. What does this mean for markets? Joseph Balestrino, senior VP and fixed income market strategist at Federated Investors, discussed his insights.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, Feb. 10.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Tuesday, Dec. 2.
California is flirting with car insurance paid at the gas pump, so you’re actually paying based on how much of highway system you use—and how much carbon you pump into the air. Allstate, State Farm and Progressive are considering the idea.
October is here and the kickoff to earnings season is just around the corner with Alcoa set to report next week. Here are the Top 20 stocks in the S&P 500 with the greatest expected year-on-year analyst growth forecasts.
Congress is preparing to extend the National Flood Insurance Program for another year, despite warnings that the program lacks adequate controls and may be shifting too much money to the insurance industry.
Charlie Smith, CIO of Fort Pitt Capital Group, Wayne Kaufman, chief market analyst at John Thomas Financial, and Mike Khouw, director at Cantor Fitzgerald, told CNBC how investors can prepare their portfolios for the week ahead.
Plus, the Mad Money host explains the recent yo-yoing in stock prices.
Allstate is scheduled to report second-quarter earnings after the closing bell today, and some investors are wagering on a move higher.