Even as traders monitor the world's hot spots, corporate earnings news could be a positive for stocks in the week ahead.» Read More
A flood of earnings reports, including major technology and industrial companies, could make or break the stock market’s surprise January rally in the week ahead.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Here are Wednesday's morning movers.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Tuesday:
NEW YORK-- Altera tumbled in afternoon trading Wednesday after the chipmaker gave a disappointing fourth-quarter revenue forecast. Altera's net income sank 3 percent in the quarter ended Sept. 28, to $161.2 million, or 49 cents per share.
*Barclays cuts Advanced Micro Devices price target to $3 from $5;. *Barclays cuts Altera Corp price target to $37 from $39; rating. *Barclays raises Cavium Inc price target to $37 from $34; rating.
Take a look at some of Tuesday's midday movers:
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Wednesday:
Take a look at some of Friday morning's early movers:
Relative to its size, is Apple holding more cash than its peers? The answer, perhaps surprisingly, is no.
To get an idea of the companies that are holding the most cash, the CNBC analytics team looked at cash and short term investments held by S&P 500 companies. Here's the list.
Several chipmakers this quarter turned in tepid earnings reports and weak outlooks, but some strategists say the industry may be nearing a bottom and there's still further room for upside in the stocks.
Inventories will be depleted in the first quarter, but hang on and the sector should pop up to 4 percent this year, C.J. Muse, managing director at Barclays Capital told CNBC on Tuesday.
The main topic of discussion this morning was Mario Draghi's interview in the Financial Times, where he warned that any country trying to leave the euro zone would still face austerity measures and would be "in a much weaker position." He reiterated no increase in the current bond buying program, and no printing money.
And today's rally: muddling through may be good enough for today, but sustainability is an issue.
The “Mad Money” host breaks down why stocks were able to end higher Tuesday.
What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 1,500 displaying unusual volume in Wednesday's trading session.
Did Oracle and Micron just telegraph a big slowdown in tech spending – or were their results simply reflecting some company specific issues?
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Tuesday, April, 26.