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Stocks struggled to hold gains Tuesday as investors were encouraged by a report that showed new home construction unexpectedly jumped in February but banks wobbled.
If Press Secretary Robert Gibbs needs proof that President Obama's spending plans are hurting the markets, then he should look at the Dow. Or the S&P 500. Or the Nasdaq...
"We think the economy probably bottomed in January," David Magee told CNBC. The principal and portfolio manager of Magee Thomson Investment Partners is now waiting for some confirmation — and he's picking stocks.
Stocks declined Tuesday as more layoffs and lowered outlooks zapped the momentum out of the recent rally.
Stocks moved off their lows and turned mixed, helped by a smaller-than-expected decline in October pending-homes sales and a rally in big-cap tech shares
There was a broad rally today....four to one advancing to declining stocks, but late-day comments from Federal Express, which lowered its 2009 earnings guidance, as well as negative comments from Con-Way in the trucking space, and Texas Instruments, National Semi, and Altera in the techs are weighing on futures after the close.
Based on the action after hours it looks like a rough open on Tuesday. What's the "Word on the Street?"
Over 1.4 billion shares and $16.5 billion traded yesterday in CNBC's Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge. Check out the bets being made today...
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Charles Schwab and UPS popped while Chicago Bridge & Iron and Gannett dropped.
Nearly 1.3 billion shares and $13.5 billion traded yesterday in CNBC's Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge. Check out the bets being made today...
Stocks finished mixed as investors juggled some encouraging economic news and concerns about the financial sector. Lehman Brothers rebounded, while bond insurers plunged. Oil dropped below $123 a barrel.
Standard and Poor's has just released the results of its twice-a-year stock screen, designed to find Warren Buffett-style stocks. The new list features several tech stocks, including Apple, as well as a number of names from Europe and Asia. But some key Buffett criteria aren't taken into account by the screen.
Bonds are up midday, stocks are down on: 1) The disappointing housing numbers, where the inventory for existing home sales is now over a 10 month supply.2) Disappointment with some tech earnings. Broadcom, which makes chips for set-top boxes and cable modems, down big on higher expenses;
Consumers just don't share the same fears as traders on Wall Street. Plus, en fuego tech stocks to own.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
Texas Instruments (TXN), the world's largest maker of mobile-phone chips, reveals information about the future of chip sales, and the news spreads like wildfire. Click here to find out how the news affected some of biggest stocks in the space.
The chipmaker reported a rise in quarterly profits and said it expects industry conditions to improve.
Altera, a maker of microchips for cell phone networking and industrial equipment, said it would start paying a stock dividend and increase the number of shares it plans to repurchase.
Altera said the Securities and Exchange Commission has ended its investigation of stock-options granting practices and has recommended no enforcement action.