"There are no fundamentals right now that drive the market," says Joe Terranova, "It's all about technicals."
So far in today's trading session, a total of 58 stocks in the S&P 500 have reached new 52-week highs. Here is a look at those companies.
In today's trading session, a total of 59 stocks in the S&P 500 have reached new 52-week highs.
Stocks bounced around Friday as investors juggled a disappointing jobs report and some analyst upgrades. Still, all three major indexes were on track to post gains for the week.
The market rose Friday in spite of the unemployment numbers. Is it a sign the bull is back?
The Fast Money crew likes Wal-Mart, even more so after a recent breakout from a triangle formation — a very bullish indicator for the retailer.
Friday's Labor Department report showed that unemployment rate unexpectedly jumped to 10.2 percent in October, even though the pace of job losses slowed. How do the numbers affect the markets? David Joy, chief market strategist at RiverSource Investments, and Keith Goddard, president of Capital Advisors, shared their insights.
Stocks bounced around Friday as investors juggled a disappointing jobs report and some analyst upgrades.
Earlier this week, the Federal Reserve kept its federal funds rate unchanged in a range of zero to 0.25 percent, and said the economy "continued to pick up" since its last meeting. Robert Barbera, chief economist at ITG shared his insights on how this impacts the financials and the economy.
Wal-Mart Stores is upping the ante heading into the holiday season, trimming the online preorder prices of some upcoming DVDs following last month's price cut on books.
There's little doubt about what investors are focused on this morning: the October employment report, set for release at 8:30 am New York time.
Strong sales of disinfecting products spurred by swine flu fears helped Clorox post a bigger-than-expected quarterly profit. Who else might benefit?
Plus, find out why retailers are practically giving away their merchandise and shipping it for free.
Viacom and its Paramount studio, Lionsgate and MGM broke off from CBS' Showtime last spring when they couldn't strike new distribution deals, so they decided to launch their own premium movie channel.
Despite a weak start to the last week of October, the Dow and S&P are now both up 2.58% and 0.85% for the month as of Thursday's closing session. Even though October ranks as a slightly positive month historically on average, up more than 53% of the time for all three major U.S. Indexes, the Nasdaq Composite has trailed behind, currently down 1.2% month to date.
Sears took "Christmas creep" one step further Wednesday, pitching its weekly sales as "Black Friday doorbuster" deals before Halloween.
Google on Wednesday announced its much-anticipated new music search, which will allow users to quickly find songs, sample them and buy them. The big surprise is who is NOT featured: Apple's iTunes.
“I can’t fight this unkillable stock,” he says.
Yes, you should be scared, sorta.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of RadioShack and Amazon popped while Tellabs and Legg Mason dropped.