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In an effort to help investors spot trends, CNBC's By The Numbers will provide you with a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual trading volume.
So far in today's trading session, a total of 34 stocks in the S&P 500 reached new 52-week highs. Here is a look at those companies.
Tech giants Amazon.com, Microsoft, Google, Yahoo and Apple reported earnings in the last week, each posting stronger than expected results. Does this signal the beginning of a recovery—and will tech stocks continue to rise? Gene Munster at Piper Jaffray and Dan Morgan at Synovus Securities shared their insights.
Stocks relinquished earlier gains Friday as investors began to lock in some profits after an earnings-fueled rally this week.
Is Friday's sell-off simply profit taking or are we heading into a period of weakness? What's your market 'tell'?
As US corporations continue to report better than expected earnings for Q3, it's hard not to be upbeat and positive on the outlook for the stock market.
Tech stocks shot out of the gate Friday after Microsoft and Amazon blew past earnings expectations. The Dow was up a few points at the start but the tech-heavy Nasdaq jumped 1 percent as Microsoft gained 10 percent and Amazon soared 20 percent.
A late Thursday rally puts Wall Street on pace to chalk up its third consecutive week of gains, but as always, the positive momentum is subject to the whims of earnings and economic numbers once again this morning.
The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX), considered the measure for fear in the market, is close to falling below 20, the first time since late August of last year. How should investors play it? Dan Deming at Stutland Equities and Scott Fullman at WJB Capital Group shared their advice.
Ahead of Friday's opening bell, investors will be watching earnings from Microsoft and Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's address at the Boston Fed's annual conference.
After hours, shares of Amazon surged as much as 11% after the company released earnings. Even at these levels, Joe Terranova says it's a stock to own going forward!
Amazon.com reported better-than-expected third quarter profit on Thursday and stronger revenue guidance, sending shares up in afternoon trading.
Why go to all the trouble of using your precious free time to shop for the holidays...when you can get away with it at work? Ah, my friends, just as you really shouldn't spend time reading blogs about Balloon Boy Halloween Costumes (go ahead, read it again), corporate America is about to take it in the shorts because you insist of mixing business with shopping pleasure.
MySpace's recently-appointed CEO Owen Van Natta unveiled his content-focused strategy and new music initiatives.
With Oppenheimer raising Amazon to ‘Outperform’ from ‘Perform’, what should you expect when the e-tail darling reports earnings, Thursday?
Shares of Barnes & Noble traded lower on Tuesday, after word hit the Street that the company may soon launch an all out assault at rival Amazon.
Barnes & Noble has finally unveiled the details of its much-anticipated e-book. It's called the "Nook," and like Amazon's Kindle, it costs $259.
Yankees shmankees - Is there anything better than a good ol' fashion earnings preview with derivatives? From my standpoint, the answer would be a solid no. But just incase you missed part of last week's show, I do want to update the faithful.
Walmart is taking its ferocious price cutting into new markets as the economy shows hints of recovery. And that kind of aggression screams of a trade to our Chairwoman!
After hours, the traders poured over the latest earnings from Apple and Texas Instruments. What do their numbers say about tech firms reporting later this week?