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Stocks ended lower for a second day Thursday, led by tech and consumer shares, after some disappointing outlooks. Financial and materials rose slightly.
Stocks shaved some of their earlier losses as financials gained. Sony and BP shares rose.
Stocks fell on Thursday, erasing their gains from a higher open, but Michael Cuggino, president and portfolio manager at Permanent Portfolio Funds, said he still see the markets as “glass half-full.”
Despite the power and popularity of the iPad, one analyst thinks it's Amazon that will sell more electronic books.
E-books can now take us on a digital journey enhancing the author’s story. “It’s a wide-open world” according to Molly Barton director of business development for Penguin who was interviewed for the story.
The new multimedia books use video that is integrated with text, and they are best read — and watched — on an iPad, the tablet device that has created vast possibilities for book publishers.
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Stocks rallied to a one-month high Friday, led by industrials, as the latest batch of earnings reports gave another shot of confidence to recovery hopes. Verizon, AmEx and GE all gained more than 3 percent.
By the end of the Friday’s session bulls were on the brink of pushing stocks into the green for the year and appeared to be picking up momentum.
Stocks rose sharply Friday, led by industrials, after investors digested through the results of the EU bank stress tests and embraced a handful of encouraging U.S. earnings reports from earlier this morning. GE jumped after the firm raised its quarterly dividend.
Which stocks should investors be buying into next week? Dennis Wassung, portfolio manager at Cabot Money Management, and Alan Valdes, vice president of DME Securities, shared their best plays.
More than 1,600 small caps are set to report over the next three weeks and unlike the S&P 500, these companies may struggle to hit their mark, according to Credit Suisse.