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The S&P and Dow closed at fresh all-time highs on Tuesday after widely followed hedge fund manager David Tepper said he is "definitely bullish" on stocks.
Take a look at some of Friday's midday movers:
Take a look at some of Thursday's midday movers:
Record quarterly earnings. That's right. Record. First-quarter earnings for the S&P 500 currently stand at $26.44, according to S&P Capital IQ, the highest ever for a single quarter.
Buffett outlined in Berkshire Hathaway's 2011 shareholder letter why he wouldn't mind IBM's flat share price. IBM's buyback announcement proves it, TheStreet.com reports.
Take a look at some of Tuesday's midday movers:
With 30 percent of the S&P 500 reporting, it's clear there is a trend developing. Revenues are in trouble. But earnings continue to grow.
As securing loans from large banks remains tricky, more small-business owners are turning to small banks and other nontraditional sources of capital to grow their operations.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Stocks closed sharply lower across the board Wednesday, with all key S&P sectors in the red, following a batch of weaker-than-expected earnings and as commodities resumed their selloff amid ongoing worries over global growth.
American Express reported first-quarter earnings that beat analysts' expectations, while revenue fell short of forecasts.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Wednesday:
Traders are watching for technical signs that the market is reaching its limit. The answer should be revealed in the next few days.
U.S. stock index futures were lower Wednesday, pressured by some weaker-than-expected earnings and amid worries over global growth.
With an earnings deluge over the last week, the financial services sector has been giving the markets mixed signals: Profits are beating estimates, but revenue growth is still sluggish.