U.S. stocks posted gains of 5 percent or more in February, despite closing modestly lower on the last trading day of the month on Friday.» Read More
Although its early in the earnings season, the pattern of missing on revenue and beating on earnings seems broken.
It's bad enough to have an earnings miss, but guiding lower before earnings even come out can be a real momentum killer.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
American Express's quarterly profit more than doubled as it gained from higher consumer spending during the US holiday season.
Companies making headlines after the bell Thursday:
David Sowerby, Loomis Sayles and Company, reacts to American Express' light earnings report. The long-term story is still in tact, he says.
With stocks back in record terrain for the first time in 2014, traders are watching earnings as the catalyst that will determine whether gains hold.
Luxury department store chain Neiman Marcus said on Friday that hackers may have stolen customers' credit and debit card information.
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Increasingly CES is the go-to destination for Madison Avenue to make deals and figure out how the latest technology will transform the advertising business.
How much further can the Dow advance in 2014? Jim Cramer takes an in-depth look at the blue chip index.
The theft of 40 million credit and debit card records from Target sure got our attention—and maybe that's good. Here are five lessons learned.
American Express has climbed over 50 percent this year. Abigail Doolittle, Peak Theories, thinks AmEx is a risky proposition given the potential for economic weakness. David Hilder, Drexel Hamilton, says they been able to prove strong earnings growth in a challenging revenue growth environment.
Happy Thursday. Only 364 shopping days until Christmas; remember to order now to ensure your packages get delivered on time.
Settlements for the JPMorgan Chase and Madoff case could possibly involve roughly $2 billion in penalties and a rare criminal action. The NYT reports.
Even with the sharp gains in stock prices this year, 70 percent of the Dow components still offer dividend yields greater than 2 percent.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.
The "C" class has been teaching the rest of the market a lesson this year, leading the way with oversized gains.
Spending on gift cards is expected to reach a record high this year, as shoppers search for practical gifts.
Stay away from consumer-focused companies, Ron Sloan of Invesco says.