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What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Tuesday Dec. 8.
A number of strategists have been recommending that investors steer clear of lower quality stocks and focus instead on those with better balance sheets for the next leg of the road ahead.
Wal-Mart shares have stalled since having an early runup last year. John Lawrence, senior analyst at Morgan Keegan, offered investors his outlook for the retail giant.
Stocks ended lower Wednesday as the rally after the Federal Reserve's statement faded and investors began to worry that the central bank is inching closer to withdrawing stimulus measures that have propped up the economy. The Dow had briefly popped above 9,900.
Stocks advanced after the Federal Reserve delivered one of its most optimistic statements in the past few years. The Dow more than doubled its gains after the announcement, sending the blue-chip index through 9,900 for the first time since last fall.
Stocks bounced around at the open Wednesday as the dollar slipped and investors remained a little jittery ahead of the Fed statement.
The new day opens with the Dow, the S&P 500, and the Nasdaq coming off fresh 2009 closing highs, with investors now squarely focused on 2:15 pm ET this afternoon. That's when the Fed's Open Market Committee issues its latest statement on interest rates and the economy.
With little else to sway it, the stock market should continue to trade quietly ahead of the Fed's Wednesday afternoon statement.
Some of the market’s key drivers could rise or fall based on these quarterly numbers, the Mad Money host says.
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What will the second half bring? Neil Hennessy of the Hennessy Funds and Linda Duessel of Federated Investors offered their market outlook and investment advice.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of MGM and EMC Corp popped while Monsanto and American Express dropped.
The S&P 500 crossed above its 200-day moving average today for the first time since May 2008. As upward momentum builds in the markets, the here are fourteen companies that are near new highs.
Considering the Dow soared by triple digits after GM declared bankruptcy, traders want to know if this is the bottom for the US economy?
Here’s a play on America’s ailing auto firms.
The Treasury market took the government's latest 7-year note auction in stride, compared to Wednesday's wild action.
Treasury bonds were firmer and trading quietly on Thursday compared with yesterday's wild action, though the market is awaiting the government's 7-year note auction this afternoon.
The stock market is watching the bond market, wary a spike in interest rates will derail a fragile economic recovery and snuff the market's rally.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Cree and Amylin popped while Monsanto and AutoZone dropped.
Stocks finished near session lows Wednesday as rising bond yields on government debt raised concern that borrowing costs are going to start going up and tamp down the economic recovery.