Stocks have been strong all morning on the U.S. tax deal; the S&P 500 and the Dow Industrials is on track to open at a 2-year high, joining the NASDAQ, the Dow Transports, the Russell 2000, and the S&P Midcap.
The bank has told US regulators that it has sold enough assets this year to meet the final condition that was set on its landmark plan to repay $45 billion in government bail-out funding. The FT reports.
US companies in agriculture and technology are strong investments, particularly those that offer big dividends, BlackRock CEO and chairman Laurence Fink told CNBC Tuesday.
Financial firms are arguing that because they use little or no leverage — or borrowed money — they do not pose a risk to the financial system, the New York Times reports.
The "Fast Money" traders note some market movers that caught their eye Thursday.
Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.
Stocks declined Tuesday as traders took a breather from a rally that brought indexes to their highest levels since September 2008. Phil Roth, chief technical market analyst at Miller Tabak, and Paul Schatz, president of Heritage Capital, shared their outlooks.
Stocks turned mostly positive Friday, as investors absorbed the meaning of a surprising surge in payrolls in the wake of the Fed's plans to pump more money into the economy. David Katz, CIO at Matrix Asset Advisors, and Don Schreiber, founder, president and CEO of WBI, discussed their market outlooks.
Is Thursday's market action a vote of confidence in the Fed? Or is it a blow-off top ahead of a sharp decline?
Herein are stocks that caught the "Fast Money" traders' attention Wednesday. Find out why some popped while others dropped.
Stocks ended higher after an initial rocky response to the Federal Reserve announcement it would buy $600 billion in long-term Treasurys the middle of next year in an effort to stimulate the economy's sluggish growth. HP and Cisco rose, while AmEx and Microsoft fell.
Stocks rose after an initial rocky response after the Federal Reserve announced it would buy $600 billion in long-term Treasurys by the end of the second quarter of 2011 in an effort to stimulate the economy's sluggish growth. HP and Cisco rose, while AmEx and Microsoft fell.
There’s no stopping Chinese IPOs. Twenty-four of them this year—double last year, according to Renaissance Capital. And investors love them: Bidding them up on average by 13 percent on the first day of trading. Why care?
Treasury officials were not given advance notice that the New York Fed was joining Pimco, Blackrock and other investors to demand the Bank of America repurchase loans included in $47 billion of mortgage backed securities.
With stocks having closed sharply higher Wednesday, the traders discussed names that caught their eye.
Stocks closed sharply higher Wednesday, nearly wiping out losses from the previous session, after the Federal Reserve reported it has seen "modest signs of growth" in the economy and as investors focused on strong earnings reports and a slide in the dollar. Boeing and DuPont rose, BofA fell.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, Oct. 20.
Stocks lost a little ground in the final minutes of trading, but were still significantly higher, after the Federal Reserve reported it has seen "modest signs of growth" in the economy and as investors focused on strong earnings reports and a slide in the dollar. Boeing and Intel rose.
Believing in yourself is the most important life lesson, Larry Fink, BlackRock chairman and CEO, told CNBC Wednesday. But sometimes, it takes others to have that belief first.
Stocks added to gains after several companies posted positive earnings results and as investors shrugged off concerns about the effect of the foreclosure crisis on banks and a rise in Chinese interest rates. Boeing and DuPont rose, while Bank of America fell.