Stocks shaved some of its losses in mid-afternoon trading Thursday, but worries about Greece and the financial reform continued to weigh on the market.
Stocks opened lower Thursday after the Fed highlighted the weakness of the recovery in its latest statement. But a pair of better-than-expected economic reports helped curb the losses.
Stock index futures were lower ahead of the opening bell Thursday ahead of key economic data and after the Federal Reserve scaled back its projections for the economic recovery.
A number of reports coming next week might tell us what to expect come July.
Charles Norton, portfolio manager at ALPS/GNI Long-Short Fund, and Ronald Carson, of Carson Wealth Management Group, believe investors can make money by shorting stocks. They discussed their best plays.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
What started as a narrow movement by proponents of natural and organic foods has morphed into a swell of mainstream opposition, thanks in large part to tools of modern activism like Facebook, YouTube and Twitter and movies like “Food, Inc.” and “King Corn.”
The S&P 500 and Nasdaq ended slightly lower Thursday after comments from ECB President Trichet gave the dollar a boost. Financials advanced, while energy and materials stocks declined.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, March 25.
Stocks rallied Thursday, led by banks, after testimony by Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke on Capitol Hill and some encouraging earnings reports.
Stocks bounced back Thursday after a drop in the previous session as the latest batch of earnings reports beat expectations.
Best Buy up 6 percent pre-open, earnings of $1.82 above consensus of $1.79, revenues of $16.5 billion also above consensus of $16.08 billion, a 12 percent increase from the same period last year. Comp store sales were up 7 percent. 2011 guidance is $3.45-$3.60, above $3.37 estimates.
Stocks look set for a small rebound from the previous session's sharp declines Thursday, with stock index futures rising and European markets higher.
PepsiCo maintained its forecast for long-term earnings growth as it looks to increase overseas revenue.
In today's trading session, a total of 47 stocks in the S&P 500 reached new 52-week highs. Here is a look at those companies.
In today's trading session, a total of 39 stocks in the S&P 500 reached new 52-week highs. Here is a look at those companies.
Cramer gives investors advice on how to handle restrictive lending in China.
Major companies continued to pour support into the Haiti relief effort following last Tuesday's devastating earthquake, and the US Chamber of Commerce said corporate aid pledges had already exceeded $16 million by 11 am Eastern.
Soft commodities welcomed the New Year with new multi-year highs. Raw Sugar ICE futures for March delivery rallied to a 29-year high on Tuesday, and traded at an intraday high of 29.8 cents/lbs, its highest level since January 1981, as it has further extended its rally in a market in which prices rose 128% last year.
Stocks advanced Monday, with the Nasdaq closing at a new 15-month high, after upgrades on Alcoa and Intel and as the Senate health-care bill advanced.