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A huge guest list on Closing Bell with Maria Bartiromo from 3-4PM ET this afternoon. Maria will speak with CEO of Caterpillar, Jim Owens and Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold’s CEO Richard Adkerson in two exclusive interviews today.
Companies as diverse as Caterpillar, Merck and Coca-Cola reported quarterly profit that beat analyst estimates. Does this signify an embryonic bull market at last? Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, offered CNBC his stock-market insights.
The Dow bolted out of the gate Tuesday as a slew of components beat earnings expectations. But there were pockets of weakness throughout the market, including chips, hardware, banks and retail. The Nasdaq was lower.
Futures indicated a slightly lower open for Wall Street Tuesday ahead of a slew of earnings and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's Capitol Hill testimony.
Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke delivers important testimony before a House committee, but it's the wave of earnings reports that could decide the day Tuesday.
If you don’t, the Mad Money host says, you’ll miss the move.
With the S&P closing at an 8-month high and above a former level of resistance, are the bulls about to take this market another leg higher?
Stocks rallied to the finish line Monday after a wobbly morning as a CIT deal to avert bankruptcy and strong earnings gave investors cause for optimism.
The S&P is sitting right at its highest levels since November. The central thesis is earnings: P/E multiples will expand in the next several quarters due to the combination of cost cutting and gradually rising revenues.
These are the forces that are moving stocks right now.
As investors brace for the peak weeks of earnings, both the Dow and S&P marched higher on hopes that stability had returned to the financial system.
A strong start for stocks began to peter out Monday, though CIT continued to rally.
Stocks opened higher Monday as investors were cheered by news of a deal that will avoid bankruptcy for commercial lender CIT Group and a better-than-expected start the earnings season.
The Lightning Round is extended in this CNBC.com exclusive feature.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Discover Financial and UBS popped while Dell and American Dairy dropped.
As investors brace for a rollercoaster ride during the second-quarter earnings season, the dollar's weakness in the last three months could have played a key role for some multinational companies.
It is now four weeks since the S&P 500 hit its recent closing high of 946.21 on June 12. The benchmark index is down 6.7% since then and some components have been hit harder than others bringing dividend yields back up again. Here is a screen for companies that have been beaten up but might have good value in the longer term.
Washington has doubly blessed this motor maker, Cramer says.
Here’s how the president can put us back on track.
With the official start of earnings season kicking off after the bell today, here are some stats on Alcoa and the rest of the Dow.