Wall Street is increasingly concerned a tumble in commodity prices and the latest sales numbers from Caterpillar portend a further slowdown in China.» Read More
The Dow, S&P and Nasdaq were all down over 2%, as of late this morning. While these moves are significant, we have seen drops like this before in this rally.
Stocks opened lower Monday as the dollar made a comeback and a key manufacturing gauge came in weaker than expected.
With inventories going down and government stimulus about to kick in, are steel makers a buy or is it all priced in?
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Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Agrium and AK Steel popped while Morgan Stanley and United Airlines dropped.
Caterpillar shares are up 60% over the past 3 months despite a cautious outlook. What should expect Wednesday at the annual shareholders meeting?
Today, Cisco and Travelers replaced Citigroup and GM on the Dow. Here is a look back at the previous 10 changes to the Dow and what happened to the benchmark in the days leading up to and following the change.
With stocks rallying for over 3 months now, dividend yields continue to fall back to Earth. Today, two new components join the Dow, one with a dividend and one without. See how the 30 companies in the Dow compare.
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The latest overall job loss numbers showed a loss of 345,000 jobs in May and the unemployment rate climbed to 9.4%, the highest rate since August 1983. The March and April numbers were revised upward to losses of 652,000 and 504,000, respectively. Here is a breakdown of where the job losses were as well as which sectors were adding jobs.
Joy Global will face volatility in the short term but it is a buy-rated stock in the long term, said Charles Brady, analyst at BMO Capital Markets.
At this point, you look for any selective weakness in sectors that you want to be “long” in, advised Peter Sorrentino, senior portfolio manager of Huntington Asset Advisors.
The Dow Industrials briefly turned positive for the year earlier this morning. WAHOO! But wait…the S&P 500 turned positive for 2009 nearly one month ago and is now up over 4.5% this year. So why the performance lag in the Dow (compared to the S&P)?
With the exit of Citigroup and GM from the Dow, new comers Cisco and Travelers bring some heft back into the index. As of Monday's close, the price weighted index is taking out $4.44 (combined price of Citi and GM) and adding in $61.41 (CSCO + TRV). Here's how this change will impact the weight of the remaining 28 stocks of the Dow.
Stocks soared Monday as investors were encouraged by economic reports out of China and the U.S. and breathed a sigh of relief that General Motors finally filed for bankruptcy protection.
With the futures up this morning, be on the watch for a technical milestone this week. Both the S&P and the Dow Jones Industrial Averages are poised to cross over their 200-day moving averages.
It’s been 100 days – no not since President Obama has taken office - but since his stimulus plan passed Congress. So which stocks are the big winners?
100 days have now passed since President Obama signed the $787 billion economic stimulus bill into law. Signed less than a month into his administration, the stimulus package provides notable investments into infrastructure/construction, renewable fuels/alternative energy, farming/agriculture, and healthcare.
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