Stocks closed slightly higher in choppy trading as investors digested economic data and kept an eye on falling oil prices.» Read More
Stocks briefly pared their losses after a report showed improvement in the service sector.
The futures are down this morning and we are looking at a weak start to the week. How does this stack up when compared to other Mondays?
Now that we closed Q2 and the first half of 2009, let's take a forward look. Here are the historical averages for the Dow, S&P and Nasdaq for July, Q3, and H2. Historically and on average, the Dow has fared best of the major indices in July, Q3 and H2.
All three major US indices had their strongest performance since the second quarter of 2003, when the Dow, S&P 500 and NASDAQ Composite were up 12% or higher for the quarter.
On the final day of the quarter, all three major US indices are poised for their strongest performance since the second quarter of 2003, when the Dow, S&P 500 and NASDAQ Composite were up 12% or higher for the quarter.
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As investors look ahead to the second half of the year, the impact of the market's rally since March 9th, could provide insight into where some bets have been placed.
The Dow capped another down week with a loss Friday as investors shrugged off a surge in consumer sentiment and instead focused on the fact that consumers are squirreling away their money at a feverish pace. But techs gained after encouraging earnings from Palm.
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Stocks ended flat Wednesday as tech and consumer stocks rebounded but banks dragged after a credit downgrade on more than a dozen companies.
Stocks ticked higher Wednesday as consumer stocks rebounded after a tame inflation reading but banks still dragged after credit downgrade. FedEx skidded after it issued a weak outlook.
Stocks turned mixed Wednesday as investors digested a tame inflation reading against a weak outlook from FedEx. Banks dragged after a credit downgrade.
Both the Dow and S&P 500 tumbled Monday, marking their worst slide in a month, after manufacturing data and a commodities sell-off dragged down investor sentiment.
Stocks tumbled Monday as the dollar made a comeback and a key manufacturing gauge came in weaker than expected.
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?