The Dow erased nearly all of its gains Monday, dragged down by the financial sector amid worries about financial reform. Caterpillar led the Dow's gainers, up more than 4 percent.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Monday, April 26.
Caterpillar is focusing on emerging markets for increased earnings and sales, rather than the US, outgoing CEO Jim Owens told CNBC Monday.
Despite worries on Greece and financial reform, market shows no signs of giving up gains. All major indices are at new highs. Modest weakness in financials is being offset by strong gains in the cyclical sectors — materials, industrials, and consumer discretionary. One key indicator — new highs on the NYSE — is sitting near multiyear highs.
What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.
The market rally will last until about June—then, investors should brace for a selloff, said John Carter, president of Trade The Markets. What will be the catalyst? He shared his market outlook.
The Dow remained higher in mid-afternoon Monday amid a flurry of new M&A activity and an earnings beat from Caterpillar. But there was some weakness in the energy, banking and health-care sectors, which dragged on the S&P and Nasdaq.
Financials faced serious headwinds Monday with Goldman presenting a real conundrum. Fundamentals are bullish but technicals are terrible. What matters more?
Stocks continued their winning streak Monday after Caterpillar beat earnings expectations and raised its outlook.
Europe trading up, despite yields widening on Greek debt once again. Elsewhere, Caterpillar and Whirlpool reported sales and earnings better than expected, both raised guidance. And the US Treasury Department said it would approve a sale of 1.5 billion shares of Citigroup — just the beginning...
…Cramer changes his mind. What do you do?
Better corporate profits and economic news could keep the market humming, as long as the slow fuse on the Greek debt situation doesn't end with a bang.
The NASDAQ Composite and Dow rose for the eighth consecutive week, with the Dow marking its longest winning streak since January 2004. Energy and consumer discretionary stocks led the gains in the S&P 500 this week.
Stocks bounced back Friday morning after a report showed new-home sales soared last month. David Joy, chief market strategist at RiverSource Investments, and Doug Sandler, co-founder of Riverfront Investment Group, discussed their market insights.
The market is poised for a strong pullback, but there are still areas where investors can make money, said Simon Goodfellow of ING Wholesale Banking. He shared his market outlook and best plays.
Take advantage of the declines in these stocks, Cramer says. Friday’s “scandal” won’t keep them down for long.
The NASDAQ Composite and Dow rose for the seventh consecutive week, while the S&P 500 halted its winning streak, posting a weekly loss of 0.19%. US stocks fell during Friday's trading session, following news that the Securities and Exchange Commission charged Goldman Sachs with fraud related to subprime mortgages.
Actually, they’re all illusions, Cramer says. He breaks them down one by one.
Despite an unexpected rise in jobless claims, markets continued an uptrend on Thursday. Byron Wien, vice chairman of Blackstone Advisory Services shared his market insights.
Stocks rose for a sixth straight dayas investors cheered a pair of solid manufacturing reports and shrugged off a jump in jobless claims.