U.S. stocks closed lower amid a series of economic data that continued to show moderate growth ahead of Friday's key jobs report.» Read More
Regardless of how 2009 looks, this stock might still be worth buying.
Stocks popped like a champagne cork Tuesday as Wall Street breathed a gigantic sigh of relief that the presidential election — and the uncertainty that comes with it — is almost over.
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Don’t believe the naysayers, Cramer says. We needed the Fed to take action.
Investors could lose any gains seen in Tuesday's 889-point Dow rally if the ECB doesn't follow the Fed's lead.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Neil Hennessy of Hennessy Funds is known for his use of the price-to-sales ratio to pinpoint the best places for a stock market investor's dollar. Based on that ratio — he's ready to buy. "Today, you can buy a dollar of revenue in the Dow Jones (Industrials) for 74 cents on the dollar," he told CNBC.
The markets end the week in negative territory as all major indexes lost 5% or more for the week. The Russell 2000 brings up the rear losing over 10% for the week.
Stocks made a third attempt at a rally Thurdsay though techs took a beating amid worries about the outlook for the sector.
A rally spurred by bargain hunting fizzled Thursday as weakness in technology leaders offset strength energy-related companies.
Stocks wavered after an early pop Thursday as the latest batch of earnings and a disappointing weekly jobless report stoked recession fears.
The search for a market bottom likely will continue through the rest of the year and into 2009, as signs emerge that a turning point is not yet upon Wall Street.
The cruel earnings season for the American worker intensified Wednesday as more companies announced layoffs.
The stock market deteriorated in the final 20 minutes of trading with the Dow closing with triple digit losses.
Stocks sold off in the final hour of trading, an hour that has become known for wild, unpredictable swings, as a new government plan to juice money-market funds and some dismal corporate outlooks kept investors on edge.
The search of a market bottom likely will continue through the rest of the year and into 2009, as signs begin to emerge that a turning point is not yet upon Wall Street.
Stocks retreated after a fleeting uptick as investors digested a slew of earnings and some dismal outlooks and signs of a thawing in the credit markets.
Caterpillar missed market expectations by 2 cents Tuesday, reporting earnings per share of $1.39 for the third quarter, but it said it maintains its full-year outlook for earnings of $6 per share.
Any close that is near break even or positive would be a sign that stocks are discounting a lot of bad news.
This year the S&P Industrial Index fared even worse than the S&P 500, but Eli Lustgarten, senior vice president of Longbow Research, sees opportunities in this beaten-down sector.