The S&P 500 settled above the 1,200-mark on Wednesday's trading session, setting another key milestone for the market, and trading at its highest level since September 2008. While the bullish momentum may be well received by some, the rate of acceleration might be making others nervous.
Moody’s real commercial property price index showed an uptick of 4.1 percent in December. Is this a sign that commercial real estate market has bottomed? Harvey Green, president and CEO of Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services, shared his sector outlook.
Today marks the 1 year anniversary from President Obama's Inauguration last year. Here are how the markets stand 1 year later and compared to presidents from 1901 until today.
CEOs aren't just stuffed suits — they can be quite funny. A few of them set out to prove it last night at Caroline's. There were real-estate jokes, Bernie Madoff jokes — let's face it, this year gave them a lot to work with!
What do you do with a former bank branch? Real-estate agents are getting creative. But here's the good news ...
Stocks declined Wednesday as weak demand for today's Treasury auction and a sharp drop in oil prices dragged on the market. A disappointing durable-goods report didn't help either.
Stocks declined Wednesday after a report showed a much sharper drop in durable-goods orders than expected. Plus, a sharp selloff in China dragged on oil prices, which also weighed on the market.
Futures tumbled Wednesday after a report showed a much sharper drop in durable-goods orders than expected. Plus, a sharp selloff in China dragged on oil prices, which also weighed on the market.
China stimulus trumps U.S. stimulus. Although the dollar is comparatively flat, we continue to have a global commodity rally--oil, copper, aluminum and other commodities are at or near their highs for the year.
Unemployment hit 8.9 percent in April and some predict that number could climb to over 10 percent in 2009. But how far can this streamlining really go? See the S&P 500's leanest companies.
Unemployment hit 8.9 percent in April and some predict that number could climb over 10 percent in 2009 as major companies further streamline operations to combat the recession. While some industries are more labor intensive than others, employee productivity is a key measure that managers and investors look at when evaluating performance. Take a look at which companies are squeezing the most out their shrinking workforces.
As of yesterday, over 80% of the S&P 500 companies have reported earnings. Here's a look at which companies have had the biggest surprises so far...
You want to be "greedy" and buy stocks when others are fearful, said John Rogers of Arial Investments. And he sees a recovery at the end of this year and into 2010.
On a week dominated by the toxic asset plan, better-than-expected housing and durable goods data, the markets rally through their third straight week of gains. The last time all major indices rose for three consecutive weeks was the week ending May 2, 2008.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of JPMorgan and Toyota popped while Dell and Caterpillar dropped.
As we enter the first full week of 2009, just over 25% of the S&P 500 stocks have forward EPS growth expectations in the double digits. Here is a sampling of them.
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The Dow and S&P both suffered the 2nd worst point drop ever today, and the Nikkei falls more than 10% at its lows for the session Thursday.
As of about midday on Tuesday, the markets have swung between being positive, negative and flat for the day. Which companies are withstanding the volatility and sustaining their gains since Friday's close?
Stocks worldwide extended their slide even after Central Banks around the world coordinated emergency rate cuts earlier in the week in an effort to help unfreeze the credit markets, and soothe the financial sector. The Dow had its worst week ever in terms of points as well as percent drops, losing 1874 points or down 18.15%.