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*Gilead falls as Express Scripts picks AbbVie treatment. *Dow boosted by gains at Intel, IBM; S&P ends at record. Intel Corp rose 2.3 percent to $37.21, providing the biggest boost to the Dow, while IBM rose 1.8 percent to $161.44 and Cisco Systems rose 1.6 percent to $28.22.
Some of Monday midday movers:
The Santa Claus Rally should not be confused with other seasonal phenomena, such as the "Free Lunch" and "January Effect."
ALBANY, N.Y., Dec 17- When Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a ban on fracking in New York on Wednesday, he predicted "a ton of lawsuits" against the state. Six years ago, before the start of a lengthy New York moratorium on hydraulic fracturing of natural gas, the governor might have been right. Chesapeake Energy, once one of the biggest leaseholders in New York, last year...
Stocks declined on Wednesday, furthering the week's losses, as crude fell as OPEC cut its demand outlook for 2015.
NEW YORK, Dec 5- Oklahoma's energy-related revenues are feeling the squeeze from lower oil prices and if the price remains low, it could hit income and sales tax revenues if energy workers have less money to spend, the state's treasurer said on Friday. That will take a few months to get in, " Ken Miller, Oklahoma state treasurer, said on the sidelines of the National...
NEW YORK, Dec 5- The plunge in oil prices is starting to hurt Oklahoma's energy-related revenues and if the price remains low, could hit income and sales tax revenues if energy workers have less money to spend, the state's treasurer said on Friday. "We are beginning to see the signs of softening prices, but we've not yet seen the impact of these extremely low prices of...
*Otsuka to buy Avanir; Cypress Semi to buy Spansion. NEW YORK, Dec 2- U.S. stocks rose modestly on Tuesday as a pair of big M&A deals boosted market optimism and helped the market rebound from the broad decline in the previous session, which was the S&P 500' s weakest day in a month. U.S. crude futures fell 2 percent to $67.58 per barrel, contributing to the 0.5 percent...
Take a look at some of Thursday's midday movers:
Some of Wednesday's midday movers:
Some of Tuesday's midday movers:
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Companies are maintaining guidance for the fourth quarter, easing concerns that slower global growth will hit Q4 earnings.
Thirty-two stocks in the S&P 500 have rebounded 10 percent or more since the market's low last week, including Chesapeake Energy, Delta and Southwest.
The S&P sectors leading the market rebound are the same groups that led the decline: Materials, energy and industrials.
Some of Thursday's midday movers:
It's been a whipsaw day on Wall Street with traders trying to buy market bottoms.
Stocks failed to hold gains after a strong rally, as oil's late-day plunge overshadowed the bounce in tech, transports and industrials.
Take a look at some of Friday's midday movers.