Stocks were modestly lower ahead of the closing bell, ending a volatile session marked by a handful of encouraging economic reports, a rising dollar, and investor caution ahead of quarterly earnings reports and monthly jobs data. Verizon and Alcoa fell, while GE rose.
Stocks were mixed Thursday as the Dow backed off after nearing striking distance of 11,000 for the first time since May. Pfizer and GE rose, while AT&T fell.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, July 21.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Monday, April 26.
The Nasdaq is currently up significantly since the March lows of 2009, but still well below the all-time highs of 10 years ago. Does it have further room to run—and where should investors put their money? Kevin Landis, portfolio manager at The Firsthand Funds, and Richard Parower, portfolio manager at J&W Seligman, discussed their outlooks.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, Jan. 28.
Five-star fund manager Richard Parower seeks "growth at the right price" — and he says there's plenty to be found in technology stocks. The handler of the Seligman Global Technology Fund — up 26 percent year-to-date — shared his top picks with CNBC.
If you think the days of war games over, think again. There are spies everywhere!
Consumer electronics retailer Best Buy Co. posted a steeper-than-expected drop in quarterly profit as it spent more than planned to bolster its stores, sending shares down 5 percent.
Technology has been a tough call lately, and no one knows that better than J. & W. Seligman's Richard Parower. He finds some security in securities of companies that deal in, well, security.