With stocks having closed sharply higher Wednesday, the traders discussed names that caught their eye.
What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.
Stocks are at the highs of the day as the dollar hits session lows. With that, stocks have recovered most of their losses from yesterday (Tuesday). The dollar’s retreat is once again pushing up commodities and commodity stocks late in the morning, with metal and energy stocks are amongst the leadership groups today.
Stocks paused after a strong rally on Tuesday to end mixed on relatively low volume as investors took a breather ahead of the jobs reports on Friday. GE and Alcoa rose, while AT&T fell.
Stocks were mixed as the closing bell neared, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq slumping, as the prospect of the Federal Reserve resuming Treasury purchases to boost the economy countered a disappointing report on private sector hiring. GE and Alcoa rose, while AT&T fell.
Stocks gave back most of its afternoon gains Tuesday as investors digested news that the Federal Reserve would be willing to provide "additional accommodation" to the U.S. economy. Caterpillar rose, while Alcoa fell.
Stocks were mixed Tuesday as investors digested news that the Federal Reserve would be willing to provide "additional accommodation" to the U.S. economy. Caterpillar rose, while Alcoa fell.
Stocks fell modestly Tuesday after reaching four-month highs on Monday as investors await a Federal Reserve policy meeting where future quantitative easing strategies may be discussed. Caterpillar rose, while Alcoa fell.
Reports that Microsoft may be planning a debt sale to pay dividends and buybacks makes perfect sense. Think of it this way: why not add leverage?
Midday Thoughts: What's up with September? Supposedly the worst month of the year, it's up nearly 7 percent so far.
Expect an "explosion in bank acquisitions" after November, said Dick Bove, analyst at Rochdale Securities.
Earnings season is underway and stocks are rallying on better-than-expected profits. In this report from TheStreet, here are 10 companies that beat analysts' earnings expectations by wide margins. They are ordered by outperformance, from smallest to biggest surprise.
Remember these things the next time stocks take a hit like they did on Wednesday.
In the face of some otherwise-daunting obstacles, commercial real estate is proving to be an attractive area for investors looking for bargains as loans come due and foreclosures mount.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, July 21.
Analysts have been more upbeat on company earnings. Investors don't share that sentiment. Here are the five companies whose share prices are most out of line with analysts' EPS upgrades over the past month.
The financial reform bill will likely hurt consumers more than banks because Wall Street will find a way to get around it, banking analyst Richard Bove told CNBC.
New financial services regulations will be so disastrous that Congress will need to repeal them to undo the damage they will cause, banking analyst Dick Bove said Monday.
Stocks rallied Tuesday as the euro gained against the dollar after a number of successful European debt auctions eased investor concerns about the euro zone's solvency crisis. Techs and industrials led the advance.
Stocks rallied Tuesday as the euro gained against the dollar after a number of successful European debt auctions eased investor concerns about the euro-zone's solvency crisis. Techs and industrials led the advance.