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After a rocky start, stocks barreled higher Tuesday fueled by a surge in techs and a report that showed new home construction unexpectedly jumped in February. Even banks posted strong gains.
In an era that some might call corporate welfare, Cramer discusses who needs to generate their own cash.
Stocks struggled to hold gains Tuesday as investors were encouraged by a report that showed new home construction unexpectedly jumped in February but banks wobbled.
Too many analysts are making too many calls. How on earth is anyone supposed to sort through the multitude of conflicting notes on the banks today?
Widely followed analyst Meredith Whitney has some new insights about the banking sector. What lies ahead?
Stocks struggled at the open Tuesday as investors were encouragd by a report that showed new home construction unexpectedly jumped in February but banks wobbled.
Futures came off their lows for the morning as February housing starts and permits were much stronger than expected.
Futures rebounded Tuesday after a report showed new home construction unexpectedly jumped in February.
Stocks snapped their winning streak Monday after American Express reported that credit-card deliquencies rose in February. Techs were particularly weak amid worries about tech spending.
It was a late-day selloff that was widely anticipated: we went from WILDLY OVERSOLD to MOSTLY OVERBOUGHT, in 6 trading sessions!
The face of Wall Street undoubtedly changed forever last fall, with the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy, the Bank of America acquisition of Merrill Lynch, the government’s unprecedented 79.9% stake in AIG, and the shift of major investment banks (like Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley) to become bank holding companies. However, before all those stunning events unfolded in the fall, exactly 1 year ago today, JPMorgan Chase agreed to acquire Bear Stearns for $236 million or $2 per share – signifying the end to one of Wall Street’s most storied franchises.
As of midday Monday, all major indices are on track to close up for the fifth consecutive day. The S&P 500 has climbed over 14% in the past five sessions, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average and NASDAQ Composite are both up about 13%.
US Markets recorded their best week since November, riding four consecutive days of gains, making traders question whether we have found the bottom or if this is merely a bear bounce.
That's the only debate on the Street right now, now that the S&P has rallied 10 percent in a week.
Carter Worth, Market Technician from Oppenhiemer, takes a look at the down-trends and breaks down what it means for the markets.
Stocks rose for the third day straight on Thursday, marking the biggest three-day gain since November. Markets were up across the board, led by Bank of America and General Electric.
In today’s Fast Money Final Call, Matt Nesto spoke with Carter Worth, Chief Market Technician at Oppenheimer Asset Mangement about the current rally and where the market is headed from here.
Here’s what we need to keep stocks moving in the right direction.
Is it time to turn cautiously optimistic that the worst for banks is behind us? Or is that just wishful thinking?
Stocks rose for a second day on Wednesday after JP Morgan Chase said the bank was profitable in January and February, echoing comments by Citigroup a day earlier.