Traders emerging from one of the most turbulent weeks in history will likely need to brace for more volatility as the Street gears up for jobs data.» Read More
January housing starts, at 591,000, was above expectations of 580,000, and the highest since July 2009. The prior month was revised upward as well. Bullish on housing: BofA/Merrill Lynch initiating seven home builders with a "Buy" rating. Analyst Jonathan Ellis says, "we think a sustained recovery is now within a reasonable discounting period for the stocks." What about a bottom in home prices? And what happened to the correction?
Wall Street looks set to extend the previous session's gains Wednesday, with stock index futures pointing to a modest rise.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, Feb. 10.
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Major companies continued to pour support into the Haiti relief effort following last Tuesday's devastating earthquake, and the US Chamber of Commerce said corporate aid pledges had already exceeded $16 million by 11 am Eastern.
Is health the new green? A study conducted by public relations firm Edelman suggests that consumers expect businesses to act in ways that improve the country's health, and that this responsibility extends more broadly beyond looking to improve their employees wellness.
Alan Valdes, vice president at Kabrik Trading, and Brent Wilsey, president of Wilsey Asset Management, told investors how to prepare their portfolios for the week ahead. Read on for their five stock picks.
Stocks snapped a three-day losing streak Monday after an encouraging report on existing-home sales and a pullback in the dollar.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Monday, Nov. 23.
Stocks rallied Monday after an encouraging report on existing-home sales and a pullback in the dollar.
Stocks opened higher Monday as the dollar pullled back and gold hit a new record above $1,170 an ounce. The Dow was up more than 100 points at the open and continued higher after a report showed a sharp jump in existing-home sales.
A holiday-shortened trading week begun with all signs pointing to a higher open for Wall Street on Monday, with the dollar weakening and gold hitting a new record high above $1,167 an ounce.
It's been awhile since holiday shopping has been such a wild card for the economy. Wednesday kicks off the batch of major retail earnings, when Macy's reports ahead of the opening bell.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, Nov. 11.
Kraft’s third quarter profits beat Wall Street expectations, but the company posted weaker-than-expected revenue and cut its full-year sales forecast on Tuesday. Timothy Ramey, vice president and senior research analyst at D.A. Davidson & Co. shared his analysis on the firm’s earnings.
Stocks seesawed Tuesday, so where should investors be looking to put their money? David Stepherson, senior portfolio manager at Hardesty Capital Management, and Neil Hennessy, portfolio manager and CIO of Hennessy Funds, shared their strategies.
Sometimes it's the forward looking announcements that accompany earnings reports that are the more important item.
Stocks snapped a five-day winning streak Friday as a sharp drop in oil prices and profit-taking offset an improvement in consumer confidence and a rosier outlook from economic bellwether FedEx. Still, for the week, stocks gained 1.7 percent.