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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.
Stocks struggled to push higher Friday as consumer confidence improved and economic bellwether FedEx raised its earnings forecast. But profit-taking after a five-day rally clipped gains.
Stocks are poised for a slightly higher open, and are seeking to rise for the 6th straight day. The S&P is up nearly 5 percent over the past 5 days, and if it closes up today, it will have its best 6-day winning streak in about 6.5 years.
US stock index futures pointed to a slightly lower open Friday, with investors taking a breather after five straight sessions of gains.
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According to the Washington Post, the U.S. is preparing to steer GM into bankruptcy next week, but other sources say they have no plan to do so-next week.
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Campbell Soup is reporting a sharply lower third-quarter profit compared with last year, when it sold its Godiva Chocolatier brand. But its adjusted profit rose 3.6 percent even as its sales slumped.
Cramer explains why the market stalled today and what we need to go higher.
The abrupt end of Wall Street's latest rally proves once again that short-term investing is a hazardous business, according to Sarat Sethi of Douglas C. Lane & Associates. That having been said, there are more short-term opportunities coming.
The government is moving towards a budget that will raise the national deficit to almost $2 trillion dollars. $2,000,000,000,000. That's a lot of zeroes! Even the Chinese have expressed concern over U.S. deficits. And when the Chinese, the biggest buyer of U.S. debt, begin voice concerns, you know deficits are real and something to be worried about.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Fifth Third Bancorp and Expedia popped while Humana and Vale dropped.