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Stock index futures pointed to a substantial selloff at the start of trading Monday, with concerns over the euro zone sovereign debt crisis and the nationalization of Spanish bank CajaSur adding to selling pressure.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Monday, May 24.
This is what the US, Europe and China need to do to keep Friday’s rally going.
A massive sell-off on Wall Street Thursday thrust the stock market into an official correction. Now, some traders are warning that a bear market lies ahead.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Friday, May 20.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower opening after oscillating ahead of trading Thursday, as major European indexes shed early-morning gains.
The growth in private-label, or store-brand, grocery items will continue across most categories even as the U.S. economy rebounds as consumers have found the quality has greatly improved compared to the traditional brand names.
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Wal-Mart Stores has been trying to shore up its discount image by advertising that it will be rolling back prices on roughly 10,000 items, mostly food and other staples. Although the retailer is not disclosing the size of the price cuts, analysts have tried to gauge their impact, and what this says about its business.
The S&P 500 and Nasdaq ended slightly lower Thursday after comments from ECB President Trichet gave the dollar a boost. Financials advanced, while energy and materials stocks declined.
Stocks rallied Thursday, led by banks, after testimony by Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke on Capitol Hill and some encouraging earnings reports.
Stocks bounced back Thursday after a drop in the previous session as the latest batch of earnings reports beat expectations.
Stocks look set for a small rebound from the previous session's sharp declines Thursday, with stock index futures rising and European markets higher.
PepsiCo maintained its forecast for long-term earnings growth as it looks to increase overseas revenue.
After their best week since November, stocks are looking to extend their current winning streak to five days. Asia jumped 2 percent overnight, while European markets remain fairly flat today.
US stock index futures pointed to a slightly higher open for Wall Street Monday, following the best weekly gains for the Dow and the S&P 500 in more than three months.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Monday, Feb. 22.
Stocks rose for second day Wednesday as a Deere earnings beat and a rebound in housing starts helped renew investor optimism about the recovery. Consumer stocks were among the best performers; energy, the weakest.
Stocks opened higher Wednesday after Deere blew past earnings expectations and a report showed a rebound in housing starts.
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?