Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.
Stocks closed higher for the fourth straight session Friday after a better-than-expected jobs report gave investors another reason to think the U.S. economy is beginning to turn around. JP Morgan rose.
Stocks were heading to the best results for a week before Labor day since 2006 after a series of economic reports gave investors reason to think the U.S. economy is beginning to turn around. JP Morgan rose and McDonald's fell.
Workplace wellness programs are on the rise as employers battle health care costs and strive to keep their employees health and productive. According to the National Business Group on Health, this upward trend means companies will be increasingly looking for people to work in this field.
Stocks held gains after investors digested August jobs data that was largely better than expected, but still offered reason for concern, and news that service sector activity grew less than forecast. Verizon and AT&T fell, Caterpillar rose.
U.S. stock index futures soared after the government reported August nonfarm payrolls fell much less than expected, giving investor some hope about the health of the economy and employment.
S&P futures popped 10 points on nonfarm payrolls. August nonfarm payrolls, at minus 54,000, much better than expectations of a loss of 120,000, private payrolls up 67,000, also better than a gain of 44,000 expected. Also helping futures: a large revision to July, now a loss of 54,000 jobs, down from an earlier estimate of a loss of 131,000 jobs.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Friday, Sept. 3.
What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.
Stocks ended lower Monday, led by industrials, materials and techs. Investors once again shrugged off a wave of merger-and-acquisition activity, which normally gives the market a boost.
Stocks were mixed in a tight range Monday, after an early boost from merger-and-acquisition activity, as weakness cut into techs, banks and homebuilders.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, Aug. 11.
Both the Dow and S&P traded modestly lower ahead of Friday's all important jobs report. What should you make of it?
Once again, action in the S&P has generated chatter that bulls want to make another run at the 200-day.
Weakness in technology and consumer staples has triggered chatter that recent gains may be short-lived. Is the market trying to tell us something?
The Dow pulled off its fifth straight gain Monday, led by Microsoft. Alcoa fell.
Stocks struggled Monday as materials and banks dragged and investors were a little jittery ahead of earnings season, which kicks off after the bell today with Alcoa. Techs were the day's best performers.
Stocks pulled back Monday as materials and banks dragged and investors were a little jittery ahead of earnings season, which kicks off after the bell today with Alcoa. Techs were the day's best performers.
U.S. stock index futures declined ahead of the open Monday in the wake of the strongest week for the major averages in almost a year and ahead of the start of a new earnings season.
The problems caused by underfunded pension have been swept under the rug for years, but as Ken Hackel points out, that is about to change or should change.