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Stocks ended higher despite mostly weak economic news and falling oil prices as LinkedIn became the first major U.S. social networking company to go public in a soaring debut.
The cloud computing company shares popped higher as reported a profit that edged Wall Street expectations and it handed in an outlook that easily surpassed current forecasts.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, May 19.
Stocks traded modestly higher amid weak economic news, falling oil prices, and a strong debut for LinkedIn's initial public offering.
Economic reports could rule the markets Thursday, as investors get a fresh look at the jobs situation and the health of the housing market.
The “Mad Money” host reveals what earnings he plans to monitor.
All high-flying stocks share these elements.
Yes, Cramer says. Here’s why.
Stocks closed sharply higher in a rally sparked by strength in tech and manufacturing, although bank stocks weakened after Wells Fargo reported a slide in revenue.
Stocks added to strong gains before the close as a rally sparked by strength in tech and manufacturing drove prices higher, although bank stocks weakened after Wells Fargo reported a slide in revenue.
The big spenders on technology—businesses and government agencies—buy about 75 percent of the computing goods and services sold worldwide. Yet it is increasingly evident they are not driving the new ideas, excitement and powerhouse technology companies in ascent these days. The New York Times reports.
Stocks got closer to their highs of the year as the broad market turned positive for the month and was on track to post the best quarter of the year, although volumes remained thin amid geopolitical uncertainty. AT&T and Merck led Dow components higher, while Cisco slipped.
Stocks put in another strong showing on Wednesday as investors seemed to put aside concerns over geopolitical fears to send stocks higher, although volumes remain thin. AT&T and Exxon led the Dow higher.
Stocks gained on Wednesday, following a modest Tuesday rally, amid good news on the jobs front. AT&T and Merck led the Dow higher.
On the surface, there are several pieces of news that can be spun positively today...
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Investors and startups here can't stop talking about cloud computing. With the explosion of the amount of data out there and growing demand to access that, both companies and consumers are turning to the cloud, an opportunity for a number of fast-growing startups.
Since the financial collapse, investors have chosen to look the other way on such things as bloated inventory, rising receivables or any number of metrics that normally would be red flags.
Unless something truly untoward happens in Saudi Arabia, esteemed trader Dennis Gartman thinks current oil prices are 'sporty' at best.
Cramer talks about the "incredible" cloud computing story with Salesforce.com's Marc Benioff.