The S&P closed lower on Tuesday as negative developments in global credit markets rekindled interest in the dollar, which in turn took down the commodities trade.
Cisco Systems CEO John Chambers is in a good mood, and he should be. Even though the stock is down fractionally today, Chambers was able to reiterate his company's long term growth outlook of 11 to 17 percent, something he said he wouldn't do until there were noticeable and sustainable signs of an economic turnaround.
Markets fell on Tuesday as the strengthening U.S. dollar chased buyers from equity markets. How should investors prepare their portfolios? Ken Croft, CIO and portfolio manager of Morningstar 5-star-rated Croft Value Fund, shares his investment strategy and stock picks.
The Fast Money traders are closely watching the action in the dollar and what it's doing to commodity stocks across the board.
Look for President Obama to sign climate change legislation into law in April, a barrage of carbon footprint commercials on TV, a sustainability label from Walmart and the election of green governors.
U.S. stocks posted modest gains this week, following a better-than-expected jobs report on Friday, which boosted hopes for an economic recovery and stabilization in the labor market.
Tech investors are scrambling to figure out which end is up after Apple broke its 50-day move average while Cisco and Juniper action seemed very bullish.
The latest overall job loss numbers showed a loss of 11,000 jobs in November and the unemployment rate fell to 10.0%. The September and October numbers were revised as well. Here is a breakdown of where the job losses were as well as which sectors were adding jobs.
Cash is King! Whether you are a bull or a bear, having cash on hand helps companies weather downturns or invest in the future. Here are the S&P 500 companies with the biggest cash positions.
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What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Tuesday, Dec. 2.
A break-out year for digital books and 3-D TV, a big comeback for Microsoft and a fall from grace for netbooks and Twitter.
On a short holiday week where the Dow started off at a new 2009 high before losing ground Friday on concerns over Dubai's debt standing, the markets managed a mixed to flat performance for the week.
Today’s gains have pushed the Dow Industrials to a new 52-week high. At these levels, the Dow has soared 60% and the S&P has surged 64% from their March closing lows.
As we head into the holiday shopping and entertainment season, a funny thing is happening to Hollywood and Silicon Valley heavyweights. Once rivals, they're now key partners in a new kind of "if you can't beat 'em join 'em" approach to digital entertainment.
If the worst of the recession is indeed behind us, trends from previous economic pitfalls may provide investors guidance to where some of the capital inflows may go next. Here is a look at the top stocks coming out of a recession.
Hewlett-Packard let the wind out of its sails a couple of weeks ago when it essentially pre-announced earnings with news of the 3Com acquisition. But with Dell's lousy financial report last week, there was still a healthy amount of interest in how each HP unit performed, and whether guidance would hold up.
U.S. stocks finished the week mixed, after reaching new highs for the year earlier on the week.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
As Dell prepares to release its earnings Thursday, there's a strange thing happening around this company: Could this company be showing new signs of life even as competition in every one of the markets it serves begins to heat up?