Strong start…then sell into the rally. Sound familiar? It has happened a lot over the past couple of weeks, and it happened yet again Friday. In fact, this is the sixth time over the last seven trading sessions that the markets have ended the day at or near the lows of the session.
Exxon Mobil, the world's largest publicly traded international oil and gas company, is scheduled to report fourth-quarter results before the opening bell on Monday, February 1. Here is a look at how Exxon's shares traded during the most recent earnings reports.
Stocks are up modestly in the last trading day of the month. But don’t kid yourself — it has been a down start to the year for the markets. Stocks are down 2.5 percent in January and are looking to have their worst month since last February, thanks in large part to China tightening worries and concerns over government reforms for big U.S. banks.
Stocks pared their gains Friday, the final trading day of January, after an early boost from a trio of encouraging news on the economic front: GDP, Chicago PMI and consumer confidence. Tech and energy stocks led decliners.
Stocks opened higher on Friday, the final trading day of January, after the GDP report showed the economy grew more than expected in the fourth quarter. However, Dan Deighan, founder of Deighan Financial Advisors, and Bill Spiropoulos, CEO of CoreStates Capital Advisors, warned investors to brace for a market correction.
Stocks advanced Friday, the final trading day of January, after a trio of encouraging news on the economic front: GDP, Chicago PMI and consumer confidence.
Stock index futures are not pointing were mixed ahead of January's final trading session, despite upbeat earnings from two tech heavyweights.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Friday, Jan. 29.
Can crude oil go to $95 this year? Of course it can. But consider this: Yesterday (Wednesday), the U.S. government reported that net commercial crude oil stocks plunged by 3.9 MMbbls or 1.2 percent...
Jitters ahead of President Obama's financial reforms and concerns over tighter lending measures to curb inflation in China are weighing on the markets again today. With another round of losses today, the major indices are now sitting at their lowest levels of the new year.
The Dow has rallied more than 60 percent since the March lows, but about half of the stocks in the blue chip index have lagged. Should you buy the laggards now? David Katz, chief investment officer of Matrix Asset Advisors, shared his view.
Stocks closed higher, pushing the Dow average to a fresh 15-month closing high, as investors bought financial, technology and pharmaceutical shares.
Chevron Corporation reported in its interim update late Monday that earnings for the fourth quarter 2009 are expected to be lower than in the third quarter 2009. Upstream earnings are projected to be in line with third quarter results, but downstream results are expected to disappoint due to poor refining margins, writes Stephen Schork.
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Investors hit the brakes on Tuesday after disappointing results from Alcoa and a warning from Chevron spooked buyers. How should you be positioned, now?
Stocks closed broadly lower as investors pummeled financials on concerns about a potential government levy on banks, while Alcoa's disappointing results stoked unease about the economic recovery.
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Alcoa kicked off the earnings season on a sour note and the company's shares weighed on the Dow, as did a warning from Chevron. David Dietze, president and chief investment strategist at Point View Financial Services and Mark Eibel, director of client investment strategies at Russell Investments shared their earnings outlooks.
Stocks fell on Tuesday, dragged lower by Alcoa’s worse-than-expected results and weakness in tech. Should you buy the dip or are stocks starting to break down?