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Stocks pared their gains Wednesday as banks pulled back but investors remained hopeful that the worst may be over for the economy.
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The Consumer Price Index was relatively flat last month, while the core CPI rate, excluding energy and food, rose 0.25%. The consumer price index fell 0.13% in April from a year earlier, as a decline in food and energy prices brought consumer prices down.
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In yesterday's extension of the current rally, three more Dow stocks crossed above their 200-day moving averages. There are now seven stocks on the Dow above this technical threshold.
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Stocks eked out a gain after a rocky session Friday as investors weighed some encouraging economic reports against gloomy earnings.
A "good GPS indicator" for investors might be looking at stocks that have raised their dividends, said Peter Andersen, portfolio manager at Congress Asset Management Company.
Stocks had a wobbly start to the morning Friday as investors weighed some encouraging economic reports against gloomy earnings.
This is “certainly the time you want to start getting into the market,” said Arthur Hogan, managing director at Jefferies. He offered CNBC his current investment ideas.
Stocks pared their losses Friday after economic reports showed consumer confidence soared to its highest level since before the fall downturn began and that manufacturing is showing signs of improvement.
Stock futures are set to begin May just slightly higher this morning. This comes off the heels of one of the best months in several years for the S&P 500. Most European bourses are closed today due to the May Day holiday.
Futures indicated a slightly higher open for U.S. stocks Friday as investors shrugged off Chrysler's bankruptcy announcement and decided to go against the 'sell in May and go away' mantra after April's successful performance.
Will May trip up Wall Street's bull? Many traders think it might, at least temporarily. But then again, April defied all predictions that stocks would pull back, as investors continued to buy into every dip.
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Stocks climbed on Wednesday pushing through key technical levels with investors shrugging off a bearish GDP number.
As stocks capped a seventh consecutive week of gains, traders Marty Cunningham of Solazzo Trading Company and Michael Gurka of First Street Capital Partners considered how much room remains for the rally.
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Stocks closed higher despite some selling in the final half hour of trading, giving the market its sixth straight weekly gain and its longest weekly winning streak since 2007.
The US markets rally for the 6th straight week as fears about a devastating first-quarter earnings period diminish slightly and investors find increasing hope that the US economy may be stabilizing.