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The United Airlines-Continental merger is good for the industry and also for Southwest, its CEO and chairman Gary Kelly, told CNBC Thursday.
Headlines on jobless claims and the Philadelphia Fed survey compete with a rush of earnings news Thursday.
With stocks having closed sharply higher Wednesday, the traders discussed names that caught their eye.
Stocks closed sharply higher Wednesday, nearly wiping out losses from the previous session, after the Federal Reserve reported it has seen "modest signs of growth" in the economy and as investors focused on strong earnings reports and a slide in the dollar. Boeing and DuPont rose, BofA fell.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, Oct. 20.
Stocks lost a little ground in the final minutes of trading, but were still significantly higher, after the Federal Reserve reported it has seen "modest signs of growth" in the economy and as investors focused on strong earnings reports and a slide in the dollar. Boeing and Intel rose.
Stocks are at the highs of the day as the dollar hits session lows. With that, stocks have recovered most of their losses from yesterday (Tuesday). The dollar’s retreat is once again pushing up commodities and commodity stocks late in the morning, with metal and energy stocks are amongst the leadership groups today.
Info in the Beige Book, released later today, could be the key catalyst behind the market's next big move!
Stocks added to gains after several companies posted positive earnings results and as investors shrugged off concerns about the effect of the foreclosure crisis on banks and a rise in Chinese interest rates. Boeing and DuPont rose, while Bank of America fell.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Wednesday's Squawk on the Street.
One day does not a market make, but stocks may have hit a temporary rough patch.
Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.
Investors were chattering about the sharp move higher in stocks this September and what to make of weakness on Monday. Should you position for further gains?
Both the Dow and S&P traded lower Monday despite a flurry of M&A valued at $10.5 billion. What gives?
The M&A trend has hit agriculture, technology and pharmaceuticals, so what's the next sector to get caught in the "urge to merge?"
The S&P 500 Index has rallied 5 percent in September as improving economic data reassured investors. The long fixed-income, short-stocks trade appears to be unwinding. The following 10 stocks get the highest aggregate ratings from analysts and are expected to make big gains in the weeks ahead. ...A report from TheStreet.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Friday's Squawk on the Street.
Stocks rose across all sectors on Monday, led by telecom, utilities and consumer staples. Paul Schatz, president of Heritage Capital and Eugene Peroni, senior vice president and portfolio manager at Advisors Asset Management discussed their market insights.
Amid slow job creation, reduced housing activity and a dip in retail sales, many economists have downgraded expectations for the rest of the year. The NYT reports.
The traders agree that the market wants to make a big move. Will technical resistance give bears momentum to send stocks whooshing?