Stocks closed out the week with strong gains, with the Dow and S&P 500 hitting fresh highs and all three major averages logging their fourth-straight weekly advance, boosted by a pair of positive economic reports.» Read More
Stocks could close out the month of May with a tailwind, particularly if the commodities sell off continues.
Matt writes, “I bought Amylin today. What should I set as my target sell point?"
Oil dropped $4, Dell posted a higher-than-expected profit, and Google's paid-click growth surged in April. What's the "Word on the Street?"
Dell reported a profit and sales that outstripped analysts' forecasts, vaulting its shares higher in after-hours trading.
Just a few weeks ago, Dell shares sank to a six-year low. Since then, the stock has popped up 19%. Will this afternoon's earnings report add more momentum to Dell's rally?
With Dell focused on a turnaround, ahead of earnings Thursday how should you trade the computer maker?
In Friday's Web Extra, the traders reveal how they're trading Coscto earnings, Dell's upgrade and more in the week ahead.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Wendy's and Dell popped while Moody's and Under Armour dropped.
Lenovo Group, the world's No.4 PC maker, lagged forecasts despite doubling quarterly earnings, as a one-off gain from the sale of its mobile arm and strong sales in a resilient China market failed to offset stiff competition and a U.S. slowdown in notebook sales.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Humana and Medtronic popped while DryShips and J.C. Penney dropped.
Hewlett-Packard reported a profit that exceeded analysts' expectations but matched the earnings guidance the company gave last week.
Stocks rallied for a second day Thursday as traders found cause for optimism and technology stocks blazed the trail.
Stocks bounced back from a weak open after a better-than-expected report on manufacturing.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Dell and Fluor popped while True Religion and Western Refining dropped
Stocks declined Tuesday as investors expressed their disappointment in Wal-Mart's outlook, HP's deal and a slew of other news. Surprising resilience in retail sales, excluding autos, helped curb losses. The Nasdaq eked out a gain, led by Yahoo.
Stocks declined Tuesday as investors juggled a mixed bag of news: Retail sales outside of the hard-hit auto sector showed suprising resilience, while a well-known analyst cut her outlook for big banks. Wal-Mart skidded after the discount giant posted decent results but issued a tepid outlook.
A flood of numbers from both government and industry confronted investors through the week, making for some choppy trading and a lot of educated guesses from analysts, fund managers, and investors.
This week saw a Federal Reserve rate cut, better-than-expected consumer spending and jobs numbers, and the first climb of the Dow past 13,000 in nearly four months. So what stocks top the top traders' lists?
Small and/or beat-up were the main themes running through Tuesday's stock chatter on CNBC. But don't forget energy and more energy -- and one aerospace giant.
Computers, gasoline and beer: Essential elements of everyday life, and, according to John Linehan of T. Rowe Price, judicious stock selections. He might know: Linehan's 4-star T. Rowe Price Value Fund is up an average of 13.1 percent per year over the last five years. Read on for his recommendations.