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What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Tuesday, Feb. 9.
The Dow dropped more than 100 points, or 1 percent, as financials and commodities sold off amid jitters about the global recovery. Home Depot and HP were the only Dow components that ended higher.
Considering materials, energy, tech and financials are all down over 10% since January, is the selling over?
The recent pullback has investors wondering if this is a buying opportunity or a sign of worse to come for the markets. James Shelton, CIO of Kanaly Trust, and David Katz, CIO of Matrix Asset Advisors, shared their views.
Stocks opened lower Monday as worries about Europe's debt woes overshadowed a couple of earnings beats. DuPont and Alcoa were the biggest Dow decliners at the open. CIT shares jumped as former Merrill chief John Thain took the helm.
It's no secret Electronic Arts has been feeling some pressure lately. And when the company reports its third quarter tonight after the bell, we'll get the best indication yet as to just how tough times have gotten for the world's biggest game publisher.
With not many clear forecasts from executives to work on, analysts are taking it upon themselves to extrapolate those better than expected fourth quarter results forward.
Stock index futures pointed to a non-committal start to the week Monday.
Wall Street will keep a cautious eye on Europe in the week ahead, as the global credit crisis proved it still carries a potent sting for markets.
U.S. stocks finished the first week of February on a negative note, led to the downside by the Dow Jones Industrial Average. This week, the Dow broke below the 10,000-mark, trading as low as 9,835.02 on Friday, its lowest level since November 5, 2009.
Plus, find out why the Dow managed to close in positive territory after a near two-day sell-off.
The Dow pulled off a stunning comeback, finishing above the 10,000 mark after being down sharply for most of the day amid worries about the recovery and Europe's debt woes.
With the big game just around the corner, here are some of the companies that are primed to benefit from the Super Bowl.
Institutional Investor Magazine has named its 2010 list of the best CEOs in the U.S., as well as top CFOs, investor relations professionals and companies singled-out for providing the best investor relations.
Stocks snapped a two-day winning streak Wednesday after tepid reports on employment and the services sector. Pfizer, Merck and Home Depot were the biggest decliners on the Dow.
The latest numbers, out today from Comscore reveal that the number of videos Hulu streamed quadrupled from December 2008 to December 2009. And Hulu's unique visitors grew to over 44 million, up from just 24.5 million a year earlier.
Time Warner Cable and Comcast both noted in their earnings reports today that they have been buying back their own shares.
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The week started out with nothing but good looking news. Overseas a bunch of countries reported their Purchasing Managers surveys (PMI) and they were almost uniformly good.
The Academy doubled the number of nominees for best picture to 10. No surprise "Avatar", "The Hurt Locker", "The Blind Side", "Precious", Inglorious Basterds and "Up in the Air" were on the list.