U.S. stock-index futures pointed to a higher open on Tuesday, as global markets continued to rebound on waning Ukraine-Russia tensions.» Read More
NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest volume gainers on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. Aeropostale Inc.: Approximately 28,829,500 shares changed hands, a 845.9 percent increase over its 65- day average volume. The shares rose$. 63 or 19.4 percent to $3.87.
*Apple retakes triple-digit territory, hits $100. NEW YORK, Aug 19- U.S. stocks ended higher for the second straight session on Tuesday, as robust housing data and strong earnings from Dow component Home Depot overshadowed lingering concerns about the conflict in Ukraine.
NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Home Depot Inc., up $4.64 to $88.23. Lennar Corp., up $1.25 to $38.80.
*Apple retakes triple-digit territory, hits $100. NEW YORK, Aug 19- U.S. stocks rose for a second straight session on Tuesday as upbeat housing market data and strong earnings from Dow industrials component Home Depot overshadowed lingering worry about the conflict in Ukraine.
*Home Depot climbs after earnings, outlook. *Apple retakes triple-digit territory, hits $100. NEW YORK, Aug 19- U.S. stocks advanced on Tuesday after solid earnings from Home Depot helped lift retailers' shares and Apple touched $100 for the first time since its stock split this summer.
*Home Depot climbs after earnings, outlook. NEW YORK, Aug 19- U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday, after solid earnings from Home Depot and supportive economic data on inflation and the housing market.
CORAOPOLIS, Pa.— Dick's Sporting Goods Inc. said Tuesday that its net income fell 17 percent in its fiscal second quarter, but its result still beat analysts' expectations and its shares rose in premarket trading.
Markets have been on inflation watch, particularly for wage inflation, because a hotter pace may affect Federal Reserve policy.
Markets are more likely to get a schooling on the labor market than a road map for rate hikes when the Fed meets in Jackson Hole in the week ahead.
Even with this week's weakness, Amazon.com stock has been outperforming rival retailers though it will likely face a fairly volatile trading day after it reports.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Retailers have certainly been sending the Street mixed messages. The conclusion, however, may be crystal clear.
Looking at recent earnings, Jim Cramer has noticed a somewhat common theme among those companies doing well.
The market is schizophrenic. It's time for the Fed to get lost — and let the recovery chug along on its own, says Michael Farr.
Many of the reports were ugly, but Cramer thinks results from one retailer really led investors astray.
Educated and engaged store associates who could meet consumers' needs rang up much higher sales than those who didn't, according to a study.
European shares closed slightly up on Wednesday, after wavering throughout the day, as investors looked towards central bank policy.
Fed watchers could be spiced up with some new information on the Fed's post-bond buying strategy, which may lead to even more market volatility.
*Aeroflex jumps; Cobham to buy Aeroflex for $1.46 bln. NEW YORK, May 20- U.S. stocks fell in a broad selloff on Tuesday, with major indexes hitting session lows in afternoon trading, led by losses in the retail sector after disappointing results from Staples and TJX Companies.
Stocks fell Tuesday after quarterly earnings from Home Depot and Staples.