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Stocks tumbled Thursday after an analyst downgrade on the chip sector and gains in the dollar. Intel, Alcoa and GE were the Dow's biggest losers.
Stocks fell sharply Thursday as a jobless-claims report did little to assuage economic worries and investors pushed the dollar higher.
The Dow dropped over 100 points Thursday, led by Intel, after an analyst downgrade on the chip sector. A stronger dollar also weighed on the market.
Maybe Bernanke really does have some clout: ever since Monday, when Bernanke engaged in unusual jawboning in support of the dollar, the dollar has stabilized and is even in a mild uptrend.
Stocks were set to extend the previous session's losses at the opening bell Thursday, with European stocks dragging on sentiment as miners and food producers struggled.
Last night, after the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Miami Heat, LeBron James said he was planning to switch his number from 23 to 6, out of respect for Michael Jordan, who happened to be sitting courtside for the game.
The companies that are in the market are much stronger in terms of earnings power, said Bernard Lirola, a Morningstar 5-star-rated fund manager at Needham Growth. He gave the following actionable investment plays to investors.
Perhaps the most interesting jersey sales list of all time has hit our desk at CNBC...Brett Favre Vikings jerseys now top the list at No. 1...And despite being passed over by big retailer Dick's Sporting Goods, Michael Vick's Philadelphia Eagles jerseys sold well enough to make their debut at No. 4.
When James Blake takes the court at the US Open in a couple weeks, he’ll be wearing his new Fila line. But unlike any athlete before him, the logo doesn’t spell out his initials or show a symbolic silhouette.
With shares of Dick’s Sporting Goods up over 50% year to date, is this stock a slam dunk or is there a penalty on this play?
Despite falling 20% in just two weeks the Shanghai index is still up more than 50% so far this year. With the huge swings in China, how should you play stocks here at home?
Chinese stocks rallied 4.5 percent overnight; other Asian markets also rebounded, but volume was seasonlly light.
If you find an Eagles No. 7 jersey at one of Dick's Sporting Goods stores, it will be a Ron Jaworski throwback and not a brand new Michael Vick. That's because the company has decided not to sell jerseys bearing Vick's name.
So how are retailers growing in this tough economy? They're buying it. Seven of the top 10 companies on Stores magazine's Hot 100 Retailers list grew by acquisition. A look at others that are growing and why?
Minutes after Ben Roethlisberger called the sexual assault allegations against him “false and vicious,” and that he would fight the civil suit, those watching on ESPN might have seen a commercial starring the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback.
With earnings season now officially underway, investors are sifting through Alcoa earnings trying to determine what they signal for the weeks that lie ahead.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of JP Morgan and Dick’s Sporting Goods popped while Caterpillar and Discover Financial Services dropped.
Most of the large retailers have reported, and the results are better than expected, at least on the bottom line.
The rise in prominence of the University of Memphis men's basketball team has meant more money in the bank for the school.
No one is buying anything these days. Except for guns, that is. Economic insecurity combined with the fear that the new administration could curtail access to guns, apparently has people packing heat.