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Stocks regained some ground in the last few minutes of a volatile session, but closed lower as traders continued to consider the Federal Reserve's plans to lift the U.S. economy. DuPont and American Express fell, while HP rose.
Stocks sank in the last hour of the session as traders continued to consider the Federal Reserve's plans to lift the U.S. economy. DuPont and American Express fell, while HP rose.
There's optimistic chatter on the Street that suggests gains in Citi could finally light a fire under the beleaguered financials.
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Herein are Wednesday's biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Ironwood Pharmaceuticals popped while Micron Technology dropped.
Stocks closed higher, gaining strength in the last hour of trading after struggling to find direction throughout a session marked by mixed economic news. Travelers rose, while United Technologies fell.
Stocks added to gains as the closing bell neared after struggling to find direction much of the day. Travelers rose, while Alcoa fell.
Stocks were modestly higher Wednesday amid light volume and after a cluster of economic data gave a mixed view of the economy's future. Travelers rose, Chevron fell.
Stocks closed higher after struggling to find direction much of the day amid light volume and ahead of a week filled with economic data. Chevron and Merck gained, HP fell.
Stocks are modestly higher after struggling to find direction much of the day amid light volume and ahead of a week filled with economic data. Merck and Chevron gained, HP fell.
Stocks fell for a fourth straight session Tuesday, ending at their lowest levels in seven weeks, after a dismal report on existing home sales stoked worries about the economic recovery. But several homebuilders finished higher amid some buzz that now might be a good time to get into the sector.
Stocks continued their selloff Tuesday after a dismal report on existing home sales renewed worries about the economic recovery. Homebuilders and oil drillers rose.
The entire energy industry thinks that pressure pumping—also known as fracking—is going to be the best play and "our future," said Daniel Dicker, independent oil trader and contributor to TheStreet.com. But there are a couple of reasons why investments in that space may be “dead in the water” for at least the next two to three quarters.
Here's what analysts and others say they're watching before the bell Wednesday.
According to CNBC’s Kate Kelly, Goldman Sachs could spin off at least part of its proprietary trading operations as early as this month. Should you buy now?
US stocks are vacillating between the positivity of strong earnings reports and the negativity of soft economic data. Short-sellers are on the prowl, looking to exploit weakness in heavy-volume names. Here are the 10 most shorted S&P 500 stocks. If momentum picks up, these stocks could be susceptible to a short squeeze. A report from TheStreet.
Take a look at why these six stocks are worth watching.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, Jan. 22.
With the fate of deepwater drilling triggering fights, court rulings and new moratoriums is it just too dangerous to play energy?
The President and CEO of Diamond Offshore, Larry Dickerson, said, "With new contracting severely restricted in the Gulf of Mexico as a result of the uncertainties surrounding the offshore drilling moratorium, we are actively seeking international opportunities to keep our rigs fully employed."