This has been another big week for bond issuance...on the heels of the successful Citigroup sale of trust preferreds (a hybrid instrument), Bank of America, GMAC, Novartis Capital, DirecTV, MGM Mirage and Royal Bank of Scotland have all sold bonds this week. Prices have dramatically improved: MGM, for instance, sold $845 million in notes Tuesday night at a yield of only 9 percent.
Stocks slipped at the open Thursday after the government said weekly jobless claims fell but not as much as analysts had anticipated.
Stock index futures were treading water Thursday after posting a slight a gain Wednesday on the back of gains in financial stocks.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, Feb. 17.
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Stocks rose for second day Wednesday as a Deere earnings beat and a rebound in housing starts helped renew investor optimism about the recovery. Consumer stocks were among the best performers; energy, the weakest.
Cramer interviews the CEO of Devon Energy. Plus, his "Final Four" calls of the day.
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Stocks opened higher Wednesday after Deere blew past earnings expectations and a report showed a rebound in housing starts.
Wall Street looks set to extend the previous session's gains Wednesday, with stock index futures pointing to a modest rise.
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2010 could bring the worst winter in 25 years. With cold and storms threatening to disrupt crops, travel and more how should you be positioned?
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Natural gas traded lower on Tuesday, despite a boost from the colder weather. But prices are up some 14 percent over the last month. What should we expect from this volatile commodity in 2010? Arthur Gelber, president of Gelber & Associates, and Jim Osten, energy analyst at IHS Global Insight, shared their views.
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