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Stocks slipped Thursday as investors weighed a disappointing jobless-claims report and some encouraging earnings reports.
Earnings continue to come in largely above expectations, but other factors are waylaying the stock market's recent advances - ranging from Walmart's price cuts to analyst Richard Bove's downgrade of Wells Fargo to rising oil prices.
In after hours trade, shares of Ebay slipped as much as 7% even though the company slightly beat its forecast. Why did investors turn on this stock?
EBay turned in a fourth quarter outlook that disappointed investors on Wednesday, pummeling shares in afternoon trading, even though the company slightly beat its third quarter earnings forecast.
Stocks finished lower after well-known banking analyst Dick Bove downgraded his rating on Wells Fargo.
Stocks advanced Wednesday as investors were encouraged by a few earnings reports, including Morgan Stanley, Yahoo and SanDisk. The VIX, widely considered the best gauge of fear in the market, dropped to just above 20.
Will the weak dollar spark new life in this rally? Or is it making gasoline prices too expensive?
I'm at the Milken Institute State of the State Conference, and the state of the state in California isn't good. Pimco's Bill Gross refers to our way of managing money as "Doo Doo Economics".
Yahoo shares are up after the Internet company reported its profit more than tripled in the third quarter. But the stock's real potential to move depends on something else. Steve Weinstein, senior analyst at Pacific Crest Securities, shared his insights with CNBC.
Stocks opened lower Wednesday as a raft of companies beating earning estimates but failed to impress investors.
Anthony Viceroy, President of Global Operations, Porter Novelli writes, "Upon peering into its crystal ball late last year, the Economist dubbed 2009 "The Year of the CFO" — which sounds like a pretty exciting prospect for a guy like me. But in its article, the magazine went on to posit, “Recession, credit crunch and the increasingly complex nature of global companies will all play directly into the bean counter’s hands......that’s harsh"
Earnings season continues in earnest Wednesday, as we roll on with a week that will ultimately see 25 percent of the S&P 500 report their quarterly numbers.
It finally listed. It didn't sell. In a shocking development, no bids came through for the $1.1 million Microsoft Xbox autographed by Sarah Palin.
After hours, the traders poured over the latest earnings from Apple and Texas Instruments. What do their numbers say about tech firms reporting later this week?
With Apple, Yahoo!, eBay and so many other tech earnings coming this week, what are the Fast Money traders watching?
Google handily beat analysts' expectations for both profit and revenue on Thursday. It was the company's strongest sequential revenue growth in more than a year, as the advertising business showed signs of recovery from the global recession. Heath Terry, media and Internet analyst at FBR Capital Markets shared his earnings analysis and company outlook.
The company soundly beat on the top and bottom lines, with $2.40 a share on $23.6 billion. And most importantly, IBM did indeed raise its full year EPS guidance, from $9.70 to $9.85 a share.
Bank stocks slipped Thursday after results from Goldman and Citi failed to live up to heightened expectations. Is the dip a buying opportunity?
The S&P 500 reached a new 52-week high this morning, following strong quarterly reports from JPMorgan and Intel. As investors cheered the news, a total of 111 stocks in the S&P 500 hit new 52-week highs in today's trading session.
Stocks fell on Tuesday after the Dow closed near the 10,000 mark on Monday. What is the best move for investors now? Roy Williams, CEO of Prestige Wealth Management, and Bill Smead, CEO and CIO of Smead Capital Management, shared their investment insights.