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Stock index futures pointed to a slightly higher open for Wall Street, with no significant economic news but quadruple-witching on the table.
Technology became the first of the ten S&P 500 sectors to recover all of its losses incurred after Lehman’s bankruptcy one year ago.
Markets have been on an upward trend despite investors’ worries about a September slump. However, some skeptics continue to wonder how much further stocks can rise. David Fleisher, COO of Firstrust Financial Resources, and Maury Fertig, CIO of Relative Value Partners, shared their market insights.
There was lots of positive momentum in tech after BofA-Merrill upgraded Amazon to buy from neutral. How should you trade?
Breakouts everywhere. For the third day in a row, stocks are moving up midday after an attempt to bring the market down just after the open.
Adobe, which is best known for its Photoshop, Flash, and Acrobat software, is looking in an entirely new direction with its $1.8 billion acquisition of web analytics company Omniture.
The markets continued to inch up yesterday, posting gains for the seventh time in 8 days and are looking up again this morning on the open. While the Dow and S&P have mostly been up fractionally on those days over the past couple of weeks – string together those smaller gains, and notice they have rallied a notable 4% and 6%, respectively, since September 2.
Strong manufacturing data and robust retail sales figures sent the S&P 500 to its highest level for 2009, on Tuesday – one year to the day since Lehman Brothers collapsed.
Stocks pulled off 0.5 percent gain Tuesday after a rocky session in which investors juggled some encouraging economic reports with disappointing earnings from two retailers. Industrials including Alcoa, DuPont and Caterpillar led the rally.
Major indices at highs for year on dollar weakness, strong retail sales. Stocks were modestly on the upside until about noon ET, when Ben Bernanke said that the recession was "very likely" over.
Stocks pushed higher Tuesday after a series of encouraging economic reports and comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke.
Forget the broad indexes, the Fast Money traders suggest watching stealth advancers on Tuesday that could tell you plenty about this market.
Stocks tried once again to push higher after a series of encouraging economic reports but disappointing earnings from two retailers dragged on the market.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of eBay and Juniper popped while Palm and Barrick Gold dropped.
Stocks closed higher after faltering for awhile on a Federal Reserve report that the economy will remain weak due largely to unemployment.
Futures indicated a lower open for Wall Street on Wednesday as investors paused ahead of key U.S. data, having pushed markets to 11-month highs the previous day,
Mergers and acquisitions have been missing in action during this year's stocks rally, but market experts think that could be changing soon.
Stocks have been climbing higher on Tuesday so which groups are driving the markets and can it continue? Alan Lancz, president of Alan B. Lancz & Associates and Bill Smead, CEO and CIO of Smead Capital Management shared their market insights and stock picks.
Merger mania may not be quite in full swing. But the pace of deal-making is showing signs of rousing back to life after nearly a year.
Stocks started September, a typically bad month for the market, with a sharp selloff amid worries about more bank failures and the fact that the market may have gotten ahead of the recovery.