Stocks rallied for a third consecutive session amid Microsoft's $8.5 billion acquisition of Skype, strength in China's economy, and rising commodity prices.
Stocks traded near the highest levels of a quiet session ahead of the market close on Tuesday.
Stocks rose amid solid economic reports, stabilizing oil prices, and news of growth in the Chinese economy.
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At first blush, investors may not think eBay would warrant any weakness on proposed financial reforms. If anything, the online retailer would seem to benefit from a reduction in credit card processing fees charged to sellers on its namesake auction site. But, eBay is not just auctions.
Stocks closed broadly lower Wednesday amid sliding prices for precious metals and oil, and news of weakness in the U.S. economy.
Stocks sank across-the-board Wednesday as investors took a breather following disappointing economic news and a selloff in commodities.
As investors send prices soaring for not only gold, but now also silver, consumers have been unearthing ancient stashes of silverware, teapots and jewelry from long-discarded beaus, and trading them in at pawn shops or selling them on eBay for cash. The New York Times reports.
Stocks closed at new highs for yet another session despite mixed economic news and a varied batch of earnings reports, putting all three major indices on track for the best April since 2009.
Stocks continued to gain before the market closed Thursday although many tech stocks slipped after mixed earnings reports and ahead of Microsoft's results, which will be released later today.
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New rules allow anyone to demand that Web sites and service providers remove content considered objectionable. The NYT reports.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, April 27.
Should you jump into eBay after the company's strong earnings. “Technically this stock looks like it could run into trouble,” says trader Tim Seymour.
The internet commerce company posted quarterly results that topped Wall Street forecasts and raised its outlook for the fiscal year Wednesday.
"We are 12 percent away from the all-time record highs, so now is a great time to focus and rethink strategies and be mindful of risk,” said Bill Spiropoulos, CEO of CoreStates Capital Advisors.
With shares of eBay about 6% higher over the past 3 months, how should you game this stock into - and in the wake of - results, due Wednesday?
Last week, we interviewed Ticketmaster CEO Nathan Hubbard right after the company's announcement of dynamic ticketing. Since tickets are such a big part of being a sports fan, we're continuing that series today — an interview with the CEO of StubHub, Chris Tsakalakis.
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