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In today's trading session, a total of 74 stocks in the S&P 500 reached new 52-week highs. Here is a look at those companies.
After years of declining sales, the fragrance industry is banning together to try and revive sales. Do they have the right mix to breathe new life into this struggling business?
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Stocks tumbled Thursday as the dollar's gains and some disappointing economic numbers offset the positive earnings momentum. Techs were among the biggest decliners, led by Apple and Qualcomm.
Stocks tumbled Thursday as the dollar's gains and some disappointing economic numbers offset the positive earnings momentum this morning. Techs were among the morning's biggest decliners, led by Apple and Qualcomm.
Stocks were mostly lower Thursday as worries about a tighter grip from Washington and some disappointing economic numbers offset the positive earnings momentum this morning. Techs were among the morning's biggest decliners, led by Apple and Qualcomm.
A string of positive earnings reports gave a lift to Wall Street this morning as Ford Motor joined some key Dow components in beating expectations.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, Jan. 28.
Stocks tumbled Friday, giving back all of the gains from the prior session, as worries about the recovery escalated after a pair of reports on the consumer and as the dollar rallied. The Dow shed 250 points, or 2.5 percent, but finished flat for the month.
What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.
Stocks tumbled Friday, giving back all of the gains from the prior session, as worries about the recovery escalated after a pair of reports on the consumer.
Stocks opened lower Friday after reports showed consumer sentiment and spending have declined.
Futures indicated a lower open for Wall Street on Friday, the last trading day of October, after the Dow experienced its best day in 3 months Thursday after GDP data showed the world's biggest economy exited recession in the third quarter.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of McGraw -Hill and Ford popped while Estee Lauder and KB Home dropped.
Fashion Week has long been recognized as a hub for the hottest trends. But with the retail sector getting pounded by the economy, has sponsoring the event gone out of style?
Wall Street's bull could take a breather in the week ahead, but the trend for stocks remains higher, for now.
The S&P consumer staples index racked up more than 25 percent in gains since the March low. Nik Modi, senior analyst and executive director at UBS, shares his outlook and sector stock picks.
U.S. consumer confidence rose in June to the highest since February 2008, but the question is: When are consumers going to spend a lot more to give the economy a turnaround? John Faucher, senior analyst at JPMorgan Chase and Linda Bolton Weiser, managing director at Caris & Co. said there are consumer stocks that investors ought to own right now—and a few to avoid.
This commencement season, anxious graduates have gotten advice urging you to hang tough or “buck up” until things recover and you can begin climbing the career ladder of your choice...Forget false optimism. My business partner in the polling and research firm we run did a recent analysis of how extremely successful people found success in their chosen field.