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It's make-or-break time for the first-quarter earnings season, and it comes just as the stock market is showing signs of strain.
Take a look at some of Friday's midday movers:
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NEW YORK-- Eastman Chemical Co.' s shares jumped in trading Friday after the chemical company reported a third-quarter profit that beat market expectations. The company now expects to earn $5.30 to $5.40 per share for the year on an adjusted basis, up from its prior forecast of $5.30 per share. Eastman earned $154 million, or 99 cents per share, for the quarter.
*McKesson to acquire PSS World Medical. *Procter& Gamble climbs after results. NEW YORK, Oct 25- U.S. stocks advanced on Thursday, putting the S&P 500 on track to rebound from its worst five-day performance in five months, on optimism the economies of both the U.S. and China may be recovering.
*McKesson to acquire PSS World Medical. *Procter& Gamble climbs after results. NEW YORK, Oct 25- U.S. stocks were poised for a higher open on Thursday, indicating the S&P 500 may rebound from its worst five-day slide in five months, on optimism the economies of both the U.S. and China may be recovering.
NEW YORK, Oct 25- U.S. stock index futures rose on Thursday, indicating the S&P 500 may rebound from its worst five-day slide in five months, on optimism China's economy may be recovering and ahead of a flurry of economic data and corporate earnings.
Take a look at some of Monday’s morning movers:
Since the beginning of the year, buying the losers and selling the winners seems to have paid off.
Jim Cramer’s researcher, Nicole Urken, takes a look at some recent data points that point to optimism for the macro economy.
Stocks finished mixed Friday, as investors digested a handful of tepid earnings and economic reports in addition to ongoing jitters in the euro zone. The S&P and Nasdaq posted their fourth weekly gains, while the Dow finished in negative territory for the week.
Shares of the following companies are showing unusual moves in Friday's trading session.
Take a look at some of Friday morning's early movers
Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.
Stocks closed higher amid rising prices for oil and gold, as the market hit new highs. Cisco and AmEx led Dow gainers, while Caterpillar fell.
Stocks added to modest gains in the last hour of trading amid rising prices for oil and gold, lifted by banks and technology. Cisco and AmEx led Dow gainers, while Caterpillar fell.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Monday, Jan. 31.
Investors tend to use the first week of the year to rebalance their portfolios from last year’s winners, said Jerry Castellini, president and CIO of CastleArk Management, and Wayne Kaufman, chief market analyst at John Thomas Financial.