The current thinking is that in the next few weeks, corporate America will be resetting expectations for Q2 earnings and even 2H earnings lower, due to the clear "soft patch" we appear to have hit.
Stocks traded flat Wednesday, cutting earlier losses, ahead of the Federal Reserve's decision on monetary policy and waited for comments from chairman Ben Bernanke later this afternoon.
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Jeffrey Kauffman, Sterne Agee & Leach, and Jason Seidl, Dahlman Rose & Co shed light on why FedEx is a buy right now.
When the Fed statement comes out, "we’re going to have not quite two hours to diagram all the sentences and see if he used the passive periphrastic in any place and then wait and ask Mr. Bernanke what it all means," said Art Cashin, UBS Financial Services' director of floor operations
FedEx reported Q4 earnings and revenues ahead of expectations, but much more important is the tone of CEO Fred Smith's commentary. Smith took note of an "improved economy" and "strong customer demand."
Futures pointed to a slightly lower open Wednesday as investors were cautious ahead of a decision by the Federal Reserve on monetary policy and waited for comments from chairman Ben Bernanke.
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Stocks closed higher Tuesday, with the Nasdaq rebounding into the positive territory for the year, as investors bet that Greece will be able to avoid a default on its debt and ahead of a crucial confidence vote in Athens.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Wednesday's Squawk on the Street.
Stocks advanced broadly after existing home sales fell less than expected and amid optimism over a confidence vote for Greece later this afternoon.
A preview of the shipping company's earnings and whether it's a buy at this price, with Justin Yagerman, Deutsche Bank..
The “Mad Money” host reveals his “Game Plan” for the days to come.
Shipping company UPS has been barred from moving air cargo through some U.K. facilities because of security deficiencies, the British government said Friday.
With OPEC expected to increase production for the first time in years, the "Fast Money" traders reveal how they're trading the news.
Chris Verrone of Strategas tells us the defensive trade is getting crowded. He sees 3 signals that suggest the better trade is 'risk-on.'
Markets run in cycles. Money rotates from one sector to the next, as traders look to capitalize on changing trends. We have seen this happen in the past few weeks as money has rotated quickly out of silver and into the U.S. dollar. Now money is coming out of crude oil. The next big victim will be gold. ...A report from TheStreet/Stockpickr.
The ‘back of a business card’ idea is akin to the elevator pitch. You need to be able to quickly and clearly communicate your value in a way that people can easily understand you, your idea and what you want to sell, according to the author.
Stand clear—if the S&P 500 is up only 2 percent over the past five years, the stocks of a number of popular, big companies have flatlined. Cisco may be the most famous, but it’s hardly alone.
With the average price of regular gasoline now hovering near $3.80 a gallon nationally, prices at the pump are nearly a dollar higher than a year ago. For the average American who drives about about 15,000 miles a year and uses roughly 750 gallons of gas annually, that dollar increase per gallon has eaten about a $750 hole into the household budget per car.