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U.S. stock futures, which were weak for much of the morning, dropped as May Housing Starts and Permits were both weaker than expected, declining to the lowest levels since October 2009. The decline was solely in single family production; multifamily saw an increase. The Producer Price Index was also a bit hotter than expected, though hardly on fire.
Futures tumbled Wednesday after a report showed housing starts fell much more than expected.
Here's what analysts say they're watching before the bell Wednesday.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, June 16.
Stocks rallied Tuesday as the euro gained against the dollar after a number of successful European debt auctions eased investor concerns about the euro zone's solvency crisis. Techs and industrials led the advance.
Stocks rallied Tuesday as the euro gained against the dollar after a number of successful European debt auctions eased investor concerns about the euro-zone's solvency crisis. Techs and industrials led the advance.
It’s only a matter of time, Cramer says.
Traders began leaving the building, mentally and physically, just after noon ET Friday, but next week is one of the biggest weeks in a long time, on all fronts.
Bye-bye, indeed, Miss American Pie. If General Motors has its way, you won’t be driving your Chevy to the levee ever again.
FedEx announced Monday that its board raised the quarterly dividend to 12 cents a share from 11 cents.
The recent announcement that FedEx would not be back as title sponsor of the Orange Bowl is noteworthy for the reason why the 21-year relationship ended.
A late afternoon buying spree erased a triple digit loss in the Dow, sending stocks higher for the day. What must you know?
Talk about choppy trading...transports led yesterday, UP 135 points, today they lead the decline, DOWN 135 POINTS! Techs were strong yesterday, leading decline today; consumer discretionary like retail and home builders all led the market up yesterday, all weak today. In other words, all the higher beta names are weak.
Businesses, investors, governments and consumers are being inundated with data about climate change. See some of the potential winners and losers in the new age of carbon awareness.
New technology allows the production heft to supply the stationary, green-electricity market and take on solar and wind power plants
With only a few green technology startups expected to make it, how can the best be separated from the rest? CNBC asked Greentech Media Editor-in-Chief Michael Kanellos which 15 should be on our radar.
Wall Street’s truths are hard won, hard learned, and too often forgotten. The balmy breezes of strong earnings and improving economic data continue to waft and are embraced by investors who are enjoying this wonderful respite after last year’s unpleasantness.
Stocks rose for a sixth straight dayas investors cheered a pair of solid manufacturing reports and shrugged off a jump in jobless claims.
Stocks rose Thursday in mid-afternoon trading, following a five-day winning streak as investors digested a jump in jobless claims against a pair of solid manufacturing reports.
Portfolio.com is making public for the first time the annual results of the American City Business Journals' survey which asks owners of small and medium businesses to rate 200 brands.