Stocks closed lower Tuesday, retreating from multi-year highs, led by energy and materials stocks, as investors digested a mixed bag of economic news, including disappointing retail sales in December and a spike in import prices. Exxon fell, while Verizon rose.
Stocks retreated from multi-year highs on Tuesday, led by energy and materials stocks, as investors digested a mixed bag of economic news, including disappointing retail sales in December. Exxon fell, while Verizon rose.
Stocks continued to trade off multi-year highs after a slew of economic news, including a weak reading on December retail sales. Exxon and DuPont fell, while JPMorgan rose.
Stock index futures fell ahead of the open on Tuesday after the government reported retail sales results that were slightly lower than expected, and a surge in import prices.
Shares of FedEx slipped in extended trade on Monday after the company cut its earnings forecast for the current quarter. What must you know?
It's not exactly a match made in heaven, but it's definitely interesting. NASCAR driver Denny Hamlin has struck a deal with Nike's Jordan Brand for the 2011 season.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Arguably, the United States now has a corporate tax code that’s the worst of all worlds. The official rate is higher than in almost any other country, which forces companies to devote enormous time and effort to finding loopholes. Yet the government raises less money in corporate taxes than it once did, because of all the loopholes that have been added in recent decades. The New York Times reports.
Stocks ended sharply higher as the Dow and the S&P 500 hit new multi-year highs, easily erasing losses from Friday's sharp sell-off on turmoil in Egypt as investors focused on upbeat earnings and economic news.
Stocks added to solid gains on Tuesday, pushing the Dow and S&P 500 to multi-year highs, as the market easily erased losses from Friday's sharp sell-off in the wake of turmoil in Egypt as investors focused on upbeat earnings and economic news. Pfizer and Alcoa rose, while P&G fell.
Plus, get calls on the chipmakers and more.
Expect the stock market to slowly drift higher but not make strong upward moves for the duration of 2011, said Kim Caughey Forrest, VP and senior equity analyst at Fort Pitt Capital Group and Paul Schatz, president of Heritage Capital.
Stocks declined as investors digested a mixed employment report and turned their attention to next week's earnings season.
Stocks eased losses ahead of the close, but were on course to end a six-week winning streak, as investors digested a mixed employment report and turned their attention to next week's earnings season. JPMorgan and Travelers fell, while Pfizer rose.
Plus, get Cramer’s take on the Justice Department’s investigation of UPS and FedEx, as well as a call on the agriculture space.
With so many signs pointing toward a global recovery, how should you play a stock like FedEx, which is trading near its 52-week high?
While the success of dorm-room ventures can vary widely, there are plenty of student—and former student—entrepreneurs who have become household names. We collected a list of the best.
News on Tuesday that the Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating Chinese reverse mergers spotlights something I’ve been saying for months if not years: Buyer beware.
After activist investor Carl Icahn raised his stake in this stock, "DRJ" said options took off.
The CBOE Market Volatility Index (VIX) edged upward Monday. With a new year, rising tensions on the Korean peninsula and global debt fears, should you shift your portfolio allocations? Julian Pendock, partner at Senhouse Capital, offered CNBC his insights.