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CHICAGO, April 14- A resounding shot across the bow has been fired at the tech sector in recent weeks. The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite Index is down nearly 5 percent in April through Friday's close and the Nasdaq Biotechnology Index is off 21 percent from its record closing high on Feb. 25.
*Walgreen, McCormick shares rally after results. NEW YORK, March 25- U.S. stocks sharply trimmed gains by midday on Tuesday as many of the market's momentum stocks turned negative. So-called momentum stocks fell sharply near midday, including Netflix, down 3 percent at $367.50, and First Solar Inc, down 4 percent at $70.93.
*Nike shares fall after results. Biogen Idec Inc, down 8.2 percent at $318.53, and Gilead Sciences Inc, down 4.6 percent at $72.07, were the two biggest drags on the S&P 500. The Nasdaq biotech index fell 4.4 percent.
*Nike shares fall after results, Tiffany rises. Biogen Idec Inc, down 8 percent to $319.14, and Gilead Sciences Inc, down 3.7 percent to $72.74, were the biggest drags on the S&P 500. The Nasdaq biotech index fell 3.5 percent.
Wall Street opened lower, but reversed course after the Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank said its business activity index rose far more than expected in March, rebounding after a contraction in February.
NEW YORK, March 19- U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday after comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen raised the possibility of an earlier- than-anticipated increase in interest rates.
*First Solar jumps after outlook. NEW YORK, March 19- U.S. stocks edged lower on Wednesday as after the release of the Federal Reserve's policy statement and looked ahead to comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.
*KB Home rallies after results, Adobe Systems falls. NEW YORK, March 19- U.S. stocks barely budged on Wednesday as investors paused after a two-day rally and looked ahead to comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.
Take a look at some of Monday's midday movers.
Investors have been selling stocks, sometime with abandon. Jim Cramer thinks there could be opportunity ahead.
March 10- California set back-to-back solar power records last week, the state grid operator said on Monday. With 5,231 MW, California leads the nation in installed solar generation, including thermal and photovoltaic facilities, according to the Solar Energy Industries Association.
NEW YORK, March 9- March 9 marks the five-year anniversary of the bottom for U.S. equities, the culmination of a 56.8 percent plunge in the S&P 500 from its previous record as the economy fell into its worst recession since the Great Depression.
Cramer honestly believes that regular investors can outperform the broad market every day, including today, simply by following this strategy.
Stocks turn positive, reversing early losses. Fed Chair Yellen says harsh weather has played a role in recently weak data.
*Target and Lowe's rally after results. *J.C. Penney shares jump after the bell. Target Corp and Lowe's Cos Inc shares jumped following upbeat earnings and gave the biggest boosts to the S&P 500. An S&P 500 retail index gained more than 1 percent for a second day.
*Target and Lowe's rally after results. Target Corp and Lowe's Cos Inc shares jumped following upbeat earnings and gave the biggest boosts to the S&P 500. An S&P 500 retail index gained more than 1 percent for a second day.
*Target and Lowe's rally after results. Shares of retailers Target Corp and Lowe's Cos Inc rose, giving the S&P 500 its biggest boosts.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.
Josh Brown says the market is currently in a "secular bull market." Brown is bullish on solar system installations, while Joe Terranova is worried about slowing growth in the sector.
First Solar and SolarCity may seem similar, but CNBC’s Jim Cramer highlights important differences between the two companies.