At General Electric's shareholder meeting Wednesday, chairman and chief executive Jeffrey Immelt responded to shareholder concerns — and anger — about dividend cuts and the conglomerate's stock price.
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The resilience of the market has been a puzzle to many who thought Monday's selloff was a sign the stock market would finally give up on its six-week rally.
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The economy is still difficult, but we’re seeing some signs of firming, General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt told CNBC in a live interview.
Asian markets to a large extent, have been getting their cues from how U.S. stocks have performed. So are we setting ourselves up for a much larger correction, if and when a correction occurs, or have the internal dynamics of trading in the markets changed?
If the broader market continues to take its cue from the financials, investors have a good deal more information by which to judge the health of the banking system after Citigroup, JPMorgan and Goldman Sachs reported results this week and Wells Fargo's detail-light pre-announcement last week. Or do they?
The wave of corporate earnings reports in the coming week could wash over the stock market without eroding its recent gains.
Stocks had their ups and downs through the week, coming back from a long weekend and taking a triple-digit plunge on Monday, selling off more sharply on Tuesday, then regaining lost ground later in the week.
Stocks closed higher despite some selling in the final half hour of trading, giving the market its sixth straight weekly gain and its longest weekly winning streak since 2007.
Stocks rose on Friday, capping the S&P 500's longest weekly winning streak since 2007, helped by better than expected results from GE and Citigroup.
The US markets rally for the 6th straight week as fears about a devastating first-quarter earnings period diminish slightly and investors find increasing hope that the US economy may be stabilizing.
Accounting changes aimed at helping the balance sheets of banks with toxic assets appear to be providing little or no help so far with earnings reports.
Stocks got a quick pop Friday from a rebound in consumer sentiment to its highest level since September. But the bounce quickly slowed t o a dribble as earnings worries nagged at the market.
General Electric posted better-than-expected quarterly profit on Friday, and Jack De Gan, CIO of Harbor Advisory told CNBC that he remains bullish on the company.
Art Cashin, UBS Financial Services director of floor operations, offered CNBC his insights for Friday's stock market — and his outlook for the week ahead.
No surprises: GE and Citi report earnings. Shorts have a big problem: bank stocks were supposed to sell off this earnings week, but stronger than expected results is keeping bank stocks moving sideways and the rest of the market up modestly.
20 years ago today – on April 17, 1989 – the Consumer News and Business Channel launched. And how the network has evolved – from showing how to cook chicken in a microwave on the first day of broadcasting to covering the current global economic crisis over the past year.