Economic reports could rule the markets Thursday, as investors get a fresh look at the jobs situation and the health of the housing market.
The latest data on short interest reveals that consumer discretionary stocks have the highest average short interest standing at 5.6 percent.
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.
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The level of bullish commentary seemed to rise with the stock market Wednesday, though trader focus remains centered on global events.
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Despite comparing with weak numbers from a year ago, game software sales were down 5 percent last month versus 12 months earlier, coming in at $576 million, according to NPD Group, which tracks the industry.
Activision Blizzard's earnings and revenue both beat estimates — Q4 was its most profitable quarter ever — but Wall Street is disappointed by the company's forecasts for the fist quarter and the full year. Shares tumbled in late trading Wednesday after the company's announcement and continued to fall Thursday morning.
Stocks extended gains in the last minutes of trading to end the week on a high note, posting the best week in two months, as traders shrugged off a tepid jobs report to keep the major indices above key benchmarks reached earlier this week.
Stocks gained slightly Friday as retailers and tech sectors gained strength and traders shrugged off a tepid jobs report to keep the major indices above key benchmarks reached earlier this week. Kraft rose, while JPMorgan fell.
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Stocks struggled to end in positive territory but ended down as sovereign debt concerns in the euro zone kept a check on gains throughout the session. News that the Obama administration will work with Republicans on the tax dispute gave a brief lift to stocks. BofA and Procter & Gamble fell.