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Stocks are weaker, the dollar is up, as the World Bank has cut its 2009 global growth forecast, saying the world economy will shrink 2.9 percent, worse than prior predictions of a decline of 1.7 percent, and noting that a retreat from emerging market investments will deepen poverty in less developed countries.
The Dow tipped into negative territory as traders jockeyed for postions on this quadruple-witching Friday. But techs rallied.
Goldman Sachs added Microsoft to its “Americas conviction buy list” Friday and raised its price target for the stock by $4 a share, sending shares of the technology bellwether higher in pre-market trading.
The Dow and S&P 500 gained on Thursday as data on the job market and regional manufacturing revived hopes that the economy may be stabilizing.
Is it still safe to sell the rips and buy the dips? Or is something ominous lurking on the horizon?
Stocks ended flat Wednesday as tech and consumer stocks rebounded but banks dragged after a credit downgrade on more than a dozen companies.
The financial overhaul expands the Fed's powers but also restricts them, underscoring the central bank's awkward role in bank regulation and the economy.
Stocks ticked higher Wednesday as consumer stocks rebounded after a tame inflation reading but banks still dragged after credit downgrade. FedEx skidded after it issued a weak outlook.
Stocks turned mixed Wednesday as investors digested a tame inflation reading against a weak outlook from FedEx. Banks dragged after a credit downgrade.
Stocks opened flat on Wednesday as investors weighed a tame inflation reading against a drop in mortgage applications and weaker-than-expected outlook from FedEx. Consumer prices rose just 0.1 percent in May, despite the rise in gasoline prices, after a flat reading in April. Read and listen to what the experts had to say…
Wall Street’s great investment houses have never faced a serious foreign challenge in their own backyard. But as tectonic shifts reverberate through the banking industry, their overseas rivals are edging into some of the most lucrative corners of American finance.
FedEx's earnings weigh on futures. Federal Express, considered a bellweather for the economy, caused a 6-point drop in stock futures pre-open. Guidance of $0.30-$0.45 for the current (first) quarter is well below expectations of $0.68 due to the runup in jet fuel prices and an "extremely difficult" operating environment.
The bears seized control of trading on Tuesday sending the Dow sharply lower as mixed economic data and disappointing sales from Best Buy sparked worries about a recovery.
Stocks can't seem to break above resistance on the S&P. Buyers are clearly backing away but are sellers are jumping in?
Both the Dow and S&P 500 tumbled Monday, marking their worst slide in a month, after manufacturing data and a commodities sell-off dragged down investor sentiment.
The Treasury Department says the value of loans held by the 21 largest institutions getting federal bailout support fell in April, the fifth decline in six months.
Investors are hoping to get a better handle on the direction of interest rates after St. Louis Fed president James Bullard spoke with CNBC.
In the final minutes of trade stocks inched higher putting the Dow in positive territory for the year for the first time since early January. However there may be more than meets the eye.
The Dow eked out a gain Friday, bumping it into positive territory for the year, as Bank of America shares rallied. But techs, energy and commodities retreated as crude oil dropped to around $72 a barrel.