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Goldman Sachs drove the financials, if not the entire stock market, higher on Monday but will strength in banks flow to the rest of the economy?
Contrary indicators: Analysts including Meredith Whitney expect a short-term jump for financials inc. Goldman Sachs — but Whitney also predicted 13 percent unemployment. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS, offered CNBC his stock-market outlook.
Barron's is taking a strong bullish stand on shares of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway, calling them a "bargain" in the mid-$80Ks. A price target of $110,000 in the next year "doesn't seem outlandish" given its current price to book ratio.
Unemployment is likely to rise to 13 percent or higher and will weigh on the economy for several years, countering efforts to stabilize the banking industry, analyst Meredith Whitney told CNBC.
Futures were at the highs of the morning as traders await the heavy number of earnings reports and economic data beginning tomorrow and lasting through the end of the week.
Earnings season should provide a fresh view of the U.S. economy and may shake the stock market out of its summer doldrums.
The Treasury Department is selling its financial stakes in bailed-out banks for one-third less than they're worth, potentially shorting taxpayers up to $2.7 billion, a bipartisan congressional watchdog said Friday.
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Jittery investors sent stocks on their longest losing streak since the market's spring rally began in early March. What's the word on the Street?
Getting better than expected numbers next week would be a catalyst for the markets, giving buyers a reason to move away from the sidelines and begin investing more money in stocks once again. On the flip side, however, disappointing data or corporate earnings would likely extend the current downturn further, dampening any hopes of a near-term rebound.
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The S&P edged higher on Thursday with investors rotating into beaten down energy names and financials and out of consumer staples and pharma.
Stocks squeaked out another gain Thursday as investors were encouraged by Alcoa's beat and a drop in jobless claims but pharmaceutical and retail stocks dragged.
The S&P rose modestly on Thursday with investors rotating into financials after BofA-Merrill upgraded Goldman Sachs to “buy” and raised its price target to $175.
Stocks opened higher Thursday as jobless claims dropped below a key level and Dow component Alcoa kicked off earnings season with a beat.
Futures indicated a rebound for Wall Street on Thursday as jobless claims dropped below a key level and Dow component Alcoa started the earnings season beating expectations.
With earnings season now officially underway, investors are sifting through Alcoa earnings trying to determine what they signal for the weeks that lie ahead.
The Treasury Department on Wednesday selected nine investment managers, including BlackRock and TCW Group, to operate funds that will buy toxic securities from troubled financial institutions.