Stocks could drift on low volume in the final weeks of summer, but traders increasingly believe a pull back is brewing in the not too distant future. Even short interest, a powerful market driver, is waning.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway was doing more selling than buying of stocks during the second quarter, but there is one new holding: New Jersey-based medical technology company Becton Dickinson. Berkshire also added to its stake in Johnson & Johnson, although the holdings are still well below where they were before Buffett sold over 33 million shares last fall.
Thursday's market activity was headlined by bad news, but rose despite a jump in jobless claims, a dip in retail sales and a new report showing a 7% increase in foreclosures.
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Is this just a momentary blip on the radar or is it the start of the 2009 summer sell-off?
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With a two-day fed meeting kicking off tomorrow, everyone wants to know what the Fed has in store for the market.
After the S&P 500 hit its 2009 high last Friday, the major averages dropped marginally to start the week but the market remains close to its year-to-date high.
Federal Reserve policymakers are expected to hold a two-day meeting starting on Tuesday to determine U.S. interest rate policy. Sam Stovall, chief investment strategist at Standard & Poor’s, weighed in on how this week’s decisions will affect the economy.
The broad gains in cyclicals last week is reversing today, due to obvious profit taking: homebuilders down about 3 percent, retail down 2 to 3 percent, Transports down 1 percent, commodity stocks down 2 percent, industrials down 1 to 2 percent.
Warren Buffett's company, Berkshire Hathaway, announced a 14 percent second-quarter profit on Friday. Larry Coats Jr., of Oak Value Capital Management, told CNBC how Berkshire’s gains are impacting his fund.
Stocks retreated Monday as investors took a breather after a four-week rally capped by better-than-expected jobs report on Friday. But losses were pared intra-day Monday and the Dow is trading around its highest level since November. Read and listen to what the experts had to say...
Does today's pullback mean the end for the summer rally or will it be a small dip as the market moves upward?