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Some of Friday's midday movers:
*KB Home forecasts drop in gross margins. Shares of homebuilders fell 1.5 percent after KB Home forecast a drop in gross margins for the first quarter. Homebuilder stocks had been up earlier in the session, but KB Home dropped 16.3 percent to $13.87, its biggest percentage fall since 1992..
*Materials drag, led by Freeport McMoran. Copper prices dropped further below $6,000 per tonne to their weakest level in more than five years, while oil prices extended losses in U.S. afternoon trading. So it's this fear of lower commodity prices leading to global deflation which is leading this nervousness, "said Peter Cardillo, chief market economist at...
*Alcoa erases early gains after earnings; materials drag. Shares of homebuilders fell broadly after KB Home forecast a drop in gross margins for the first quarter. Homebuilder stocks had been up earlier in the session, but KB Home was last down 13.7 percent, while a housing index was down 0.9 percent.
*Alcoa erases early gains after earnings. But the market was well off its highs for the session, with shares of homebuilders falling broadly after KB Home forecast a drop in gross margins for the first quarter. Homebuilder stocks had been up earlier in the session, but KB Home was last down 13.7 percent, while a housing index was down 0.9 percent.
Some of Tuesday's midday movers:
*KB Home lifts housing index after earnings. NEW YORK, Jan 13- U.S. stocks rallied on Tuesday to bounce from a two-day decline as financial results from Alcoa helped ease some investor worry regarding the corporate earnings season. Alcoa Inc reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit due to automotive demand, higher aluminum prices and lower energy...
*Alcoa up in premarket after results. NEW YORK, Jan 13- U.S. stocks were poised for a higher open on Tuesday after the S&P 500 fell for a second consecutive session, as financial results from Alcoa helped ease some investor jitters regarding the corporate earnings season. Alcoa Inc gained 1.9 percent to $16.48 before the opening bell.
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Some of Wednesday's midday movers:
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