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The markets will continue to grind higher, propelled by forthcoming reports that will show growing strength in the economy, said Alec Young, equity strategist at Standard & Poor's, and Benny Lorenzo, CEO of Kaufman Brothers.
Stocks rebounded Thursday after jobless claims beat and Alcoa kicked off the earnings season with exactly what analysts wanted to see: revenue growth.
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Major US companies are bracing for a potentially stronger strain of swine flu this year that could threaten the nation's already fragile economic recovery.
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It’s no secret that sports marketing budgets have been cut from the recession and the money that is being spent is being scrutinized more than ever before. So instead of waiting to evaluate the return on investment on a particular relationship, many companies are now trying to prove their return on investment before they even do a deal with a property.
Retail staffs are much more experienced than they were one year ago. This may allow companies to cut back on recruiting and training costs, as well as improve their customer service this holiday season.
An upbeat retail sales report for August may have buoyed up some hopes for renewed consumer spending, but those on the frontlines — consumer products and retail executives — interviewed by CNBC on Wednesday weren't quite as upbeat.
Home Depot is trying to reach environmentally-friendly business customers and consumers with an "Eco Options" label that it's rolled out in its stores, the retailer's chief financial officer told CNBC Wednesday.
Charles Koppelman has made a big impact at the domestic diva’s company. Cramer invited him onto Mad Money to find out what we should expect next.
The Consumer Price Index, a measure of the average price level of a basket of consumer goods and services, was up 0.4% for the month of August, while the core CPI rate, excluding energy and food, rose 0.1%. On a year-over-year basis, consumer prices were down 1.4%.
One year ago on Sunday September 14, Lehman Brothers was scrambling before declaring bankruptcy later that night and Bank of America announced a deal to acquire Merrill Lynch. Here is a look at where major indices and stocks look one year later.
Now may not be a good time to get into the Chinese markets but investors should still keep a positive outlook on China for the next 12 months, says James Falkiner, Director and CEO of Falkiner Global.
False optimism wars with bad omens. Lehman Brothers gained 5 percent following news that Ospraie Fund, a commodities fund in which Lehman had a 20 percent stake, was closing and would return money to investors after incurring big losses in 2008. The dollar hit an 11-month high against the euro, as belief spread that the credit crunch tsunami would turn on Europe—and that the U.S. had already weathered the worst.
Peter Andersen, portfolio manager at Congress Asset Management Company and Peter Costa, president of Empire Executions shared their insights on where to invest in a low volume environment and what investors should be watching for next week.
Dividend yields in the Dow index are down about a quarter of a point since early June and 165 basis points since early March, as equity markets continue to trend higher, pushing yields lower. Here is a look at the dividend yields of all 30 Dow components:
Stocks ended sharply higher on Friday with the Dow, S&P 500 and the Nasdaq all closing at a new highs for 2009.
Compared to an average short interest of 2.2% for all Dow components, bets against these three companies stand at around 8%.
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