Stocks remained lower after a report showed fewer jobs were added to nonfarm payrolls than expected last month. How should investors position themselves? Roy Williams, CEO of Prestige Wealth Management, and Michael Sansoterra, co-manager of RidgeWorth Large Cap Growth Stock Fund, discussed their outlooks.
The latest overall job loss numbers showed a gain of 431,000 jobs in May and an unemployment rate falling to 9.7% from 9.9% in April. Here is a breakdown of where the job losses were as well as which sectors were adding jobs.
Stocks eked out a gain after some late-session turbulence, led by techs. Energy stocks rebounded from the bottom of the pack to the No. 2 behind tech. Financials ended lower.
Stocks turned lower on Thursday, led by energy and financials, amid the strengthening dollar and a pair of credit downgrades on BP. Techs were among the best performers.
Stocks saw a turnaround on Wednesday as the Dow jumped almost 100 points in the first half-hour of trading, following a number of volatile sessions. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, shared his market outlook.
Stocks erased most of their earlier losses in the final half-hour of trading Tuesday as materials and consumer discretionary stocks advanced.
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Stocks closed the day with an aggressive selloff as fears over Europe and concerns about banking trumped good news out of the housing market.
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Stocks fell Wednesday as Germany's move to ban some naked short-selling fueled a fresh wave of worry about financial regulation. The CBOE volatility index, spiked above 35.
Stocks fell Wednesday as Germany's move to ban some naked short-selling fueled a wave of fears about exposure to riskier assets. The CBOE volatility index, spiked above 35.
By and large, big blue-chip companies are executing well and have very strong balance sheets. In fact, the debt of several large-cap US multi-nationals is yielding less than like-duration US Treasury bonds. This is the first time in history this has happened.
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Pete Najarian is more bearish than he's been in a long time. "Across the board many names look ready to break," he says.
The Dow tumbled over 100 points, or 1.1 percent, led by financials, as the dollar gained against the euro. Walmart was the lone gainer on the Dow. Oil ended below $70 for the first time this year.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Tuesday, May 18.
Stocks continued to slide in choppy trading Tuesday as the dollar gained against the euro. Financials were the biggest drag after Germany issued a proposal to ban naked short-selling.
Despite overseas woes, Sterne Agee initiated coverage of Apple with a $300 price target. Doesn't Apple typically generate large sales from Europe?