New research suggests the state of the economy might not be as critical to a company's fortunes, as you might think!
In today's trading session, a total of 39 stocks in the S&P 500 reached new 52-week highs. Here is a look at those companies.
Stocks rose for second day Wednesday as a Deere earnings beat and a rebound in housing starts helped renew investor optimism about the recovery. Consumer stocks were among the best performers; energy, the weakest.
Stocks edged higher on Wednesday despite a stronger dollar dragging down natural resource names. Will commodities ever break free and rally on demand?
Stocks opened higher Wednesday after Deere blew past earnings expectations and a report showed a rebound in housing starts.
The Dow surged more than 100 points on Thursday cheered by word that European leaders had sealed a deal to provide financial aid to Greece.
Though a bailout for Greece triggered a relief rally Thursday, details were few and far between. How should you trade as the market waits and worries.
Stocks struggled — and lost — Wednesday as traders mulled a possible bailout of Greece and the Fed's exit strategy after comments from Bernanke.
Although stocks appear to be stalled broadly, Brian Kelly has spotted signs that one area of the market may soon breakout!
Is the rally just recharging or are we about to lose our shirts again?
The Dow dropped more than 100 points, or 1 percent, as financials and commodities sold off amid jitters about the global recovery. Home Depot and HP were the only Dow components that ended higher.
Considering materials, energy, tech and financials are all down over 10% since January, is the selling over?
Stocks opened lower Monday as worries about Europe's debt woes overshadowed a couple of earnings beats. DuPont and Alcoa were the biggest Dow decliners at the open. CIT shares jumped as former Merrill chief John Thain took the helm.
Friday's late day reversal seems to have calmed overseas markets; European indices are plus or minus one percent for the most part, though Greek bonds are again weak. There are 3 percent to 4 percent declines in European banks. These banks have recently been dragged down by concerns of exposure to worrisome bonds issued by Greece, Spain, and Portugal.
Stocks snapped a two-day winning streak Wednesday after tepid reports on employment and the services sector. Pfizer, Merck and Home Depot were the biggest decliners on the Dow.
As earnings season comes to its midway point, Cramer put together a list of 20 February 2010 earnings reports. So, what are the most important earnings reports to watch?
The largest U.S. home-improvement retailer, said Tuesday it is laying off 1,000 staffers as it cuts three pilot programs and cuts some support positions.
The good news is that homeowners are expected to spend more on home remodeling in 2010, the bad news is that "green" remodeling isn't adding to home values. Two reports from the International Builders Show in Las Vegas this week have served to put me, and many other potential remodelers, into a conundrum.
Wall Street is closely watching the outcome of the special election in Massachusetts. It could have a big impact on the entire landscape in DC.
Major companies continued to pour support into the Haiti relief effort following last Tuesday's devastating earthquake, and the US Chamber of Commerce said corporate aid pledges had already exceeded $16 million by 11 am Eastern.