Stocks H & R Block Inc


  • Why German Short Ban Is Toothless Wednesday, 19 May 2010 | 10:27 AM ET

    Trader commentary is a bit incredulous this morning over what is going on in Germany. For example, the restrictions on naked short selling of CDS has no teeth because most CDS is traded out of London, and Germany has no jurisdiction there. Even the French aren't going along with this.

  • McAnarney: The High Costs of the New Tax Laws Tuesday, 13 Apr 2010 | 12:02 PM ET

    The number of new tax laws in recent years has been staggering. In 2009 alone, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act added hundreds of new provisions and changed many existing laws...And we haven't even begun to mention tax law changes affecting businesses.

  • Halftime Report: Are Stocks About To Stall? Wednesday, 31 Mar 2010 | 1:21 PM ET

    The S&P ended the quarter with a 5% gain, but can stocks continue to push higher into Q2 or are headwinds starting to kick up?

  • A Market Melt-Up Wednesday, 17 Mar 2010 | 9:35 AM ET

    The S&P 500 futures is up a couple points again today. Despite the gripes about low volume and low volatility, the market is melting up: the S&P 500 has been up 11 of the last 13 trading sessions.

  • Earnings Roundup: March 8 Monday, 8 Mar 2010 | 4:11 PM ET

    What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Monday, March 8.

  • Mid-cap stocks have outperformed large caps over the past month. Will the trend continue—and how should you be invested? Thyra Zerhusen, portfolio manager at Aston Optimum Mid Cap Fund, shared her best plays.

  • Best Performing S&P 500 Stocks in February Friday, 26 Feb 2010 | 4:41 PM ET

    The S&P 500 finished this month in the black, up 2.83%, for its best monthly performance since November 2009, and its best February since 1998 when the index rose 7.05%.  

  • A Nation Divided: Tax Refunds—Bills or Buy? Friday, 26 Feb 2010 | 9:17 AM ET
    Tax Refund Check

    With cash-strapped consumers looking to maximize their tax refund, it's tough times for tax preparation companies. Half of those receiving a refund are planning to use the money to keep the debt collector at bay.

  • Feb. 24: Unusual Volume Leaders Wednesday, 24 Feb 2010 | 2:32 PM ET

    What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.

  • Trader Talk: Techs, Energy Lead Market as Bernanke Speaks Wednesday, 24 Feb 2010 | 10:43 AM ET

    The markets appear to be holding on to their gains, despite a disappointing January New Home Sales report. Once again, traders are awaiting Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke’s semi-annual report on monetary policy in front of the House Financial Services Committee. However, they suspect that his comments will lack new insights.

  • Web Extra Pops & Drops: Chevron, Humana... Monday, 22 Feb 2010 | 6:02 PM ET

    Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Humana and PNC popped while H&R Block and Chevron dropped.

  • 10 Stocks Poised for a Rebound? Friday, 19 Feb 2010 | 12:46 PM ET

    Following a brief pullback in the markets, the S&P 500 index crossed back above its 50-day moving average in today's trading session. As upward momentum builds on the markets, could some of the laggards be poised for a rebound?

  • Where the Next Bubbles May Grow: Chief Strategist Monday, 4 Jan 2010 | 3:30 PM ET

    Markets rose on Monday, the first trading day of the year, so what should you do to get your portfolio ready for 2010? Bill Stone, chief investment strategist at PNC Wealth Management shared his insight.

  • Earnings Roundup: Dec. 8 Tuesday, 8 Dec 2009 | 9:46 AM ET

    What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Tuesday Dec. 8.

  • Wall Street Trader

    A number of strategists have been recommending that investors steer clear of lower quality stocks and focus instead on those with better balance sheets for the next leg of the road ahead.

  • Where can investors find some value in this volatile market? Ron Sloan, senior portfolio manager at AIM Capital Management and manager of the AIM Mid-Cap Core Fund, shared his insight and stock picks.

  • Your First Move For Monday October 19th Friday, 16 Oct 2009 | 6:07 PM ET

    Here's our Fast Money Final Trade. Our gang gives you tomorrow's best trades, right now!

  • 3 Hot Consumer Stocks: Portfolio Manager Tuesday, 29 Sep 2009 | 9:55 AM ET

    U.S. consumers are still strapped, but some consumer stocks are on the rise, said Ron Sloan, senior portfolio manager at AIM Charter Fund. He shared his best consumer-related picks with CNBC.

  • Techs Lead Rally but Dow Sheds 1% for Week Friday, 4 Sep 2009 | 5:14 PM ET
    The Crisis: 1 Year Later - A CNBC Special Report - See Complete Coverage

    Stocks rallied to the finish line Friday as tech stocks surged after some encouraging comments from Intel's CEO. Investors breathed a sigh of a relief after the August jobs report, which showed the unemployment rate hit a 26-year high but layoffs seemed to be tapering off.

  • Stocks Climb Higher After Jobs Report Friday, 4 Sep 2009 | 11:00 AM ET
    The Crisis: 1 Year Later - A CNBC Special Report - See Complete Coverage

    Stocks pushed higher after a wobbly start Friday as investors digested a mixed jobs report: The unemployment rate hit a 26-year high but layoffs seemed to be tapering off.