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What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Tuesday, Nov. 2.
Tuesday's markets await the outcome of mid-term elections that are likely to bring a tighter fist to Congress, just as the Fed is ready to loosen its grip and wave on another round of easing.
Stocks are at the highs of the day as the dollar hits session lows. With that, stocks have recovered most of their losses from yesterday (Tuesday). The dollar’s retreat is once again pushing up commodities and commodity stocks late in the morning, with metal and energy stocks are amongst the leadership groups today.
As many households and small businesses are being turned away by bank loan officers, large corporations are borrowing vast sums of money for next to nothing — simply because they can, the New York Times reports.
Stocks declined after a volatile session, but ended the month with the best September results in 71 years. American Express and Caterpillar fell.
Stocks declined as the session end neared as quarter-end rebalancing, and profit-taking, caused the markets to waver despite positive economic news. American Express and Caterpillar fell.
Stocks extended losses on the last trading day of the session despite a series of economic reports providing evidence of returning strength in the U.S. economy. Caterpillar and Hewlett-Packard fell, while Boeing rose.
Stocks sank in the last half hour of trading Thursday top close near the sesssion's lows amid light volume after a batch of economic reports failed to provide traders with enough optimism to continue a September rally. Walt Disney and GE fell, while Hewlett-Packard rose.
Stocks sank in the last half hour of trading Thursday after a batch of economic reports failed to provide traders with enough optimism to continue a September rally. Walt Disney and GE fell, while Hewlett-Packard rose.
Stocks turned positive Thursday as technology and consumer stocks gained, and banks fell, and investors absorbed another batch of mixed economic data. Alcoa and Hewlett-Packard rose, while Walt Disney fell.
Stocks climbed Monday with the S&P 500 breaking through its 200-day moving average for the first time since early August following new global banking rules and a robust Chinese factory report. Microsoft and JP Morgan rose, McDonald's and Exxon fell.
Stocks gained Monday, with the S&P 500 breaking through its 200-day moving average for the first time since early August following new global banking rules and a robust Chinese factory report. Microsoft and JP Morgan rose, Mcdonald's and Exxon fell.
Stocks rose Monday following news banks will have a phased-in timeline to meet new international bank capital rules, although gains were capped as the market reached key resistance levels. JP Morgan and Bank of America rose, Exxon and McDonald's fell.
Global markets are up about 1 percent this morning, with many banks up 3 percent on the new Basel III capital requirements. ... Still, there is plenty of concern that some banks will not even be able to make this level of implementation.
U.S. stock index futures jumped sharply ahead of the open Monday, with bank stocks across the world rallying follow details of the Basel III banking capital rules and Asia particlarly strong following a jump in Chinese industrial output.
August same-store sales better than expected. Maybe those tax-free sales days made a difference: 17 states had at least one tax-free weekend in August, up from 13 last year, including big states like Florida, Illinois, and Massachusetts, and it looks like they made a difference.
Car rental company Avis Budget said Thursday it is raising the cash portion of its bid for Dollar Thrifty as it battles Hertz for the potential buyout.
S&P futures rose 5 points following a better-than-expected ADP employment report. The firm reported a slightly better-than-expected gain of 42,000 private sector jobs (vs. up 39,000 expected) in July, giving hope of a better government July jobs report on Friday.
Once again it seems market headwinds are whipping down Wall Street. Is the uptrend still alive?
Here's a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Tuesday. Aug. 3.