Stocks clawed back from session lows ahead of a crucial vote in Washington on the debt deal, but still ended lower Monday following a dismal manufacturing report in addition to renewed worries over some euro zone countries.
The key to trading today is July ISM, which comes at 10am ET. With the exception of May, it has been above 55 for a year. Unfortunately, the whisper numbers are fairly weak...with some estimates as lows as 52. Still expanding, but not very vigorously.
Futures surged Monday, after top U.S. lawmakers sealed a deal to raise the debt ceiling one day ahead of a deadline for a potential default.
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Stocks backed off from their intraday highs, but still finished sharply higher Thursday after a pair of jobs news offered some hope that the employment picture was improving ahead of the critical government non-farm payroll report.
Stocks continued to gain into the final hour of trading Thursday after a pair of encouraging employment reports and stronger-than-expected monthly chain-store sales lifted investor optimism ahead of Friday's key employment data.
Stocks climbed Thursday, led by banks, after investors cheered a pair of employment reports that showed better-than-expected results and as retailers posted monthly chain-store sales that largely outpaced estimates.
Stocks rallied to finish higher in thin trading Monday as fears over Greece's debt crisis subsided and investors snapped up beaten-down stocks.
Stocks were higher amid thin trading Monday, led by materials, as fears over Greece's debt crisis started to subside and investors snapped up beaten-down stocks.
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The mundane business of managing health-care benefits and services may be a bore for those working in the industry, but shares in that sector have been a boon for investors. ...A report from TheStreet.
Health maintenance organizations (HMOs) have further room to run, according to Charles Boorady, co-head of health care equity research at Credit Suisse.
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What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Monday, May 2.
Stocks closed modestly lower Monday, coming off highs reached after news of Osama Bin Laden's death, as investors considered the potential for terror attacks in retaliation for the killing.
Stocks fell in late afternoon trading on Monday, coming off highs reached after news of Osama Bin Laden's death, as investors considered the renewed potential for terror attacks in retaliation for the killing.
Stocks lost steam in late morning trading as techs and financials slipped despite news U.S. forces killed Osama Bin Laden.
U.S. stock futures and the dollar both got a jolt following President Obama’s announcement that Osama Bin Laden has been killed by U.S. forces after years of heavy pursuit.