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Stocks pushed higher Tuesday despite concerns about interest rates ahead of the Federal Reserve's decision. Merck skidded after an FDA rejection. Airline stocks rose as oil prices receded.
Stocks declined Tuesday amid concerns about interest rates and a slide in consumer confidence. Merck dragged on the Dow industrials after the FDA rejected a key cholesterol drug.
Stocks were indicated to open slightly lower Tuesday, but big moves are unlikely until the Federal Reserve announces its decision on interest rates on Wednesday.
IBM said Tuesday it raised its quarterly cash dividend by 25 percent to 50 cents per share, lifting its payout to shareholders for the 13th year in a row.
In Monday’s Web Extra find out how Tim Seymour recommends playing oil at $120. Also get the traders' IBM play.
Earnings Season shifted into high gear, both corporate results and economic statistics were all over the proverbial map, and investors and traders found opportunities in some unlikely places.
Stocks slid Tuesday in response to disappointing earnings announcements, but that doesn’t mean investors portfolios have to take a hit. CNBC asked market experts how investors could protect their portfolios and their profits, and here are some of their suggestions.
Last month, he heard the bell ringing. Now, he sees a long road to recovery. BlackRock vice chairman and global CIO of equities Bob Doll believes there's a lot of ground to be regained.
Asian markets came under pressure on Tuesday after U.S. stocks pulled in a mixed performance. Investors sold financials following weak earnings from Bank of America.
Now that the first week of the technology earnings is over, many investors are breathing a sigh of relief.
Investors will have seen enough corporate results by the end of the week to determine if the recent string of encouraging earnings was a real sign stocks can weather the credit crisis.
Big banks topped this week's investing news as they continued to fight their way through the subprime mortgage mess. For some, like JPMorgan Chase and Citigroup, which both reported earnings this week, it meant continued writedowns.
Sometimes a stock is hot and other time it just burns. Following are the Fast Money misfires.
Corporate earnings put investors in a buying mood and sent the Dow soaring. What's the "Word on the Street?"
For the week ending Friday, April 18, 2008 the US Markets ended the week rallying on earnings news. The Dow had its best week since Feb 1 and rallied 256.8 points on Wednesday and another 228.87 points on Friday, for its biggest point gains since April 1st.
The week started out poorly, with Wachovia Bank disappointing, and creating fears that the financials would simply fall apart. It didn't happen; Merrill Lynch and Citi reported big writedowns and poor earnings;
After a week like this one, the pressure's on the next batch of tech stars to beat the Street and keep this momentum going, with investors turning their attention to Yahoo, Microsoft, Apple and Amazon, all set to report earnings next week.
Google's good earnings news should put a shine into the market, and certainly into its stock in Friday trading.
First it was Intel, then IBM, and now Google. Pretty soon, the message might get out that tech isn't nearly as bad as people thought. No two ways about it: the Google earnings report is extraordinary.
Futures popped right after the close as Google reported strong numbers; up 10 percent. Major indices stable today, despite mixed earnings report. IBM, good, Marriott, ok on strong international sales, but Conway, Nokia and Pfizer were notable disappointments.