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Stocks pared their losses Thursday after a third straight positive Philly Fed reading — the first time that's happened in two years. Stocks had opened lower after disappointment in earnings from Goldman Sachs and Citigroup.
After Wednesday's stellar market performance, stock index futures indicated a lower open for Wall Street on Thursday as investors take a breather and evaluate their next move.
The Dow crossed the 10,000 level and all of sudden the bears grew quieter.
Stocks rallied on Wednesday and the Dow closed above10,000 for the first time in over a year. Rick Bensignor, chief market strategist at Execution and Jill Evans, co-portfolio manager at Alpine Funds, discussed what lies ahead.
Earnings season may take a turn for the worse. But before it does Louis Navellier of NavellierGrowth.com suggests two stocks for your radar.
The Dow crossed above 10,000 today for the first time in over a year. The first time the Dow crossed the 5-digit market was back in March 1999. See how the who's who in market cap leaders has changed since then.
Financials are leading stocks higher as the Dow marches toward the critical 10,000 milestone. So how high can we go this year? Dan Genter, president, CEO and CIO of RNC Genter Capital Management and Dan Fitzpatrick, president at Stockmarket Mentor, discussed their market outlooks.
It's more than a motto; it's a way of life on "Options Action." We like to risk less to possibly make more. And last week, Dan Nathan - chief options strategist at Phoenix Partners Group nailed it with Intel.
Following my post earlier this week on the highest yielding stocks in the Dow, here is a deeper look at the dividends of the S&P 500.
The positive side of the weak greenback story should show up this week, as a parade of multinationals report earnings.
Anticipation is building over a trio of important tech earnings. This week IBM, Intel and Google release third quarter results, providing what could be a critical view on whether the economic rebound has taken root both in the U.S. and around the world.
Stocks shot out of the gate Monday, fueled by earnings optimism, but then pulled back near the final hour of trading as investors took some profits.
Plus, get calls on earnings, housing, tech, autos and more.
The markets are higher today, with the Dow reaching within 68 points of 10,000 in this morning's trading. The Dow, which closed on Friday at a new high for 2009 at 9864.94 is currently trading near October 2008 levels, as it also managed to reach a new intraday peak for 2009 today at 9931.82.
Stocks opened higher Monday as better-than-expected third-quarter results began trickling in, boosting investors' optimism about the overall earnings season.
Two and a half months away from the end of the year and the average dividend yield of the Dow 30 has continued to fall since the market lows. See how the 30 companies in the Dow compare.
Stocks recovered after a quick dip at the open, though gains were modest. Chevron led the Dow pack after saying it expects profits to improve in the third quarter. And techs got a boost from some upbeat analyst comments on chips.
The global recovery is being led by countries outside of the United States, and investors should look to multinational corporations to protect themselves against the weakening dollar, said David Darst of Morgan Stanley Smith Barney.
U.S. stocks posted their strongest weekly performance since mid-July, with all indexes rising nearly 4% or greater for the week.
The S&P 500 is up 4 percent this week, it's best gain in a long time, and it's a simple story: Alcoa and a number of retailers are all signaling that the economy is slowly improving, and for the moment "slowly" is good enough for the stock market.