Stocks rebounded on Monday as investors returned to stocks after a sharp sell-off on Friday, but yet kept a cautious eye on events unfolding in Egypt. Alcoa and Exxon rose, while P&G fell.
Stocks closed near session lows as civil unrest in Egypt sparked widespread selling that pushed the S&P 500 down nearly 2 percent and broke an eight-week winning streak for the Dow. Microsoft and Home Depot sank.
Just after 3pm ET, the Dow Industrials rocketed up over 50 points, then came down 40 points, all on...nothing. Well, not nothing — it appears to be another feature of our strange trading system.
Stocks trimmed losses in the final hour of trading to end flat amid mixed earnings and economic news, and ahead of the President's State of the Union speech tonight. AmEx and Bank of America fell, while Wal-Mart rose.
Stocks trimmed losses but remained down as technology stocks turned around following a handful of weak earnings reports from major Dow components and on the heels of mixed economic news, and ahead of the President's State of the Union speech tonight.
As the Dow approaches the 12,000-mark, here is a look at the winners and losers since the index last hit this level back in June 19, 2008.
President Obama is set to unveil the administration's agenda for the third year of his term and what most business leaders are looking for is for a shift in rhetoric. The first two years of the administration were focused on highlighting business excesses and painting the ills of the economy as directly the result of greed and corruption. Business has been an easy target.
In the after hours the Fast gang parsed through a slew of earnings reports in an attempt to determine whether or not the bulls were back in business.
Stocks closed higher with the Dow finishing 20 points shy of 12,000 on the strength of materials and tech stocks and as investors awaited a handful of major earnings later this week. Alcoa and IBM rose, while BofA fell.
Stocks trimmed gains, but remained significantly higher, as techs and materials lifted the market as investors awaited a handful of major earnings from the sector later this week. Alcoa and IBM rose, while BofA fell.
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Stocks extended modest gains as tech stocks rose and lifted the Nasdaq for the first time in several sessions. Alcoa and IBM rose, while BofA fell.
Stocks closed mixed as strong results out of General Electric gave a lift to the broader market, while weakness among technology stocks, despite some stellar earnings reports, dragged down the Nasdaq. GE and AmEx rose, while BofA fell.
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