German business software maker SAP reported a 15 percent rise in operating profit helped by a cheap euro.» Read More
Oracle reported earnings above expectations as its profit margin hit a record and software sales fell less than analysts had projected.
On Tuesday afternoon stocks were trading near break-even as investors sifted through comments from President Obama on a wide range of issues from energy to health care.
When one in three business leaders are making major decisions with incomplete or untrusted information, it’s not a matter of too little information. When half of them don’t have sufficient information from their organizations to do their jobs, a glaring paradox emerges—information scarcity and abundance existing side by side.
On a week where the US markets continued to stall with all major indexes negative for the week with quadruple witching, bank regulation, a sell off in energy, the markets await the Fed meeting next week closing mixed for the day on Friday.
Investors appear keen on remaining nimble during the last hours of Friday's trade. Will quadruple witching trigger a wild close?
Investors typically look to small cap stocks as the leaders out of a recession. More nimble than their large-cap counterparts, small cap companies are quicker to adapt during both economic downturns and periods of recovery.
At the March 9 bottom, the banks were falling fast and behemoths like Google were at risk of falling out of the Top 20 biggest companies in the S&P 500. Three months later, that has changed significantly.
David Hefty, principal of Cornerstone Wealth Management and Gary Hager, president and founder of Integrated Wealth Management share their investment advice and the best place for viewers to put their money.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Options traders apparently think that Western Digital is headed lower. OptionMonster's tracking systems detected heavy activity in the July 22.50 puts, which changed hands for $0.60 to $0.90 Tuesday morning.
Finding it tough to navigate this sideways market? Let Oppenheimer’s Carter Worth lead you through the storm.
On a week where oil topped $73 per barrel for the first time in 8 months before receding on Friday, treasury auctions moved the equity market, and GM and Citi were replaced in the Dow, the markets are flat to positive on the week, but the Dow manages to go positive year-to-date.
Market momentum is slowing but it’s clearly still upward, said John Wilson, chief technical strategist at Morgan Keegan.
Stocks racked up gains across a wide range of sectors on Thursday, boosted by rising commodity prices, improving labor market conditions, and a pullback in Treasury yields.
We’re likely going to get a market correction, said Rob Morgan, market strategist at Clermont Wealth Strategies and Sam Stovall, chief investment strategist at Standard & Poor’s.
Doug De Groote, managing director of United Wealth Management, and Roy Williams, CEO of Prestige Wealth Management, shared their market views and investor advice.
Today, Cisco and Travelers replaced Citigroup and GM on the Dow. Here is a look back at the previous 10 changes to the Dow and what happened to the benchmark in the days leading up to and following the change.
With stocks rallying for over 3 months now, dividend yields continue to fall back to Earth. Today, two new components join the Dow, one with a dividend and one without. See how the 30 companies in the Dow compare.
All major US indices finished in the black for the week, marking three weeks of consecutive gains, as improving economic data released this week boosted investors hopes of a recovery.
Managing directors Jim Awad of Zephyr Management and Phil Dow of RBC Wealth Management shared the best places for investors to put their money.