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It took a recommendation from the most bearish analyst around to shake the market out of its lethargy Monday. Meridith Whitney has been the hottest hand for the past few years and unbelievably correct in her bearish stance on the financial sector. With her upgrade of Goldman Sachs, the sector and the market woke up. But only woke up a bit. Volume, which has been anemic at best, was a discouragingly low 1.2 billion shares on the NYSE.
Earnings season is in full swing, and Steve Auth, CIO of Global Equities at Federated Investors and Art Hogan, managing director of Jefferies, told CNBC which companies should be on investors' radars.
As investors brace for a rollercoaster ride during the second-quarter earnings season, the dollar's weakness in the last three months could have played a key role for some multinational companies.
Earnings season should provide a fresh view of the U.S. economy and may shake the stock market out of its summer doldrums.
Stocks racked up their fourth straight down week Friday as a Chevron profit warning exacerbated earnings worries. Techs got a boost from an upgrade on the hardware sector.
Jittery investors sent stocks on their longest losing streak since the market's spring rally began in early March. What's the word on the Street?
Getting better than expected numbers next week would be a catalyst for the markets, giving buyers a reason to move away from the sidelines and begin investing more money in stocks once again. On the flip side, however, disappointing data or corporate earnings would likely extend the current downturn further, dampening any hopes of a near-term rebound.
Stocks traded lower Friday with investors on edge knowing that the pace of earnings will pick up next week. How can you profit during the impending earnings avalanche?
Stocks were mixed Friday as a Chevron profit warning exacerbated earnings worries but an upgrade on the hardware sector boosted tech stocks.
Stocks opened lower Friday as Chevron's earnings warning added to investors' worries about earnings and the economic recovery.
Technology giant Dell was raised to conviction list buy from neutral by Goldman Sachs Friday, due to its significant operating leverage and its ability to capitalize on the corporate PC upgrade cycle.
Futures pointed to a modestly lower open for Wall Street on Friday as Chevron's earnings warning added to investors' uncertainty on corporate earnings.
With the official start of earnings season kicking off after the bell today, here are some stats on Alcoa and the rest of the Dow.
The S&P 500 fell to its lowest level in 10 weeks on Tuesday as talk of a second government stimulus plan heightened fears that the economy remains weak.
Both the Dow and S&P 500 rebounded in late trading on Monday as investors' concerns about the strength of an economic recovery triggered a move into defensive stocks.
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With all its riches, how can anyone call Google a "small" company, one that is vulnerable to competition and whose luck could turn any day? Dana Wagner is happy to explain, says the New York Times.
Stocks enter the second half of the year with trepidation, despite the fact that the economy may finally start to show real signs of recovery.
The Dow capped another down week with a loss Friday as investors shrugged off a surge in consumer sentiment and instead focused on the fact that consumers are squirreling away their money at a feverish pace. But techs gained after encouraging earnings from Palm.