Stocks International Business Machines Corp

  • This is nothing but a relief rally in a secular bear market and we’ll be in a secular bear market for another 10 to 15 years, said David Hefty, principal of Cornerstone Wealth Management.

  • Today is the 40th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing. Here are some of the players that were involved in building the rocket that brought Neil Armstrong and crew to the moon and how they have rocketed relative to the S&P and Dow since that "giant leap for mankind."

  • There's not much economic news this week. Leading Economic Indicators will be reported Monday and if it's a gain (which it should be) it will be the third gain in a row. That would be good. Thursday will see existing home sales reported and they should come in at an annual rate of about 5 million. Thursday the Treasury will announce next week's bond auctions and you can expect 2 year notes and 5 and 7 year bonds totaling over $100 billion dollars.

  • The current mid-summer rally will last until the end of August, but trading volumes will be light with many investors on holiday, Robin Griffiths, technical strategist at Cazenove Capital told CNBC Monday.

  • On a week where earnings dominated headlines with a strong performance by tech, the US markets rallied for the week, led by the Nasdaq Composite, up 7.44%.  The NASDAQ pulled out 8-straight days of gains, for a gain of 8.04% in the past eight trading sessions.

  • The Dow turned lower again in late morning trading as investors continued to digest earnings reports from a slew of top-tier companies.

  • On the Halftime Report, Patty Edwards of Storehouse erroneously said that Dillard's had exposure to CIT. She has since been told by the company and verified via the 10-K that she was, infact, incorrect in that statement.

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    Earnings season got off to a better-than-expected start this week, fueling optimism that stocks may continue to bounce back from the recent pullback.

  • Late word suggests CIT Group is in talks with JPMorgan and Goldman to help them avoid bankruptcy. What are the trading implications?

  • The Dow turned lower again in late morning trading as investors continued to digest earnings reports from a slew of top-tier companies.

  • IBM and Google reported earnings that beat analysts’ forecasts on Thursday. But should investors buy them? Analysts Robert Cihra and Clayton Moran shared their insights.

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    Of all the problems thrown up by the ailing economy, an aging workforce is certainly one of the smaller ones, but for those in leadership positions, recognizing its effect on the next generation of talent is likely to be key in retaining that talent beyond the new retirement dates of their more experienced employees.

  • First it was the Divine Miss M with a few kind words a couple of days ago when she recommended Goldman Sachs . Then there was a report Thursday afternoon that the renowned bear, Nouriel Roubini, had a more gentle view of the world. That gave the market an excuse to rally when it was having trouble with JP Morgan's earnings report and some positive news regarding unemployment claims.

  • Stock futures pointed to a lower opening Friday as traders took a mostly dim view of earnings from General Electric and Bank of America.

  • Dell and Nokia have made a lot of excuses for their poor performance. Don’t believe a word of it.

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    Earnings from General Electric, Bank of America and Citigroup Friday will determine whether the market keeps the week's winning streak going.

  • Investors are scratching their heads over Friday’s market direction after strong results from IBM suggest one thing but weakness from Google implies another.

  • After Intel's big beat earlier in the week, the pressure was on IBM to beat, and beat big, and the company answered. Big.

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    International Business Machines reported second-quarter earnings that blew past what analysts were forecasting, and the company's shares rose in late trading.

  • JPMorgan Chase reported 36 percent rise in quarterly profit, topping Wall Street forecasts. Meanwhile, CIT Group said it would not get government bailout funds. Art Cashin, director of floor operations for UBS, offered CNBC his insights on JPMorgan and the stock markets.