IBM reported fourth-quarter sales and earnings that topped expectations, and the computer giant raised its full-year outlook.
The S&P 500 took another pop up late afternoon Tuesday to the highs for the day—and just shy of highs for the year. Traders are citing Intrade, which allows investors (gamblers) to bet on the direction of anything, now giving 84.9 percent odds that Massachusetts Republican State Senator Scott Brown will defeat Democrat Martha Coakley.
With a slew of banks set to report earnings this week, the Fast Money desk is closely watching the action in the financials. Is weakness already priced in?
Among the large corporations reporting quarterly results this week, International Business Machines (IBM) is expected to provide investors with a pulse on IT spending during its fourth-quarter earnings report today after the bell. Here is a look at how IBM shares traded during the most recent earnings reports.
Stocks rallied Tuesday, led by health-care stocks as a key Senate-seat vote in Massachusetts today could change the course of health-care reform. Citigroup bounced back after an initial dip on disappointing results.
Dow component IBM is expected to report quarterly earnings after the bell on Tuesday. The firm added 55 percent to its share price over the past year. What should investors expect from the tech giant? Robert Cihra, analyst at Caris & Company shared his insight.
With Intel in the books, and all indications of a tech recovery afoot, IBM's report after the bell tonight should go a long way toward keeping the tech rally alive. As long as expectations aren't exceeding reality when it comes to the company's growth and outlook.
Stocks pushed higher, buoyed by gains in drug and chip stocks. Citigroup bounced back after an initial dip on disappointing results.
Wall Street investors returned from a long weekend undecided about how to trade, with stock index futures pointing to little change at the open. But earnings from Citigroup could dictate direction from the opening bell.
Earnings will be a challenge for stocks in the coming week, as major bank and tech firms report, along with hundreds of other companies.
Some of the market’s biggest stocks will report, but a certain Senate race may prove more important.
With earnings reports from Google, IBM and more about to flood the Street and move the market, how should you be positioned?
On a week where Alcoa kicked off the earnings season with a miss, oil fell back below $80 per barrel, and the equity markets hit new intraday 52-week highs before losing momentum Friday with a triple digit loss for the Dow, and ended up turning in a negative weekly performance.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Tuesday, Jan. 19.
JPMorgan dashed hopes that the consumer is on the mend and sparked broad selling in the banking sector. So why does Steve Grasso think the space could pop next week?
In extended trade, shares of Intel climbed as much as 3% after the company reported earnings that blew past expectations. On these results, what’s your next move?
Optimism into Intel's fourth quarter earnings report tonight was already high. Just look at the 2 percent move ahead of the numbers, even as Intel sat at a 16-month high, as a key example. Volume was enormous today, around 130 million shares for a stock that normally trades at less than half that.
The move will put the manufacturer of products such as Tide detergent, Pampers diapers and Gillette shavers in direct competition with the some of its biggest customers, traditional retailers.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average is currently trading near 10,700, but Jeff Hirsch, editor at Stock Traders Almanac told investors that the index could reach 15,000 by 2011. He shared his insights.
Wall Street staged another late-day rally as investors were undeterred by a weak picture in the jobs market and retail, as well as a government move to punish bailed-out bankers.