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With a sideways market yesterday (Tuesday), what do traders expect today? Art Cashin, UBS Financial Services director of floor operations, offered CNBC his stock-market insights on Wednesday.
Stocks pared their losses Wednesday after a report showed business inventories shrunk at a slower pace and remarks from President Obama on health-care reform. Still, stocks remained under pressure as bank shares continued to struggle and retail sales unexpectedly fell for a second straight month.
With stocks rallying for over 2 months now, dividend yields continue to fall back to Earth. The average dividend yield of the Dow 30 has fallen nearly 30% since the rally began in early March. See how the 30 companies in the Dow compare.
Stock index futures indicated a lower opening for Wall Street Monday, as bank shares continued to struggle and investors looked for guidance on the strength of the economy from retail sales numbers.
Good news from Intel will compete with fresh economic data and a speech by the Treasury secretary for investors' attention ahead of the opening Wednesday. Retail sales and import prices for April, plus business inventories data for March are also due.
Comments made by Intel CEO Paul Otellini after hours could be bullish for stocks.
Stocks closed positive as consumer and health care stocks rose, though weakness in technology and banks prevented larger gains. Banks again were in focus as major institutions reacted to stress test results released last week. Read and listen to what the experts had to say...
After the close, Cliff Natural Resources announced a 12 million share secondary...we are expecting BB&T to price a roughly $1.5 billion secondary tonight or tomorrow; sources tell me additional pricings from Duff & Phelps, SCBT Financial are also coming, and...
Intel is hosting a 2-day analyst/investor conference. What can investors expect from the chip maker? Doug Freedman, Broadpoint AmTech senior semiconductor analyst, offered CNBC his outlook for Intel and the industry in general.
With all the sideways action, is this market headed for a breakdown or a rebound?
Following are the “Fast & Furious” trades - hot ways to play tomorrow's market moving events.
The S&P 500 fell on Monday as investors booked profits in financial sector with comments made by widely followed banking analyst Whitney Tilson on CNBC fueling the sell-off.
Traders are buying puts in Applied Materials Monday, as investors position for a pullback before the chip equipment company reports its quarterly earnings tomorrow.
The S&P 500 slipped down into negative territory by midday Monday driven by heavy profit taking in the financial services sector. How should you be trading?
Following are the “Fast & Furious” trades - hot ways to play Monday's market moving events.
In yesterday's extension of the current rally, three more Dow stocks crossed above their 200-day moving averages. There are now seven stocks on the Dow above this technical threshold.
Options traders are piling into MEMC Electronic Materials as takeover rumors circulate. The silicon wafer manufacturer averages 5,800 calls for a full session, but WFR traded more than 15,400 contracts in the first hour of Tuesday's session alone...
The bears just won’t quit. On Monday stocks rallied again sending the S&P 500 above the psychologically important 900 level and into positive territory for the year.
The S&P 500 closed out its best month in nine years despite word that Chrysler will proceed with Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
As of yesterday, over 40% of the S&P 500 companies have reported earnings. Here's a look at which companies have had the biggest surprises so far...