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Trading was remarkably calm Monday, as investors digested the news that JPMorgan Chase & Co. is buying investment house Bear Stearns. What's the word on the Street?
Dow Industrials newcomer Bank of America leads the list as the highest current yielder of all 30 Dow stocks. Chevron, the other recent Dow addition enters the list with a 2.7% yield.
In Wednesday’s Web Extra find out how the traders are playing Cisco, Intel, Apple and UPS.
Stocks tumbled for a second consecutive session after the government's February jobs report revealed employers slashed payrolls last month. What's the word on the Street? Also hear from esteemed investor Dennis Gartman!
Stocks were mostly lower Friday as a second straight drop in nonfarm payrolls and hopes that the worst is over tugged the market in both directions.
Stocks recovered Friday as investors quickly moved past the second straight drop in employment payrolls and focused on better times ahead.
A tumbling US dollar and surging oil prices are bad news for consumers. But for smart investors, there are opportunities to profit.
Stocks clawed their way back to close higher Wednesday after a rollercoaster day of trading loaded with news.
Stocks pulled back in afternoon trading Wednesday, led by financials, as news on Ambac trickled out.
Stocks shot higher Wednesday after a better-than-expected reading on the services sector.
A massive sell-off ends in a paltry 45-point drop on the Dow. Is that reason to sell or celebrate on Wednesday? Find out in the Word on the Street.
Stocks declined Tuesday, with financials taking a beating after news of more fallout from the subprime mess at Citigroup. Energy stocks also fell as oil prices receded.
Stocks declined Tuesday after dismal corporate news about Intel and Citigroup.
Today's disaster du jour comes from Intel, the world's largest chipmaker, reducing gross margin expectations for the first quarter by a couple of percentage points. The company now expects gross margins of about 54 percent, compared to its original forecast of 56 percent.
European stocks closed firmly lower Tuesday, with banking the technology stocks suffering heavy selling after Intel lowered its gross margin forecast for the current quarter.
U.S. stock index futures pointed lower Tuesday, with no major data expected and with corporate news adding to investors' gloomy mood.
Any way you look at it, the main story today is lowering earnings estimates. Whether you look at Merrill slashing Citi's estimates, or Intel cutting its gross margin forecast, or downbeat comments from Barnes and Noble and Staples, the implications of the commentary on these companies is that things are not improving and, in some cases, weakness may continue into the second half of the year.
Monday's mixed market could spill into Tuesday as investors await comments from Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke ahead of the open.
Intel lowered its gross margin forecast for the current quarter on Monday, citing weaker pricing on certain types of memory chips and the company's shares fell 2 percent in extended trading.
Big Blue saves the day for stocks, oil hits a new record, Google stumbles and more of the day's news in the Word on the Street.