What the market giveth, the market taketh away. Both the Dow and S&P plunged on Friday giving back stellar gains from just one day ago.
The S&P 500 and NASDAQ Composite broke 7 months of consecutive gains to finish October in the red. Here is a look at this month's market statistics.
Stocks tumbled Friday, giving back all of the gains from the prior session, as worries about the recovery escalated after a pair of reports on the consumer.
Stocks opened lower Friday after reports showed consumer sentiment and spending have declined.
Stocks could head into Friday on a positive note, rising on 'October-end' momentum. Existing homes figures for September will be in the spotlight.
The focus may be on the dollar and commodities these days, but the tech sector has been the leader in the last two earnings cycles—and Intel has been the engine that helped push each quarter.
The S&P 500 logged its best one-day percentage gain in three months on Thursday after GDP data showed the economy expanded at an annual rate of 3.5% in the third quarter.
Markets rose on Thursday after data showed the economy grew more than expected last quarter and jobless claims fell. How should investors be positioning their portfolios now? Dan Genter, president, CEO and CIO of RNC Genter Capital Management, and Dean Barber, founder and president of Barber Financial Group, shared their market insights.
Economists forecast the GDP number to show growth anywhere from just under 3 percent to as high as 4 percent - the first positive growth for the U.S. economy since second quarter, 2008.
Stocks tumbled to session lows late Wednesday, with the Dow down more than 100 points, as worries about the recovery gripped the market.
As the US economic recovery looms larger, the gray cloud that has hung over the stock market for so long is finally starting to fade. Here's four sectors likely to outperform in the months and year ahead.
There’s a transition occurring in the tech sector. The traditional sector bellwethers—computer hardware, desktop software, consumer electronics—are no longer the areas of growth. Instead, it’s all about the enterprise.
The floor under stocks feels a bit shaky, and the market could give way to more profit taking this week.
Stocks retreated Monday, led by financials and commodities, as the dollar rebounded.
Movie studios, desperate to return their home entertainment divisions to growth, are scrambling to shape the post-DVD era. the New York Times reports.
The tech sector has been among the market’s top performers this year, and analysts believe the hot streak may continue. But the usual suspects may not be leading the way.
The central witness in a federal insider trading case against Raj Rajaratnam, founder of the Galleon hedge fund, has a more than 10-year history of passing on privileged information to the fund, according to federal court documents.
Sometimes a stock is so cheap it's begging to be bought.
On a mostly negative week for the markets, where tech outperformed and the NASDAQ 100 was the only major index positive for the week, the Dow finishes in the red to close below the 10,000-mark on Friday.
Tech giants Amazon.com, Microsoft, Google, Yahoo and Apple reported earnings in the last week, each posting stronger than expected results. Does this signal the beginning of a recovery—and will tech stocks continue to rise? Gene Munster at Piper Jaffray and Dan Morgan at Synovus Securities shared their insights.