Stocks declined Friday as technology shares took yet another hit — this time it was weak earnings from PC maker Dell. Merck was among the few gainers today as investors moved into classically safe bets like health care, consumer staples and utilities.
Stocks opened lower Friday as technology shares took yet another hit — this time it was weak earnings from PC maker Dell.
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Technology stocks drove the broad-based sell-off Thursday after BofA-Merrill cut its 2010 growth outlook for chip stocks. What's the trade?
Stocks tumbled Thursday after an analyst downgrade on the chip sector and gains in the dollar. Intel, Alcoa and GE were the Dow's biggest losers.
Stocks fell sharply Thursday as a jobless-claims report did little to assuage economic worries and investors pushed the dollar higher.
The Dow dropped over 100 points Thursday, led by Intel, after an analyst downgrade on the chip sector. A stronger dollar also weighed on the market.
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Stocks opened slightly lower Wednesday as investors grew jittery over a government report showing that housing starts fell sharply in October.
The Dow pared its gains in the final hour of trading after banking analyst Meredith Whitney said the recent market rally is not rooted in fundamentals and the U.S. economy is likely to fall back into a recession next year.
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Lowe's posted a 30 percent drop in quarterly profit. But it offered a fourth-quarter profit forecast that could beat Wall Street expectations. Mitchell Kaiser, senior retail analyst at Piper Jaffray, shared his insight on Lowe's and top rival Home Depot.
Around lunchtime stocks paired some gains largely due to strong dollar rhetoric from Fed chief Ben Bernanke. Is the rally out of steam?
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U.S. stocks rallied for the second straight week, with all three major U.S. indices reaching a new intraday high for 2009 on Wednesday.
The Dow snapped a six-day winning streak on Thursday, but is gaining on Friday. How sturdy is this rally and how far will it continue? James Hardesty, president, market strategist and chief economist at Hardesty Capital Management shared his view and stock picks.
Stocks struggled Thursday as investors juggled a weak holiday outlook from Wal-Mart and a drop in jobless claims. Techs clawed higher, with huge gains in JDS Uniphase and AMD.
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