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There's a lot riding on Goldman Sachs' earnings report Tuesday. Already high expectations for a block buster quarter moved up a notch Monday when usually bearish banking analyst Meredith Whitney put a buy on the stock and said the firm's earnings will show a huge upside surprise.
Stocks rallied sharply higher on Monday after bullish comments on the financials lifted hopes that banks' quarterly results may be stronger than expected.
Earnings season is in full swing, and Steve Auth, CIO of Global Equities at Federated Investors and Art Hogan, managing director of Jefferies, told CNBC which companies should be on investors' radars.
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Goldman Sachs drove the financials, if not the entire stock market, higher on Monday but will strength in banks flow to the rest of the economy?
As investors brace for a rollercoaster ride during the second-quarter earnings season, the dollar's weakness in the last three months could have played a key role for some multinational companies.
Earnings season should provide a fresh view of the U.S. economy and may shake the stock market out of its summer doldrums.
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Getting better than expected numbers next week would be a catalyst for the markets, giving buyers a reason to move away from the sidelines and begin investing more money in stocks once again. On the flip side, however, disappointing data or corporate earnings would likely extend the current downturn further, dampening any hopes of a near-term rebound.
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A late upturn pushed stocks higher Wednesday as investors rotated into defensive stocks like pharmaceuticals and Alcoa advanced ahead of earnings.
The S&P 500 fell to its lowest level in 10 weeks on Tuesday as talk of a second government stimulus plan heightened fears that the economy remains weak.
Stocks fell Tuesday amid growing doubts about the economic recovery. There were some pockets of gains in the tech, banking and pharmaceutical sectors.
Stocks fell Tuesday amid growing doubts about the economic recovery. But techs and banks rose.
With Alcoa set to announce its second quarter earnings tomorrow, earnings season will officially begin. Here's a look at what analysts are expecting.
The commodity/dollar trade continues today. Stock futures fell about 4 points pre-open as the dollar firmed and as commodities moved off their highs. Despite the move lower, commodities remain up on the day, rebounding from yesterday’s weakness. Subsequently, commodity stocks are slightly higher today, rising 1 percent-2 percent pre-open.
Both the Dow and S&P 500 rebounded in late trading on Monday as investors' concerns about the strength of an economic recovery triggered a move into defensive stocks.
Stocks ended mixed Monday as a dismal jobs report last week and expectations for a gloomy earnings season nagged at the market. But the Dow eked out a gain amid some bargain hunting.
Both the S&P and Dow rose on Wednesday, the start of the third quarter, as reassuring manufacturing data reinforced hopes that the world's economy is on the road to recovery.