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Stocks ended a dismal week on an up note as investors took some defensive positions in stocks like McDonald's amid nagging worries about the health of banks.
The Dow rose on Friday on strength in the energy sector and companies that hold up well in recessions...
Stocks were back up in a yo-yo session as investors took some defensive positions in stocks like McDonald's amid nagging worries about the health of banks.
The Consumer Price Index fell another 0.7% after having its biggest one month drop ever last November. The core rate, excluding energy and food, remained unchanged. Here is a breakdown of the inflation benchmark to show you where costs are falling most.
Futures rallied on the back of the Bank of America bailout Friday, with investors hoping the government will do all in its power to save big institutions from collapsing.
Earnings news from Citigroup and Bank of America are the big hurdles ahead of Friday's opening bell.
The Dow closed modestly higher on Thursday after investors brushed off negative sentiment and turned hopeful that falling oil prices might spur business and consumer spending.
Intel reported earnings that fell precipitously from last year but matched Wall Street forecasts, the chip maker tempered its outlook for the current quarter.
Major indexes declined Thursday as investors digested the latest round of earnings and layoff news. Bank of America skidded amid news that the bank is going back to the government for help, while JPMorgan ticked higher after beating earnings estimates.
Thursday's markets will face JP Morgan earnings, producer inflation data, weekly jobless claims, and the current quarter's first economic headlines in the Philly Fed's report and the Empire state manufacturing survey. Europe's central bank decides on interest rates before the New York open, and Congress will vote on releasing TARP funds to aid the ailing banking sector.
In this Web Extra the traders reveal how to play earnings results from JP Morgan , Intel, and much more...
Stocks ended mixed Tuesday as tech and oil stocks were buoyed by bargain hunting, but the undercurrent of earnings worry took down the Dow.
Stocks wobbled Tuesday, paring some gains, though the tech-heavy Nasdaq remained higher.
Stocks in the coming week will start to navigate a mine field of fourth quarter earnings reports and economic data, none of which is expected to be good.
How could the Dow lose only 143 points after we took one step closer to double-digit employment? Let Cramer explain.
The upward trend in these companies could be over, Cramer says, so it's time to lock in your gains.
Asian stocks dropped sharply Thursday, with a recent rebound in investor willingness to take risks jeopardized by dire U.S. private employment data and fears about corporate earnings.
December sales reports from the nation's chain stores could send a chill through an already shaky stock market Thursday.
Stocks suffered their worst decline in more than a month on Wednesday after a grim ADP report coupled with a revenue warning from Intel revived concerns about the economy.
Stocks logged their worst loss in about a month Wednesday amid some dismal predictions on the jobs front and as profit warnings started to roll in.