This is a big week for earnings, but there are some encouraging signs that both earnings and guidance are not going to be as disappointing as feared.
Take a look at some of Friday's midday movers:
A lot of traders are eager to see the market drop three to five percent so they can buy lower going into the end of the year. However, so far, so far that's been wrong.
It looks like the market is stalling, said Cramer. What, if anything, can drive it higher?
Billionaire investor Nelson Peltz had a tough second quarter with his Trian Partners funds vastly underperforming the S&P 500, according to an investor letter obtained by CNBC.
Caterpillar's earnings disappointment was caused by the company's undue optimism, and CEO Doug Oberhelman is to blame, CNBC's Jim Cramer says.
If there is a catalyst looming in the distance that could send markets spiraling into a selling frenzy, most pros think it’s Europe.
If all you followed were Google and Microsoft, you might have reason to be depressed about earnings. But look a little beyond them and you'll cheer up.
Ingersoll-Rand CEO Michael Lamach discusses how his company benefits from the housing market, and activist investor Nelson Peltz's plans to spin-off the security business.
The S&P 500 is closing out April in positive territory, which would make it the sixth consecutive month of gains.
Good day for earnings, big industrials leave full-year guidance unchanged.
The earnings train is about to leave the station, with reports due Tuesday from three Dow components, some transportation names and Apple.
Good news to see some cyclicals (Materials, Energy, Tech) trading up; not good to see all 20 Dow Transports down earlier in the day.
A spring swoon? Over the weekend, there was a lot of chatter about whether this was the start of a more serious market correction.
It's make-or-break time for the first-quarter earnings season, and it comes just as the stock market is showing signs of strain.
Sectors that capture the global economy are down today: transportation, multi-industry, and tech stocks.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day and what traders are looking out for on Friday.
Trian Partners chief Nelson Peltz was the second billionaire on CNBC's "Squawk Box" last week to laud the prospects of Legg Mason.
Stocks struggled to hold their gains Monday, as investors remained reluctant to jump in amid ongoing "fiscal cliff" negotiations.
U.S. stock market futures were mixed Monday despite worries over Italy and ongoing negotiations over the looming "fiscal cliff."