U.S. stocks closed mixed on Tuesday as investors digested the first of the major earnings reports and moderate economic data.» Read More
Stock futures slipped a bit as continuing claims, at 484,000, was worse than the 458,000 expected. This is disappointing, but there is only one reality right now: the wall of money coming into stocks. And it is a force very difficult to fight against. We get additional economic indicators today...Capacity Utilization, Industrial Production, Philly Fed.
After the close, three large transportation companies — UPS, trucking/logistics company Landstar and JB Hunt — all confirmed what railroad CSX had been saying: the shipping business is improving.
How should investors be positioned in this volatile market environment? Stuart Desmond, vice president of R.W. Baird shared his investment strategies.
Buckle up, we're about to enter earnings season and the results could send the market surging or plunging!
Alan Valdes, vice president of Hillard Lyons and Peter Andersen, portfolio manager at Congress Asset Management Company shared their insights on where to invest in a low volume environment and what investors should be watching for next week.
Opinions about today's rally are all over the map: 1) it's an options squeeze, and 2) hedge funds have been caught short. Regardless, the good news is the rally is being fueled by far more than Intel.
Don't be fooled--the rally is being fueled by far more than Intel. True, there is genuine momentum buying in semiconductors and semiconductor capital equipment stocks today.
The Dow Jones Transportation Index has rallied nearly 9% today for its best day since September 5, 1939! With the gain today, the Dow Transports is now up 40% from its March low of 2,134.21 - outpacing all the other major averages, which are up about 25% to 30%.
The way Thomas Wadewitz sees it, it just might be time to load up a portfolio with trucking company stocks, and get ready to watch it move. He thinks it's important to distinguish between the "truckload" carriers and the "less than truckload" (LTL) carriers.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Chesapeake Energy and XL Capital popped while Pepsico and Domino's Pizza dropped.
The Fast Money traders told you the bottom won’t be in, until there’s panic like never before. Wait...
In Tuesday’s Web Extra the traders talk transports and reveal at least one name they feel is a bull play.
Transport stocks have been outperforming the market so far this year. Does it signal a new bull market, or have they just gone too far, too fast?
Everything's down this year, right? Wrong! The Dow Jones Transportation Index is up more than 2 percent -- double digits in the last several months. Thomas Wadewitz of JPMorgan has some insights.
John Barnes, transportation analyst at BB&T Capital Markets, sees a weak, tepid, "pretty tough" first quarter. So should investors stay out of transports for now? "Absolutely not," he told CNBC. "We'd be diving in. You want to buy...when things are at their bleakest."