Earnings season may have "officially" gotten underway with last week's release by Dow component Alcoa, but it kicks into full gear Tuesday with two very significant pre-market releases: quarterly numbers from Goldman Sachs and Dow stock Johnson & Johnson.
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.
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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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Stocks traded lower Friday with investors on edge knowing that the pace of earnings will pick up next week. How can you profit during the impending earnings avalanche?
A late upturn pushed stocks higher Wednesday as investors rotated into defensive stocks like pharmaceuticals and Alcoa advanced ahead of earnings.
Stocks turned lower Wednesday as investors got defensive ahead of earnings season, rotating into pharmaceuticals and out of techs.
With the official start of earnings season kicking off after the bell today, here are some stats on Alcoa and the rest of the Dow.
With Alcoa set to announce its second quarter earnings tomorrow, earnings season will officially begin. Here's a look at what analysts are expecting.
Stocks capped their third straight down week with a sharp drop Thursday as a weak jobs report muzzled all the green-shoots talk and investors hunkered down. The Dow lost 1.9 percent this week.
Stock futures slid deeper into the red Thursday after a report showed more jobs were lost last month than expected.
Stocks ended on a sour note Tuesday, but still managed to log their best quarter in a decade.
Stocks fell sharply Tuesday, with the Dow down more than 100 points, after a report showed consumer confidence slumped in June after a sharp rise in May. Today is the last day of the quarter, which means thin volume and volatility as investors do some last-minute window-dressing.
The Dow keeps experiencing minor pullbacks. As the quarter ends, is the big correction finally coming? Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS, offered CNBC his stock-market outlook.
Though Wall Street's rally has shown signs of stalling recently, investors have pushed the major averages to some impressive numbers as the month and the quarter come to an end.
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