As Earnings Season gets further underway, analysts continue to revise their estimates for the First Quarter downward. Data from Thomson Reuters shows that year over year EPS growth numbers from last April are now expected to fall 37.8% compared to an expected drop of 12.5% at the start of the year.
Stocks retreated Monday after a five-week rally as investors braced for this week's round of earnings and a potential bankruptcy filing by General Motors.
Stocks looked set to fall at the start of trading Monday, with the Treasury Department instructing Dow component General Motors to prepare a contingency plan for bankruptcy.
With stocks rallying for 5 weeks in a row now, dividend yields are falling back to Earth. The average dividend yield of the Dow 30 has fallen over 25% since the rally began in early March. See how the 30 companies in the Dow compare.
Optimism that the fortunes of financial companies like Citigroup were improving sparked a four-week rally beginning March 10 that drove the Standard & Poor's 500 index up 25 percent.
After a five-week rally, stocks face one of their toughest challenges yet - a very nasty earnings season.
Stocks rose sharply Thursday after an upbeat forecast from Wells Fargo, capping their fifth straight up week.
BlackRock's Bob Doll says the investor needs to realize where we are in both the economic cycle and the market cycle, and he has some suggestions about where to re-adjust a portfolio. (Part One)
BlackRock's Bob Doll says the investor needs to realize where we are in both the economic cycle and the market cycle, and he has some suggestions about where to re-adjust a portfolio. (Part Two)
Stocks pulled off a gain Wednesday, helped by a late rally, as investors bet on a recovery in some big-name techs.
Stocks wobbled Wednesday as the Treasury denied a report that it might extend TARP funds to some insurers and as earnings worries cast a shadow over the market.
Stocks opened higher Wednesday following news that the U.S. may extend TARP funds to insurers.
Yesterday, two Dow components crossed over their 200-day moving averages. There are now 3 Dow stocks trading at these levels. Here is a break down of the 30 Dow stocks with respect to their 50 and 200-day averages.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
At the start of the month, General Electric was falling fast and the company that once boasted a half trillion dollar market cap, was at risk of falling out of the Top 20 biggest companies in the S&P 500. In less than a month, that has changed significantly.
Sexy might sell, but Cramer doesn’t recommend always buying it.
Despite the drawback in stocks this morning, Bill Spiropoulous of CoreStates Capital Advisors told CNBC that the market recovery “is in full swing” — but Joe Heider of Dawson Wealth Management said investors “can’t call the bottom” yet. Both had investment recommendations.
After more than 25 years, this stock is still a Cramer favorite.
Stocks ended a strong two-week run with a thud Friday as financial stocks took a beating and weakness seeped into other sectors.
The Dow slid on Friday after the Federal Reserve's plan to rekindle consumer and small business lending fell short of expectations...