Several points stand out in Mr. Bernanke's press conference.
For the first time since April 2010, U.S. equity mutual funds had inflows, according to estimates by TrimTabs.com. "Official" numbers from the ICI will be out next week.
The company has been widely believed to be a takeover target, or that it might separately sell its meat or beverage businesses. A number of players, including Apollo Global Management and KKR, have reportedly expressed interest in a buyout. (Update)
Higher commodity prices have put a crimp in Conagra and Kellogg margins, but Scott Nations of NationShares think they will be a boon to another name.
Stocks ended mixed after trading in a narrow range most of the session amid light volume Monday, as investors considered Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's comments about additional Fed stimulus and regrouped after strong gains in the market last week. Cisco and Pfizer rose, while BofA fell.
Stocks moved in a narrow range amid light volume Monday, and were ending the session mixed as investors considered Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's comments about additional Fed stimulus and regrouped after strong gains in the market last week. BofA and Cocoa-Cola fell, while Cisco rose.
Stocks declined as investors continued to consider future troubles in the euro zone and comments over the weekend by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke indicating the central bank was willing to pump even more money into the economy. BofA and DuPont fell, which Cisco rose.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open Monday as investors pulled back from strong gains in the previous week and weighed up the impact of Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's willingness to launch further quantitative easing.
Pressure grows on Kraft and its CEO, a possible comeback for J&J and more M&A in the consumer goods sector.
Strategic investor Doug Kass tells us unexpected but potent developments could roil stocks next year.
Stocks declined Tuesday, despite a handful of positive retail earnings reports, as European debt troubles continue to worry investors. Mark Arbeter, chief technical strategist at S&P, and James Dailey, CIO and senior portfolio manager at Team Asset Strategy Fund, shared their insights.
Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.
The Fed's decision to pump more money into the economy will keep the dollar under pressure and should continue to add fuel to the risk rally.
Stocks ended higher as the mid-term elections were underway and the Federal Reserve began a two-day meeting that is expected to result in a decision to pump more money into the economy. Home Depot and AmEx rose, while JPMorgan fell.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Tuesday, Nov. 2.
Stocks held gains as the mid-term elections took place Tuesday and the Federal Reserve began a two-day meeting that is expected to result in a decision to stimulate the economy. Home Depot and AmEx rose, while JPMorgan fell.
Stocks advanced as the mid-term elections got underway and the Federal Reserve began a two-day meeting that is expected to result in a decision to stimulate the economy. Home Depot and Verizon rose, while Boeing fell.
Stock index futures pointed to a higher open for Wall Street Tuesday as investors turn their attention to the mid-term election which should clear uncertainties hanging over markets.
Tuesday's markets await the outcome of mid-term elections that are likely to bring a tighter fist to Congress, just as the Fed is ready to loosen its grip and wave on another round of easing.
It’s hard to ignore the fact that for the past three months the S&P and the greenback have traded in an almost perfect inverse relationship. Is that about to change?