Yesterday's close marked the 3-month anniversary since the markets hit their closing lows on March 9. Here are the biggest gainers and losers on the S&P since then.
Stocks rose for a third straight week as investors got their game on for a recovery. Still, Friday's trading was choppy as investors cheered an early pop from the smaller-than-expected job loss in May but the market couldn't sustain the gains.
Stocks struggled to hold gains Friday as investors cheered an early pop from the smaller-than-expected job loss in May but techs and pharmas dragged and the weakeness began to seep into other sectors.
Stocks shot out of the gate Friday as investors cheered a smaller-than-expected job loss in May.
Stock index futures pointed to a higher open Friday as investors braced for the May nonfarm payrolls report as a key gauge on the state of the economy.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Royal Caribbean and Yahoo! popped while Abercrombie & Fitch and Avis Budget dropped.
Banks are desperate to get out from under the onerous restrictions imposed by the government. And they’re willing to move mountains to do it!
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Elan and Las Vegas Sands popped while KeyCorp and Baxter dropped.
Stock markets are just at the beginning of a larger rally which could see the major indexes jump another 20-to-30 percent and banks are the best bet, Michael Browne, portfolio manager from Sofaer Global Research, told CNBC.
Plus, Cramer talks tech, restaurants, retail, IPOs and more.
Bargain hunters were driving a lunchtime rally on Thursday with sentiment buoyed by retail, technology and banks. We may be in the green but are we in the clear?
It seems there’s a new rivalry among regional banks. This competition is all about selling more stock!
The stress test results gave banks 30 days to come up with a plan for raising capital and then six months to execute on the plan. Well, no offense to Big Brother, but the banks are tripping over themselves to sell equity to be in the position to repay the double-dealing government overlords.
It's often been said that rallies can just as easily die on light volume as they can on heavy volume, and today is a good example of the former.
Futures are weak as commodities and commodity stocks are down, along with some financials which have announced secondary offerings today.
In the world of banking, too-big-to-fail may be in the process of morphing into too-big-to-exist.
Some market watchers are speculating that the stress test results could trigger a string of mergers.
US banking regulators released results of the stress tests on the 19 biggest American financial institutions, saying which banks need additional capital to survive a worsening of the economy
"The government will try and spin the results positively, and argue that most financial firms are in good shape and no one firm “failed” the test. But the market should know differently. Because the stress tests applied consistent standards across banks, the relative ranking of the banks will be quite accurate. The losers will be out there for us all to see," writes Roubini and his colleagues.
After months of speculation, the veil will be lifted on Thursday. What should you expect from the official results of the bank stress tests?