U.S. stock index futures are pointing to a lower open for the marekts as investors continue to digest the Federal Reserve's statment Tuesday that it is willing to provide support to the economy.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Wednesday's Squawk on the Street.
Markets Wednesday will sort through the implications of the Fed's move towards further easing... and its increasingly negative impact on the dollar.
These six stocks could rally, once one important thing happens.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for June 23.
Bids are light. This was no selloff yesterday: bidders simply walked away. Consolidated volume at the NYSE (trading in all NYSE listed stocks on all exchanges) was 4.7 billion shares (5 billion is normal), one of the lighter volume days of the year.
A number of hedge fund heavyweights showed their hands as 13-F filings begin to hit the tape. Following are the moves that the Fast Money traders find noteworthy.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway sold a lot of stock during the first three months of the year, including a reduction of over 31 million shares for its stake in Kraft Foods spacer. That sale follows his outspoken criticism of Kraft and its management for acquiring Cadbury's. Berkshire has also been raising money to pay for its now-completed $26 billion acquisition of the freight railroad Berkshire Hathaway Santa Fe.
Find out why shares of Carmax and Franklin Resources popped while Cameco Corp dropped.
Auto dealers and a couple small cap retailers are standouts today. The strong GM March numbers (sales up 43% vs. 27% estimate), combined with a strong earnings report from CarMax, is moving the automotive dealers like Sonic Automotic, Penske Automotive and Lithia Motors.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, April 1.
Markets have come off their highs earlier in the morning as Goldman Sachs has lowered its March jobs growth forecast to 275,000 from 200,000. Market consensus now down to 185,000 jobs growth. Regardless, there are many positive signs for the markets this morning.
Better news on manufacturing surveys in China, as well as a decent reading on Japan's Q1 Tankan report, helped the Asian markets overnight. Europe also up about 1 percent. And: In another sign the IPO markets are returning to life, Primerica priced 21.36 million shares at $15.00 — 3.36 million shares more than anticipated
It's all about jobs and rising interest rates in the week ahead—and the two are not unrelated. The March employment report next week is expected to show the first real signs of job growth since the recovery began.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway dramatically cut its stakes last fall in two of the nation's biggest oil companies. It also significantly reduced its holdings of Procter & Gamble and Johnson & Johnson.
Used car retailer Carmax wanted to advertise during this year’s Super Bowl, but realized that its 100 locations were only within reach of half of the population. So company officials worked with CBS to buy four spots in each of the 48 local markets in which they sell their cars.
Stocks advanced Monday, with the Nasdaq closing at a new 15-month high, after upgrades on Alcoa and Intel and as the Senate health-care bill advanced.
Stocks advanced Monday following upgrades on Alcoa and Intel and as the Senate health-care bill advanced.
Stocks advanced Monday following upgrades on Alcoa and Intel and a big health-care deal. Plus, the dollar declined.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street Monday, as we begin the first of two consecutive holiday-shortened trading weeks.