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The drive for Dow 10,000 hit a bump in the road Monday as investors took a breather, sending stocks down more than half a percent at the open. Stocks remained lower after a report showed leading indicators rose for a fifth straight month.
U.S. stocks rose to fresh 2009 highs this week, as investors continue to bet that an economy recovery might be in place. The Dow Index is once again near the 10,000-mark.
Stocks snapped their winning streak Thursday after soaring this week to new highs for the year.
The debate over a tax on sugary soft drinks — billed as a way to fight obesity and provide billions for health care reform — is starting to fizz over. President Obama has said it is worth considering. The chief executive of Coca-Cola calls the idea outrageous.
One year ago on Sunday September 14, Lehman Brothers was scrambling before declaring bankruptcy later that night and Bank of America announced a deal to acquire Merrill Lynch. Here is a look at where major indices and stocks look one year later.
U.S. stocks broke their five-day winning streak on Friday, as a pullback in oil prices led investors to take profits ahead of the weeking; however, all indices posted gains of nearly two percent or more for the week.
Look to investing in high quality stocks in this type of market environment, said Donald Yacktman, president and co-CIO of Yacktman Asset Management. He shared his market strategy and stock picks with investors.
Investors are wondering if bullish sentiment will continue well into September after a weak dollar lifted the price of oil, gold and other commodities.
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All major U.S. indices closed to the upside on Friday, as less than expected job losses in August led investors to focus on the positive side of a mixed payroll report, which showed that the unemployment rate jumped to 9.7%, or its highest level since 1983.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Coca-Cola and Textron popped while Lloyds Banking and the Homebuilders ETF dropped.
"Sell in May didn't work very well," says one market pro. "I'm not sure September is going to be the evil month that many people expect."
The S&P 500 and Dow index broke 8 days of consecutive gains on Friday, after an economic report showed consumer sentiment in August dipped to a 4-month low. Despite of Friday's slight pull-back, all major US indexes are on track to close up 2.5% or greater for the month.
The head of Coca Cola's bottling and distribution company in France has committed suicide, for reasons that are for the moment unknown, French daily Le Figaro reported Tuesday.
Dividend yields in the Dow index are down about a quarter of a point since early June and 165 basis points since early March, as equity markets continue to trend higher, pushing yields lower. Here is a look at the dividend yields of all 30 Dow components:
On a volatile week that ended with Fed Chairman Bernanke stating that the US economy is nearing recovery, positive housing data, and oil hitting 10 month highs; the Dow, S&P and NASDAQ once again close at new highs for 2009, and end up about 1.8% or better for the week.
While real rebound in the economy is still uncertain, the best investments may be in stocks that pay investors to wait. Dividend plays are back in demand and Michael Crofton, CEO of Philadelphia Trust Company and Tim O’Brien, senior portfolio manager at Evergreen Utility and Telecommunications Fund said they should remain the core of any portfolio.
Compared to an average short interest of 2.2% for all Dow components, bets against these three companies stand at around 8%.
The correction may finally be starting: Stocks plunged more than 2% Monday in their worst selloff in 7 weeks. The Nasdaq was the hardest hit, down nearly 3%.