Stock index futures fell further Tuesday despite a surprising rise in housing starts, but after news of a sharp decline in permits for future home construction.
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Big declines in Apple and IBM shares could sour stocks Tuesday, as traders watch for earnings from Bank of America and other big names, like Goldman Sachs, Coca-Cola and Johnson and Johnson.
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Over the years, Intel has used aggressive and catchy marketing programs to help elevate its position in the computing marketplace. This cachet has served Intel well, allowing it to command top dollar for its products, which power the vast majority of PCs. The Intel juggernaut was apparent on Tuesday as the company reported earnings better than expected on a sharp revenue increase.
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The Dow closed above 11,000 for the first time since early May on hopes the Federal Reserve would step in to spur economic growth. Alcoa and Caterpillar rose, while Bank of America and Kraft fell.
Stocks added to gains as the close neared, with the Dow rising above the 11,000 mark, as investors anticipated the weak jobs report would prompt the Federal Reserve to step in and spur economic growth. Alcoa and Caterpillar rose, while Bank of America and Kraft fell.
The Dow crossed the psychologically important 11,000 mark as investors anticipated the weak jobs report will prompt the Federal Reserve to spur economic growth. Alcoa and Caterpillar rose, while Verizon fell.
Stock index futures initially fell on the disappointing jobs report for September but then quickly recovered, but were still headed for a lower open.
PepsiCo’s net income rose 12 percent on strong sales gains abroad and strength in its drinks and snacks division. However, the beverage giant lowered the top end of its guidance for the fiscal year because it expects to be hurt by changes in currency exchange rates. Jonathan Feeney, senior analyst at Janney Montgomery, shared his insights.
The headline numbers for PepsiCo look solid. They met expectations on the bottom line with a profit of $1.22 per share, and revenue was better than estimates at $15.51 billion. But on the conference call, most of the analyst questions focused on the guidance.
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When Pepsi reports earnings before Thursday's opening bell, there is plenty to look at, whether you're a prospective investor or simply looking for insights into the global economy.
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady won his 100th game as an NFL quarterback on Monday night against the Dolphins wearing something different on his feet: Under Armour.
Jobs won’t come back in the short term, until companies need to hire, Neville Isdell, former CEO and chairman of Coca-Cola, told CNBC Wednesday. But it’s a long-term employment strategy, led by education, that the US lacks and needs to address, said Isdell.
Stocks held significant losses heading into the close after the dollar rebound prompted investors to take profits following the September rally, and at the start of a week heavy on jobs news and earnings. Amex and Alcoa fell, while JP Morgan rose.