U.S. stocks closed lower, giving back most of Monday's major gains, as investors eyed mixed economic data and the end of the first quarter.» Read More
The resilience of the market has been a puzzle to many who thought Monday's selloff was a sign the stock market would finally give up on its six-week rally.
Stocks ended higher Tuesday as investors were encouraged by comments from Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner that most banks are well capitalized.
Stocks turned mixed Tuesday as another wave of disappointing earnings news weighed on the market but tech stocks shined bright.
The markets are poised for another weak open following a big round of earnings reports this morning. The earnings picture was far from pretty too, with many companies, from large industrials to regional banks, showing continued weakness in business conditions over the past quarter.
US stock index futures turned lower ahead of the open Tuesday after key corporate earnings sounded a note of caution for investors.
Markets are bracing for a landslide of earnings news Tuesday and more focus on the Treasury's bank bailout plans.
In this Web Extra, the traders game Coca-Cola, Merck, Capital One and a slew of other companies about to report earnings.
A new Pepsi generation may be dawning. In major shift in strategy, PepsiCo unveiled a plan to buy back control of two of its largest bottlers for $6 billion. If successful, the move is likely to continue to shake-up the beverage industry for some time.
Stocks closed higher despite some selling in the final half hour of trading, giving the market its sixth straight weekly gain and its longest weekly winning streak since 2007.
20 years ago today – on April 17, 1989 – the Consumer News and Business Channel launched. And how the network has evolved – from showing how to cook chicken in a microwave on the first day of broadcasting to covering the current global economic crisis over the past year.
Dan writes, “Freeport-McMoRan has had quite a run up lately. Is the trade over or does it have more legs?"
The headline you will see today is that PepsiCo is suing Coke, saying that the Coke’s Powerade ION 4 sports drinks downplay the effectiveness of PepsiCo’s Gatorade.
Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard is averaging a double-double this season, with 20.7 points and nearly 14 rebounds a game.
With stocks rallying for 5 weeks in a row now, dividend yields are falling back to Earth. The average dividend yield of the Dow 30 has fallen over 25% since the rally began in early March. See how the 30 companies in the Dow compare.
The cola wars are coming to an end, and Cramer has chosen a winner.
As franchises push to increase revenue, many of the lounges, restaurants and suites at both the Mets Citi Field and the new Yankee Stadium are named after companies looking to reach consumers in other ways than just the traditional logo in the ballpark.
No doubt beverage companies are going to be thirsty for new growth. Taken together the past four years of declines in carbonated soft drink sales volume have eliminated years of growth from 1997 to 2004.
At the start of the month, General Electric was falling fast and the company that once boasted a half trillion dollar market cap, was at risk of falling out of the Top 20 biggest companies in the S&P 500. In less than a month, that has changed significantly.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Even in Pleasantville, the news gets bleaker by the quarter. Back in the fall, the Reader's Digest Association, the publishing and direct-marketing behemoth based in the Westchester County hamlet, posted an operating loss of $337 million for fiscal 2008.