Stocks kicked off August with a rally, snapping a three-day losing streak, after a better-than-expected manufacturing reading and some strong bank earnings out of Europe. The Dow jumped 2%.
The fact many corporations are growing from strong overseas growth, especially from markets like China, is a plus for the U.S. and the economy, and not a source of concern, Neville Isdell, former chairman and CEO of Coca-Cola, said on CNBC Monday.
The Dow and S&P 500 rose more than 1.5 percent Monday, with both indexes hitting a 10-week high, boosted by energy and materials. But RIM and Walmart fell.
CEOs and investors look to emerging markets to provide growth, but unfortunately, Africa in particular continues to be seen as too risky for investors, no matter how many times rock starsor economists tell us that Africa is no longer the unstable, chronically impoverished place that it once was.
US stocks posted their best monthly performance of the year, led by the Dow Jones Industrial Average with a gain of 7.1%. Within the S&P 500 sectors, industrial and material companies rose the most in July.
Most people consider Warren Buffett a value investor, but his methods aren't so simple. His style has evolved over the years and incorporated strategies of growth investing. To earn high returns as Buffett has, an investor needs to go beyond price-to-earnings ratios or other metrics commonly followed by value investors. A report from TheStreet.
Weakness in technology and consumer staples has triggered chatter that recent gains may be short-lived. Is the market trying to tell us something?
US stocks posted their second best weekly performance of the year, led by the NASDAQ Composite with a gain of 4.15%. Within the S&P 500 sectors, industrial and material companies rose the most.
Stocks lost more than 1 percent Wednesday as testimony from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke rattled the market. Morgan Stanley and Apple rallied after smashing earnings expectations.
Stocks skidded Wednesday as testimony from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke rattled the market. Morgan Stanley and Apple rallied after smashing earnings expectations.
A fairly disappointing open for the markets given the solid 2 percent gains in Europe earlier and a round of excellent earnings reports across a broad array of sectors. Although many companies reported strong earnings this morning, their commentary on the economy was more subdued.
Pepsi is throwing its marketing weight behind Pepsi Max. It's a high caffeine, zero calorie beverage that's aimed directly at the consumer that gravitates to Coke Zero.
A rare occurance in the age of ETFs, top-performing companies aren't trading in lockstep with their sector. So what's happening here?
Stocks pulled back Wednesday amid weakness in techs and retailers. But Morgan Stanley and Apple rallied after smashing earnings expectations.
The beverage giant reported quarterly earnings that beat analyst expectations, but sales that came in shy of Wall Street views.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, July 21.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a positive open for Wall Street Wednesday after better-than-expected earnings from Apple that came after the bell Tuesday.
Apple proved once more its iProducts make for a powerful earnings machine, but that may not add much juice to tech shares Wednesday.
Stocks were lower on Tuesday as another batch of earnings reports showed weak revenues and more signs of a struggling housing market appeared. Neil Hennessy, portfolio manager and CIO of Hennessy Funds, and David Goerz, CIO of Highmark Capital, shared their market insights.
Stocks remained lower Tuesday amid revenue weakness in the latest round of earnings reports and another disappointing housing report. Goldman Sachs and IBM tumbled.