Stocks traded higher Thursday after a handful of mixed economic news and as investors snapped up beaten-down stocks following a selloff in the previous session over Greece's growing debt worries.
While many are laying the blame for the last two days market turmoil (Dow up 125 points one day, down 175 points the next day) on Greece, it should be noted that this is a quadruple witching expiration week (the quarterly expiration of individual stock and index options and futures).
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The stock peaked around $27 last April, and it looks as if the bulls may be expecting a test of that level in the next few weeks.
Cramer pits two retail stocks against each other to determine which is the better investment.
As prices at the pump rise, consumers buy fewer full-price brand name products, but not because they trade down to private label products. Instead, they more actively shift to brand name products that they purchase on promotion, according to a research study.
Stocks ended sharply higher after rallying throughout the session Thursday as an upbeat report on jobless claims and falling oil prices led investors to retrace losses from earlier in the week ahead of a key jobs report on Friday. Caterpillar and Bank of America gained.
Stocks rallied more than 1 percent across the board Thursday, fueled by a handful of upbeat economic news and as oil prices declined amid talks of a peace plan in Libya.
Stock index futures added to gains Thursday after the government reported an unexpectedly large drop in jobless claims.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Thursday's Squawk on the Street.
The government, and many analysts, believe food inflation will rise as much as three percent this year, with the highest jumps in dairy products, meats, produce, and eggs. In other words, just about everything.
Click to see what American consumers continued to put in their shopping carts even as the economy faltered.
It’s estimated that approximately 500 to 600 new drink brands were launched in the U.S. market last year, all vying for coveted shelf space in supermarkets, independent and regional chains, convenience stores, and health food stores across the country. Walk down any grocery store beverage aisle, however, and you’ll see that it’s slim pickings when it comes to ready-to-drink beverage choices, so it’s no wonder that few brands survive and make it to the “mainstream.”
Nearly 60 percent of the world's top 250 retailers were operating in more than one country in 2009 according to Deloitte's just released annual report. Here are the top 10.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, Dec. 2.
Stocks rallied for second consecutive day following upbeat economic reports that revived hopes of a stronger U.S. economy and news the European Central Bank was buying euro zone debt. Home Depot and Alcoa rose, while Kraft fell.
Stocks continued their December rally Thursday, led by banks and homebuilders, following a handful of positive economic reports that revived hopes of a stronger U.S. economy and news the European Central Bank was buying euro zone debt. Home Depot and Alcoa rose, while Cisco fell.
What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.
As the S&P 500 index rose by 1 percent Thursday, these market movers caught the attention of the "Fast Money" traders.
Stocks gained after a surprisingly upbeat report from the housing market and as a stream of stronger-than-expected retail sales reports signaled a bright start to the holiday season. Bank of America and Home Depot rose.