Stocks continued to soar more than 2 percent on the first day of December after news the Federal Reserve's regional survey showed growth is rising throughout most of the U.S. The market was strong from the start after an upbeat report on private sector jobs and news that manufacturing activity in China reached a seven-month high. Home Depot and Microsoft rose.
What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.
Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.
Stocks were mixed ahead of the closing bell as the financial stocks dragged down the Dow and technology stocks lifted the Nasdaq. GE and Bank of America fell, HP rose.
Stocks turned mixed, as technology and consumer stocks rose, after a grim preliminary reading on October consumer sentiment and as bank stocks continued to fall on the potential effects of the foreclosure crisis. BofA and JPMorgan fell.
Art Hogan, director of global equity product at Jefferies shared his best play of the week.
National grocery retailer Kroger said Thursday its board has approved a 10.5% quarterly dividend hike.
Japan intervenes to weaken yen. We were assured by currency traders yesterday (Tuesday) that newly re-elected Japanese Prime Minister Noda was NOT in favor of intervention. So what happened?
Following are moves you might have missed. Find out why shares of Kroger and NovaGold popped while First Energy and Campbell Soup dropped.
Stocks snapped a four-day winning streak as the Dow and S&P fell after struggling with direction much of the day despite signs of strength in the U.S. economy. Boeing and American Express fell, while HP rose.
Stocks slipped lower minutes before the close after struggling with direction much of the day despite a strong report on retail sales. HP and Cisco rose, Boeing and American Express fell.
Stocks added to gains led by technology and retailers after a stronger-than-expected rise in business inventories and a gain in retail sales that was slightly better than expected. HP and Cisco rose, Boeing fell.
Stocks looked set to take a breather from recent gains Tuesday, at least at the opening bell, as stock index futures fell despite an gain in retail sales that was slightly better than expected.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Tuesday, Sept. 14.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Tuesday's Squawk on the Street.
Stocks climbed Monday with the S&P 500 breaking through its 200-day moving average for the first time since early August following new global banking rules and a robust Chinese factory report. Microsoft and JP Morgan rose, McDonald's and Exxon fell.
Stocks gained Monday, with the S&P 500 breaking through its 200-day moving average for the first time since early August following new global banking rules and a robust Chinese factory report. Microsoft and JP Morgan rose, Mcdonald's and Exxon fell.
Stocks rose Monday following news banks will have a phased-in timeline to meet new international bank capital rules, although gains were capped as the market reached key resistance levels. JP Morgan and Bank of America rose, Exxon and McDonald's fell.
U.S. stock index futures jumped sharply ahead of the open Monday, with bank stocks across the world rallying follow details of the Basel III banking capital rules and Asia particlarly strong following a jump in Chinese industrial output.
Herein are the week's biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Lowe's popped while Kroger dropped.