October's jobs report is expected to be one of the weakest of the year, distorted by the impact of the 16-day government shutdown.
Bulls could keep the upper hand in the coming week, even with increasing warning signs that the market could be getting bubbly.
Regulators are reportedly investigating unusual option activity in Leap Wireless just before its acquisition was announced by AT&T last month.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Thursday:
You've missed one of the moves, but Cramer thinks there's still time for two others.
Stocks finished modestly higher in lackluster trading Monday, with the Dow and S&P 500 closing at new highs for the third-straight session, as investors digested a handful of mixed economic data and ahead this week's slew of earnings reports.
Hedge fund founder John Paulson is betting big on the telecom sector and it's paying off big-time. The latest win could be AT&T's $1.9 billion deal for Leap Wireless.
The 'Squawk on the Street" crew weigh in on a recent Lundberg survey that says prices at the pump are expected to spike once retailers pass on the higher cost of wholesale gasoline to consumers, and a look at Tiffany's upgrade at Stifel.
U.S. stock index futures shaved some gains Monday, as investors digested a weaker-than-expected retail sales report against China's annual GDP data that met expectations.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Did someone know something early in Leap Wireless?
Leap Wireless shares almost doubled in after-hours trading Friday following news that AT&T plans a $1.2 billion takeover, much to the delight of some of the biggest whales on Wall Street.
Leap Wireless shares are trading well above the $15 per share AT&T has agreed to pay for the prepaid-wireless company, indicating investors think another bidder will emerge.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Tuesday:
The Fed is expected to repeat its dovish message in the coming week, which could provide a safety net for the market amid a big wave of earnings and the April jobs report.
Oct 10- Leap Wireless International Inc:. *Announces closing of $400 M secured term loan facility. October 2019* Source text* Further company coverage ().
WASHINGTON, Oct 9- A U.S. congressional report that urged American companies to stop doing business with Chinese telecom equipment makers Huawei and ZTE.
The Nasdaq Composite Index increased 1.18 points, or 0.04 percent, to 3,150.64. **PRIMERO MINING CORP, $7.16, up 32.6 pct. **FLEETMATICS GROUP PLC, $22.98, up 35.2 pct.
The Nasdaq Composite Index added 8.92 points, or 0.28 percent, to 3,158.38. **PRIMERO MINING CORP, $7.70, up 42.75 pct. The ruling confirms that Primero can record silver revenue and taxes from its San Dimas gold mine in Durango state at the realized silver price rather than the spot price.
U.S. stocks rose at the open with the S&P 500 set to hit its highest since 2007, as the September payrolls report showed a surprise drop in the jobless rate and gave legs to this week's rally. The Nasdaq Composite Index increased 12.47 points, or 0.40 percent, to 3,161.93. **PRIMERO MINING CORP, $7.70, up 42.75 pct.