Stocks opened lower Tuesday after an unexpected drop in German business confidence but the Dow soon rebounded, led by Home Depot after the company's earnings beat.
US stock index futures pointed to a slightly lower open for Wall Street Tuesday, as minimal losses ended four-day advances for the Dow and the S&P 500 and a six-day streak for the Nasdaq Monday.
Lowe's reported better-than-expected quarterly results on Monday and said sales would improve in 2010 as demand for remodeling projects picks up. Rival Home Depot is expected to announce earnings on Tuesday before the bell. Should investors buy Home Depot’s stock ahead of the report?
Costs cuts and a modest sales gain helped home-improvement chain Lowe's fourth-quarter profit rise 27 percent. Does the company’s strong earnings signal a recovery? Bob Doll, chief equity strategist at BlackRock shared his insights.
After their best week since November, stocks are looking to extend their current winning streak to five days. Asia jumped 2 percent overnight, while European markets remain fairly flat today.
US stock index futures pointed to a slightly higher open for Wall Street Monday, following the best weekly gains for the Dow and the S&P 500 in more than three months.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Monday, Feb. 22.
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The good news is that homeowners are expected to spend more on home remodeling in 2010, the bad news is that "green" remodeling isn't adding to home values. Two reports from the International Builders Show in Las Vegas this week have served to put me, and many other potential remodelers, into a conundrum.
There's a case to be made that consumers will defy the 10 percent unemployment rate and stoke a recovery in the retail sector.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
With a stronger dollar dragging down commodities names, should you be an aggressive buyer of the pullback? Or will the greenback derail commodities bulls, all together?
Cramer explains why poor coverage of the housing market could be costing you money.
It seems stores are pushing the envelope in an effort to win as much business as possible this holiday season. How should you trade retail?
The S&P 500 touched a 14-month high on Tuesday as investors bet on a housing market comeback in 2010.
With the S&P trading at a 14-month high and above some key levels, should you take profits or bet on a move to the upside?
In today's trading session, a total of 63 stocks in the S&P 500 reached new 52-week highs. Here is a look at those companies.
Dreaming of a white Christmas? If you are in the Northeast, you just might get your wish. Weather forecasters are calling for a a major snowstorm to start in Virginia on Friday and head up the coast to New England by Sunday. What does this mean for retailers?
'Do It Yourself' legend Bob Vila says a simple home improvement can get you a big bang for your buck. And the government may pay you to do it!