U.S. stocks closed about 1 percent lower, despite surprisingly strong Amazon earnings, as signs of slower global growth weighed on sentiment.» Read More
Stocks pulled off a gain Thursday as comments from a European official offered some relief on the Greece front. Consumer-discretionary stocks were the day's best performer, along with materials and industrials.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, April 22.
Stocks opened lower Thursday as investors shrugged off a drop in jobless claims, focusing instead on some weak corporate outlooks. Nokia and eBay tumbled.
U.S. stock index futures were lower ahead of the open Thursday as investors looked to the next batch of corporate earnings to give direction to the trading day.
The Dow pulled off a gain Monday as Goldman Sachs shares finished higher following news that the SEC vote to sue was close — raising doubt that the charges will stick. Citigroup jumped 7 percent after blowing past earnings forecasts.
Google slid lower in extended trade Thursday, despite earnings that topped expectations. What happened?
Strong results from Intel and CSX powered Wednesday's rally, however it’s JPMorgan that may present the best trading opportunities.
The early news out of the corporate earnings season is that some companies see enough improvement in the economy to begin hiring again. It's a trickle, but it's a start and it's across a variety of industries, including such companies as Intel, JPMorgan Chase and CSX.
Portfolio.com is making public for the first time the annual results of the American City Business Journals' survey which asks owners of small and medium businesses to rate 200 brands.
From providing better customer service to building stronger consumer connections, the top "tweeting" companies have improved public relations and enhanced their operations.
The S&P closed higher on Thursday buoyed by much stronger than expected same store sales. Is that your signal to sell?
Airlines are now touting their summer fares to lure travelers. But what they are also introducing new fees for items and services that used to be free.
Stocks wavered on Wednesday after an unexpected drop in the ADP jobs report. How should investors position their portfolios? Bill Spiropoulos, CEO of CoreStates Capital Advisors, and Dennis Wassung, portfolio manager at Cabot Money Management, shared their insights.
Companies are increasingly sharing their record cash hoard with investors, and that trend should accelerate with a new wave of increased dividends and buybacks this quarter, according to a report from an investment bank.
International markets are to the upside, for the most part. The Shanghai Composite closed up 2.1 percent and is now at a 9 week high. Greece announced plans for a new 5 billion euro seven-year bond that will yield about 6 percent. The dollar is falling for the second straight day as waning sovereign debt concerns in Europe. That is giving strength to commodities in early trade.
The Mad Money host looked at a recent upgrade by Goldman Sachs.
The S&P 500 finished this month in the black, up 2.83%, for its best monthly performance since November 2009, and its best February since 1998 when the index rose 7.05%.
Despite a series of snowstorms, natural gas futures are still shaky after a 12 percent plunge this month.
Great brands not only make great investments, but eventually will outperform the market in 3 to 5 years, said Omar Saad, retail analyst at Credit Suisse. He shared his market strategies and brand plays.
CEO Dave Barger tells CNBC he remains confident and feels the company is well-positioned going into its second decade of operations.