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The Dow logged its biggest two-day drop since June on Thursday. Big financials led today's decline as President Obama rattled the market with plans to crack down on Wall Street risk taking. But regional banks continued to shine.
Stocks fell sharply, led by financials, as President Obama spoke about his planned crackdown on Wall Street's risk taking.
The Dow dropped more than 200 points, or 2 percent Thursday as traders shook off encouraging earnings from Goldman Sachs and eBay, worried more about China and Obama's plan to crack down on Wall Street.
Great news! We're growing too fast. China's GDP surged 10.7 percent in the fourth quarter compared to the same period a year ago, above expectations of a gain of 10.5 percent. Economic growth for 2009 came in at 8.7 percent. The minimum usually cited to continue to create jobs is 8 percent, so by any measure China is in good shape (assuming the numbers are accurate).
Concerns about monetary tightening in China hit investor sentiment before hours, with stock index futures pointing to a lower open for Wall Street.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, Jan. 21.
US airlines are trading up 1 to 2 percent today. Airline earnings season begins this week with AMR (AMR, Jan 20), Continental (CAL, Jan 21), and Southwest (LUV, Jan 21) all reporting this week. Traders still getting over the shock of Japan Air Lines (JAL) bankruptcy; JAL has been bailed out 4 times in past 10 yrs by the Japanese government...
Markets opened lower on Tuesday, pressured by a weak start to earnings. How should investors be positioned? Patrick Cunningham, managing director at Manning & Napier — which beat the S&P for 11 years — shared his investment outlook.
All week Mad Money will highlight the sectors to watch for the coming 12 months.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Boeing and Chesapeake Energy popped Southwest Airlines dropped.
As the decade moves towards its close, CNBC is running a series on the best and worst stocks, commodities, and other asset classes over the past ten years. Here is the list of S&P Sectors ranking and the best and worst of the Winners & Losers.
United States airlines have cut back on all but the most basic services in recent years — for most passengers. But for their very best customers, some airlines are providing extra perks and creating new tiers of status to make them feel special.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Jabil Circuit and Becton Dickinson popped while the 20 Yr T-Bond ETF and Wynn Resorts dropped.
As the S&P 500 continues to flirt with new highs for the year, technical-savvy traders have benefited from paying close attention to moving averages for any signals of a potential pullback.
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.
As the decade moves towards its close, here is a look back at the biggest gainers and losers over the past ten years. For the next few days, we will highlight the best and worst in stocks, commodities and more as you reflect and plan for 2010.
Boeing finally got its new 787 jetliner into the air Tuesday, more than two years after originally intended. Roger King, airline analyst at CreditSights.com, shared his outlook on the sector.
Stocks are starting the week on a positive note, putting both the Dow and S&P at new 52-week highs. This comes despite dollar strength over the past week and a half (U.S. Dollar Index now up over 3 percent from recent low) and lower commodity prices.
With data from ThomsonReuters, we took a look at which stocks have consensus estimates farthest above their stock prices (as of market close on 12/4/09).
Airlines roaring this week on improving traffic. Impressive week for the airlines.