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A rather strange two days...the mantra all through January was, SELL THE EARNINGS...good or bad, sell the earnings. Now, in the first two days of February, companies that beat earnings are trading UP and staying UP. One thing’s for sure: there’s more going on than just the start of a new month.
What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.
Stocks made another push higher Tuesday afte a shaky start as UPS delivered an encouraging earnings report, pending home sales rose and Wall Street braced for a hearing on the "Volcker Rule" later today.
Wall Street was set to extend the previous session's gains at the start of trading Tuesday, with European markets mostly higher across the board and some important economic testimony coming from Capitol Hill.
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Despite a weak start to the last week of October, the Dow and S&P are now both up 2.58% and 0.85% for the month as of Thursday's closing session. Even though October ranks as a slightly positive month historically on average, up more than 53% of the time for all three major U.S. Indexes, the Nasdaq Composite has trailed behind, currently down 1.2% month to date.
There’s still a week-and-a-half left in the month, but the markets are currently maintaining yet another month of gains.
Stocks retreated Tuesday after several earnings reports beat expectations but economic numbers missed their targets. The Dow shed more than 50 points, or 0.5 percent, but still held above 10,000. The S&P and Nasdaq each lost about 0.6 percent.
Stocks retreated Tuesday after several earnings reports beat expectations but economic numbers missed their targets. Apple and Caterpillar surged after their earnings blew past forecasts.
Futures were poised for a modestly higher open on the strength of more earnings surprises from some of Wall Street's leading companies.
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A late rally pushed stocks higher Tuesday following better-than-expected earnings from several Dow components. The Dow logged its seventh-straight gain, the Nasdaq, it's tenth.
The Dow advanced Tuesday as a slew of components beat earnings expectations. But there were pockets of weakness throughout the market, including chips, hardware, banks and retail. The Nasdaq was lower.
The Dow bolted out of the gate Tuesday as a slew of components beat earnings expectations. But there were pockets of weakness throughout the market, including chips, hardware, banks and retail. The Nasdaq was lower.
Futures indicated a slightly lower open for Wall Street Tuesday ahead of a slew of earnings and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's Capitol Hill testimony.
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The pace of corporate layoffs picked up sharply in January 2009, reflecting the worsening US recession.
More companies announced layoffs this week as the employment picture continued to dim. News Corp. became the latest victim of the weakening economy, announcing it is planning on cutting jobs after reporting a quarterly loss on Thursday.
More companies announced layoffs this week as the employment picture continued to dim. GlaxoSmithKline and Tiffany & Co. on Thursday became the latest victims of the weakening economy, each cutting an undisclosed number of jobs.