Economic reports on jobs, manufacturing and the consumer could be what trips up stocks in the week ahead, deflating some of July's 7 percent gain.
Visa reported a profit of $716 million on Wednesday after the closing bell, outpacing estimates, as consumers resumed spending. Robert Dodd, senior transaction processing industry analyst at Morgan Keegan shared his analysis on the credit card giant.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, July 21.
Apple proved once more its iProducts make for a powerful earnings machine, but that may not add much juice to tech shares Wednesday.
Apple, Citigroup and Ford are tirelessly touted by the media and fund managers. Yet, analysts favor lesser-followed companies. Here are 10 large-cap stocks, all S&P 500 members, that receive rave reviews from analysts but get little attention from investors.
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Late word from Washington suggests lawmakers are closing in on an historic overhaul of financial regulation.
Financial "regulator" reform enters endgame. It's the regulator who matters. It is ultimately not so much what the bill says, but how the regulators — in this case, the Federal Reserve — interprets the rules.
Investors are struggling to figure out what’s next for stocks after the Dow made a triple digit advance Monday, only to erase the gains and more by the close.
Visa and MasterCard staging modest midday rally on word that Rep. Barney Frank will seek to keep the the cap on debit card "swipe" fees that was approved by the Senate—but will also make some changes...
Stocks retreated Monday afternoon as a China-fueled rally petered out. Alcoa was still up sharply.
Stocks pared their gains, but were still higher Monday after China said it would allow its currency to appreciate against the dollar, a move that could provide a boost for U.S. manufacturers, exporters and commodities.
The massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has damaged shorelines, destroyed wildlife, and spurred unemployment and now its contagion is reaching regional banks in the gulf, Kevin O'Brien, CEO of Revere Data, told CNBC Tuesday.
Stocks rallied Tuesday as the euro gained against the dollar after a number of successful European debt auctions eased investor concerns about the euro zone's solvency crisis. Techs and industrials led the advance.
Stocks rallied Tuesday as the euro gained against the dollar after a number of successful European debt auctions eased investor concerns about the euro-zone's solvency crisis. Techs and industrials led the advance.
A sugary treat to weather the sour market swings.