The S&P 500 has barely budged since hitting a 17-month high last week as volume continues to be light. Where is everybody?
Gift and travel rewards were the rage before, but the recession has made many consumers opt for cash-back options in their credit cards.
The list of the biggest earners in finance usually reads like a Who’s Who of Wall Street. But these days, it reads more like a Who’s That? The New York Times explains.
Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning does as much off the field as he does on it. He has endorsement deals with MasterCard, Reebok, Sony, Oreo, DirecTV, Gatorade and Wheaties.
The Dow fell below 10,000 for the first time since last November amid worries about the US job market and Europe's ability to get a grip on its debt. The blue-chip index is now down over 4 percent for the year.
What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.
Markets opened lower on Thursday after a surprise jump in jobless claims, a disappointing signal on the employment front ahead of Friday's jobs report. How is unemployment affecting the markets? Kelly Campbell, founder, principal and CEO of Campbell Wealth Management and David Kelly, chief market strategist at JPMorgan Funds shared their insights.
S&P 500 futures lost about 4 points on the disappointing weekly initial jobless claims number. Sovereign debt issues, which popped up again yesterday, are back down in a big way today: Portugal down 3.2 percent, Spain down 2.6 percent, Greece down 1.7 percent. European banks are weak.
Futures fell sharply Thursday after a surprise jump in jobless claims, a disappointing signal on the employment front ahead of Friday's jobs report.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, Feb. 4.
The Visa train keeps on track. Visa up 3 percent after the close as they reported GAAP earnings of $1.02 vs. consensus of $0.91, revenues in line with expectations.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Manpower and Barnes & Noble popped while TD Ameritrade dropped.
Cramer looks beyond the bloodletting.
As earnings season comes to its midway point, Cramer put together a list of 20 February 2010 earnings reports. So, what are the most important earnings reports to watch?
American Express, the largest U.S. credit card company by purchases, is scheduled to report fourth-quarter results after the closing bell on Thursday, January 21. Here is a look at how AmEx shares traded during the most recent earnings reports.
One week after the earthquake in Haiti, donations to the relief effort have surged past $210 million, according to the latest tally by the Chronicle of Philanthropy. That puts the pace of giving well ahead of the effort following the 2004 Asian Tsunami, but behind the $457 million raised in the week following Hurricane Katrina.
Find out what top analysts are saying about Mastercard, Merck and more. How should you be positioned, now?
Should you hold you nose and buy? Or is there much more to lose on the downside than there is to gain on the upside?
Wells Fargo downgraded Mastercard on Thursday citing valuations. Considering shares are up 66% over the past year, is the run, done?
Every day, millions of Americans stand at store checkout counters and make a seemingly random decision: after swiping their debit card, they choose whether to punch in a code, or to sign their name. It is a pointless distinction to most consumers, since the price is the same either way. But behind the scenes, billions of dollars are at stake.