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With stocks having closed sharply higher Wednesday, the traders discussed names that caught their eye.
I admit it: I’m jealous of Nouriel Roubini aka Dr. Doom. He’s been dead bearish this rally (see our joint CNBC appearance on July 5) and I vaguely recall him being bearish at the market lows in March, 2009. But, to be fair, in August 2006 he was calling for a housing crash as well. So I give him some credit.
Stocks ended mixed after a volatile session as investors cautiously anticipated monthly jobs data and third-quarter earnings reports. Alcoa and Verizon fell, while GE and DuPont rose.
Stocks were modestly lower ahead of the closing bell, ending a volatile session marked by a handful of encouraging economic reports, a rising dollar, and investor caution ahead of quarterly earnings reports and monthly jobs data. Verizon and Alcoa fell, while GE rose.
Stocks were mixed Thursday as the Dow backed off after nearing striking distance of 11,000 for the first time since May. Pfizer and GE rose, while AT&T fell.
September same store sales are in, and the vast majority have to be pleasantly surprised... How surprised? Overall, September same store sales are up 2.7 percent, versus expectations of 2.3 percent, according to RetailMetrics.
Stock index futures pointed to a lower open for Wall Street Thursday and gold powered ahead as investors remained cautious at the start of earnings season, which kicks off after the bell with numbers from Alcoa.
Stocks paused after a strong rally on Tuesday to end mixed on relatively low volume as investors took a breather ahead of the jobs reports on Friday. GE and Alcoa rose, while AT&T fell.
Stocks were mixed as the closing bell neared, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq slumping, as the prospect of the Federal Reserve resuming Treasury purchases to boost the economy countered a disappointing report on private sector hiring. GE and Alcoa rose, while AT&T fell.
Buyers are scrambling for upside calls in Marriott International before the company reports earnings results Wednesday morning.
The September jobs report trumps most everything else for markets in the week ahead, and it could have a lingering effect.
How can investors capitalize on China’s growth? Jamie Cox, managing partner at Harris Financial Group, and Mike Holland, chairman at Holland & Company, shared their best plays.
The Katrina anniversary is all about contrasts. More than one resident has called it a tale of two cities and, as cliched as that phrase may be, it certainly applies here. Unemployment is below the national average, but poverty is twice the national rate.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Wednesday's Squawk on the Street.
S&P 500 futures dropped about 5 points as the NY Fed Empire Manufacturing Index came in below expectations, PPI showed greater deflationary pressure than expected, and while initial jobless claims were lower than expectations, continuing claims were higher than expected. JPMorgan reported earnings of $1.09, solidly above consensus of $0.70.
Stocks closed mostly flat Wednesday after an up-and-down day punctuated by negative economic news and a lowered growth forecast by the Federal Reserve.
Stocks climbed into positive territory at the halfway point Wendesday, led by technology, after Intel's strong earnings and outlook. Financials were mostly lower.
U.S. stock index futures were higher ahead of the open Wednesday, thanks in part to better-than-expected earnings from Intel, suggesting the major averages could extend their winning streak to a seventh consecutive session.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, July 14.
Today's six stocks worth watching.