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Bill Ackman can always be relied on to provide a little excitement in investing circles. His lunchtime presentation at CNBC and Institutional Investor’s Delivering Alpha conference today will be no exception. The founder and CEO of hedgefund Pershing Square Capital Management will unveil his latest investing idea.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Tuesday, May 10.
Stocks ended higher as investors took heart from strong economic news and shrugged off disappointing quarterly results ahead of a big week of earnings. Merck and DuPont led the Dow higher, while BofA fell.
Stocks lost a little steam in the final hour of trading as technology companies slid, although investors remained encouraged by several upbeat economic report. Merck and DuPont gained, while BofA fell.
Fears of a massive wave of municipal bond defaults have given rise to a new question: how can investors profit if a nightmare meltdown scenario becomes reality?
Stocks closed up modestly, easing off the highs of the day, as upbeat earnings reports and rising commodity prices gave a lift to the market. BofA and Intel rose, while Verizon fell.
Stocks gained, although they traded down from the highs of the day, following a handful of positive earnings reports and rising commodity prices. BofA and Intel rose, while Verizon fell.
Stocks ended slightly down from Wednesday's record high levels, shrugging off news of economic strength from several economic reports. AmEx fell, while Alcoa rose.
Stocks stumbled from their record highs Thursday despite a handful of upbeat economic reports, although trading remained light in the final sessions of the year. AmEx fell, while Alcoa rose.
MBIA wins the right to prove fraud case by statistical sampling.
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What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Tuesday, Nov. 9.
Stocks ended higher for the week, but mixed for the day as financial stocks dragged down the Dow and technology stocks lifted the Nasdaq. GE and Bank of America fell, HP rose.
Stocks were mixed ahead of the closing bell as the financial stocks dragged down the Dow and technology stocks lifted the Nasdaq. GE and Bank of America fell, HP rose.
Big banks such as Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan are struggling, and now capital is shifting to financial guarantors such as MBIA, Radbian, and Ambac Financial.
Stocks came back from the lows of the session in the last few minutes of the session to end just slightly lower after a tepid government bond auction, a disappointing jobs report and the fallout continued over foreclosure practices at major banks. Bank of America and JPMorgan fell, while McDonald's rose.
Stocks pulled back from the lows of the session but remained down after a tepid government bond auction, a disappointing jobs report and the fallout continued over foreclosure practices at major banks. Bank of America and JPMorgan fell, while McDonald's rose.
Shares of bond insurers have exploded upward following the dissemination of analyst’s report that they might reap a windfall if banks are forced by buy back mortgages they sold as mortgage-backed securities.
The mortgage insurers are all up today. Traders tell me this is because insurers are increasingly confident they will be able to put-back private mortgage insurance claims against the big banks.
It has become clear that many billions of dollars in home loans were sold, guaranteed and rated as safe without anyone bothering to examine whether the loans were made with due regard for the rules. The New York Times explains.