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Stocks ended mixed Monday in tepid trading as investors took a breather after last week's rally. McDonald's and Research In Motion advanced.
What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.
Stocks opened higher Monday but trading was tepid as investors took a breather after last week's rally caused by better-than-expected nonfarm payrolls data.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slightly lower open for Wall Street Monday, with investors expected to pause after last week's rally caused by better-than-expected nonfarm payrolls data.
Stocks rose for second day Wednesday as a Deere earnings beat and a rebound in housing starts helped renew investor optimism about the recovery. Consumer stocks were among the best performers; energy, the weakest.
Stocks opened higher Wednesday after Deere blew past earnings expectations and a report showed a rebound in housing starts.
Wall Street looks set to extend the previous session's gains Wednesday, with stock index futures pointing to a modest rise.
Stocks snapped a two-day winning streak Wednesday after tepid reports on employment and the services sector. Pfizer, Merck and Home Depot were the biggest decliners on the Dow.
Stocks struggled Wednesday after tepid reports on employment and the services sector.
Stocks were set to ease slightly at the opening, following the S&P's best two-day gain since October. But numbers on the employment landscape will likely dictate early sentiment.
Stocks turned a shaky start into a full-throttle rally Tuesday as UPS delivered an encouraging earnings report, pending home sales rose and Ford reported a double-digit increase in sales.
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.
The economic recession and the housing depression will cause many Baby Boomers to push back retirement, but that doesn't mean they're not still eyeing and buying homes built specifically for retirees. Builders of these "active adult communities" are therefore changing some of their models to reflect homeowners' new desires.
AIG is once again the top seller of fixed annuities to bank customers, although the contracts are being offered under the names of two subsidiaries, the New York Times reports.
Friday's jobs report provided a boost to believers in an economic recovery, but there are still skeptics. Brett Gallagher, deputy chief investment officer of Artio Global Investors, shared his market outlook.
Metlife turned in quarterly earnings that declined slightly from last year but matched Wall Street's expectations.