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The Dow's ascent after the latest Fed minutes quickly petered out and the blue-chip index ended flat. Banks and some techs were higher, while retail and homebuilder stocks were weak.
There has been no drop-off in business since Tiger Woods’ scandal and our latest video game—Tiger Woods PGA Tour 11—will aim to draw sales from an uncommon group of audience, said Peter Moore, president of Electronic Arts Sports.
THe Dow turned higher Tuesday after the latest Fed minutes were released. Banks and some techs were higher, while retail and homebuilder stocks were weak.
Markets opened lower on Tuesday ahead of minutes from the Fed's last policy meeting. Leon Cooperman, chairman and CEO of Omega Advisors, shared his insights.
Stocks declined Tuesday amid buzz that Greece wants to renegotiate its bailout package and as investors await minutes from the Fed's last policy meeting.
Apple shares hit an all-time high Monday following news that the tech giant sold more than 300,000 iPads Saturday, in its first day available at retail. Is there more room to run for the stock? Toni Sacconaghi, senior research analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein, shared his insights.
The Dow inched toward 11,000 Monday as investors cheered some encouraging economic news. Noah Blackstein, portfolio manager at Dynamic Mutual Funds, and John Lekas, CEO and portfolio manager at Leader Capital, discussed their market outlooks.
The Dow inched toward the 11,000 mark Monday as investor cheered some encouraging economic readings, including Friday's jobs report. The market was a beehive of spring activity today, buzzing about the Fed and interest rates.
Namco Bandai, the company behind the character, is planning a number of new Pac-Man game releases to coincide with the anniversary.
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said focusing on cutting the budget deficit now would jeopardize economic growth at a time when jobs are starting to be created, but even if that occurs, the unemployment rate will stay high for "a long period of time." Bruce Kasman, chief U.S. economist at JPMorgan, discussed his views.
Stocks ended a strong quarter with a thud Wednesday after a disappointing report on jobs from ADP.
Now that the markets closed 4% or higher for the quarter, a positive first quarter is a good indication for the year where historically the Dow, S&P and NASDAQ Composite have managed to post average gains of more than 12% in the year when Q1 was a positive quarter versus average losses of -0.2% or greater when Q1 was negative.
This wasn't the way it was supposed to play out. There was every indication that Research in Motion was supposed to be sitting pretty, effectively shaking off the effects of iPhone from Apple and still enjoying big time momentum in the marketplace. Nope.
Stocks turned mixed Wednesday, the last trading day of the quarter. Energy, financials and materials were the sector leaders.
As reports on the potential development of a new iPhone model for the Verizon network circulated yesterday, shares of Apple continued to rise, closing at yet another new all-time high.
Stocks opened lower Wednesday, the last trading day of the quarter, after a surprise drop in the ADP jobs report.
Stocks pulled off a gain Tuesday after a see-saw session in which techs and industrials gained, while energy and bank stocks were weak. Rob Morgan, chief investment strategist at Fulcrum Securities, and Alec Young, equity strategist at Standard & Poor’s, shared their market strategies.
Stocks pulled off a gain Tuesday after a see-saw session as techs and industrials gained, while energy and bank stocks were weak.
Stocks teetered in a narrow range on Tuesday. Analysts expect markets to be volatile the next two days as investors usually take part in window dressing — trades intended to boost returns on reports sent to shareholders — at the end of a quarter. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services shared his market insights.
Nintendo has made a habi of tweaking its Nintendo DS handheld gaming system and re-releasing it. The upgrades typically goose consumer demand, and there was no reason to think the just-launched Nintendo DSi XL would be any different.