The Dow went up 2 percent in the last 45 minutes Thursday. THAT is ridiculous.» Read More
Stocks got the second half off to a positive start Wednesday after logging their best quarter in a decade. Investors cheered a fourth-straight increase in home sales and shrugged off a disappointing reading on manufacturing.
Steve writes, "We have owned Microsoft, lived through the horrible Vista days and welcome Windows 7 -- should we get back in this name?"
All three major US indices had their strongest performance since the second quarter of 2003, when the Dow, S&P 500 and NASDAQ Composite were up 12% or higher for the quarter.
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Stocks are staging a dramatic end to a tumultuous quarter with the S&P likely to close up about 15% for the 3-month period. But is this the end of the line?
On the final day of the quarter, all three major US indices are poised for their strongest performance since the second quarter of 2003, when the Dow, S&P 500 and NASDAQ Composite were up 12% or higher for the quarter.
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Shares of Microsoft have surged a whopping 14% over the last month. How should you play Mr. Softee now?
Stocks rallied Monday as convicted Ponzi swindler Bernie Madoff received the maximum sentence and oil topped $71 a barrel. Plus, there was some window dressing as Tuesday marks the end of the second quarter.
As investors look ahead to the second half of the year, the impact of the market's rally since March 9th, could provide insight into where some bets have been placed.
With all its riches, how can anyone call Google a "small" company, one that is vulnerable to competition and whose luck could turn any day? Dana Wagner is happy to explain, says the New York Times.
Stocks enter the second half of the year with trepidation, despite the fact that the economy may finally start to show real signs of recovery.
The Dow capped another down week with a loss Friday as investors shrugged off a surge in consumer sentiment and instead focused on the fact that consumers are squirreling away their money at a feverish pace. But techs gained after encouraging earnings from Palm.
Worried you missed the latest run-up and now stocks are trading sideways? Don't fear—you can still get in the game. Donald Yacktman, president of Yacktman Asset Management, and Kent Croft, CIO of the Croft Value Fund, share their value plays for the second half of the year.
Shares of Red Hat have soared about 43% this year although they took a hard turn lower on Thursday. Smells like a trade!
Stocks had their best day in weeks Thursday after solid demand for another Treasury auction and encouraging earnings reports from retailer Bed, Bath & Beyond and homebuilder Lennar.
Stocks rebounded Thursday as an unexpected profit from Bed, Bath & Beyond buoyed consumer stocks — and hopes for an economic recovery.
Google sure would like us all to believe that its dominance is now facing a real threat from Microsoft, Yahoo, and any number of also-ran crumb-eaters trying to stake their claim in Search.
U.S. foundations saw their investments drop by an average of 26 percent in 2008 amid the economic downturn and stock market collapse, but that hasn't slowed their charitable giving, a new survey has found.
Carol Bartz took the helm of Yahoo! in January and since that time the stock has climbed 24%. Will Thursday’s shareholder meeting send it even higher?