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Futures are off their highs and are set for a fairly flat open this morning. While futures strengthened following an encouraging report out of Ford early this morning, a round of cautious earnings guidance from other industrial companies dampened investors’ enthusiasm.
Stock index futures remained higher Friday as investors shrugged off a dismal durable-good report and were encouraged by Ford's narrower-than-expected loss.
There should be some answers Friday for a market that's been stressing about the government's stress tests.
The S&P rose in volatile trade on Thursday as better-than-expected results from several regional banks lifted financial shares...
The market is trading lower ahead of earnings from Microsoft and Amazon however investors are finding some relief in the financials.
With Apple and Ebay's better than expected earnings yesterday, many are looking to Microsoft, which is scheduled to report after the bell today, as a barometer for the rest of the tech sector. Here are the results of a stock screen looking for beaten down techs companies that analysts expect to grow at a fast clip in the year ahead.
Microsoft has a tough job ahead of it today as the company prepares to report its fiscal third quarter: On the one hand, the stodgy Titanic of American enterprise is sickeningly predictable, which is good in economic times like these; but it's also bad news for investors hoping for some kind of break-out nugget of news that actually ignites these shares again.
The Dow and S&P fell on Wednesday after Morgan Stanley revived concerns about the health of both the banking sector and the wider economy...
Linux distributor Red Hat is seeing increased demand for its products even as the recession forces many companies to slash their IT budgets, said Red Hat CEO James Whitehurst.
Stocks rebounded from a morning slide and were trading modestly higher around lunchtime Wednesday, despite a wider than expected loss from Morgan Stanley...
Shares of Netflix Inc. slipped Tuesday ahead of the company's quarterly report after an analyst said online video sites like YouTube and Hulu could pose a threat to the online movie rental company in the coming months and years.
In intraday trading, stocks are rebounding off yesterday’s losses, and the brave bulls are out again on the banks.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
One of the Street’s most loved -- and hated -- stocks reports earnings after the bell on Tuesday. What’s the trade?
Art Cashin, floor manager for UBS Financial Services, offered CNBC his take on what traders expect Monday. Cashin weighed in the Oracle deal with Sun Microsystems — and the next S&P support level.
For the last decade, a job at Riana Paige, an undergraduate senior at the Wharton School of Business, had a high-paying internship at JPMorgan Chase last summer and was disappointed when she did not receive an offer for a full-time job after graduation. Now she is pursuing a job teaching in Dubai, or working for a wine importer.
Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Regions Financial and US Steel popped while Microsoft and Burger King dropped.
Next week you could nearly drown in data, considering the flood of earnings reports that are coming. But don’t panic, our traders will keep you afloat.
Stocks closed higher despite some selling in the final half hour of trading, giving the market its sixth straight weekly gain and its longest weekly winning streak since 2007.
The US markets rally for the 6th straight week as fears about a devastating first-quarter earnings period diminish slightly and investors find increasing hope that the US economy may be stabilizing.