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Stocks finished a back-and-forth session sharply higher Wednesday as investors bought bargains despite concerns about the strength of the economy and upcoming corporate results. Here’s the word on the Street.
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U.S. stocks ended the day flat but there was plenty of action as oil passed through par, gold hit a new high and Bed Bath & Beyond put up "beyond" bad numbers. All that and more in the "Word on the Street."
Stocks closed lower amid fresh signs of weakness in the economy and uncertainty about whether the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates.
Casino operator MGM Mirage posted lower-than-expected quarterly profit Tuesday amid slower condominium sales and weaker profits in Las Vegas.
NBC Universal and News Corp's HULU.COM finally launches after six months, plenty of delays, name-calling, and mocking. The joint venture between NBC Universal and News Corp's Fox was announced in March, conceived as a media company-controlled way to distribute a broad range of professionally created content--a viable alternative to YouTube.
MGM Mirage plans to announce a $5 billion project for a new resort and casino in Atlantic City, N.J. on Wednesday, in a move to expand its brand, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.
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Stocks ended higher at the end of a quiet week of trading, as investors were encouraged by further moves by the Federal Reserve and a vote of confidence for the nation's largest mortgage lender. The Dow Jones Industrial Average posted a weekly gain of 1.8%, the S&P 500 rose 1.7% and the Nasdaq Composite advanced 2.1%.
The hotel/casino sector was among the hardest hit during the past month as many of the stocks were pricing in a buyout or merger in the near future. This week shares are coming back after Dubai said it would invest $5 billion in MGM Mirage (MGM) and speculation increased 90-year-old billionaire Kirk Kerkorian would add a stake in Starwood (HOT). Why are some high rollers growing interested in the hotels again?
A late rally pushed U.S. stocks sharply higher at the close as takeover news and rate-cut speculation overshadowed jitters about tighter credit markets. "We think that liquidity is returning to the market after being problematic," said Kevin Cronin, head of investments at Putnam. "We think the Fed's actions last week righted the ship."
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Wall Street prepares for lift off on the opening amid calmer credit markets, higher world stock markets and some merger news. European stock markets are comfortably higher, and Asia closed higher though Japan stocks were flat on the rising yen.
Dubai World, the investment holding firm of the Dubai government, will acquire a 9.5 percent stake in MGM Mirage and 50 percent of the casino operator's CityCenter development project for $5 billion, a source familiar with the situation said Wednesday.
Goldman Sashes and Deutsche Bank have withdrawn their commitment to underwrite a US$1 billion deal to finance films for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, the Financial Times reports.
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Stocks closed sharply lower as bond yields rose and higher oil prices sent energy shares tumbling. The Dow Jones Industrial Average finished down nearly 150 points. "Some traders feel the price of oil was a factor today," Peter Costa, senior managing director at Lipari Partners, told CNBC.com.