Having spent the last few days reporting from locations all over the lower part of Louisiana, it's clear that the "all clear" has yet to be given.
In the past 8 trading sessions, energy has halved its gains in 2011, up only 8.8%, compared to an 18% increase at the end of April.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Tuesday, May 3.
Stocks closed sharply higher in a rally sparked by strength in tech and manufacturing, although bank stocks weakened after Wells Fargo reported a slide in revenue.
Stocks added to strong gains before the close as a rally sparked by strength in tech and manufacturing drove prices higher, although bank stocks weakened after Wells Fargo reported a slide in revenue.
Stocks ended mixed ahead as tech stocks lost steam despite earlier gains driven by M&A activity, and as stocks bumped up against recent highs. Boeing fell, while Alcoa rose.
Stocks traded flat to mixed ahead of the close as tech stocks lost steam and stocks bumped up against recent highs. Caterpillar fell, while Alcoa gained.
Bob Doll, chief equity strategist at BlackRock, says investors should buy oil stocks amid the unrest in the Middle East.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Stocks tumbled as the unrest in Libya—and the cut-off in Libyan oil supplies—sent oil prices soaring and gave skittish investors a reason to sell stocks in a market that had climbed to multi-year highs. Alcoa and JPMorgan fell, while Kraft gained.
Stocks held steep losses into the close as the unrest in Libya sent oil prices soaring and gave skittish investors a reason to sell stocks in a market that had climbed to multi-year highs. Alcoa and Bank of America fell, hwile Kraft rose.
Aecom, a Los Angeles-based company with employees around the world, is pulling all of its American workers out of Libya, as turmoil in the nation intensifies.
So far in 2011, 303 companies, or about 61 percent of the S&P 500 index components reached a new 52-week high. Here is a look at the top ten stocks in each of the top three sectors.
Every day, traders write to me saying, have you ever seen anything like this rally, Bob? When was the last time you saw this? Well, now we know, thanks to the number crunchers at Bespoke: it's pretty rare. Since September 1, the S&P 500 is up 27 percent.
Marathon Oil has been exploding higher this year, and the upside activity continued yesterday.
Stocks added modest gains amid light volume to reach new multi-year highs after a slew of economic news, including rising inflation and strong regional manufacturing data. Coca-Cola and DuPont rose, while AmEx fell.
Stocks traded just off the highs of the day as the market close neared amid light volume after a slew of economic news, including rising inflation and strong regional manufacturing data. Coca-Cola and DuPont rose, while AmEx fell.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, Feb. 2.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Wednesday's Squawk on the Street.
Stocks fell back after trading above significant benchmarks just before the close amid mixed economic and earnings news and light trading as the Northeast dug out from another major snowstorm. GE and United Technologies rose, while P&G fell.