Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke is not likely to say much new when he testifies before Congress Wednesday, but even so, he could rock the markets.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Monday:
One analyst says the market will end flat and a good strategy is to pick stocks that have good earnings growth but are under-appreciated.
Cramer highlights an energy company that he thinks is highly undervalued.
Scott Black, Delphi Management president, explains why he thinks large cap stocks are cheaper here than mid and small caps. Also, Black makes his case for Nobel Energy and why the stock has good protection and offers good value.
Cyprus has found itself right in the middle of a geopolitical game in which its gas potential is a tool in a showdown between Russia and the European Union.
These three undervalued oil companies are concentrating on growing their production of crude oil, just like Hess.
Earnings beats from Google and IBM boosted Apple stock on Wednesday, as traders bet the one-time darling could regain some of its luster when it reports earnings after the bell.
"I think the market is psychologically prepared to continue without Apple, and if Apple gets involved, it could give it a little bit of an adrenalin shot," one pro said.
Here's what's moving Thursday midday:
There are 38 companies in the S&P 500 index that have not moved more than 2 percent positive or negative year-to-date.
Activism surrounding fracking has now migrated into the ranks of actual shareholders in the companies that perform fracking.
*Conoco 2012 spending seen at $15.5 billion- $16 billion. Oct 25- ConocoPhillips and Occidental Petroleum Corp reported quarterly results that topped Wall Street estimates as they produced more oil and gas than expected, even as lower prices hurt profits.
Oct 25- ConocoPhillips and Occidental Petroleum Corp reported quarterly results that topped Wall Street estimates as they produced more oil and gas than expected, even as lower prices hurt profits. Conoco had record output in the Eagle Ford basin in south Texas, while Occidental saw strong production of higher-priced crude oil in the Permian Basin.
Oct 25- Noble Energy Inc on Thursday said its third-quarter profit fell, as natural gas prices weighed and output was hit by disruptions from Hurricane Isaac. Profit in the quarter was $221 million, or $1.23 per share, compared with $441 million, or $2.39 per share, a year earlier.
HOUSTON-- Noble Energy, while wresting with falling natural gas prices and a hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico, topped Wall Street expectations for the third quarter. The Houston energy producer said Thursday that its net income totaled $221 million, or $1.23 per share, in the July-through-September quarter.
*Credit Suisse raises Range Resources Corp price target to $82 from. *Credit Suisse raises Anadarko Petroleum Corp price target to $99 from. *Credit Suisse raises Devon Energy Corp price target to $78 from $74.
*Credit Suisse raises Plains Exploration& Production Co. *Credit Suisse raises Range Resources Corp price target to $82. *Credit Suisse raises Anadarko Petroleum Corp price target to $99.
*Targets areas of Nevada where little drilling seen so far. *Noble has 350,000 Nevada acres. Oct 11- Noble Energy said on Thursday it plans to explore for crude oil in areas of Nevada that have seen little drilling, as the U.S. exploration and production company starts to assess its longer-term prospects.