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Stocks slumped more in the final hour of trading as disappointing economic news halted the market's rally and a disappointing drug trial for Merck dragged down the Dow. Merck and Alcoa fell, while Home Depot rose.
Stocks slipped as economic news released Thursday gave investors reason to pause a day after the market reached new multi-year highs. Merck sank, while DuPont rose.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
The S&P 500 will be rebalanced at the close today, an event that happens four times a year. It can happen when companies buy back stock (thus increasing their weighting in the index), or when market capitalizations fall below or above certain levels.
Stocks ended the week higher despite lack of progress on a tax bill as investors looked to positive economic and corporate news. GE and Pfizer rose, while Kraft and Boeing fell.
Stocks gained Friday following a handful of positive economic news and after GE boosted its quarterly dividend for the second time this year. GE and Pfizer rose, while Kraft and Boeing fell.
Stocks gained after General Electric boosted its quarterly dividend. Stocks had been fluctuating in a narrow range Friday despite a better-than-expected reading of consumer confidence, and a narrowing of the U.S. trade deficit in October.
China raised the reserve requirement ratio (the amount of money banks must keep on reserve). This comes ahead of that country's November CPI data, due to be released tomorrow. Also: United Technologies (UTX) provided guidance for 2011 that was moderately below consensus
U.S. stock index futures eased gains ahead of the open Friday after the U.S. trade deficit narrowed more than expected in October as investors focused on slowing U.S. demand.
Stocks rallied almost 2 percent on Thursday. Is this the beginning of a summer rally or should investors continue to be cautious? Barry James, president of James Advantage Funds and Dan Genter, president, CEO and CIO of RNC Genter Capital Management shared their market outlooks. (Part 1)
Stocks rallied almost 2 percent on Thursday. Is this the beginning of a summer rally or should investors continue to be cautious? Barry James, president of James Advantage Funds and Dan Genter, president, CEO and CIO of RNC Genter Capital Management shared their market outlooks. (Part 2)
In the days since President Obama announced a moratorium on permits for drilling new offshore oil wells and a halt to a controversial type of environmental waiver that was given to the Deepwater Horizon rig, at least seven new permits for various types of drilling and five environmental waivers have been granted, according to records. The NYT reports.
Oil climbed toward $87 Monday on hopes that the US economy is indeed recovering. Should investors get on board? Shawn Reynolds, a Morningstar 5-star-rated portfolio manager at Van Eck Global, shared his outlook and stock picks with CNBC.
How should investors be trading amidst the slew of corporate news? Craig Peckham, equity trading strategist at Jefferies & Co. discussed his investment strategies.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Tuesday, Feb. 15.
Natural gas traded lower on Tuesday, despite a boost from the colder weather. But prices are up some 14 percent over the last month. What should we expect from this volatile commodity in 2010? Arthur Gelber, president of Gelber & Associates, and Jim Osten, energy analyst at IHS Global Insight, shared their views.
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As gasoline prices climb, how can investors make money in the energy sector? In Tuesday’s “Best Trade Now” segment, Shawn Reynolds, top-rated fund manager with the Van Eck Global Hard Assets Fund, appeared on “Morning Call” to offer two energy names.
With gasoline prices going higher and higher--could oil be a sector for winning contest stocks? Here's a news report from CNBC that has one stock fund manager/analyst talking oil and gas. Now, he's not talking about the contest but about stocks in general. But the stocks he mentions--NFX and FTO are both up today. Again, these are not recommendations but some information to sift through.