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Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.
Stocks opened higher this morning as the world community is finally moving on Libya. Oil dropped to $101 from $103 when the Libyan Foreign Minister said they were declaring a cease fire. France says strikes are imminent after the U.N. approved a no-fly zone. What's not clear is whether this is too little, too late.
U.S. stock index futures rose sharply ahead of the open Friday after Libya announced it was ceasing military operations to protect civilians in the wake of United Nation's decision to create a no-fly zone over the country.
Nike landed in the hotseat in extended trade, with shares slipping about 5% after the company posted a lower-than-expected quarterly profit.
Stocks climbed back from the lows of the year as investors shrugged off continuing uncertainty in Japan to send stocks broadly higher. HP and Pfizer rose, while Kraft fell.
Stocks climbed to near the highs of the day ahead of the close as investors stepped back into the market to send it broadly higher after all the major indices fell to their lows for the year on Wednesday. HP and Chevron rose, while Kraft fell.
Stocks climbed back from the lows of the year on Thursday amid largely strong economic reports and after sharp drops in all the major indices on Wednesday. HP and Chevron led Dow gainers.
U.S. stock index futures gained after news that jobless claims dropped to 385,000 and consumer inflation was in line with expectations.
US stock index futures pointed to sharp gains for Wall Street Thursday as the market clawed back from a steep selloff Wednesday when the S&P 500 erased all its year-to-date gains amid concerns over the impact of Japan’s nuclear crisis.
Here's what you should be watching Thursday, March 17.
Tiger Woods still thinks he can break Jack Nicklaus’ record of 18 Major golf championships, telling CNBC in an interview during the annual Tavistock Cup, that his game is coming around.
Once Japan's nuclear crisis is resolved, Cramer said earnings will again move the markets. Here's what he plans to watch in the days to come.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Stocks closed lower, although considerably off the lows of the day, as investors assessed how the massive quake in Japan was likely to affect stocks and the global economy. GE and Verizon fell, while Caterpillar rose.
Stocks pared losses in the final hour of trading Monday as investors remained shaken in the aftermath of Japan's massive earthquake and tsunami. GE and Verizon fell, while Caterpillar rose.
Stocks slumped as investors assessed how the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan would affect U.S. companies and the global economy. GE sank, while Pfizer gained.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open for Wall Street Monday as investors grew increasingly concerned over the economic impact of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan Friday.
Traders went home Friday thinking about Japan's tragic earthquake and tsunami, more possible unrest in the Middle East, and Europe's sovereign debt problems.
The "Mad Money" host recommends monitoring four upcoming analyst meetings and four earnings calls, among two other events.
The fabric of our lives may start to feel like burlap.