U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open Wednesday in the wake of a sharp selloff in the previous session caused by another Greek debt downgrade, but comments from the Federal Reserve could change momentum later.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, April 28.
The Dow rose on Tuesday, continuing a winning streak in the last nine out of 10 trading days. How should investors be positioned and where are the best sectors to invest? Bob Doll, vice chairman and chief equity strategist at BlackRock shared his insights.
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The Dow fell below 10,000 for the first time since last November amid worries about the US job market and Europe's ability to get a grip on its debt. The blue-chip index is now down over 4 percent for the year.
With all the changes taking place in Washington, investors shouldn't just focus on the micro—they have to focus on the macro as well, said Kevin Rendino, portfolio manager at BlackRock. He shared his best plays.
Futures fell sharply Thursday after a surprise jump in jobless claims, a disappointing signal on the employment front ahead of Friday's jobs report.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, Feb. 4.
Last month, when Google engineers at their sprawling campus in Silicon Valley began to suspect that Chinese intruders were breaking into private Gmail accounts, the company began a secret counteroffensive.
Three things. First, vote for the best "cam-pain" slogan for my fake run for California Governor. The winner will be announced later this week. Regarding my platform, I may steal some ideas from Bill Whalen, research fellow at the Hoover Institution.
Stocks fell on Tuesday after a report showed wholesale inflation rose more than expected in November. How should investors approach the markets today? David Sowerby, chief market analyst and portfolio manager at Loomis Sayles & Co. and Ted Parrish, co-portfolio manager at Henssler Equity Fund shared their outlooks.
There's been a hiring boom at the Savannah River Site in Aiken, South Carolina, where $1.6 billion in stimulus funds are being used to clean up a nuclear weapons plant dating back to the Cold War.
President Barack Obama announced plans to send 30,000 more U.S. troops to Afghanistan in an accelerated deployment aimed at a quicker U.S. exit. Which stocks may see a rise as a result? Howard Rubel, aerospace and defense analyst at Jefferies & Co., and Alex Hamilton, senior analyst at Jesup & Lamont, shared their views.
All twelve of the S&P 500 Aerospace and Defense stocks were trading up this morning on the news that President Obama has decided to expedite the deployment of 30,000 troops to Afghanistan. Will the trend continue?
The Air Force will soon release its final request for proposed bids in the long saga of replacing it's mid-air refueling tankers. Boeing and Northrop Grumman/EADS are facing off again for a massive deal that will start at $35 billion, but could end up over $100 billion.
Which is why most investors had no clue about what was going on today. But Cramer knew.
Just look at the quarters, Cramer says.
Raytheon is scheduled to report earnings this morning, and traders are positioning for a move lower.
Stocks finished lower after well-known banking analyst Dick Bove downgraded his rating on Wells Fargo.
Stocks advanced Wednesday as investors were encouraged by a few earnings reports, including Morgan Stanley, Yahoo and SanDisk. The VIX, widely considered the best gauge of fear in the market, dropped to just above 20.