What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, Feb. 17.
Stocks rose for second day Wednesday as a Deere earnings beat and a rebound in housing starts helped renew investor optimism about the recovery. Consumer stocks were among the best performers; energy, the weakest.
Stocks opened higher Wednesday after Deere blew past earnings expectations and a report showed a rebound in housing starts.
Wall Street looks set to extend the previous session's gains Wednesday, with stock index futures pointing to a modest rise.
The Dow surged more than 100 points on Thursday cheered by word that European leaders had sealed a deal to provide financial aid to Greece.
Call it a perfect storm of economic trends for Intel, and the company is grabbing its surfboard, ready for what could be the recovery ride of its life.
Stocks closed higher, pushing the Dow average to a fresh 15-month closing high, as investors bought financial, technology and pharmaceutical shares.
Stocks closed broadly lower as investors pummeled financials on concerns about a potential government levy on banks, while Alcoa's disappointing results stoked unease about the economic recovery.
I know, I know, it's not until Thursday before we get Intel's fourth quarter earnings, but let's tee up the dialogue a little early and see what discussions this might spawn. I, for one, expect this company to beat expectations and also offer a rosier outlook than the Street might be anticipating.
The traders are keeping an eye on tech stocks with the Consumer Electronics Show now underway in Las Vegas.
While business headlines seem to be dominated by Google (GOOG) and Apple (APPL), four stocks in the S&P Technology sector have led the rally in the past two months.
In today's trading session, a total of 47 stocks in the S&P 500 reached new 52-week highs. Here is a look at those companies.
By the close of trade on Thursday December 31st, stocks will likely record their best year of gains since 2003. After a move like that, how should you trade going forward?
Stocks erased their losses Wednesday — and the Dow and Nasdaq pulled off a gain — after a better-than-expected report on Midwest manufacturing.
In today's trading session, a total of 100 stocks in the S&P 500 reached new 52-week highs. Here is a look at those companies.
With technology companies busier than usual during this time of the year, which stocks can make you money in 2010? David Garrity, principal of GVA Research, and Roger Kay, president and founder of Endpoint Technologies, shared their views.
As the S&P 500 continues to flirt with new highs for the year, technical-savvy traders have benefited from paying close attention to moving averages for any signals of a potential pullback.
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Plus, get calls on Wednesday's Federal Reserve statement, the global economy, semiconductors and more.
What a bizarre week it has been for Intel. It started with news that the company would mysteriously and indefinitely delay (Read: cancel!) its anticipated new graphics microprocessor chip code-named Larrabee.