Stocks pared their losses Tuesday after a report showed consumer confidence rose to its highest level since September 2008.
U.S. stock index futures edged lower ahead of the open Tuesday as the Federal Reserve prepared to start its two-day policy meeting and Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein is scheduled to appear before Congress.
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Another strong round of retail sales came in this morning, with broad gains across the board in February despite wintry weather throughout much of the Midwest and East Coast.
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The S&P 500 finished this month in the black, up 2.83%, for its best monthly performance since November 2009, and its best February since 1998 when the index rose 7.05%.
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Stocks suffered their biggest decline in three weeks Tuesday as a sharp drop in consumer confidence rattled the market.
Stocks opened lower Tuesday after an unexpected drop in German business confidence but the Dow soon rebounded, led by Home Depot after the company's earnings beat.
A very disappointing consumer confidence report weighed on stocks this morning. The Conference Board revealed its consumer confidence index hit a 10-month low, falling to 46 in February — much lower than the 55 level economists had been expecting. Additionally, consumers’ 6-month outlook on business and employment conditions worsened.
US stock index futures pointed to a slightly lower open for Wall Street Tuesday, as minimal losses ended four-day advances for the Dow and the S&P 500 and a six-day streak for the Nasdaq Monday.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Tuesday, Feb. 23.
Earnings strength and an improving economy could propel stocks 10 to 15 percent in another burst higher, yet that gain is unlikely to be sustained through the balance of the year, according to Citigroup chief equities strategist Tobias Levkovich.
Online spending increased substantially this holiday, even though it's still a small player in the overall scheme of retail. Still, most economic experts say America has too many stores, and 2010 will see more shrinkage in the brick and mortar world.
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