Stocks opened slightly lower Tuesday, after the S&P 500 broke through the crucial 1,130 barrier in the previous session—capping the index's highs since mid-May. What’s ahead for stocks? Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, discussed his insights.
Stock futures rose Tuesday after a report that housing starts reached their highest level in four months, and as investors await a Federal Reserve policy meeting that may discuss the need for further easing.
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By Monday’s close, a decidedly bullish tone seemed to prevail on Wall Street with chatter suggesting stocks could be about to break out.
IBM said Monday that it would buy data analytics company Netezza for $1.7 billion to expand its business of helping clients analyze market information.
It has been a key level for the index and the traders discuss if it can break through.
Stocks ended higher Friday, continuing a September rally despite trading with uncertainty most of the week. Caterpill and United Technologies rose, HP and JP Morgan fell.
Stocks edged higher before the close Friday, putting the market on pace to continue a September rally despite trading with uncertainty most of the week. Dupont and Caterpillar rose, JP Morgan and HP fell.
There are three things the famed strategist doesn't like about this market right now.
Stocks are slightly higher after a burst at the open following news that a measure of consumer sentiment unexpectedly hit the lowest level in more than a year. Dupont and Disney rose, HP fell.
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Stocks opened higher Friday after news that core consumer prices were holding steady—then turned mixed after a weak consumer confidence number. Will the bulls manage a breakout? Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, shared his insights.
Today is a quadruple witching expiration (quarterly expiration of stock and index options, and stock and index futures). Volume has been abnormally low.
Some good news from the tech sector could be a positive for stocks Friday, after both Both Oracle and Research in Motion reported strong earnings late Thursday.
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison said Thursday that not only has Oracle been hard at work on an advanced in-memory database product, it will arrive "well in advance" of SAP's database offering.
Things are getting better, Cramer said Thursday.
After the bell both Oracle and RIM released earnings with the Fast Money desk all over the results and gaming their next moves.
The business software giant reported a profit that jumped 38 percent excluding one-time items and easily outpaced analysts' estimates.
The recent onslaught of negative economics reports and news stories may have many investors considering a more defensive investment strategy. Sounds like a reasonable approach, right? Not necessarily. ...A report from DailyFinance.