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Futures indicated a fairly flat open for Wall Street Tuesday, after the stock market saw its worst one-day loss in two months, as defensive stocks rose.
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The Fed meeting and a record $104 billion of Treasury auctions are the big hurdles for the market this week. Plus, weekend news that Apple chief Steve Jobs had a liver transplant will put techs in focus.
This company did a great job of fending off the recession. But will that trend continue?
The Dow, S&P and Nasdaq were all down over 2%, as of late this morning. While these moves are significant, we have seen drops like this before in this rally.
Plus, get calls on aerospace, retail, restaurants, technology and more.
The Nasdaq has just had one of its best starts to a year in the last decade. Need we say more? If so, here you go.
Stocks were two for two for June, notching another gain Thursday as investors were encouraged by the sharpest jump in pending-home sales in 7 1/2 years. But financials sat this one out following a new round of stock offerings.
Before my interview today with Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, he glared at me when I told him what Yahoo's CEO Carol Bartz had to say about a potential partnership: I can't react to an offer or a deal when there's no offer or deal to react to, she said. Sometimes silence speaks volumes.
Cramer says that sometimes it’s downright simple to figure out where all that cash is headed.
Two bullish strategists, Kim Caughey of Fort Pitt Capital Group and Stephen Wood of Russell Investments, recommended the best sectors for investors to put their money.
The S&P 500 fell on Monday as investors booked profits in financial sector with comments made by widely followed banking analyst Whitney Tilson on CNBC fueling the sell-off.
The S&P 500 slipped down into negative territory by midday Monday driven by heavy profit taking in the financial services sector. How should you be trading?
The federal stimulus package passed in February may help some IT companies climb the stock charts. The law provides $19 billion to replace the ubiquitous paper chart on a clipboard with electronic medical records.
The Nasdaq is on pace for the biggest two-month gain since 2002. This technology laden index is also the only major index in positive territory year-to-date and was hugely responsible for leading the end 2000-2002 bear market. Why is tech suddenly so exciting? And how should you play it?
Sun Microsystems is scheduled to report its fiscal third-quarter numbers after the market closes Tuesday.
Wall Street's late-winter, early-spring rally finally ended this week, with a sharp sell-off on Monday from which the Dow Jones Industrials and the S&P 500 never fully recovered. Nasdaq numbers were better, giving strength to predictions that technology will ultimately lead the markets back from recession.
Linux distributor Red Hat is seeing increased demand for its products even as the recession forces many companies to slash their IT budgets, said Red Hat CEO James Whitehurst.
Stocks ended higher Tuesday as investors were encouraged by comments from Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner that most banks are well capitalized.