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Stocks bounded higher Wednesday, with the Dow up about 1 percent, as investors cheered the better-than-expected jump in durable-goods orders and shrugged off a weak new-home-sales report.
Futures jumped Wednesday after a better-than-expected rise in durable-goods orders.
Oracle reported earnings above expectations as its profit margin hit a record and software sales fell less than analysts had projected.
U.S. stocks finished mixed Tuesday as a quick boost from a well-received Treasury auction fizzled and Boeing dragged on the Dow.
The market traded sideways on Tuesday with Dow finishing slightly lower and the S&P 500 closing a little higher.
It was a solid fourth quarter for the world's second largest software maker, but investors who have pushed these shares higher by better than 50 percent over the past quarter were apparently looking for something more.
U.S. stocks turned mixed Tuesday after a quick boost from a well-received Treasury auction. U.S. Treasurys rallied, adding slightly to their earlier gains after a solid auction of two-year notes. But it was a see-saw day, with any boost or dip quickly fizzling. Read and listen to what the experts had to say...
It's sounds almost simplistic to say that Oracle's spacer shares will only move tonight after the company reports its fourth quarter earnings with a sizeable surprise, either to the up or downside. And some analysts I'm talking to say that surprise, to the upside, is indeed a real possibility.
U.S. stocks turned mixed Tuesday after a quick boost from a well-received Treasury auction.
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Stocks dipped Tuesday after a report showed home sales rose but not as much as expected but started to claw back almost immediately.
Jack Ablin, CIO of Harris Private Bank and Thomas Lee, chief US equity strategist of JPMorgan, discussed whether the recent rally is over or whether this snap-back is an invitation for investors to get back into the game.
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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