So far, the stock market has looked past the weather impacts on manufacturing, housing, consumer spending and even hiring.
Some of Thursday's midday movers:
Consumers have feasted on discounts this holiday season, but it means thinner profit margins for retailers.
"I still see some great opportunities out there," says Peter Dixon, manager of Fidelity Select Retailing fund.
The high likelihood that the Federal Reserve will maintain current interest rate policy means stock buybacks likely will remain in vogue.
Earnings reports from Boeing and dozens of other major companies could set the course for stocks Wednesday, as the Dow reaches for new highs.
Tesla Motors continues to ride a wave of good news as it will join the Nasdaq 100, which is a listing of the 100 largest nonfinancial companies on the exchange, on July 15.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
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U.S. markets were up overnight on optimism that a "fiscal cliff" deal might be possible. We'll see.
If you're a current O'Reilly Automotive investor, Wednesday's guidance update must have felt like a fan belt broke on a lonely stretch of highway on a Sunday night without cellphone service.
Following are Wednesday's Pops & Drops. Find out what’s going up, what’s going down and whether our traders would double down, fade or run in the other direction!
Take a look at some of Wednesday's midday movers:
Take a look at some of Wednesday’s morning movers:
Apple to invest $1 billion in Reno, Nevada; President Obama picks up support in swing states; SEC and Phil Falcone set for showdown and Saba’s Weinstein exits JPMorgan bets.
Private-equity firm The Gores Group may hit the brakes on its $15 a share buyout of Pep Boys—Manny Moe & Jack, as the auto parts and repair giant slipped to a loss in the fourth quarter of 2011, and reported weaker-than-forecast preliminary first quarter earnings on Tuesday.
Further increase in gasoline prices may force Americans to cut spending, and in turn may hurt consumer-related stocks, says a new report from Barclays Capital.
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Technology stocks have been gaining momentum in 2012, up eight of the last nine weeks. However, over the last 12 months, consumer discretionary and health care companies have really powered the rally.
Brick-and-mortar retailers in electronics and home furnishings face growing pressure as online giant Amazon grows in those areas.