The Dow closed above 11,000 for the first time since early May on hopes the Federal Reserve would step in to spur economic growth. Alcoa and Caterpillar rose, while Bank of America and Kraft fell.
Stocks added to gains as the close neared, with the Dow rising above the 11,000 mark, as investors anticipated the weak jobs report would prompt the Federal Reserve to step in and spur economic growth. Alcoa and Caterpillar rose, while Bank of America and Kraft fell.
The Dow crossed the psychologically important 11,000 mark as investors anticipated the weak jobs report will prompt the Federal Reserve to spur economic growth. Alcoa and Caterpillar rose, while Verizon fell.
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Stock index futures initially fell on the disappointing jobs report for September but then quickly recovered, but were still headed for a lower open.
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PepsiCo’s net income rose 12 percent on strong sales gains abroad and strength in its drinks and snacks division. However, the beverage giant lowered the top end of its guidance for the fiscal year because it expects to be hurt by changes in currency exchange rates. Jonathan Feeney, senior analyst at Janney Montgomery, shared his insights.
Stocks ended mixed after a volatile session as investors cautiously anticipated monthly jobs data and third-quarter earnings reports. Alcoa and Verizon fell, while GE and DuPont rose.
Stocks were modestly lower ahead of the closing bell, ending a volatile session marked by a handful of encouraging economic reports, a rising dollar, and investor caution ahead of quarterly earnings reports and monthly jobs data. Verizon and Alcoa fell, while GE rose.
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Stocks were mixed Thursday as the Dow backed off after nearing striking distance of 11,000 for the first time since May. Pfizer and GE rose, while AT&T fell.
The headline numbers for PepsiCo look solid. They met expectations on the bottom line with a profit of $1.22 per share, and revenue was better than estimates at $15.51 billion. But on the conference call, most of the analyst questions focused on the guidance.
September same store sales are in, and the vast majority have to be pleasantly surprised... How surprised? Overall, September same store sales are up 2.7 percent, versus expectations of 2.3 percent, according to RetailMetrics.
Stock index futures pointed to a lower open for Wall Street Thursday and gold powered ahead as investors remained cautious at the start of earnings season, which kicks off after the bell with numbers from Alcoa.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, Oct. 7.
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When Pepsi reports earnings before Thursday's opening bell, there is plenty to look at, whether you're a prospective investor or simply looking for insights into the global economy.
Stocks paused after a strong rally on Tuesday to end mixed on relatively low volume as investors took a breather ahead of the jobs reports on Friday. GE and Alcoa rose, while AT&T fell.
Stocks were mixed as the closing bell neared, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq slumping, as the prospect of the Federal Reserve resuming Treasury purchases to boost the economy countered a disappointing report on private sector hiring. GE and Alcoa rose, while AT&T fell.