Stocks remained moderately lower Thursday, but hopes for a possible resolution in Egypt to the political unrest helped equities pare earlier losses.
Stocks shaved earlier losses to trade mixed Thursday after news that Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak will step down and as investors saw the weakness as a buying opportunity.
The dollar is stronger today, and very quietly, the Dollar Index is right near a 2-week high. However, it still remains far off its highs hit back at the beginning January.
Stocks were set to open lower Thursday as a batch of weak earnings reports overshadowed the stronger-than-expected weekly jobless claims news.
Stocks pared their losses in the final minutes of trading to end mixed Wednesday, with the Dow finishing higher for an eighth-straight session.
The ag trade has been on fire lately but with some grains trading at 30-year highs, is it time to take profits? Or is there plenty of upside?
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Wednesday's Squawk on the Street.
RBC Capital Markets reveals which financial institutions could soon up their dividend. The "Fast Money" traders weigh in.
At $100,000 per second, Super Bowl ads are already expensive. But the success of spots like Doritos and Pepsi Max this year proves that the big guys don't have to pay ad firms to make the ads. Simply hold a contest and crowdsource it.
Ad creator J. R. Burningham told CNBC Monday that he spent $500 to create the Doritos “Pug Attack” commercial that tied for Number 1 on USA Today’s Super Bowl Ad Meter.
"Equities markets, as far as geopolitical events are concerned, tend to price them in and tend to move on," says one equities strategist. "I do not think the risk is over and done with, but the risk looks smaller today than it did."
The "Mad Money" host reveals which earnings he plans to monitor in the days to come.
When push comes to shove, Doug Kass can’t put that bear suit away in the closet. At least not yet. He just can’t shake 3 big concerns.
This Sunday's Super Bowl could draw the highest ratings of any game, and it could also break records as the biggest advertising event ever.
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It appears so, says one ad industry expert. “It makes sense that the share price would go up because its driven by people’s belief in that company having momentum, being aggressive, and taking their marketing seriously," says one ad industry executive.
Today the NFL posted on Twitter that the New York Jets vs. the Pittsburgh Steelers was the most watched AFC Championship game ever, with an average of 54.8 million viewers. An early read on the Greenbay Packers vs. Chicago Bears put its ratings at 51.9 million average viewers.
It’s estimated that approximately 500 to 600 new drink brands were launched in the U.S. market last year, all vying for coveted shelf space in supermarkets, independent and regional chains, convenience stores, and health food stores across the country. Walk down any grocery store beverage aisle, however, and you’ll see that it’s slim pickings when it comes to ready-to-drink beverage choices, so it’s no wonder that few brands survive and make it to the “mainstream.”
As the economy begins to see a recovery, investors should take advantage of companies that pay a dividend, said Joseph Keating, CIO and head of wealth management at CenterState Bank.
The greatest moment in the BCS Championship Game Monday night wasn't Oregon tying the game with less than three minutes left. It wasn't Auburn freshman Michael Dyer resurrecting his run, leading up to the winning field goal...with only two seconds left.