Stocks soared Wednesday after signs emerged of a strengthening global economy, and investors shrugged off news of a decline in private sector jobs in the U.S. Eric Schoenstein, co-portfolio manager at Jensen Portfolio, and Charlie Smith, CIO of Fort Pitt Capital Group, discussed their insights.
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Stocks advanced on Tuesday, following a series of government reports and earnings that showed hints of strength returning to the economy. David Kelly, chief market strategist at JPMorgan Funds, and Stephen Wood, chief market strategist at Russell Investments, discussed their insights.
Here's what analysts and others say they're watching before the bell Tuesday.
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What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Tuesday, July 20
The Dow is down less than 100 points — not bad, given the number of top line misses and poor housing starts data Tuesday morning. Remember, with the largest weighting in the Dow, IBM alone is contributing almost half of the blue chips losses (over 40 Dow points).
Stocks rose for a second straight day Tuesday as cyclicals like energy and materials advanced. Retail stocks gained after the Senate cleared a hurdle toward extending unemployment benefits. Apple rose ahead of its earnings, due out after the bell.
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Stocks remained lower Tuesday amid revenue weakness in the latest round of earnings reports and another disappointing housing report. Goldman Sachs and IBM tumbled.
Stocks opened lower Tuesday, after another batch of earnings reports that showed weak revenues and more evidence of a struggling housing market. Goldman Sachs and IBM tumbled.
U.S. stock index futures were sharply lower ahead of the open Tuesday after results after the bell on Monday from IBM and Texas Instruments disappointed investors. But a flurry of reports due to be released ahead of trading could shift sentiment.
IBM's disappointing second quarter results will compete with a barrage of corporate earnings reports ahead of Tuesday's opening bell.