Even though investors get another dose of Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke in Washington, D.C., the problems in Greece have crept back to the forefront of investor concerns. The issue today is whether the country can cut the budget enough to help the situation. And the big deal on Wall Street involves Coca-Cola and Coca-Cola Enterprises.
Coca-Cola announced plans to buy the North American operations of its largest bottler, Coca-Cola Enterprises, in a substantially cashless deal that would cut costs and increase flexibility in its distribution. What does the move mean for investors? David Silver, equity research analyst at Wall Street Strategies shared his insights.
Stocks rose for second day Wednesday as a Deere earnings beat and a rebound in housing starts helped renew investor optimism about the recovery. Consumer stocks were among the best performers; energy, the weakest.
Stocks opened higher Wednesday after Deere blew past earnings expectations and a report showed a rebound in housing starts.
Wall Street looks set to extend the previous session's gains Wednesday, with stock index futures pointing to a modest rise.
Stocks rallied off a lower open Thursday as news of a Greek bailout and a sharp drop in jobless claims helped calm jittery investors — and put them in the mood to take some risks. Energy and industrials were the day's best performers; Financials were the worst.
Stocks opened lower Thursday as investors shrugged off an encouraging jobless report and news of a bailout for Greece. Financials took a hit, with JPMorgan leading the Dow's decline, as investors worry that debt problems in Europe could spread
Stock futures, already in positive territory on an apparent deal to rescue Greece, added to gains on good news from the labor market.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, Feb. 11
On a day where markets are rattled by sovereign debt issues, yet encouraged that a European bailout of Greece may be imminent, markets have also reacted to domestic developments.
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Coca-Cola reported a profit that matched analysts' forecasts Tuesday, while revenue outpaced Wall Street's sales expectations. Is the stock a buy? David Silver, equity research analyst at Wall Street Strategies, shared his analysis on the firm.
Coca-Cola signifies the kind of stock that even rapid-fire traders are turning to for refuge in this volatile market.
With some Super Bowl ads generating a great deal of buzz, is there a trade to be had?
The morning after the big game the New Orleans Saints weren't the only big winners: advertisers cashed in on the biggest audience for any program and TV history. So who won?
Google CEO Eric Schmidt once reportedly called the Super Bowl the "last bastion of unaccountable spending in corporate America."
Wall Street will keep a cautious eye on Europe in the week ahead, as the global credit crisis proved it still carries a potent sting for markets.
The Dow pulled off a stunning comeback, finishing above the 10,000 mark after being down sharply for most of the day amid worries about the recovery and Europe's debt woes.
Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning does as much off the field as he does on it. He has endorsement deals with MasterCard, Reebok, Sony, Oreo, DirecTV, Gatorade and Wheaties.