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Nobody should buy a stock and nobody should buy a bond, said John Bogle, founder and former CEO of The Vanguard Group.
The Procter & Gamble board is meeting after published reports that it's ready to act on a long-anticipated CEO succession plan.
Stocks rebounded late on Monday to end around break-even. Late gains were triggered by momentum in the S&P 500 which recently pierced its 200-day moving average.
Today, Cisco and Travelers replaced Citigroup and GM on the Dow. Here is a look back at the previous 10 changes to the Dow and what happened to the benchmark in the days leading up to and following the change.
With stocks rallying for over 3 months now, dividend yields continue to fall back to Earth. Today, two new components join the Dow, one with a dividend and one without. See how the 30 companies in the Dow compare.
The Dow Industrials briefly turned positive for the year earlier this morning. WAHOO! But wait…the S&P 500 turned positive for 2009 nearly one month ago and is now up over 4.5% this year. So why the performance lag in the Dow (compared to the S&P)?
With the exit of Citigroup and GM from the Dow, new comers Cisco and Travelers bring some heft back into the index. As of Monday's close, the price weighted index is taking out $4.44 (combined price of Citi and GM) and adding in $61.41 (CSCO + TRV). Here's how this change will impact the weight of the remaining 28 stocks of the Dow.
Sick of all the bad news and in need of some good? The Mad Money host finds reasons for cheer.
On a week dominated by GM, a weak dollar, and a rally in the commodities complex, the US markets rallied on Friday, to finish May in positive territory.
Charles Bath of Diamond Hill Investment Group and Glenn Fogle of American Century Investment told investors their best investment strategies.
Stocks ended higher Thursday as crude prices climbed after an inventory pare-down and the results of the Treasury bond auction eased concerns about government debt.
The US government will need to keep Treasurys yields as high as 4 percent in order to entice investors to buy them, Pimco co-CEO Bill Gross said.
Stocks rebounded on Thursday as crude prices climbed. The market had gotten off to a wobbly start, as investors juggled a bleak report on new-home sales with the unexpected drop in jobless claims and GM's deal with bondholders. Here's what the experts had to say...
Stocks rebounded Thursday as crude prices climbed after inventories were pared more than expected. Stocks had gotten off to a wobbly start as investors juggled a bleak report on new-home sales with any optimism from the unexpected drop in jobless claims and GM's deal with bondholders.
A sharp jump in 10-year Treasury yields scared stock-market watchers, even as the auction of new 5-year notes was well received. And mortgage rates, especially the 30-year fixed rate, ticked higher. Art Cashin, UBS Financial Services director of floor operations, offered CNBC his market insights.
Stocks retreated Thursday, after a higher open, as bleak report on new-home sales overshadowed any optimism from the unexpected drop in jobless claims and GM's deal with bondholders.
Stocks opened higher Thursday after an unexpected drop in initial jobless claims.
Futures budged upwards after a mixed bag of economic reports at 8:30am ET... Weekly jobless claims came in essentially inline with estimates. Continuing claims continued to hit record highs... April durable goods rose 1.9 percent, far exceeding economist forecasts for a 0.5 percent rise.
Futures held onto gains Thursday after an unexpected drop in initial jobless claims. However, the gains were muted as Dow component P&G slashed its outlook.
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