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Stocks slipped slightly after Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke acknowledged that the pace of the economic recovery is slower than expected, but gave no further clue for new stimulus plans.
Stocks traded flat Wednesday, cutting earlier losses, ahead of the Federal Reserve's decision on monetary policy and waited for comments from chairman Ben Bernanke later this afternoon.
FedEx reported Q4 earnings and revenues ahead of expectations, but much more important is the tone of CEO Fred Smith's commentary. Smith took note of an "improved economy" and "strong customer demand."
Futures pointed to a slightly lower open Wednesday as investors were cautious ahead of a decision by the Federal Reserve on monetary policy and waited for comments from chairman Ben Bernanke.
Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.
It's a holiday-shortened week, with many traders already off for Passover or Easter. While it's unlikely we will see much of the way in heroic trading or heavy volume, we are starting on a weak note.
Traders certainly believed the $2 billion to $12 billion the Fed has been pumping in every day for months has made some kind of difference. That's why the comment from St. Louis Fed President James Bullard over the weekend got passed around a lot over the weekend...
Cramer weighs in on a high-yielding biotech name. Plus, his calls on Koninklijke Philips Electronics, PetSmart and more.
Chances are you'll be watching the big game on a smaller-sized, lower-priced LCD set, even if the picture quality isn't as good as its rival. In the cutthroat, deflationary world of consumer electronics, the debate over which flat-panel TV technology is superior has taken a backseat to price.
Stocks closed higher with the Dow finishing 20 points shy of 12,000 on the strength of materials and tech stocks and as investors awaited a handful of major earnings later this week. Alcoa and IBM rose, while BofA fell.
Stocks trimmed gains, but remained significantly higher, as techs and materials lifted the market as investors awaited a handful of major earnings from the sector later this week. Alcoa and IBM rose, while BofA fell.
Stocks extended modest gains as tech stocks rose and lifted the Nasdaq for the first time in several sessions. Alcoa and IBM rose, while BofA fell.
U.S. stock futures traded flat to slightly higher at the start of a week featuring dozens of major earnings reports, as well as a Federal Reserve statement and a slew of macroeconomic data.
Congress will tweak but not repeal health care legislation, insurers won't take a bit hit from reform measures, sector consolidation will continue and China will drive growth for drug and device makers.
Stocks open slightly up despite a disappointing September industrial production report. Last month’s decline was the first decline in 15 months. The poor data sent the dollar to its lows of the sessions.
Companies here in China’s industrial heartland are toiling to reinvent their businesses, fearing that the low-cost manufacturing that helped propel the nation’s economic ascent is fast becoming obsolete. The NYT reports.
Today, CNBC begins a series on how trading has changed in the last several years, called Man vs. Machine. What exactly has changed? What's the good and bad of high frequency trading? What changes will the SEC likely make in market structure? Who are the key players?
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Nuance, the company that makes Dragon NaturallySpeaking for Windows, is in a pretty sweet position: It’s essentially a monopoly.
In an age when people obsessively track and share the most minute details of their personal lives, more individuals are relying on digital devices to record and monitor their health data.