Stocks added to gains as the closing bell neared after struggling to find direction much of the day. Travelers rose, while Alcoa fell.
Stocks were modestly higher Wednesday amid light volume and after a cluster of economic data gave a mixed view of the economy's future. Travelers rose, Chevron fell.
Stocks ended lower Wednesday as energy and financials dragged. Consumer discretionary and industrials were among the best performers.
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What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, March 11.
Should water stocks be part of your investment? Deane Dray, senior industrial analyst at FBR Capital Markets, shared his insights.
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What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, Dec. 9.
"Water’s getting a lot of attention," says one analyst of the investment boom. "There’s an expectation that critical water needs are not being met, and that it’s only going to get worse in future.”
The markets surged on Wednesday following the Fed's announcement that it would buy up to $300 billion in longer-term debt. At the session high shortly after the Fed's announcement, the S&P 500 climbed back above the 800 level for the first time since February 17. The index, however, still hasn't closed above 800 since February 13. Nevertheless, by crossing the 800 mark during the day yesterday, the S&P had officially moved up over 20% from its March 6 low of 666.79.
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For the week ending Friday, June 6, 2008, the markets finished in the red as the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) again crossed above the 20 threshold and oil surged. Stocks were impacted by continued economic concerns, renewed trouble in the financial sector, and a record spike in crude oil on Friday. Although it was a negative week for the markets, the Dow managed a 200+ point rally on Thursday for the first time since 4/18, after retailers posted better than expected same store sales.
Apple, Sony, NYSE Euronext and more...Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.