Take a look at some of Thursday’s morning movers:
Stocks fell Wednesday led by the tech-heavy Nasdaq and financials as the Dow broke a five-day winning streak. Microsoft and Bank of America fell, Alcoa jumped.
Stocks were lower ahead of the close Wednesday led by the tech-heavy Nasdaq as the Dow appeared ready to break a five-day winning streak. Microsoft and Bank of America fell, Alcoa jumped.
Stocks added to losses on Wednesday, as stumbling technology stocks offset gains in energy and materials. Alcoa rose and Microsoft fell.
U.S. stock index futures are pointing to a lower open for the marekts as investors continue to digest the Federal Reserve's statment Tuesday that it is willing to provide support to the economy.
History has a way of repeating itself in the semiconductor industry. And it's happening again with bloated chip inventories.
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Bill McVail of the Turner Small Cap Growth Fund thinks size matters, and offers some strong arguments for riding out of the recession with a portfolio full of small-cap stocks. "We think the consumer is going to start doing better in 2009 and 2010," he told CNBC. "We're focusing more on the restaurants and the retailers; we think the stimulus package will get them going sooner."
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Standard & Poor's made changes to several indexes due to Tyco International and Morgan Stanley spin-offs, and the inability of some companies to meet minimum market capitalization requirements.
You might call Dr. Ari Kiev, head doctor to the traders. He's a psychiatrist and regular guest on "How To Win." On the show last Friday, the good doctor said people are more than likely under estimating their ability when it comes to winning the contest. He even managed to throw in a quote from Nelson Mandela to prove his point!
Here's our look at the stocks making the most "noise" with traders. Some new names are making the lists. Global payments, as you will see below, turned out to be NOT such a great buy. The most active and widely held are pretty much the same stocks, as they were last week.
As Cisco Systems rides the wave of surging demand for increased bandwidth as consumers digest more and more video online, some are wondering if the networking giant will tug the rest of the tech industry in the same direction. But as interviews with analysts this morning on CNBC showed, the so-called “Cisco Effect” is up for debate.