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Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Stocks may respond more to earnings news than the Fed Wednesday, now that Fed Chair Janet Yellen's first day of testimony is out of the way.
Quarterly earnings growth and clues from companies' commentaries will tell whether there really will be a bounce back in growth in the second half.
For some of Wall Street's biggest names, quarterly results are expected to be weak, while the future is pockmarked with uncertainty.
NEW YORK, July 4- With all the hoopla over the Dow topping 17,000 out of the way, the market's next focus will be whether the fast-approaching earnings season can justify U.S. stocks climbing further into record territory. Many factors point to a second-quarter earnings season poised to surprise substantially to the upside.
NEW YORK, July 3- With all the hoopla over the Dow topping 17,000 out of the way, the market's next focus will be whether the fast-approaching earnings season can justify U.S. stocks continuing their climb further into record territory.
William Johnson, the former chairman, CEO and president of Heinz, is joining buyout shop Advent as a consultant.
WASHINGTON, July 2- U.S. private-sector hiring hit a 1-1/ 2- year high in June, reinforcing views that momentum was building to carry the economy through the rest of the year after a dismal start.
While Japan clocked its fastest growth rate in over two years in the first quarter, economists warn it's too early to celebrate.
US stocks rose Wednesday after better-than-expected earnings from Yahoo.
It's Talking Squawk, the official "Squawk Box" blog, this week with Bill Miller on bitcoin, a truce between eBay and Carl Icahn, and Sam Zell on taxes.
Stocks could continue to be rocked as negative undercurrents converge ahead of quarter-end, and a decline in momentum names looks set to spread to the broader market.
Paychex and Citigroup are in the news after the bell Wednesday
Continued improvement in home prices accounted for most of the improvement in financial stress levels, according a PNC Financial index.
A new report finds that financial institutions are doing a much better job than retailers when it comes to credit card security.
US Treasurys gained after inflation data came in as expected and amid strength in German government debt and overnight demand for safe-haven US debt.
U.S. stock index futures signaled a weaker open on Wall Street on Thursday, ahead of another wave of key fourth-quarter earnings.
Some of Friday's midday movers:
Regulators are zeroing in on the mega-asset managers, which have largely been absent from the recession blame game—until now.
CNBC's October Fed survey sees the central bank buying about $650 billion of assets next year, up from $381 billion in the September survey.