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Stocks ended mixed after trading in a tight range for most of the session Wednesday as continued uncertainties with the global economy weighed on investors, ahead of General Motors highly anticipated initial public offering. Home Depot fell, while McDonald's rose.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, Nov. 17.
Stocks turned negative after trading within a tight range for most of the session Wednesday as continued uncertainties with the global economy weighed on investors. Home Depot fell, while Merck rose.
Forget Europe's debt crisis, the Street is much more concerned about something else.
Within five years, half the handsets sold will be smart phones, according to industry projections, and emerging market customers will be a big part of that trend, Paul Jacobs CEO and chairman of computer chip-maker Qualcomm, told CNBC Tuesday.
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Stocks closed down Thursday soon after Walt Disney released worse-than-expected results into a market already weakened by disappointing results from Cisco and a rise in the dollar as European debt troubles continued to roil currency markets. Cisco and Disney fell, Chevron rose.
Stocks declined ahead of the close Thursday, as Walt Disney released worse-than-expected results into a market already weakened by disappointing results from Cisco and a rise in the dollar as European debt troubles continued to roil currency markets. Cisco and Disney fell.
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Stocks surged to two-year highs on Thursday as all the major indexes rose beyond their closing highs for the year in the wake of the Federal Reserve's decision to buy $600 billion in Treasury bonds to boost the economy and news that President Obama said he was open to extending the Bush-era tax cuts to all income levels. JPMorgan and BofA gained.
Stocks continued to soar to new highs for the year Thursday, with banks getting a boost from news the Fed will allow "healthy" institutions to raise their dividends. BofA and JPM gain.
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With a market cap of $77 billion, Qualcomm is the world's largest semiconductor producer and wireless chipset and software technology. Its products help power the majority of 3G mobile, computer, and consumer electronics devices we use today. In other words - It’s a good barometer of the tech sector....but is it a good buy?
"Get smart" could be the motto of Qualcomm’s CEO and Chairman Paul Jacobs, who told CNBC Thursday that growing popularity smart phones is one reason his company is beating expectations.
Stocks gained after President Barack Obama said he was open to extending the Bush-era tax cuts to all income levels. Boeing and Caterpillar gained.
Although stocks closed higher, the price action in the market was less than compelling leading investors to wonder if Fed action will be enough to keep the rally alive.