Stocks declined as the session end neared as quarter-end rebalancing, and profit-taking, caused the markets to waver despite positive economic news. American Express and Caterpillar fell.
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Stocks snapped a four-day winning streak as the Dow and S&P fell after struggling with direction much of the day despite signs of strength in the U.S. economy. Boeing and American Express fell, while HP rose.
Stocks slipped lower minutes before the close after struggling with direction much of the day despite a strong report on retail sales. HP and Cisco rose, Boeing and American Express fell.
Stocks rebounded heading into the final hour of trading Wednesday, threatening to snap a four-day losing streak. The Dow was higher, finding firmer footing above 10,000.
As the S&P slipped to 1040 buyers entered the market on a belief that this former level of support would hold again. Should you buy too?
The Dow pared losses Wednesday after falling below the 10,000 mark. How should investors prepare their portfolios? Michael Church, president of Addison Capital, and Erik Ristuben, CIO at Russell Investments, shared their insights.
With technicals mattering most to this market, will the S&P find a floor at 1040, a level of past support?
Stocks closed lower Thursday, continuing a losing streak amid light volume and continued worries over the state of the economy. Cisco skidded, Verizon rose.
Stocks continued a losing streak Thursday heading into the close, amid light volume and continued worries over the state of the economy triggered by the latest batch of economic data and comments from Cisco that customers are hestitant about a recovery. Cisco skidded, Verizon rose.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Friday, July 30.
Stocks logged their best day in two weeks Thursday as a strong batch of earnings reports revived optimism about the economic recovery. Regional banks rallied.
Stocks advanced Thursday after another strong batch of earnings reports revived optimism about the economic recovery. Regional banks rallied.
Stocks shot out of the gate Thursday after the latest batch of earnings gave investors some cause for optimism. A better-than-expected housing report also gave the market a boost.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open Thursday after a testimony by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke spooked investors and pushed the major indexes lower in the previous session.
Ben Bernanke may have brought out the bears Wednesday but the bulls argue investors missed a slew of positive signs. How should you read it?
Stocks were lower on Wednesday amid weakness in techs and retailers. Barry Knapp, head of US portfolio strategy at Barclays, shared his market outlook.