After crude oil prices slipped further Thursday, "Fast Money" traders projected more pain for some battered energy stocks.
Despite a lackluster market, some hedge funds trounced the S&P 500 in April. Here's how they did it.
Falling oil stocks and distressed oil company bonds point to the sector's struggles continuing, a credit analyst said.
Some of Wednesday's midday movers:
The Dow has not had a loss in a pre-election year since 1939, a statistic that suggests stocks could be up again in 2015.
Establishing a tax domicile abroad to avoid taxes is popular, but many US companies have failed to produce strong returns for investors.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
The bond market is giving the stock market angst.
Talking Squawk, the official "Squawk Box" blog, provides tidbits, insights, and some sarcastic reflections on the WEEK THAT WAS and the WEEK TO COME.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.
Investors looking to catch a ride with companies that have high-flying earnings projections should be wary before hopping aboard.
Yellen testifies before the Senate Banking Committee Thursday and if she decides to stop using the weather as an excuse for a down economy, watch out.
These five stocks trade below tangible book value. TheStreet.com reports.
*FBR cuts Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc to market perform from. *FBR cuts Rowan Companies PLC to market perform from outperform; price. *FBR raises Hercules Offshore Inc price target to $5.25 from $4.40;.
*Global hunter raises Baker Hughes Inc price target to $49 from $42. *Global hunter raises Ensco PLC price target to $69 from $67. *Global hunter cuts Flotek Industries Inc price target to $16 from $18.
At least 20 multinationals are drawing up plans to move their regional or global headquarters to Britain over the next year after government efforts to increase the competitiveness of the UK’s business tax regime.
Oct 5- Rowan Companies PLC:. *Raymond James cuts Rowan Companies to market perform from outperform. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
*JP Morgan cuts Rowan Companies PLC to underweight from neutral. *JP Morgan raises Rowan Companies PLC price target to $39 from $38. *JP Morgan cuts Schlumberger price target to $83 from $84; rating overweight.
Money managers say take tax losses in cyclical sectors that suffer the most in a bear market and invest the proceeds in more defensive sectors, such as health care and consumer staples.
This week's rally has been powerful with most indexes nearly erasing their losses during the first three weeks of June, while sector rotation amongst tech and energy stocks has been significant.