Even as traders monitor the world's hot spots, corporate earnings news could be a positive for stocks in the week ahead.» Read More
It's a bit of a surprise, but all the stock exchanges are at 52-week highs.
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Earnings beats from Google and IBM boosted Apple stock on Wednesday, as traders bet the one-time darling could regain some of its luster when it reports earnings after the bell.
"I think the market is psychologically prepared to continue without Apple, and if Apple gets involved, it could give it a little bit of an adrenalin shot," one pro said.
A flood of earnings reports, including major technology and industrial companies, could make or break the stock market’s surprise January rally in the week ahead.
Regions Financial is being investigated by the U.S. government for improperly accounting for nonperforming loans during the financial crisis.
Oct 23- A federal appeals court on Tuesday reinstated a $9.2 million securities arbitration ruling against Morgan Keegan& Co stemming from a group of bond funds that became the subject of a civil fraud action by regulators.
NEW YORK, Oct 4- So far this year, top U.S. brokers managing more than $86 billion in client assets have decamped for a rival firm or decided go it alone- a troubling trend for big brokerages as teams with larger books of client assets depart. Morgan Stanley Wealth Management and Bank of America's.
BP is promising investors its ready to shift back to expanding its oil production and building financial momentum.
Stocks in the S&P 1,500 displaying unusual volume in Wednesday's trading session.
Take a look at some of Thursday morning's early movers.
As long as financial problems in Europe and the U.S. continue, the market will remain flat and investors will remain nervous in 2012, the head of Raymond James Financial told CNBC.
Raymond James, an investment bank with $271 billion in client assets, said its best stock selections, which include Nvidia, may double in the next year.
All eyes are on corporate earnings this week as 20 percent of all U.S. publicly traded companies report quarterly results. Bespoke Investment Group co-founder Paul Hickey looked at 2,240 stocks and found just nine stocks that have gone up every time earnings day has rolled around.
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A top banking analyst and the "Fast" traders discuss which of the 10 banks reporting next week are worth buying now.
Crude oil will surpass $100 a barrel, but not till 2012, Pavel Molchanov, associate analyst for E&P at Raymond James, told CNBC Wednesday. Robert Yawger, senior vice president of energy futures for MF Global, sees oil spiking even higher.
To the chagrin of all those Scrooges, Grinches and bears out there it appears that Wall Street may have a very merry Christmas after all.