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These heavily shorted stocks could get squeezed much higher if they report positive earnings this week.
The drum beat to Friday’s March jobs report picks up Wednesday, with the release of ADP’s private sector payrolls and the Challenger layoffs report.
Bespoke Investment Group has updated its list of value stocks under $10.
S&P futures moved up to a two-month high as December nonfarm payrolls came in at 200,000, well above the 150,000 consensus; the unemployment rate fell to 8.5 percent from a revised 8.7 percent in November.
Take a look at some of Friday morning's early movers:
Fresh news about the U.S. consumer and spending are expected Friday, as anxiety again builds about the health of Europe's banks.
Earnings from J.P. Morgan and Google bookend the trading day Thursday, as traders shift their focus back to the health of the global economy.
Markets have been hanging on every development in Europe's sovereign debt crisis, but now traders are looking to U.S. company forecasts to see how much a weakening Europe might affect corporate profits and the U.S. economy.
There's a wider than usual divide on Wall Street over whether this quarter's earnings releases will be a boom or bust for stocks.
After the market logged its worst quarter since the financial crisis in 2008, traders are bracing for a big week in Europe, Bernanke's testimony and what is expected to be a weak jobs report.
The Fast Money traders are always looking for opportunity and on Friday they had a few names on the radar. How are they gaming these market movers?
Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.
The "Mad Money" host reveals the most important events in the days to come.
Despite those strong sales gains, why aren’t their stocks moving much to the upside?
Strategic investor Doug Kass tells us unexpected but potent developments could roil stocks next year.
Grab the crayons and the kids' menus, families are dining out again. Restaurant visits from families or parties with children this past summer rose after three years of declining traffic, according to market researcher NPD Group.
Stocks ended mixed after a volatile session as investors cautiously anticipated monthly jobs data and third-quarter earnings reports. Alcoa and Verizon fell, while GE and DuPont rose.
Stocks were modestly lower ahead of the closing bell, ending a volatile session marked by a handful of encouraging economic reports, a rising dollar, and investor caution ahead of quarterly earnings reports and monthly jobs data. Verizon and Alcoa fell, while GE rose.
Today's six stocks worth watching.
U.S. stock futures are up as Europe is trading up 1 to 2 percent. The put/call ratio at the close yesterday was 1.28—meaning 1.28 puts bought for every call—fairly high. This is a contrarian indicator, as it represents stock that needs to be bought back eventually. What does it mean? It means traders are either getting short or hedging their long positions.