Stocks opened higher Thursday as investors took heart from signs of recovery in the economy and the Federal Reserve's statement that the economic outlook was improving.
Stocks advanced but ended off their highs Wednesday after the Federal Reserve said the recession appears to be easing.
Around lunchtime on Wednesday the S&P 500 was trading around 870 – a level that some traders believe could be a point of resistance for stocks. Can it break higher?
Futures pared gains Wednesday after the first look at first-quarter GDP showed the economy contracted at a sharper pace than expected.
Any number of headlines Wednesday could knock stocks out of their side ways trading pattern, but the Treasury market is the one to watch as the Fed winds down its two-day meeting.
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Stocks bounced back from a swine flu-induced drop Monday as traders scooped up shares of drug makers and pharmacies.
The threat of a widespread swine flu outbreak weighed on the markets Monday, and for good reason: Even if the virus is contained, it's still likely to put a crimp on spending for a wide array of goods.
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McDonald’s has been on our “buy” list for more than five years, said David Palmer, senior restaurant analyst at UBS.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Dendreon and Saks popped while Starbucks and Dell dropped.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Yum! Brands and Piper Jaffray popped while Microsoft and Abbott Labs dropped.
The Dow advanced Wednesday, boosted by an encouraging "beige-book" report from the Federal Reserve, a better-than-expected manufacturing report from the New York Fed and as Procter & Gamble raised its dividend. Techs remained underwater as Intel's lack of guidance rattled the sector.
Stocks opened lower Wednesday as Intel's after-hours earnings report the day before dragged down tech stocks and a warning from Wal-Mart hit the broader indexes.
The company can't afford to stay angsty. It has to work hard to stop customers from fleeing, it has to cut costs, and, to placate shareholders, it has to find new areas of growth.
Senators, celebrities, Starbucks, Microsoft — they all use Twitter as a tool to communicate. CNBC and now Power Lunch tweets — Michelle Caruso Cabrera just posted a message from the set of the show.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Wells Fargo and Darden Restaurants popped while Hewlett-Packard and General Mills dropped.
The stock market's surprising show of strength Tuesday is convincing traders the rally still has a ways to go.
In this Web Extra, the traders game Oracle earnings, the Starbucks annual shareholders meeting, the conclusion of the Fed meeting and more!
One of Target's biggest shareholders said Monday that he plans to nominate five candidates to the company's board at its annual shareholders meeting in May, against the discount retailer's wishes.