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Stocks pushed higher Tuesday but investors were tentative after Monday's M&A-inspired rally.
With new data showing that consumers are unlikely to help spark growth anytime soon, can the market sustain its recent gains?
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At least 10 stocks in the S&P 500 hit new 52-week highs on Friday. Is this market just determined to keep climbing?
Glancing through the biggest winners over the last 12 months, a picture emerges of unlikely turnaround stories that took place far away from the financial crisis.
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Stocks closed higher after faltering for awhile on a Federal Reserve report that the economy will remain weak due largely to unemployment.
Futures indicated a lower open for Wall Street on Wednesday as investors paused ahead of key U.S. data, having pushed markets to 11-month highs the previous day,
Stocks rallied for a fourth straight session Friday, ending at their highest closing levels since the fall, after a sharp jump in existing-home sales.
Stocks jumped Friday after a sharp jump in existing-home sales and some encouraging economic data out of Europe. In the meantime, Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke said the economy is on the mend but recovery is likely to be sluggish and risks still remain. Read and listen to what the experts had to say...
This is going to be a ‘W-shaped’ recovery and investors should brace themselves for another dip in the next 12 months, said Jeffrey Kleintop, chief market strategist at LPL Financial.
Stocks jumped Friday, setting the stage for a four-session winning streak, after a sharp jump in existing-home sales and some encouraging economic data out of Europe.
As the economy recovers, consumers are expected to open their wallets a bit more. Where those dollars go will partly depend on how companies have treated their customers. Here are three stocks that may see gains in the months ahead.
The coffee shop you used to love, but later loved to hate, is on the verge of being a Wall Street darling once again.
Hailing from four separate corners of the U.S. economy, Apple, Caterpillar, Starbucks, and Merck all beat the street. Throw in the banks and now you’re talking five corners. It’s bullish — 90 percent of the American workforce and rising business may be doing some spending and risk-taking after all. I like this story a lot.
In so many words, the former Princeton economics professor is taking credit for averting the collapse of our financial system; is cautiously optimistic about economic recovery by year-end and 2 to 3 percent growth in 2010; and says he has the tools and wisdom for a carefully crafted liquidity-exit strategy that will prevent future inflation and more asset bubbles. Do we believe him? Is he credible? Or is this a triumph of hope over experience?
McDonald's says its second-quarter profit dipped 8 percent because of the stronger dollar and a gain that boosted results a year ago.