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The Dow crossed the psychologically important 11,000 mark as investors anticipated the weak jobs report will prompt the Federal Reserve to spur economic growth. Alcoa and Caterpillar rose, while Verizon fell.
Portugal successfully floated debt in two auctions, but at a very high yield. In one auction, $839 million of notes due in 2013 were sold at a yield of 4.086 percent; the previous auction of the same maturity was sold at a yield of 3.597 percent. At these yields, why not issue debt?
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, Sept. 8.
The market may not be thrilled with Intel's acquisition of McAfee, but one analyst sees an opportunity here.
Today's six stocks worth watching.
Successful bond sales in Spain and Hungary have helped stabilize Europe (though Spain paid a substantially higher yield of 4.864 percent for the 10-year paper, well above the 4.045 percent previously), but S&P futures lost about 4 points when the weekly jobless claims report came in a bit higher than anticipated.
Stock index futures rose Thursday after a successful bond auction in Spain helped quell fears about European debt contagion.
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This has been another big week for bond issuance...on the heels of the successful Citigroup sale of trust preferreds (a hybrid instrument), Bank of America, GMAC, Novartis Capital, DirecTV, MGM Mirage and Royal Bank of Scotland have all sold bonds this week. Prices have dramatically improved: MGM, for instance, sold $845 million in notes Tuesday night at a yield of only 9 percent.
Tyson, Hormel, and Sanderson Farms all hit one-year highs this month. What’s making shoppers stick to these comfort foods and is there more upside to come? Heather Jones, consumer and agribusiness analyst at BB&T Capital Markets shared her insights.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Like many a good trader the Fast Money gang spotted opportunities amid Wednesday's sell-off. Which stocks are they picking?
The traders spent Wednesday navigating the worst triple digit tailspin since October after overseas action dragged down sentiment. Will the market hold?
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Alcoa and Oracle popped while Ciena and Wells Fargo dropped.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, Dec. 10.
As many people prepare their tables for tomorrow's Thanksgiving feast, Timothy Ramey, food and beverage analyst at D.A. Davidson & Co., shared some of his favorite food and beverage stocks for investors to chew on.
Smithfield Foods gapped higher at the open today, and traders are positioning for it to keep running into next year.
Strong sales of disinfecting products spurred by swine flu fears helped Clorox post a bigger-than-expected quarterly profit. Who else might benefit?
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Constellation Brands and Time Warner popped while Smithfield Foods and Morgan Stanley dropped.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Energy Conv. Devices and McDermott popped while McGraw-Hill and Smithfield Foods dropped.