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Stocks pulled back in afternoon trading Wednesday, led by financials, as news on Ambac trickled out.
Stocks shot higher Wednesday after a better-than-expected reading on the services sector.
Stocks declined Tuesday, with financials taking a beating after news of more fallout from the subprime mess at Citigroup. Energy stocks also fell as oil prices receded.
Stocks declined Tuesday after dismal corporate news about Intel and Citigroup.
U.S. stock index futures pointed lower Tuesday, with no major data expected and with corporate news adding to investors' gloomy mood.
Any way you look at it, the main story today is lowering earnings estimates. Whether you look at Merrill slashing Citi's estimates, or Intel cutting its gross margin forecast, or downbeat comments from Barnes and Noble and Staples, the implications of the commentary on these companies is that things are not improving and, in some cases, weakness may continue into the second half of the year.
Staples Tuesday said its quarterly profit was roughly flat as international sales helped offset a slowdown in North American stores, but the No. 1 office retailer lowered its full-year outlook, citing a weak economic climate.
It's clear that Michael Dell's honeymoon period is over, and that investors are looking for tangible results from the turnaround strategy he has implemented since returning to his namesake company as CEO. The question though is whether this is merely a dead-cat bounce, or whether Dell is truly beginning to turn things around.
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Stocks snapped a three-day losing streak Wednesday as H-P earnings inspired investors to think long term.
Stocks opened lower Wednesday after a report on consumer prices raised concerns -- in an already jittery market -- about the Federal Reserve's reaction.
Asia is weaker (Japan down over 3 percent). Some chatter about a unit of KR asking for restructuring of billions of dollars in short-term debt, reported overnight by the Wall Street Journal in Tokyo. Commodities--including energy, base and precious metals--taking a breather this morning.
U.S. office goods supplier Staples proposed a 7.25 euros per share cash offer for Dutch peer Corporate Express, valuing it at around 2.5 billion euros ($3.7 billion) and sending its shares soaring.
OfficeMax posted a better-than-expected quarterly profit Tuesday, helped by cost-cutting measures amid declining sales, and its shares rose more than 11 percent.
European stocks closed slightly higher Tuesday, but off their earlier levels after a rally in banking stocks lost momentum in the run-up to the market close.
Dutch office goods supplier Corporate Express reversed falling sales in its key U.S. market, sending its shares up as much as 10 percent and bolstering its defence against hedge funds pushing for a sale.
Dutch office supplies firm Corporate Express said Tuesday it was not in talks to be bought by U.S. rival Staples, denying a newspaper report and halving a sharp rise in its shares.
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