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Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of American Airlines and Prudential popped while Gilead Sciences and Chesapeake Energy dropped.
Gustav has unfurled a wall of worry for stocks in the week ahead.
Stocks declined Tuesday as an inflation report agitated a market already rattled by worries about the financial sector. The Dow dipped into bear-market territory during intraday trading but thinly escaped by the closing bell.
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Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Joe Magyer, senior analyst at The Motley Fool, offered CNBC three reasons why investors may get burned with solar stocks.
While there is a lot of environment-friendly talk in Washington, much of the real greening of America is taking place at the state level. More than half of the nation's states have adopted targets for reaching a certain percent of overall power generation from renewable energy sources.
Two weeks ago, I said I haven't seen the Street so bearish since just after 9/11. This morning Investors Intelligence reported that their Bull/Bear survey of financial newsletter writers fell to 27.4 percent bullish, the lowest reading since July 1994. Bears rose to 47.3 percent, the highest since 1995.
The future of this renewable energy source is bright, especially since it's expected to be cost-competitive within five years. And the US is well-positioned to benefit.
Stocks rallied to the finish Friday, led by financials and techs, as a tame core-inflation reading and lower oil helped the market end a chaotic week on a high note.
Stocks regained lost ground heading into the final hour of trade, with lower oil boosting financials and a host of other beaten-down sectors as Wall Street bid to finish a seesaw week slightly higher.
A look ahead to some of the major European events in business and politics next week.
Stocks continued a solid rally Friday, boosted by falling oil prices and investors who swooped in to snatch up battered financial stocks.
Stocks pulled back following news that the Microsoft-Yahoo deal is off. Earlier, the market had rallied as oil prices receded, retail sales came in better than expected and merger in the beverage industry got investors jazzed up.
Stocks were well off their highs but still posting solid gains after unexpected strength in retail sales and a multibillion-dollar takeover bid in the brewing sector.
Stocks tumbled Wednesday as oil's resurgence lit the fuse of inflation fears, pushing the Dow to a three-month low. Oil jumped about $5 a barrel, settling at $136.38. Financials were the hardest hit.
Stocks fell sharply as oil's resurgence fanned inflation fears and a downgrade on Alcoa dragged on the Dow. Oil jumped about $6.
Solar energy is playing a bigger role in General Electric’s energy portfolio, and GE Energy has announced it is taking a majority stake in PrimeStar Solar.
Stocks opened lower as oil's resurgence fanned inflation fears and a downgrade on Alcoa dragged on the Dow. Oil jumped nearly $3, topping $134 a barrel.