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Although the Fed is expected to keep interest rates unchanged, investors will pour over the committee's statement and what they say could move the market!
The new day opens with the Dow, the S&P 500, and the Nasdaq coming off fresh 2009 closing highs, with investors now squarely focused on 2:15 pm ET this afternoon. That's when the Fed's Open Market Committee issues its latest statement on interest rates and the economy.
The markets continued to inch up yesterday, posting gains for the seventh time in 8 days and are looking up again this morning on the open. While the Dow and S&P have mostly been up fractionally on those days over the past couple of weeks – string together those smaller gains, and notice they have rallied a notable 4% and 6%, respectively, since September 2.
Strong manufacturing data and robust retail sales figures sent the S&P 500 to its highest level for 2009, on Tuesday – one year to the day since Lehman Brothers collapsed.
If technology wins when the recession ends, should you watch the space aggressively for opportunities?
All major US indices break four weeks of consecutive gains, closing to the downside on Friday, after a drop in consumer sentiment data in August.
Western Digital saw heavy trading in both stock and options yesterday ahead of its earnings report after the market closes today.
Strong earnings from Apple after the closing bell yesterday, pushed the NASDAQ Composite to positive territory during Wednesday's trading session for the eleventh consecutive day. The last time the Nasdaq Composite had 11 days of consecutive gains was on September 20, 1996. Here is a look at the best performing companies during the current 11-day rally.
Buoyed by better-than-expected earnings and cautious signs of optimism, technology stocks have outpaced the broader stock market in the first half of the year, and many experts say the industry will play an important role in leading the U.S. out of recession. David Lutz, managing director at Stifel Nicolaus Capital Markets and Jim Iuorio, director at TJM Institutional Services, weighed in on the best places to invest in the tech sector now.
A late rally pushed stocks higher Tuesday following better-than-expected earnings from several Dow components. The Dow logged its seventh-straight gain, the Nasdaq, it's tenth.
The Dow advanced Tuesday as a slew of components beat earnings expectations. But there were pockets of weakness throughout the market, including chips, hardware, banks and retail. The Nasdaq was lower.
The Dow bolted out of the gate Tuesday as a slew of components beat earnings expectations. But there were pockets of weakness throughout the market, including chips, hardware, banks and retail. The Nasdaq was lower.
Futures indicated a slightly lower open for Wall Street Tuesday ahead of a slew of earnings and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's Capitol Hill testimony.
Technology giant Dell was raised to conviction list buy from neutral by Goldman Sachs Friday, due to its significant operating leverage and its ability to capitalize on the corporate PC upgrade cycle.
All three major US indices had their strongest performance since the second quarter of 2003, when the Dow, S&P 500 and NASDAQ Composite were up 12% or higher for the quarter.
On the final day of the quarter, all three major US indices are poised for their strongest performance since the second quarter of 2003, when the Dow, S&P 500 and NASDAQ Composite were up 12% or higher for the quarter.
On a week where the US markets ended the day & week mixed, the major indexes are tracking to close the month mixed, but the quarter up almost 11% or greater, and the first half of the year in the green, except for the Dow.
In time, markets will go higher — but there’s going to be a "vicious correction" along the way, said Doug Kass of Seabreeze Partners. Read his "Miley Cyrus" recovery theory.
David Lutz, managing director at Stifel Nicolaus and Jim Iuorio, director at TJM Institutional Services weighed in on the best places to invest now.
The S&P 500 closed out its best month in nine years despite word that Chrysler will proceed with Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.