Stocks continued to decline Tuesday amid mixed U.S. economic data and concern the European debt crisis would spread to other nations. JPMorgan and Pfizer fell.
Peter Boockvar at Miller Tabak had the most succinct comment: "If this is the reward for bailing out entire countries, why bother?...What the market is telling the European Union loud and clear is that they have no faith..."
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Stocks ended sharply lower Tuesday amid concerns the Irish debt crisis would spread to other euro zone countries and the effects of the crisis in Korea prompted investors to dump risky assets. Microsoft and JPMorgan fell, while HP rose.
Stocks had one of their best October performances, despite a choppy day that ended with the major indexes largely flat, as investors prepare for a busy week that includes the mid-term election, the Fed's policy setting meeting, and more earnings releases. Chevron and Intel declined, while Alcoa rose.
Stocks were set to the end the session largely flat, although the market was still on pace for strong monthly gains, as investors await a busy week that includes the mid-term election, the Fed's policy setting meeting, and more earnings releases. Chevron and Merck declined, while Alcoa rose.
Stocks turned mixed after a mixed batch of economic and earnings news, and as investors continued to weigh the next steps from the Federal Reserve. Alcoa rose, while Chevron fell.
On the surface you might think Thursday was a quite day. But if peel back the layers you'll find the session was chock full of some thrilling moves – rich with profit potential.
After the bell the traders pored over results from Netflix, eBay and Seagate. How should you trade these names in the wake of earnings?
Stocks closed sharply higher Wednesday, nearly wiping out losses from the previous session, after the Federal Reserve reported it has seen "modest signs of growth" in the economy and as investors focused on strong earnings reports and a slide in the dollar. Boeing and DuPont rose, BofA fell.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, Oct. 20.
Stocks lost a little ground in the final minutes of trading, but were still significantly higher, after the Federal Reserve reported it has seen "modest signs of growth" in the economy and as investors focused on strong earnings reports and a slide in the dollar. Boeing and Intel rose.
One day does not a market make, but stocks may have hit a temporary rough patch.
Stocks ended higher for the week, but mixed for the day as financial stocks dragged down the Dow and technology stocks lifted the Nasdaq. GE and Bank of America fell, HP rose.
On Friday the Nasdaq ended sharply higher yet the S&P dropped due to more bank woes. That divergence can't last, can it?
Stocks were mixed ahead of the closing bell as the financial stocks dragged down the Dow and technology stocks lifted the Nasdaq. GE and Bank of America fell, HP rose.
Nervous investors spent Friday trying to determine if the widening foreclosure crisis is the proverbial ‘other shoe’ that's about to drop.
Currencies still remain the topic of discussion this morning with the Dollar Index is down for the fourth straight day. It fell to its lowest levels since January vs. the Euro, fell to parity vs. the Australian Dollar, and dropped below 81 Yen—extending its 15-year lows.
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With August coming to an end today, here is a look at the best and worst performing stocks within the major US averages, as of yesterday's close.