Today marks the 1 year anniversary from President Obama's Inauguration last year. Here are how the markets stand 1 year later and compared to presidents from 1901 until today.
Stocks closed broadly lower as investors pummeled financials on concerns about a potential government levy on banks, while Alcoa's disappointing results stoked unease about the economic recovery.
What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.
Stock index futures pointed to a lower start for Wall Street on Tuesday, after Alcoa disappointed investors with its latest earnings report.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Tuesday, Jan. 12.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of American Eagle and Amylin popped while AIG and Supervalu dropped.
The third quarter has past and for investors seeking dividends, they can be glad. Standard & Poor's said yesterday that third-quarter dividend increases this year were the worst on record. Dividend payments during the third quarter fell 44.8% from a year ago, with only 191 of about 7,000 public companies -tracked by S&P- increasing their payouts.
Supervalu has been outperforming other grocery stocks recently, and now at least one investor is looking to get long before the next earnings report.
Stocks have been climbing higher on Tuesday so which groups are driving the markets and can it continue? Alan Lancz, president of Alan B. Lancz & Associates and Bill Smead, CEO and CIO of Smead Capital Management shared their market insights and stock picks.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Patriot Coal and Supervalu popped while American Express and Office Depot dropped.
Stocks skidded Tuesday after a report showed consumer confidence is waning amid worries about the job market. It was a struggle all morning as investors juggled another batch of disappointing earnings results against an encouraging report on the housing market.
Stock futures drifted slightly lower ahead of the open Tuesday as investors waited for the next batch of earnings and key economic data.
As far as stock prices go, supermarkets are still feeling the recession pain — especially in the US. But for some of them, the crisis has been a unique opportunity to woo customers into a relationship that they hope will become permanent.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of MGM and EMC Corp popped while Monsanto and American Express dropped.
Supermarket operator Supervalu warned Wednesday that its first-quarter profit will be substantially below analysts' expectations, as consumers tighten spending in the recession.
With stocks slowing climbing back up, should investors start putting cash to work again or should they continue to sit back and wait for a pullback? Portfolio managers Robert Loest of Integrity, Growth & Income and Bob Auer of Auer Growth Fund shared their opposing market outlooks.
Investors can capitalize on America's national demand for values and bargains with an ETF that holds the top discount stocks.
Investors who missed the March rally could get a break if the April pullback in stocks continues.
As we are now into the 17th month of this recession, many investors are looking forward to the breather coming from a shortened trading week. The markets will be closed for Good Friday and many others will be taking off on Thursday for the first day of Passover. But will the markets continue their rally when everyone returns to work on Monday?
While Americans stock up on beer, Buffalo wings and pizza for their Super Bowl parties, marketers are hoping consumers pick up one more item this year: their 3-D glasses. Several big companies are building promotional campaigns around the big game to push new technology and programming options.