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HOUSTON _ Southwestern Energy Co. on Thursday reported first-quarter earnings of $78 million. The average estimate of 16 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 22 cents per share. Southwestern Energy shares have decreased 3 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has increased roughly 3...
NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest percentage gainers on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. Celanese Corp. rose 15.5 percent to $67.18. Summit Materials rose 6.8 percent to $23.59.
NEW YORK, March 29- Last fall, when the price of oil started dropping, fund manager Craig Hodges figured crude would rebound in 2015 and began buying shares of companies he thought would be unfairly hit, including construction company Primoris Services Corp and Eagle Materials Inc, which produces sand used in fracked wells. While his fund is top-loaded with...
Exploration and production firms have issued nearly $9 billion in stock this year, well above recent first-quarter totals.
Some of Tuesday's midday movers:
Jim Cramer is watching the oil patch like a hawk and has a few warning signs for what's about to happen.
*Services sector expands at slowest rate since Feb- Markit. NEW YORK, Jan 6- U.S. stocks ended lower for a fifth session on Tuesday as data showed slower growth in the U.S. service sector and oil prices fell further. The S&P 500' s losing streak was its longest in about 13 months, but the index ended off the day's lows, having fallen as much as 1.4 percent earlier, at one point...
*Services sector expands at slowest rate since Feb- Markit. NEW YORK, Jan 6- U.S. stocks were down more than 1 percent in afternoon trading on Tuesday, extending recent losses as data showed the pace of growth in the U.S. service sector had slowed and oil prices fell further. On Monday, Wall Street had suffered its biggest drop since early October.
Big oil stocks are still not cheap, but it may be more useful to look at capital expenditures and production estimate metrics.
*Gilead falls as Express Scripts picks AbbVie treatment. *Dow boosted by gains at Intel, IBM; Dow, S&P end at record. Intel Corp rose 2.3 percent to $37.21, providing the biggest boost to the Dow, while IBM rose 1.8 percent to $161.44 and Cisco Systems rose 1.6 percent to $28.22.
*Gilead falls as Express Scripts picks AbbVie treatment. *Dow boosted by gains at Intel, IBM; S&P ends at record. Intel Corp rose 2.3 percent to $37.21, providing the biggest boost to the Dow, while IBM rose 1.8 percent to $161.44 and Cisco Systems rose 1.6 percent to $28.22.
The Santa Claus Rally should not be confused with other seasonal phenomena, such as the "Free Lunch" and "January Effect."
Some of Thursday's midday movers:
Take a look at some of Thursday's midday movers:
It's time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.
Yellen testifies before the Senate Banking Committee Thursday and if she decides to stop using the weather as an excuse for a down economy, watch out.
Does this options trader have some special insight about this little-watched company?
Chatter the Federal Reserve may stop its taper program is premature. It would have to believe the U.S. economy is undeniably slowing.
I'm more interested right now in nat gas," commodities trader Mark Fisher says.
In a note to clients, Goldman Sachs strategist David J. Kostin on Wednesday identified what he thinks are the top 40 most undervalued stocks.