Should you be a trader or an investor in this type of volatile market? Scott Redler, chief strategist officer at T3live.com shared his insights.
Since the Dow first settled above 11,000 on May 3, 1999, it has closed above this milestone 27% of the time (780 out of the last 2,878 trading sessions, or 11+ years of trading). Here are some vital stats, including oil, gold, bonds and stocks the Dow dropped since 1999.
Stocks were mixed Thursday as the Dow backed off after nearing striking distance of 11,000 for the first time since May. Pfizer and GE rose, while AT&T fell.
Apple will partner with Verizon to debut a new iPhone early next year, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal Wednesday.
Stocks paused after a strong rally on Tuesday to end mixed on relatively low volume as investors took a breather ahead of the jobs reports on Friday. GE and Alcoa rose, while AT&T fell.
Stocks were mixed as the closing bell neared, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq slumping, as the prospect of the Federal Reserve resuming Treasury purchases to boost the economy countered a disappointing report on private sector hiring. GE and Alcoa rose, while AT&T fell.
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Stocks were mixed as the prospect of the Federal Reserve resuming Treasury purchases to boost the economy countered a disappointing report on private sector hiring, sending the Dow higher. GE and Alcoa rose, while AT&T and Travelers fell.
Stocks sank after the government reported a decline in factory orders and a slight rise in pending home sales, and ahead of week filled with news on jobs and earnings. Microsoft and Intel fell, JPMorgan rose.
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Telecom is the biggest winner this quarter, up close to 20 percent; banks are the worst, up just 5 percent. Is the trade about to change? Jason Goldberg, managing director and banking analyst at Barclays Capital, and David Burks, telecommunications analyst at Hilliard Lyons, shared their insights.
M&A activity is back in the spotlight this week. Already a handful of high-profile acquisition announcements are getting positive feedback from investors, as they bid up shares of both the acquirers and buyout targets. That behavior is pretty telling about market sentiment right now. ...A report from TheStreet.
Stocks lost ground in the last half hour of trading and closed near the lows of the session Monday amid light volume and a flurry of merger and acquisition activity. AT&T and American Express rose, Bank of America fell.
Stocks added to modest losses ahead of the close Monday amid light volume and a flurry of merger and acquisition activity. AT&T and American Express rose, Bank of America fell.
Comments from Verizon Communications CEO Ivan Seidenberg leave little room for the possibility of a Verizon version of the iPhone in the near future.
Be cautious here as these stocks enjoy their moments in the sun. The reasons are based not in fundamentals, but in the more overall picture of the economy, and its a bleak play.
Uncertainty again gripped Wall Street on Wednesday as investors grappled with a Fed comment suggesting inflation was too low.
Goldman Sachs annual media and technology conference — Communacopia — kicked off today with optimism and bullish comments from AT&T's CEO Randall Stephenson and Disney CEO Bob Iger. The event is a who's who of media, tech and telecom CEOs; the economy is top of mind, as is digital distribution and the growing smart phone and tablet market.
Stocks extended a September rally by breaking through a long-held trading range to hit four-month highs a day before the Federal Open Market Committee meets. AmEx rose while Cisco fell.
Stocks continued to add to gains Monday in a broad-based rally that pushed stocks to new levels, although trading volume remained thin. AmEx rose while Cisco fell.