Stocks traded mixed ahead in lackluster trading, although the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq hit new two-year highs on thin gains amid a lack of economic news. Alcoa and 3M rose, while American Express fell.
Stocks traded narrowly mixed amid thin trading and a lack of economic news as stocks struggled to move beyond recent highs. 3M and Alcoa rose, while AmEx fell.
Stocks slumped after opening higher as the dollar rose, but trading was light at the start of a holiday week. AmEx and Boeing sank, while BofA rose.
U.S. stock index futures rose ahead of the open Monday, but trading was light at the beginning of the week before Christmas.
AT&T will buy $1.93 billion worth of wireless spectrum from Qualcomm to add capacity to its forthcoming high-speed data network, the companies said Monday.
Stocks closed narrowly mixed, as technology and bank stocks gained strength and drug stocks fell, amid more evidence of a recovering economy in the U.S. and passage of a bill extending Bush-era tax cuts. American Express fell, while Boeing rose.
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Stocks turned positive despite disappointing employment news as investors found comfort in other economic news and in expectations the jobs figures would mean the Federal Reserve will continue with efforts to stimulate the economy. DuPont and Bank of America rose, while AT&T fell.
Stocks traded mixed after news the jobs picture hasn't improved despite a string of more hopeful economic data, and despite a report the services sector continued to grow in November. AT&T and JPMorgan fell, while DuPont and Alcoa rose.
Stocks were lower Friday after news the jobs picture remained weak despite a report the services sector continued to grow in November. Nicholas Colas, chief market strategist at ConvergEx, shared his market outlook.
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Stocks fell Tuesday as fear of contagion from the European debt crisis continued to rattle investors. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, shared his market outlook.
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Stocks were trading mixed Wednesday as Ireland discusses a bailout with the EU and Britain pledged support to help the struggling country. What should equity investors do? James Moffett, portfolio manager at Scout International Fund shared his insights.