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See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Wednesday's Squawk on the Street.
Stocks and bonds could continue to trade counter to recent trends Wednesday, traders said.
Stocks ended higher Tuesday with the Dow gaining more than 100 points to snap a five-day losing streak. The rally followed a series of government data releases and earnings reports that showed hints of strength returning to the economy. Home Depot jumped, RIM slipped.
Stocks advanced decisively Tuesday, with Dow on track to snap a five-day losing streak. The rally followed a series of government data releases and earnings reports that showed hints of strength returning to the economy. Home Depot jumped, RIM slipped.
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Stocks ended a quiet trading session largely flat, with the Dow closing slightly down to mark five straight days of losses. Technology stocks gave a modest boost to the Nasdaq, which ended higher. 3M and Boeing fell.
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Stocks opened lower Monday then pared losses, following last week’s sharp decline, as investors braced for the next batch of earnings and economic data. Bob Doll, vice chairman and chief equity strategist at BlackRock, shared his outlook.
A smattering of secondary economic reports and several big retailers' earnings fill what could otherwise be a quiet week, in which markets sort out big moves in interest rates and currencies.
On Friday investors were shifting into and out of positions as evidence mounted that we may be looking at a jobless recovery.
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Stocks ended modestly lower after an unexpected rise in initial jobless claims and disappointing July retail sales, as the market awaited the critical July employment report.
Stocks were weak Thursday after an unexpected rise in initial jobless claims and July retail sales that were mostly weak.
On Thursday our traders were attempting to gauge the ripple effect, after Russia said it would temporarily halt grain exports.
Investors can’t wait to get their hands on the latest retail numbers to gauge the health of the consumer and by proxy the rally.
The latest reads on consumer confidence and personal spending have provided little encouragement that shoppers are starting to spend again. However, July marks the start of back-to-school shopping, and since parents have to buy clothing for their growing children, it may give a much-needed boost to retail sales.