U.S. stocks closed lower as investors looked ahead to a light week of economic reports amid some consolidation in currency and oil prices.» Read More
President Barack Obama's health care overhaul cleared its second test in the Senate Tuesday. How is Washington action affecting stocks? Sheryl Skolnick, senior VP and health care analyst at Pali Capital, and Les Funtleyder, health care strategist at Miller Tabak, shared their insights.
With data from ThomsonReuters, we took a look at which stocks have consensus estimates farthest above their stock prices (as of market close on 12/4/09).
What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.
Today’s gains have pushed the Dow Industrials to a new 52-week high. At these levels, the Dow has soared 60% and the S&P has surged 64% from their March closing lows.
With Monday's extension of the current rally, all but one of the S&P 500 now have market caps over $1 billion. 32 of these are still trading for less than $10 per share.
This weekend, the US House of Representatives passed its version of health care reform and now awaits a version from the Senate. The debate has been heating up since earlier this summer when President Obama was pushing for legislation before the summer recess. Here are the biggest S&P Health Care gainers and losers over while the debate has waged on.
Stocks finished mixed Tuesday as techs struggled after a downgrade on Intel. Transports rose following news that that Warren Buffett is buying Burlington Northern railroad. Industrials also gained after this week's encouraging manufacturing reports.
Stocks tumbled Tuesday, led by techs after an analyst downgrade on Intel. Transports rose following news that Warren Buffett is buying Burlington Northern railroad.
With the markets in volatility mode, investors will likely be focusing on the Federal Reserve Tuesday, even though the 2-day Federal Open Market Committee meeting that begins this afternoon won't conclude until Wednesday.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Cisco and Merck popped while IBM and Xerox dropped.
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Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of E Trade and Sprint popped while Potash and Sallie Mae dropped.
Anyone know why futures are weaker...anyone? Futures are weaker as President Obama's imposition of a 35 percent tariff on auto and light truck tires from China has traders worried about a potential trade war. China has responded by probing the alleged dumping of American auto and chicken products.
The day after President Obama’s impassioned speech for big-government health care, Wall Street bet heavily that the so-called government-insurance option he supports is dead.
Money flowed into health care stocks on Tuesday. But with the potential of sweeping reform looming over the sector, how should you trade?
The bulls only nudged the Dow slightly higher on Friday, but the move was enough for the blue chip index to record its best gain for July since 1989!
Congress may be closer to passing a health care bill that would potentially reshape the U.S. health care system, following an agreement reached among conservative Democrats on Wednesday.
On Friday, July 24th, the S&P 500’s 100-day moving average overtook its 200-day moving average, an event known to Wall Street technicians as a Golden Cross (a shorter-term average crossing a longer-term one, from below to above). A month ago, we saw another Golden Cross, when the 50-day average moved above the 200-day average.