While the historic health care vote dominated headlines, we are seeing weakness this morning out of Asia, where India's Sensex Index dropped 1 percent in response to Friday's quarter point rate hike. There's also weakness in Europe, as Greece is down another 3.2 percent on uncertainty about what, if any, support Greece may get with its debt crisis...
Wall Street has done a bit of an about-face on health care reform in the past few weeks—while the Street for the most part is strongly opposed to the bill, analysts are increasingly pointing out potential positives in addition to negatives.
As of this morning, nearly 91% of the S&P 500 companies have reported earnings. Here's a look at which companies have had the biggest surprises so far...
In this Web Extra find out why shares of Office Depot popped while Tenet Healthcare and Brocade dropped. Can you trade these moves?
So, which stocks do analysts on average predict will have the biggest pop? Click to find out!
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Tuesday, Feb. 23.
Over the next few weeks, I feel confident that’s how investors will make money, says veteran trader Gary Kaminksy – with contrarian trades.
Earnings strength and an improving economy could propel stocks 10 to 15 percent in another burst higher, yet that gain is unlikely to be sustained through the balance of the year, according to Citigroup chief equities strategist Tobias Levkovich.
They looked like hot stocks. So how are the traders playing Walgreen, Tenet Health and more now that they’ve been burned?
Option activity is heating up for a second day in Universal Health Services, as investors look for the stock to rally over the next two months.
Today marks the 1 year anniversary from President Obama's Inauguration last year. Here are how the markets stand 1 year later and compared to presidents from 1901 until today.
Wall Street is closely watching the outcome of the special election in Massachusetts. It could have a big impact on the entire landscape in DC.
With yesterday's move up, it's pretty clear that the uptrend is intact. Other widely watched indicators like the NYSE Operating Company Only Advance-Decline Line, a composite of advancing versus declining stocks, remain at new highs. The other piece of good news is that there has been a notable absence of selling pressure, one reason volume has been so anemic.
It has been over a month and a half since the US House of Representatives passed its version of health care reform and today, the Senate passed its bill. Now the two bills must be reconciled and the debate will continue to heat up. Here are the biggest S&P Health Care gainers and losers over the past 6 months.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Google and Netflix popped while Regions Financial and Cintas dropped.
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.